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Soybeans May Be Viable Cattle Feed Option

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Sep 14, 2018.

Soybeans can be used as a protein supplement for beef cattle, as long as the beans are a small part of the cattle’s diet.

BeefTalk: Cows as Combines

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Sep 13, 2018.

Fall aftermath grazing helps cows increase their conditioning and be better prepared for winter and next year’s calving and breeding.

Bauer Named Interim NDSU Animal Sciences Head

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Sep 13, 2018.

He becomes interim department head Sept. 16.

BeefTalk: 2018 Cow-Calf Production Benchmarks

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Sep 06, 2018.

The number of pounds weaned per cow exposed to the bull topped 500 for the first time in six years.

NDSU Extension Offers Ways to Reduce Grazing Pressure

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 31, 2018.

Producers have several ways to reduce grazing stress on their pastures and meet their cattle’s nutritional needs.

BeefTalk: What Can Sheep Teach Cows?

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 23, 2018.

The fundamental key to profit and loss, whether from cattle or sheep, is controlling costs.

BeefTalk: Livestock Diversity a Good Thing

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 16, 2018.

Livestock diversity provides the opportunity for additional revenue.

Corn Can Make Good Silage

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 15, 2018.

Corn silage can provide a high-quality feed for livestock if it is harvested and ensiled properly.

BeefTalk: Sheep and Cows: Some Do and Some Do Not

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 09, 2018.

Sheep and cows are able to coexist.

BeefTalk: Let the Cow Save You Money and the Bull Make You Money

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Aug 02, 2018.

Efficient beef production starts when the bull mates with a cow and biological efficiency mates with economic efficiency.

Pinkeye and Foot Rot a Rancher’s Headache

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 27, 2018.

Producers have several options for controlling flies.

BeefTalk: Cost Per Pound of Calf is Struggling

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 26, 2018.

Cow-calf producers need to manage costs and production.

Don’t Forget the Bulls

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 25, 2018.

Check bulls often during the early part of the breeding season.

BeefTalk: Cow-calf Enterprise Expenses Are Up

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 19, 2018.

Good business practices, an understanding of herd data and marketing skills are the cornerstones of a cow-calf operation.

Reduce Heat Stress in Cattle

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Jul 18, 2018.

Summer heat and humidity can take a toll on cattle and humans.
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