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BeefTalk: Use the Numbers When Bull Buying

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Dec 07, 2017.

Expected progeny differences are the best selection tool to help beef operations meet future goals.

BeefTalk: Has the Beef Industry Reached Commercial Thresholds for Performance?

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Nov 30, 2017.

Future improvement in agriculture will be a balancing act.

BeefTalk: Reproductive Performance in Commercial Beef Herds is Remarkable

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Nov 22, 2017.

As a whole, today’s cattle reproduce very well.

Central Dakota Ag Day Set

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Nov 17, 2017.

The program offers educational sessions on crops, livestock and horticulture.

BeefTalk: Beef Growth Performance Continues to be Stable

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Nov 16, 2017.

The current growth benchmark for actual weaning weight is 554 pounds at 192 days of age, with an average daily gain of 2.5 pounds.

BeefTalk: Beef Production Weaning 498 Pounds Per Cow Exposed

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Nov 09, 2017.

To truly measure progress, producers need to collect, analyze and report data, and set goals.

BeefTalk: The Challenge of Cow Size

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Nov 02, 2017.

The solution is finding moderately sized cows that produce steers to meet current market desires and specifications.

BeefTalk: Commercial Beef Production Benchmarks for 2017

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 26, 2017.

Achievable goals are the first steps toward improvement.

BeefTalk: Long-term Cow-culling Rate, Replacement Rate and Cow Age

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 19, 2017.

Knowing how your herd compares with industry numbers is important.

BeefTalk: Age and Source Verification Can Work

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 19, 2017.

Age and source verification places value on the calf and its accompanying data.

BeefTalk: The World is Good, but Sometimes Saying That is Hard

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 05, 2017.

Remember that tomorrow is another day filled with hope.

Review Cow, Calf Vaccination Plans Now

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 05, 2017.

Planned vaccination strategies are critical to preventing infectious diseases.

NDSU Research Improves Beef Cattle Production

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Oct 03, 2017.

Nutrition and meat quality were among the topics NDSU animal scientists have been studying.

NDSU Extension Transforms Lives Through Education

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Sep 29, 2017.

Extension uses an educational approach called transformational education, which serves as a catalyst for individual and community change.

BeefTalk: Age and Source Verification Revisited

By ecrawford from Ag News from NDSU. Published on Sep 28, 2017.

Age- and source-verification programs continue to play an important role in marketing cattle.
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