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BeefTalk: Is It Ever Too Dry To Grow a Plant?   ( 2007-09-20 )
With the prices being offered for crops, most producers have to ask themselves if they could have squeezed out a little more production.
BeefTalk: The Willow Stick and Water – Can’t Live Without It   ( 2007-09-13 )
Water was and still is the major source of life.
BeefTalk: Don’t Forget That Every Good Rose Has Good Thorns   ( 2007-09-06 )
In agriculture, as in many industries, those who survive tend to be thick-skinned.
BeefTalk: Change Is Slow, But It Is Coming   ( 2007-08-30 )
Positive thoughts and actions are occurring in the beef industry.
BeefTalk: Animal Identification Slowly Is Becoming a Maze That Goes Nowhere   ( 2007-08-23 )
Little did those who established the principle of heterosis and promoted the development of crossbreeding programs realize just how badly they upset the applecart.
BeefTalk: What Happened to the Calving Book?   ( 2007-08-16 )
Given the intensity and desire expressed by cattle producers, the calving book is a critical part of the beef operation.
BeefTalk: Wrecks Are Not Desirable; Vaccinate Your Calves Now   ( 2007-08-09 )
The bottom line is that the need for preconditioned calves is now the norm, not the exception.
BeefTalk: Is What We Say What We Do?   ( 2007-08-02 )
The top three producer priorities are herd nutrition, pasture and range, followed by herd health.
BeefTalk: Now is the Time to Plan for Preconditioned Calves   ( 2007-07-26 )
The need to provide protection for calves, whether one weans them at home or sells them right off the cow, is a vital part of successful management.
BeefTalk: Roving Thoughts on a Hot Summer Day   ( 2007-07-19 )
For many of us, the status quo is not acceptable.
BeefTalk: Beef Business Full of Joyful and Sorrowful Producers   ( 2007-07-12 )
The difference between those producers who were just getting by and those who were acquiring some level of wealth was more than $232 for every cow on the place.
BeefTalk: Back to the Fungus   ( 2007-07-03 )
It is through monitoring and evaluation of the plants that one really learns the guts of a grass operation.
BeefTalk: Attention to Details is worth $1,247,872.50   ( 2007-06-28 )
In reflecting on our lives, we need to ask what we actually learned in each phase of life.
BeefTalk: Grass is Not Free   ( 2007-06-21 )
The assignment of a value to pasture is important and relevant to the analysis of the total operation.
BeefTalk: Pasture and Range, the Second Priority for Cow-calf Producers   ( 2007-06-14 )
While identification and documentation of priorities are important, action should not be impetuous.
BeefTalk: Mushrooms - Success is in the Details   ( 2007-06-06 )
In beef production, as in most businesses, the "success is in the details."
BeefTalk: Herd Nutrition is the Foundation of the Cow Herd   ( 2007-05-31 )
It is important to understand that just having feed doesn't mean success.
BeefTalk: Cave Images Just Can't Compete with Cell Phone Text   ( 2007-05-24 )
Information overload has many functions, but never should be set aside on the premise that enough is enough.
BeefTalk: What Was May Not Need to Be What Is   ( 2007-05-17 )
We need to constantly challenge ourselves and, as we do things, make sure they fit.
BeefTalk: Lowline Steer Value Plus Feedlot Performance and Carcass Characteristics   ( 2007-05-10 )
This week's BeefTalk column summarizes three years of feedlot performance from a set of smaller-framed, crossbred Lowline steers.
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BeefTalk: BeefTalk: Future of Beef Revisited - Consumer Issues and Demand  (2018-06-14)  Consumers have more opportunities to express their opinion about the food they buy and eat.  FULL STORY
Prairie Fare: Prairie Fare: Stay Hydrated During Warm Summer Months  (2018-06-14)  Children, older adults and outdoor workers are especially vulnerable to dehydration.  FULL STORY
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