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BeefTalk: Balanced Mineral Supplements are Good for the Cow   ( 2018-04-26 )
Provide well-balanced supplementation to make up for nutritional shortcomings.
Water Development Worth the Investment   ( 2018-04-25 )
Installing a water development project may be the answer to drought-related livestock water shortages.
BeefTalk: Crested Wheatgrass Needs Grazing Management   ( 2018-04-19 )
A good stand of crested wheatgrass has the capacity to meet cows’ and calves’ nutritional requirements.
Stretch Forage Resources Until Pasture Turnout   ( 2018-04-19 )
Producers may need to think outside of their traditional feeding strategy.
Adequate Nutrition Vital for Lactating Cows   ( 2018-04-13 )
The timing of calving, the dam's age, and forage quality and availability determine the most appropriate feeding strategy.
BeefTalk: Grass Calving   ( 2018-04-12 )
Opportunities make the grass-born calf a very real option.
Good Feed Management Helps Prevent Weak Calves   ( 2018-04-12 )
Bad weather and poor cow nutrition are the leading causes of weak calf syndrome.
Several Factors May Contribute to Beef Cattle Pregnancy Losses   ( 2018-04-11 )
Develop good herd health and vaccination strategies to minimize losses.
Assistance Available for Above-normal Livestock Losses   ( 2018-04-09 )
The Livestock Indemnity Program provides payments for livestock deaths in excess of normal mortality.
BeefTalk: Herd Vaccination Protocols are Critical   ( 2018-04-05 )
A good herd vaccination program enhances herd health in all cattle throughout the year.
Neville Joins Carrington Research Extension Center   ( 2018-04-02 )
He will focus his research on backgrounding and feedlot nutrition and management strategies, and management of beef cows under dry lot conditions.
BeefTalk: Time for a Managerial Report Card   ( 2018-03-29 )
Spring calving is a good time to grade your operation's management efforts.
BeefTalk: When Dry, Focus on Heifers and the Young Cows   ( 2018-03-22 )
Cattle management during drought is about minimizing herd total weight to match the available forage while maintaining calf numbers.
Proper Timing of Pasture Turnout Critical for Drought Recovery   ( 2018-03-16 )
Grazing too early in the spring can result in decreased forage production the entire grazing season.
BeefTalk: Evaluate Hay Inventory and Cow Condition   ( 2018-03-15 )
Monitoring cow body condition is critical for staying on top of herd management.
BeefTalk: The Concern is a Dwindling Hay Pile   ( 2018-03-08 )
Producers need to calculate their hay inventory, determine the pounds of cattle and other livestock to be fed, and plan accordingly.
BeefTalk: Expect to Hang Two-thirds of the Cow’s Weight on the Rail   ( 2018-03-01 )
Assuming carcass quality is the same, then acceptable carcass quantity is achievable across a large range in cow weights.
BeefTalk: Do Not Be Afraid to Moderate Cow Size, But Select Good Bulls   ( 2018-02-22 )
Producers need to use the management and genetics that fit their operation and adapt accordingly.
BeefTalk: Finding the Right Cow Size is Not Simple   ( 2018-02-15 )
Bigger and bigger cows may not be the best option.
Hazardous Substance Reporting May Affect Producers   ( 2018-02-09 )
For livestock operations, reportable substances would include ammonia and hydrogen sulfide, which are in all livestock waste.

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