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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: Just When Does One Let the Calves Go?   ( 2017-12-14 )
Match individual managerial skills with the operation and market accordingly.
BeefTalk: Reproductive Performance in Commercial Beef Herds is Remarkable   ( 2017-11-22 )
As a whole, today’s cattle reproduce very well.
BeefTalk: Beef Growth Performance Continues to be Stable   ( 2017-11-16 )
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   ( 2017-11-09 )
To truly measure progress, producers need to collect, analyze and report data, and set goals.
BeefTalk: The Challenge of Cow Size   ( 2017-11-02 )
The solution is finding moderately sized cows that produce steers to meet current market desires and specifications.
BeefTalk: Commercial Beef Production Benchmarks for 2017   ( 2017-10-26 )
Achievable goals are the first steps toward improvement.
BeefTalk: Age and Source Verification Can Work   ( 2017-10-12 )
Age and source verification places value on the calf and its accompanying data.
Review Cow, Calf Vaccination Plans Now   ( 2017-10-05 )
Planned vaccination strategies are critical to preventing infectious diseases.
NDSU Research Improves Beef Cattle Production   ( 2017-10-03 )
Nutrition and meat quality were among the topics NDSU animal scientists have been studying.
BeefTalk: Rain Makes Regrowth; Put Weight on Cows Now   ( 2017-09-21 )
Fall is the time to take advantage of crop aftermath grazing.
BeefTalk: Time to Get Serious; Small Cows Produce   ( 2017-09-07 )
Smaller cows can produce calves that are competitive with mainstream beef production.
NDSU Extension Helps Ease Learning Curve on Veterinary Feed Directive   ( 2017-07-24 )
Extension reached producers, veterinarians and feed dealers in a variety of ways.
Drought-stressed Canola Possible Forage for Livestock   ( 2017-07-20 )
Canola has a nutrient content that’s similar to alfalfa.
BeefTalk: A Beef Cow is What She Eats   ( 2017-07-13 )
Kochia and Russian thistle can be used as an alternative livestock feed if more desirable pasture or feed is limited.
BeefTalk: Start Planning for Next Year: Pregnancy Check Cows Early   ( 2017-07-06 )
Take steps to minimize the effects of this year’s drought on next year’s production.
BeefTalk: Prepare for Early Weaning   ( 2017-06-15 )
Early weaning can save more than 25 percent of available summer pasture forage.
FeedList Connects Livestock Feed Buyers, Sellers   ( 2017-06-14 )
The FeedList is a resource for feed sellers and buyers.
Failing to Plan for Drought is Planning to Fail   ( 2017-06-07 )
NDSU Extension specialists offer livestock producers suggestions for dealing with drought.

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