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BeefTalk: Who Gets the Weight?   ( 2015-11-25 )
The opportunity to use nontraditional beef production methods is very real.
NDSU Beef College Set for Dec. 3   ( 2015-11-19 )
The state of the beef industry, NDSU research and the veterinary feed directive are among the topics for this year’s Beef College.
BeefTalk: Good Cattle-working Facilities Should be a High Priority   ( 2015-11-12 )
Producers need to plan ahead for cattle-working days and invest in good, secure cattle-working facilities.
BeefTalk: Flexible Planning Starts With Practical Cow Sort Lists   ( 2015-10-29 )
Don’t join the “I wish I had sorted the cows!” club.
Fall is Time to Get Cattle Ready for Winter   ( 2015-10-20 )
Checking cows’ body condition scores, evaluating bulls and vaccinating against diseases are good management steps in the fall.
NDSU Shares Beef Cattle Research Results   ( 2015-10-16 )
Nutrition and production are among the issues highlighted in the 2015 North Dakota Beef Report.
BeefTalk: I Don’t Feel Well Today   ( 2015-10-15 )
Producers should strive for a stress-free environment when weaning and stress-free movement of cattle in their care.
NDSU Schedules Calf Backgounding Program   ( 2015-10-01 )
The program will cover topics including feeding calves in a declining market and feeding calves for weaning.
Put Pregnancy Checking Information to Use   ( 2015-09-04 )
Pregnancy checking opens doors for producers to manage their herds strategically.
BeefTalk: Grazing Systems Combine MLRAs and Ecological Sites   ( 2015-07-30 )
Grazing systems are dependent on location and available feed.
Prepare for Heat Stress in Cattle   ( 2015-07-14 )
Heat stress impacts cattle the most when they are exposed to hot and humid weather for a period of time.
BeefTalk: Pounds, Efficiency, Quality   ( 2015-07-09 )
Pounds, efficiency and quality are important components of the beef business.
Think Forage Quality When Planning Hay Schedule   ( 2015-06-25 )
Choosing a date for the hay harvest depends on many factors.
BeefTalk: Biosecurity Confessions   ( 2015-06-04 )
I must confess some consternation with this expectation of restrictions such as protective boots and clothing and bottles of disinfectant.
BeefTalk: Cow Size and Success in the Beef Business   ( 2015-05-28 )
Coffee discussions tend to assume an answer quickly, but the reality is much more difficult and complicated.
BeefTalk: Genetic Diversity is a Good Thing   ( 2015-05-21 )
Crossbreeding various breeds of cattle produced calves that are genetically varied. This expanded gene pool has positive benefits on calf survival, growth and subsequent reproduction as mature cattle.
Thin Cows? A Pre-breeding Nutritional Push Helps   ( 2015-05-14 )
Winter effects will vary, but for those cows that used up some conditioning during the cold winter, spring feed is critical to meet lactation needs, as well pending reproductive needs.
BeefTalk: Have a Plan to Manage Cowherd Subgroups   ( 2015-05-07 )
The point and challenge is that beef producers need to have a plan. In other words, it is the process of slowly changing stocking rates to reflect the changing plant communities in response to changing moisture supplies.
Management, Disease Assessment Good Cattle ‘Insurance’   ( 2015-05-04 )
Cattle producers can improve the chances of their operation being successful.
BeefTalk: Prepare for the Unexpected, Live the Expected   ( 2015-04-30 )
As producers, there is no way to control the amount of rain we get, so we are forced to develop management plans that will be accommodating to various levels of moisture.

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