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BeefTalk: Start Your Calf Vaccinations Now!   ( 2014-05-22 )
Having a broad vaccination program builds immunity within the general population, which effectively limits the capacity of the agents of disease to spread.
BeefTalk: Grass Tetany   ( 2014-05-15 )
Last year, the Dickinson Research Extension Center had all the right conditions for the onset of grass tetany and, sure enough, it was found.
BeefTalk: Spring Reflections and Calf Deaths   ( 2014-05-08 )
The producer should take a serious look at the reasons why each calf died and what could be done next time to save it.
BeefTalk: Electronic Bidding for Bulls: The Wave of the Future   ( 2014-05-01 )
The convenience offered by online bull sale catalogs and videos that can be downloaded, reviewed and potential bulls identified is a critical component of today’s bull marketing.
BeefTalk: Grass Turnout Date is More Than a Desire   ( 2014-04-24 )
In the production world, producing beef from grass depends on the development of grazing plans that allow plants to fully utilize their genetics that have evolved for centuries.
BeetTalk: Check Those Bulls Now   ( 2014-04-10 )
When one looks at how much bulls cost these days, they should get the same treatment as cows.
BeefTalk: Are Your Cows Ready to Rebreed?   ( 2014-03-20 )
From now until breeding, feed is needed to meet the cow’s postpartum recovery and lactation needs.
Dairy Focus: Spring Thaw Can Contribute to Feed Waste   ( 2014-03-12 )
Spoilage will increase as temperatures rise.
BeefTalk: What Aren’t We Doing?   ( 2014-03-06 )
There was no winter calving preparation, so there was no extra bedding, sorting of cows, precalving vaccinations, clearing the aisles of snow, extra heat in the warming room, and line of work boots and insulated coveralls.
BeefTalk: No Shortcuts in the Beef Business   ( 2014-01-09 )
There is nothing cheap or quick about raising cattle and shortcuts will leave cattle exposed and vulnerable.
Beef Quality Assurance Certification Set for Jan. 8 in Medina   ( 2013-12-18 )
More than 1,950 producers have been certified since 1999.
BeefTalk: Marketing Options Are Improved With Verification   ( 2013-11-07 )
The list is not long, but there are some very good verifiable marketing claims that producers can look into and may want to add to their marketing programs.
BeefTalk: Cows Have Memories, Too   ( 2013-10-31 )
If exposed to something they feel uncertain about or something that actually causes stress, cows remember.
BeefTalk: Sending Spayed Heifers to the Feedlot   ( 2013-10-24 )
Given the need to expand cow numbers, sending a load of spayed heifers to the feedlot seems somewhat contrary to the needs of the industry.
BeefTalk: The Benefits of Protein   ( 2013-10-17 )
Properly managed forage supplies have the potential to increase rib-eye area in grass steers by 25 percent.
BeefTalk: The Prairie is a Difficult Place to Call Home   ( 2013-10-10 )
All producers are neighbors when trouble arrives.
BeefTalk: In Search of Late-season Protein   ( 2013-10-03 )
The center has been looking at various forages that may provide more protein than the traditional fall grasses through the incorporation of annual crops into the pasture rotations.
BeefTalk: Fall, a Window of Opportunity for Thin Cows   ( 2013-09-19 )
Thin cows will be thinner at calving unless you do something now.
Let Grass, Cows be Guide When Weaning   ( 2013-09-18 )
The 2013 growing season was unusual for pasture production and quality across North Dakota.
Nitrates in Corn Silage Pose Risk   ( 2013-09-06 )
High levels of nitrates in corn silage can be toxic to animals and humans.

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