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BeefTalk: Urgent: Obtain a Well-balanced Mineral Program With Magnesium Now!   ( 2016-05-05 )
Grass tetany is difficult to detect early, so make sure cows have sufficient supplementation.
BeefTalk: A Cow is Not a Cow, So Plan Now for Potential Summer Dryness   ( 2016-04-14 )
The key to managing drought is good cattle sorting and modified stocking rates.
Grazing Stick Helps Monitor Pastures, Rangelands   ( 2016-04-12 )
Monitoring helps determine how much forage has been consumed.
BeefTalk: Labor, Facilities and Equipment are Big Beef Expenses   ( 2016-03-24 )
Cow-calf producers need to work smarter, not harder.
Carrington Research Extension Center Gains Animal Scientist   ( 2016-02-23 )
Uchenna Anele will help expand the center’s work on livestock feed supplementation.
Use Caution When Grazing Corn Residue   ( 2015-10-26 )
Corn residue can be a good option for extending the grazing season, but too much grain can cause digestive upsets and other health issues.
Stem Counts Help Assess Alfalfa Stand Potential   ( 2015-05-19 )
Newer stands usually are more winter hardy.
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.
BeefTalk: Cattle Deserve a Professional Herd-health Program   ( 2015-04-16 )
The cost of implementing adequate biosecurity measures and associated vaccination protocols is minimal, compared with the cost of even losing one calf, let alone a cow or bull.
BeefTalk: Start Planning Now if the Summer Looks Dry   ( 2015-04-09 )
Drought and excess moisture are very frequent concerns in the agricultural community. This year appears to moving in the direction of dryness.
Dairy Focus: Managing Feed Refusals   ( 2015-02-26 )
Dairy producers need to find the balance between feeding too little and too much.
BeefTalk: Cow Contentment is a Good Thing   ( 2015-02-12 )
Access to the proper feed, good water and a reasonable space that has wind protection will keep a cow content.
Dairy Focus: Advantages of Automated Calf Feeders   ( 2015-01-26 )
Automated feeders allow dairy operators to be calf managers, not just feeders.
Now is Time to Check Cattle Rations, Test Feeds   ( 2014-12-05 )
Inadequate nutrition can cause cows to lose weight and body condition.
BeefTalk: We Can Do Better   ( 2014-11-20 )
Focused breeding goals, with clear outcomes relevant to the production of beef, should be at the heart of all cattle operations.
BeefTalk: It’s Time to Buy That New Recliner   ( 2014-10-23 )
This is the time to make good on that long-promised opportunity to do something for the family and ranch help.
Protect Livestock From Sweet Clover Disease   ( 2014-10-22 )
Sweet clover contains a high level of a chemical that can be converted to an anticoagulant.
BeefTalk: Age and Weight Are Cow Herd Dynamics   ( 2014-10-16 )
The cow herd averages 5.6 years of age. Does this mean that all the cows should be managed as 5-year-old cows?
Dairy Focus: Holstein Bull Calves Have Value   ( 2014-10-15 )
The process of developing healthy calves starts at birth.

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