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IT IS NEVER TOO EARLY TO PLAN FOR FEEDING SEASON

Thu, 21 Aug 2014 16:38:25 -0500

Cattlemen are constantly faced with a list of decisions they have to make. At this point most of them focus on how they will manage and care for their herd over the next few months – primarily winter.

OPTIMISM IN AIR AT BEEF CHECKOFF MEETINGS

Wed, 20 Aug 2014 16:51:45 -0500

Strong cattle and beef prices, tremendous results from a return-on-investment study, an industry forecast ripe with opportunity, and an engaged community of beef producers and importers combined to create an air of optimism and opportunity at the 2014 Cattle Industry Summer Conference July 31-Aug. 2 in Denver -- all despite the realities of an ever-shrinking beef checkoff budget.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- SLOW EXPANSION-RECORD RETURNS

Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:21:03 -0500

Some cow-calf producers are facing a planning challenge they've never faced before: what to do with significantly more net return than the wildest imagination could have conceived.

IT'S THE PITTS -- THE GREEN GAME

Fri, 15 Aug 2014 16:12:38 -0500

My Grandpa wanted me to be a lawyer because as a child I was argumentative and always on the lookout for an easy buck.

SOUTHEASTERN STATES BAND TOGETHER TO TACKLE ISSUES

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 16:18:56 -0500

One small voice can easily be ignored. When that sound is amplified with more than 50,000 other voices, a powerful alliance demands attention. Ten years ago, several state cattlemen's leaders noticed a need for a unified front and developed the Southeastern Livestock Network (SLN).

DESTINY ANGUS FARM SALE AVERAGES $4,123

Wed, 13 Aug 2014 15:57:04 -0500

The Destiny Angus Farm Sale was held May 24, 2014 in Columbia, Tennessee.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- PHOENIX FLUTTERS

Tue, 5 Aug 2014 15:56:58 -0500

“So, why's she here?" Hooter asked Sherry as he studied the slumbering carcass that was Eunice Nicklecock.

PRODUCER'S SHOULD FOCUS ON MAXIMIZING GENETIC POTENTIAL

Mon, 4 Aug 2014 16:31:04 -0500

Genetic potential. In the cattle industry we talk about this in some manner all the time. Any observable or measurable trait or performance parameter that is ultimately controlled by the animal's genetics is of concern to the producer. In most cases this is especially true of those traits which directly affect profitability.

SOUTHERN CATTLE CO. BRANGUS & COMMERCIAL SALE HELD JUNE 21

Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:10:31 -0500

One hundred seventeen buyers from 14 states expressed their approval both in person and on the internet through DV Auctions, of the powerful set of Registered Brangus and commercial females offered by Southern Cattle Company June 21, 2014.

SBBA FIELD DAY TO BE HELD AUGUST 22-23

Wed, 30 Jul 2014 14:44:49 -0500

The Southeast Brangus Breeders Association (SBBA) will be hosting a field day at the Draggin' M Ranch in El Dorado, Ark., Aug. 22-23, 2014. All SBBA and International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) members are encouraged to attend.

SCIENTISTS FIND TICK BITES CAN CAUSE AN ALLERGY TO RED MEAT

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:16:33 -0500

Steak lovers beware: scientists have discovered certain tick bites can cause an allergy to red meat.

FIRE ANTS ARE A THREAT TO HUMANS, PETS AND LIVESTOCK

Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:51:34 -0500

Fire ants are more than aptly named, given the reddish-orange color of their bodies and the painful, burning sting they can give.

BLACK INK -- ABOVE AVERAGE?

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:51:50 -0500

In some ways, my cowherd is average. In other ways it is above and in still others, below. Those things are true of each cow in my herd, too. That's all part of what “average” means.

REZNICEK NAMED PRESIDENT OF TOWN CREEK FARM BRANGUS

Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:48:41 -0500

Town Creek Farm owner, Milton O. Sundbeck, announced he has named Joy Reznicek as the farm's president, effective June 1, 2014.

IT'S THE PITTS -- ROUND MOUNDS OF SOUND

Tue, 22 Jul 2014 15:57:23 -0500

Many of the great cattle auctioneers and ring men of yesteryear were “fully figured" men. Most of the road agents today seem to be in better shape but a lot of the men I traveled with were well marbled big men with booming voices and little chance of ever becoming thoroughbred jockeys.


    
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