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RESEARCHERS REVOLUTIONIZE FERAL HOG CONTROL

Monday, March 30, 2015

For decades, farmers, ranchers and land managers across the United States have fought a losing war against feral hogs. This invasive animal acts similarly to a harmful virus in the human body.

IT'S THE PITTS -- THEN AND NOW

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

I'm starting to feel older than dirt. And I swear there is soil in our garden that I knew when it was rocks. Oh, how a few decades can change your outlook on life.

ENHANCE CALF PERFORMANCE THROUGH STRATEGIC MATERNAL NUTRITION

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

In Part 1 of this series we began discussing the effects that the nutrition of the pregnant cow pre-calving can have direct effects on how well the resulting calf performs throughout its life.

BLACK INK -- WE CAN COOK, AND WE LOVE BEEF

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

A decade ago I was in college and heard the same sad story over and over: young people just didn't know how to cook, and that was sure to spell disaster for beef demand.

YON FAMILY FARMS HOSTS 25TH ANNUAL BULL SALE

Tuesday, March 24, 2015

The 25th Anniversary Sale went off without a hitch – no snow, sleet, ice, rain or earthquakes and for that we are thankful.

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- LET THE CRUMBLING BEGIN

Monday, March 23, 2015

It was just too easy. Myron was always amazed how the most elaborate plans, carefully implemented, ticking along as reliably as a newly-tuned Swiss watch could be unraveled so simply.

GENOTYPING TECHNOLOGY CAN HELP WITH CATTLE SELECTION

Friday, March 20, 2015

The genotyping technologies that are currently being marketed to beef producers are based off of genetic markers that have been identified to be associated with economically important traits.

BLACK CREST FARMS SPRING SALE AVERAGES $3,494

Friday, March 20, 2015

The Black Crest Farms Spring Sale was held February 14, 2015 in Sumter, S.C.

IT'S THE PITTS - FAMOUS COWS

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

When I grow up I want to be curator of the Cow Hall of Fame. The only problem is I don't think there is one.

SAFE AND EFFECTIVE CATTLE HANDLING IS IMPORTANT

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Safe and effective cattle handling has always been important. In the last few years there has been a move toward what has been called low-stress handling or as we prefer to call it a return to sound effective stockmanship.

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- GROWING COW-CALF PRODUCTION WITH FEWER ACRES

Monday, March 16, 2015

“The U.S. cow herd must grow if the industry is going to preserve existing infrastructure and regain lost market share,” says Don Close, Rabobank Food & Agribusiness Research and Advisory Group Senior Analyst.

IMPROVE COW'S NUTRITION FOR A BETTER CALF

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

Research over recent years has shown, repeatedly, that improving the nutrition of the cow at and post conception and through the entire gestational period will improve calf survival (lower dystocia rates), growth (greater weaning weights) and health (lower rates of sickess and deathloss prior to weaning).

PERSEVERANCE PAYS OFF FOR SANTA GERTRUDIS NUGEN PROJECT

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Webster's definition of perseverance is “steadfastness in doing something despite difficulty or delay in achieving success.” Dr. Burton McDaniel of MC Ranch in Ringgold, Ga. understands perseverance and can most definitely relate to Spurgeon's reference to the snail's determination to survive the flood.

PREGNANCY CHECKING ENSURES NO FREELOADERS

Friday, March 6, 2015

Tight margins, lean pastures and rising input costs mean that every cow on the ranch needs to be earning her keep. If a cow is not going to produce a calf every year, she's simply a freeloader – costing the operation a valuable paycheck and utilizing resources more productive animals can benefit from.

NORTHEAST ALABAMA PERFORMANCE BULL SALE AVERAGES $4,624

Friday, March 6, 2015

The Northeast Alabama Performance Breeders held their best bull sale to date on Saturday, February 7, 2015 at Cullman, Alabama.


    
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