By : Adele Harty, SDSU Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist, Courtesy of extension.sdstate.edu
The warmer spring temperatures have been a welcome reprieve from the cold experienced across the region in 2019. With warmer temperatures and significant soil moisture, ranchers need to… Continue reading
By Don Tyler
Feedlot managers have had to adapt to a wide range of new technologies and production strategies, reduced margins, unpredictable external forces and a very tight labor supply. Some of these are more challenging than others. Based on… Continue reading
Increasing biosecurity and practicing prevention minimizes disease transmission to cattle
With nearly 77% of all livestock located in regions with feral swine and up to 34 known diseases those swine can transmit, it’s crucial for beef producers to protect their… Continue reading
By Miranda Reiman
Imagine a world where you could breed cattle that never get sick.
It’s not reality today, but the American Angus Association is taking the first step toward tools that can help select for greater immunity.
“As we… Continue reading
The roller coaster we call the cattle markets are providing a heart-stopping ride, thanks to fears of the coronavirus (COVID-19) and the Russia-Saudi Arabia oil price war. In the U.S., broad market fears started with coronavirus news related to beef… Continue reading
Drop in commodity markets causing anxiety for Kansas farmers
March 17, 2020
MANHATTAN, Kan. – A Kansas State University farm analyst says his phone has been ringing frequently as the state’s farmers and ranchers flood him with questions about… Continue reading