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Sorghum Silage – A Cost-effective Alternative for Backgrounding Weaned Cattle

By : Nicolas DiLorenzo, UF/IFAS Beef Specialist, and Federico Podversich, Graduate Student, UF Department of Animal Sciences

Figure 1. Forage sorghum crop production at NFREC in 2019. Photo Credit: Federico Podversich, UF/IFAS

The current COVID-19 pandemic has affected not only… Continue reading

The Real Cost of Shipping Fever and What You Can Do About It

Group of young steers in the meadow

DULUTH, Ga. (June 2, 2020) — Shipping fever, or bovine respiratory disease (BRD), costs the cattle industry up to $900 million annually.1 But what does that number really mean to producers? “It’s… Continue reading

Collinge Cattle Co. Receives National Stocker Award

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Collinge Cattle Company of Hamilton recently was chosen to receive the 2019 National Stocker Award, sponsored by BEEF Magazine and Zoetis. Now in its 13th year, the award highlights the importance of the stocker industry, recognizes leading… Continue reading
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