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Grazing Versus Haying

Grazing Versus Haying: Irrigated Pasture Can Be More Productive than Haying By Heather Smith Thomas With well-planned management, irrigated hayfields can often be more productive when utilized for grazing. Some producers are changing from haying to grazing their irrigated fields. Jeff Mosley, PhD (Department of Animal Science), Montana State University) says that in some situations […]

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Benefits of Weighing Beef Cattle

Benefits of Weighing Beef Cattle Weighing Your Beef Cattle Can Be Helpful in Increasing Efficiency throughout your Herd and Feeder Cattle. By Taylor Zahn, Extension Educator, Penn State Extension Weighing your cattle can benefit you in several ways and increase efficiency throughout your herd. However, a scale is often absent on smaller farms. Industry experts […]

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Exploring the Cattle Industry with The American Cattlemen Podcast

Exploring the Cattle Industry with The American Cattlemen Podcast By Jessica Graham Podcasts offer a wealth of information and opportunities for cattle producers, fitting conveniently into their busy schedules. On the American Cattlemen Podcast, we interview experienced producers and it’s almost like you’re standing next to them listening in on a conversation. “We interview, producers, […]

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Managing Micro-nutrients for Comprehensive Herd Health

Managing Micro-nutrients for Comprehensive Herd Health By Jaclyn Krymowski Maintaining adequate nutrition for trace minerals and vitamins can be a challenge whether you feed a finishing diet heavy on grains or use a forage-based system for a cow calf herd. Whenever a complete diet is formulated, micronutrients – vitamins and minerals – must be assessed. […]

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