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    Feed Costs Plague Cattle Producers, Relief Possible this Fall

    U.S. cattle production remains a challenging cycle impacting most producers. A lack of hay and forage due to drought, excessive feed and […]

    May 18, 2023
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    Fed Cattle Prices Reach New Highs

    Volatility in the fed cattle market continues this spring as last week’s prices charged to new cash highs. Volumes were called moderate […]

    April 5, 2023
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    12 Veterinary-Recommended Ways to Prevent Disease in Feedlots

    Preventing diseases in confined animal spaces is a critical component of every livestock operation. The same principle holds true in feedlots, where […]

    March 23, 2023
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    5 Tips for Managing Low-Quality Hay

    Bad hay bales aren’t just a sign of a tough year. They’re also a clue that a herd’s nutrition is off. Hay […]

    March 22, 2023
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    Beef Industry Reaction to USDA Label Proposal a Mixed Bag

    A USDA proposal advocating for new requirements for “Product of USA” labeling is receiving mixed responses from livestock groups. The rule would […]

    March 15, 2023
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    Cheap Hay Proves More Expensive Long-Term

    After a season crippled with hay shortages and exorbitant feed costs, cattle producers are digging out the last of their bales for […]

    March 15, 2023
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    Tips for Weathering Muddy Pasture Conditions During Calving

    Higher-than-expected precipitation in the weeks leading up to spring has created rather muddy pasture conditions. For cattle producers gearing up for spring […]

    March 7, 2023
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    Rebuilding U.S. Beef Herd and Replacement Heifer Opportunities

    The U.S. beef cow herd is the smallest it has been in 61 years due to drought-accelerated liquidation. While a strong interest […]

    February 28, 2023
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    Consumers Say Beef is Still ‘What’s for Dinner’

    Domestic beef demand remains strong, according to a recent report from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). 2022 research shows that despite […]

    February 10, 2023
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    Cattle Producers Find Value in Feed Conversion Rate

    Cattle producers should prioritize cows selectively to improve feed conversion rate. And some already are, such as Hayse Farms in Redding, Iowa. […]

    February 8, 2023