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    Beef Profit Margins Narrow

    Cattle feeding margins narrowed considerably to kick off February, with average profits coming in at $15/head, a significant $45 decline from the […]

    February 2, 2023
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    Frost Seed Legumes for Profitable Cattle

    Can frost-seeded legumes make a difference in cattle profitability? A University of Forage extension specialist says yes. Craig Roberts says that legumes […]

    January 26, 2023
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    Law firms gathering clients for potential antitrust lawsuits against four largest U.S. meat packers

    Across the United States, courts are receiving claims filed against the four largest U.S. meatpacking companies. Complaints have come from cattle producers, […]

    January 24, 2023
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    Testing for Bovine Leukemia Significantly Reduces Spread

    Bovine leukemia virus (BLV) is preventable. One-third of the nation’s beef cattle and nearly half of all dairy cattle are infected with […]

    January 20, 2023
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    U.S. Hay Stocks at Record Low Levels

    Two years of severe-to-exceptional drought conditions have depleted U.S. hay stocks. USDA’s most recent hay stocks report showed 71.9 million tons in […]

    January 19, 2023
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    Pasture Rotation During Calving Can Limit Disease Spread

    Preventing disease among your cowherd is a priority of every producer. Experts from Kansas State University advise producers to move pregnant cows […]

    January 17, 2023
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    Mills County Iowa to be Home to New Beef Processing Facility

    Southwest Iowa will be home to a new $520-million beef processing facility. Cattlemen’s Heritage Beef Company announced last week the purchase of […]

    January 16, 2023
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    3 Tips for Keeping Ice Out of Cattle Water

    Keeping water from freezing is one of the never-ending responsibilities of cattle producers in the winter. But as the most essential nutrient […]

    January 12, 2023
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    3 Technologies to Simplify Calving Season

    As calving season heats up across the chilly Northern Plains, the right technology can make a successful calving season easier. Here are […]

    January 10, 2023
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    Grain Sorghum Residue Makes Quality Winter Forage

    Forage that meets nutrient requirements throughout winter months is critical to raising beef cows. Generally, forage that contains crop residues like wheat […]

    January 10, 2023