Hog Prices on the Rise Due to Strong Demand

26 April 2017

According to the USDA’s hog and pig inventory report, growth has increased in the pork industry due to domestic and international demand....

Beef...Is It Still What's for Dinner?

22 February 2017

The USDA released their cattle inventory report on January 31st summarizing that the cattle inventory rose two percent with 93.6 million ...

Fighting Cold Stress in Cattle this Winter

21 December 2016

Winter officially begins this week and with that comes the necessary precautions to keep cattle warm during this season. As winter persi...

Milk Composition Altered Due to Choline Deficiency

27 October 2016

Producers are faced with many obstacles when it comes to breeding sows. Sows have many deficiencies producers need to look out for while...

Quick Tips for Pasture and Grazing Management after a Drought

20 September 2016

With much of the United States battling ongoing droughts, handling the effects of drought on pastures is critical to maintaining their pr...

Tips to Help if You're Considering a Stocker Cattle Operation

26 August 2016

In volatile markets and changing commodity prices, expanding your current income flow to include a stocker cattle operation may be benefi...

Keeping the Cattle Cool- Heat Stress Prevention in your Cattle

12 August 2016

Summer months bring more than just hot temperatures to growers and ranchers. For many, the topic of heat stress prevention becomes a hot...

When Will Cattle Finishing Be Profitable Again?

19 May 2016

Monthly fed cattle net returns have been negative since December 2014. A few months ago, it appeared that we would climb above breakeven ...

For Beef Producers Every Pound Counts

29 April 2016

No matter the market – high or low- every pound counts for cattle producers and their bottom line. Mac Young, AgriLife Extension econo...

Diversify your Agribusiness by Converting Crop Lands to Pasture

7 March 2016

As the prices of some crops continue to fall, converting a portion (or all) of your acreage from row crops to pasture could help you make...

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