For Beef Producers Every Pound Counts
24 July 2017
No matter the market – high or low- every pound counts for cattle producers and their bottom line. Mac Young, AgriLife Extension econo...
What should a Producer Consider when going with a Pork Contract?
17 July 2017
Producers who aren’t able to secure the credit they need to continue to operate independently might find contract production the most pro...
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 ...
Negotiating a Farmland Lease
17 August 2017
Leasing some farmland soon? The farm and ranch management team from The University of Nebraska provides some great information on tips f...
Young Ag Lender Sees Challenges and Opportunities
17 August 2017
The average farmer in the U.S. is 58 years old, a number that’s slowly moved higher in recent years and that represents a major shift in ...
Sunflower SF6830 Series High-Speed Rotary Finisher Now is Narrow Transport
14 August 2017
The SF6830NT Series high-speed rotary finisher can be seen at the AGCO lot during the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Ill., Aug. 29–31.