Looking to boost forage production, Grant and Dawn Breitkreutz not only added cattle carrying capacity, but improved their soil and water profiles and cut operating costs. Meet the 2016 BEEF Trailblazer Award winners.
Anne Burkholder is BEEF magazine’s 21st Trailblazer Award honoree. The annual award is bestowed by BEEF editors to a producer for his or her volunteer industry efforts. The award is sponsored by John Deere.
Oct. 20 is the deadline for entries in the 2014 BEEF Efficiency & Profit Contest. With a total of $7,000 in three categories up for grabs to winners, Dan Hale, Texas A&M University professor and Extension meat specialist, provides some additional insights into the unique contest designed to help readers better understand the relationship between cattle efficiency and profitability.
John Mahoney, DVM, director of veterinary services for Purina Animal Nutrition, says three main factors impact profitability of brood cow operations – reproduction rate of the herd, health of the calves birth through weaning, and the use of land and resources
The annual 4C Summit brings together hundreds of beef and dairy producers and their spouses to hear how successful entrepreneurs in other industries address and solve problems. The sponsors, Elanco and MICRO, say the purpose is to provide a unique leadership-building experience to their top customers
Dinklage Cattle Co. was among cattle operations suffering major cattle and property losses as a result of tornados that hit northeast Nebraska on Monday, one of which devastated the small farming community of Pilger, NE.