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Dave Sjeklocha

Dave Sjeklocha, DVM, is operations manager of animal health and welfare for Cattle Empire, LLC, Satanta, KS.

Dec 02, 2014

Don’t worry about beef’s adversaries; satisfy our consumers

Beef consumers are reasonable; the beef industry's adversaries are not. A beef vet is concerned that while our efforts to inform and improve are admirable, it seems the adversaries are still driving the bus....More

Mike Apley

Mike Apley, DVM, PhD, is a professor in clinical sciences at Kansas State University in Manhattan.

in Vet's Opinion Jan 06, 2015

A 100-year-old knife has modern-day lessons

Technologies contributing to efficiency in modern agricultural production continue to evolve, with the result being that less than 2% of Americans need to be involved in agriculture. Our population continues to migrate to cities, where they only have to spend about 6.6% of annual consumer expenditures on food....More

W. Mark Hilton

W. Mark Hilton, DVM, is a clinical professor of beef production medicine in the Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine, West Lafayette, IN.

in Vet's Opinion Jan 29, 2015

Attention, all cattle producers: your industry needs you!

If you’re already a member of your national, state and local cattle associations, good for you. If not, get involved....More
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