Briefing Room

  • Apr 1, 2015
    press release

    MS Biotec releases second generation Lactipro Advance

    It’s the only product of its kind on the market and it’s been helping cattle feeders improve closeouts since 2010. “It” is Megasphaera elsdenii, a highly prolific lactic acid-utilizing bacteria, to aid in the transition from high forage to high concentrate diets.   ...More
  • Apr 1, 2015
    press release

    Zoetis offers funds for cattle health, production research

    Researchers and veterinarians have a month to apply for up to $150,000 in research funds provided by Zoetis through its 2015 Cattle Call research grant program. This program, started in 2012, supports researchers and veterinarians who perform valuable work to improve dairy and beef cattle health and productivity by offering up to $150,000 in research funding. About the 2015 Cattle Call Grant...More
  • Mar 31, 2015
    press release

    Merck scholarship program recognizes 34 vet students

    Thirty-four veterinary students from not just the U.S. but around the world now have the resources to enter the veterinary profession with a little less debt. Merck Animal Health announces the recipients of the Merck Animal Health Veterinary Student Scholarship Program, awarding $170,000 in scholarships through a partnership with the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF). The program recognizes outstanding second- and third-year students who are pursuing careers in large animal and companion animal medicine....More
  • Mar 26, 2015
    press release

    Kemin boosts Idaho’s beef producers

    One hundred years protecting and speaking out for Idaho’s beef producers and their families. That’s a record to be proud of, and the Idaho Cattlemen’s Association (ICA) is celebrating it’s centennial year in 2015 in a big way. To help[ Idaho’s cattle feeders and  beef-producing families mark the centennial milestone, Kemin Industries, a family-owned and Iowa-based company, has committed to feeding the future through contributions from their feed supplement, KemTRACE Chromium....More
  • Mar 26, 2015
    press release

    Annual forages help boost production when spring has sprung

    For Collin Hoffman, it’s an annual ritual as promising as green grass after an early spring rain. The Leola, S.D. cow-calf producer plants annual forages to help his cows bridge the gap between winter and summer grazing. "My cows prefer the annual forages to straight silage and if I hay early enough, it grows back in time for fall grazing," he says....More
  • Mar 19, 2015
    press release

    Enter to win top Angus genetics

    Supply is short of demand for the best Angus calves. And given the laws of supply and demand, that means feeders will pay a premium to get top quality Angus genetics. Helping cattle producers create and capture calf value is why Top Dollar Angus has partnered with leading bull studs to sponsor a drawing for five winners of 10 straws of semen from each of five companies that provide artificial insemination (AI) services, along with EASY-BREED™ CIDRs and GeneMax® DNA tests, says Tom Brink, president and founder of Top Dollar Angus, Inc....More
  • Mar 18, 2015
    press release

    Kubota supports veterans with “Geared to Give” program

    In an effort to help U.S. military veterans pursue a career in production agriculture, Kubota Tractor Corporation teams up with the Farmer Veteran Coalition (FVC) in the “Geared to Give” program....More
  • Mar 12, 2015
    press release

    Redesigned Surehealth.com provides one-stop beef cattle health information

    Animal health information is just a click away, thanks to Merial’s redesigned website....More
  • Mar 12, 2015
    press release

    2015 National Angus Convention slated for November

    It’s one beef industry event you won’t want to miss. The American Angus Association invites you to mark your calendar Nov. 3-5 for the 2015 Angus Means Business National Convention & Trade Show at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, Kan. If you are interested in improving the quality of your cow herd, there’s no better opportunity to connect with fellow breeders, attend educational seminars, be inspired by keynote speakers and plan for the future of the beef cattle business....More
  • Mar 12, 2015
    press release

    Rock River Lab’s FeedScan app 2.0 now available

    It wasn’t that long ago that smart phones and I-pads were a novelty in the cattle business. No longer. Now they’ve become essential tools in a cattle producer’s daily course of doing business....More

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