Briefing Room

  • May 18, 2015
    press release

    Survey says VetGun users satisfied with product

    Cattlemen can be a tough bunch to impress. Just because a new product looks like a helpful innovation, most cattle producers want to see the proof themselves before they offer any praise....More
  • May 18, 2015
    press release

    Hereford association names Ward as EVP

    Capping a career in the registered cattle business, and 12 years with the American Hereford Association (AHA), Jack Ward has been named the group’s executive vice president (EVP)....More
  • May 13, 2015
    press release

    States moving to harmonize trich regulations

    Among the reproductive diseases that are growing in impact and importance for beef producers, trichomonaisis is rapidly gaining notoriety....More
  • May 13, 2015
    press release

    Online training helps improve pest management

    It’s pest season, and beef producers the nation over are seeking ways they can bring a little relief to their cattle beleaguered by pest problems....More
  • May 13, 2015
    press release

    Cattle producers continue to gain BQA certification

    The numbers continue to grow, and the growth is impressive. And the benefit accrues not just to the individual, but to the entire industry when a beef producer gets BQA certified....More
  • May 11, 2015
    press release

    Hereford merchandise, beef cuts available online

    Are you a Hereford enthusiast looking for breed-related items? Or are you a beef lover looking for a one-stop shop to buy your favorite steaks?...More
  • May 1, 2015
    press release

    Set up your calves for top performance this spring

    There any number of truths for ranchers, one being that everything you do has consequences beyond what you intend. Take, for instance, fall profits. Your paycheck from your weaned calves can depend heavily on decisions you make in the spring for both cows and calves, says Kevin Hill, DVM, technical services manager for Merck Animal Health. And cutting costs this spring may very well cut your profit next fall. On the other hand, a little money spent well now may pay handsome returns come weaning time....More
  • Apr 22, 2015
    press release

    It’s pest season; Take steps to protect your livestock

    Few things are more annoying than an insect buzzing around your ears. Until it bites you, that is. Now imagine a cloud of the little pests working on your cows and you can begin to understand the havoc that insect pests can inflict on your cattle and your profits. With normal to high insect pressure anticipated this spring and summer, experts at Bayer HealthCare LLC Animal Health suggest getting in front of those seasonal and year-round pest problems before they become an issue....More
  • Apr 16, 2015
    press release

    What 3 things should you look for in your cattle mineral?

    “Not all minerals are created equal, and it’s important to recognize the differences in minerals that are out there,” says Greg Eckerle, beef technical consultant with Purina Animal Nutrition. “Even though mineral nutrition is complicated, you can easily evaluate or ask questions about a few different elements of a mineral supplement.”...More
  • Apr 13, 2015
    press release

    Lallemand probiotics added to pre-harvest food safety production best practice document

    Everyone involved in the human food chain, from producers to processors and retailers, has a dog in the food safety fight. Assuring that the U.S. beef business continues to provide consumers with a safe, nutritious and flavorful eating experience every time is one of the most important tasks the industry can undertake....More

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