Briefing Room

  • Oct 14, 2014
    press release

    2015 Calendar Celebrates Florida’s Cattle Ranches

    With the theme of “the legacy of Florida’s water and land,” the 10th anniversary edition of the award-winning Florida Ranches Calendar is now available. The story of Florida’s cattle ranches is one that spans 500 years and across multiple generations. The calendar uses captivating and powerful photographic images from photojournalist and eighth-generation Floridian Carlton Ward Jr. to tell the story of Florida’s cattle industry, showcase a diversity of ranches, and pay tribute to their outstanding conservation efforts....More
  • Oct 14, 2014
    press release

    Kubota To Introduce Mid-Range Tractor Line

    Commercial livestock producers have, for longer than they care to recall, felt like the stepchild in the tractor world. Bigger machines designed to handle bigger hunks of real estate seem to have dominated the market, leaving many stockmen searching. Kubota aims to change that with the introduction of M7-Series tractor line, three new mid-range tractors in the 130 to 170 horsepower range. This is the largest horsepower offering for Kubota in its tractor line-up to date....More
  • Oct 9, 2014
    press release

    Cattle Deworming Easy? Yes!

    It’s a sight every cattle producer loves—green pastures, slick cattle with shiny coats and heads down in the green grass. But that green grass can harbor the larvae of internal parasites. And tghat means deworming your cattle is a management necessity....More
  • Oct 9, 2014
    press release

    Do Extended-Release Dewormers Have Resistance Concerns?

    Over the past several years, veterinarians and parasitologists have raised concerns about the potential for internal cattle parasites to develop resistance to deworming products. At the same time, it’s long been known that cattle deworming is a management practice that can pay a producer back in terms of cattle performance. That produces a conundrum; to deworm or not to deworm. Fortunately, it’s not an either-or proposition....More
  • Oct 7, 2014
    press release

    Ridley Block Offers Supplement Intake Calculator App

    Often, estimating how much supplement your livestock are consuming daily is a guessing game at best and a shot in the dark at worst.  Now there’s an app for that....More
  • Oct 7, 2014
    press release

    Take A Meat Label Virtual Tour

    In the meat processing and retail end of the beef marketing chain, time is money and timing is everything. Keeping the meat case fresh and relevant for consumers takes constant diligence. However, have you ever considered the label on that package of steaks? Making sure that information is accurate, clear and concise is central to the meat shopping and buying experience....More
  • Oct 6, 2014
    press release

    New Thinking Brings New Solutions To Age-Old Employee Management Issues

    It’s an age-old workplace headache that if left unsolved, becomes a workplace heartache—how managers and employees communicate. Just because you understood what you told your employees doesn’t mean they do. That’s especially true when different generations attempt to communicate....More
  • Oct 6, 2014
    press release

    Patience Pays When Feeding New-Crop Corn Silage

    For cattle feeders, there were presents to open than just those stuffed under the tree at Christmas. For years, nutritionists recommended waiting until the end of the year before cracking open the supply of new-crop silage and feeding it. Turns out there’s plenty of good reasons for that recommendation, according to Dupont-Pioneer....More
  • Sep 26, 2014
    press release

    Vet Students Get A Boost From AABP-Zoetis Scholarship Program

    It’s a collaboration designed to pay dividends. But for 15 large animal veterinary students, on top of more than 100 of their predecessors, those dividends will double down. That’s because the scholarships these vet students received not only help with the expense of vet school, but they help livestock producers nationwide by ensuring that veterinary care for their animals will be ongoing....More
  • Sep 24, 2014
    press release

    FFA, AABP, AAEP Benefit From Zoetis Support

    $1.3 million. That’s how much money three organizations will divvy up thanks to the Zoetis Industry Support Program, which provides support and resources for agriculture’s future leaders....More

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