Briefing Room

  • Apr 9, 2015
    press release

    Merck releases new cattle handling video

    In an effort to help cattle producers better understand cattle behavior and become better and more efficient cattle handlers, Merck Animal Health launched its CreatingConnections website recently. Now, Merck has updated the site with an educational video about cattle shipping and transportation....More
  • Apr 9, 2015
    press release

    DEWALT introduces portable, cordless stick & TIG welder

    Repair and maintenance chores on a ranch can often happen a long way from an electrical outlet. Ever had a welding job that was tough to get to, even with a portable generator? Everybody has. Now there’s a solution to that dilemma. DEWALT introduces its first Portable Stick & TIG Welder (DCW100K), which can be operated in cordless mode for maximum convenience or easily plugged into a 20 amp circuit or generator....More
  • Apr 3, 2015
    press release

    Applications open for AABP, AgriLabs continuing education grants

    “The gap between the number of veterinarians available to serve dairy and beef producers, and the actual need is increasing at an alarming rate,” says Steve Schram, AgriLabs president and CEO....More
  • Apr 2, 2015
    press release

    More options, models now available in John Deere 6 tractor lineup

    In an effort to offer a wider range of horsepower, frame sizes, transmissions, hydraulics and other options, John Deere has expanded its lineup of 6M and 6R Series Tractors for model year 2015....More
  • 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

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