The New Fundamentals of Beef Management from the University of California is a handy guide developed specifically for small-scale operations, and includes everything you need to know to get started in the beef cattle business and those new or revisiting the beef industry. The 140 page manual includes four appendixes, a glossary and index, and also provides specialized information that will help keep you abreast of trends and changes in the industry.

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