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  • Sep 1, 2015
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    3 tips for being a better pasture manager

    “Grass is like the potatoes in a meal, that’s the energy for the livestock. Where the steak or protein comes from is the forbs,” say Tim Steffens, Texas AgriLife Extension range specialist. Find out how a variety of vegetation in your pastures can help extend the grazing season and how to get the most out of your available grasses, forbs and seeds....More
  • Aug 31, 2015
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    Why gender roles are becoming obsolete in agriculture

    For women in agriculture, breaking down gender stereotypes and keeping up with the men has been a century’s-old struggle. Today’s modern agricultural woman is making her mark and makes up one-third of the nation’s farmers and ranchers. A new documentary captures some of the struggles of women in ag, and a blog post explains how dads view their little farm girls....More
  • Aug 26, 2015
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    New book captures 100 years of combines

    If you have a love for tractors, you’ll love “Red Combines 1915-2015,” a 6-pound book capturing the evolution of combines over the last century. Today’s blog reviews the book, plus looks back on eight previous blog posts with book recommendations from BEEF editors....More
  • Aug 20, 2015
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    HSUS vet to serve on USDA’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health 4

    USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has revealed the names of 19 industry professionals who will serve on his Advisory Committee on Animal Health. Among the names includes veterinarians, academics and livestock producers, as well as an HSUS employee who has openly criticized modern-day livestock production....More
  • Aug 19, 2015
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    6 methods of pest control in beef herds 1

    Flies, insects and other pests are the arch nemesis of cattle ranchers. Here are six methods for controlling pests this summer based on the differences between different flies and other pests....More
  • Aug 17, 2015
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    4 experts weigh in on fall 2015 cattle prices

    My outlook for fall cattle prices is cautiously optimistic. How about you? Do you think fall cattle prices will stay strong through the rest of the year? Weigh in on today’s blog....More

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