Business http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Research finds small square bale feeders most efficient for horses http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/research-finds-small-square-bale-feeders-most-efficient-horses <div class="field-byline"> By Nick Paulson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">A University of Minnesota study recently compared three hay feeders marketed to horse owners that are designed to help keep forage off the ground and minimize waste. Find out what hay feeder would save you money. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/research-finds-small-square-bale-feeders-most-efficient-horses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/research-finds-small-square-bale-feeders-most-efficient-horses#comments Ranch Management Nutrition Tips For Profit Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:31:00 +0000 86811 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The three small square- bale feeders used in the study are, left to right, the Equine Hay Basket, Tarter Farm and Ranch Equipment, Dunnville, KY; The Natural Feeder, Story City, IA; Horse Bunk Feeder and Hay Rack, Priefert Manufacturing, Mount Pleasant, TX.</p> <p><br /> Photo credit: Krishona Martinson, University of Minnesota</p> Move over, corn silage; forage sorghums have arrived http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/move-over-corn-silage-forage-sorghums-have-arrived <div class="node-body article-body">In water-short areas, forage sorghums show promise as a replacement for corn silage for beef producers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/move-over-corn-silage-forage-sorghums-have-arrived" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/move-over-corn-silage-forage-sorghums-have-arrived#comments Business Sectors Pasture Range Nutrition Sustainability Tips For Profit Thu, 26 Feb 2015 15:24:00 +0000 86791 at http://beefmagazine.com The beef industry carried a knife to a dietary guidelines gunfight http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-carried-knife-dietary-guidelines-gunfight <div class="node-body blog-body">The beef industry needs to understand the battle we’re fighting and begin to use our greatest asset – the consumers of our product.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-carried-knife-dietary-guidelines-gunfight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-carried-knife-dietary-guidelines-gunfight#comments Beef Quality Business Government Animal Activists Beef Advocacy My View From The Country Thu, 26 Feb 2015 14:59:00 +0000 86761 at http://beefmagazine.com National FFA Week is here, and ag prospects look great for young people http://beefmagazine.com/blog/national-ffa-week-here-and-ag-prospects-look-great-young-people <div class="node-body blog-body">National FFA Week is Feb. 21-28, and Culver’s is raising money for the organization with a new video campaign. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/national-ffa-week-here-and-ag-prospects-look-great-young-people" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/national-ffa-week-here-and-ag-prospects-look-great-young-people#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 25 Feb 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86711 at http://beefmagazine.com Megatrends in agriculture—how will they affect your ranch? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch <div class="node-body blog-body">The times, they are a’changing. But then again, they always have been, especially in agriculture. What are the megatrends in agriculture and how will those looming changes affect you?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch#comments Ranch Management Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:26:00 +0000 86731 at http://beefmagazine.com New video debunks the myth about water usage in beef production http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-video-debunks-myth-about-water-usage-beef-production <div class="node-body blog-body">In a new video, sustainability researcher Jude Capper debunks the myth that it takes 2,400 gallons of water to produce 1 pound of hamburger. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-video-debunks-myth-about-water-usage-beef-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-video-debunks-myth-about-water-usage-beef-production#comments Ranch Management Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 24 Feb 2015 11:00:00 +0000 86701 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 Trending Headlines: Tips for re-warming cold-stressed calves; plus union dockworkers back at work http://beefmagazine.com/business/5-trending-headlines-tips-re-warming-cold-stressed-calves-plus-union-dockworkers-back-work <div class="node-body gallery-body">The first day of spring is still about a month away, and it looks like Old Man Winter isn’t going to go without a fight. Check out these tips for re-warming new calves, plus other headlines that made the news you can use. </div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/business/5-trending-headlines-tips-re-warming-cold-stressed-calves-plus-union-dockworkers-back-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/business/5-trending-headlines-tips-re-warming-cold-stressed-calves-plus-union-dockworkers-back-work#comments Business Mon, 23 Feb 2015 16:16:00 +0000 86671 at http://beefmagazine.com USDA reports cattle on feed up slightly; supply stays tight http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/usda-reports-cattle-feed-slightly-supply-stays-tight <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">USDA Cattle on Feed numbers are on bearish side of neutral; report unlikely to move prices.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/usda-reports-cattle-feed-slightly-supply-stays-tight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/usda-reports-cattle-feed-slightly-supply-stays-tight#comments Cattle Industry Structure Tips For Profit Mon, 23 Feb 2015 00:14:00 +0000 86661 at http://beefmagazine.com Great Plains leads cow herd expansion http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/great-plains-leads-cow-herd-expansion <div class="node-body article-body">“The Great Plains followed the national trend of downsizing over the 1996-2010 period, yet its relative role as home to beef cows and heifers being retained was growing prior to the drought and remains higher than 2010," says Glynn Tonsor. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/great-plains-leads-cow-herd-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/great-plains-leads-cow-herd-expansion#comments Cattle Prices Business Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:40:00 +0000 86631 at http://beefmagazine.com Red ink flows for cattle feeders http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/red-ink-flows-cattle-feeders <div class="node-body article-body">High calf and feeder prices, in tandem with softer fed cattle prices, are driving cattle feeding breakevens toward deeper losses. The Livestock Marketing Information Center estimates cattle feeding losses (basis the Southern Plains) at $200 per steer in January and February. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/red-ink-flows-cattle-feeders" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/red-ink-flows-cattle-feeders#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Business Tips For Profit Sat, 21 Feb 2015 01:31:00 +0000 86621 at http://beefmagazine.com