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  • Beef cattle feed alternatives
    Feb 27, 2013
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    Exploring New And Novel Cattle Feed Alternatives 14

    Despite the fact that more than 70% of the U.S. was impacted by a drought in 2012, the U.S. harvested 11.8 billion bu. of corn last year. One would think that a smaller U.S. cowherd combined with a corn surplus would translate into cheaper cattle feed prices, but competition from ethanol and the food industry means producers can expect continued high feed prices....More
  • Aug 19, 2011
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    Will Beef Industry Transition Away From Corn?

    The cattle industry is still learning to deal with the new reality of ethanol subsidies. As livestock producers, we can't compete with the subsidized ethanol industry for corn, and globally the declining value of the dollar makes us even less competitive for the crop with other countries....More
  • Jun 24, 2011
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    The Ethanol Surprise From Congress

    The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) has been working extremely hard to put cattlemen back on an equal footing with the ethanol industry when it comes to purchasing corn....More
  • May 10, 2011
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    Video: Low-Cost Storage Of Wet Distillers Grains

    Feeding wet distillers grains, with all its economic advantages, can be a hassle. And storing it can be even more of a problem, since the product has a short shelf life...More
  • Mar 30, 2011
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    Video: Renewable Fuels Present 'Tremendous' Opportunities

    Recent claims by food manufacturers that the use of corn in ethanol production is driving up food costs have prompted a renewed round of criticism of the practice....More
  • Jan 12, 2011
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    Video: Effects of Distillers Grain on Beef Quality

    Dr. Grant Crawford, beef feedlot extension educator with the University of MN Beef Team, expands the discussion of distillers grains, focusing on their influence on beef quality...More

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