Nutrition en Why pasture shade pays <div class="field-byline"> Alan Newport for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Several research trials show shade in pastures produces financial reward, but returns vary with weather and cattle heat tolerance. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cow-Calf Pasture Range Nutrition Tips For Profit Thu, 23 Jun 2016 10:00:00 +0000 102401 at Here’s how to get more pounds and more profit from your calves <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Even a casual check of the cattle markets the past months shows the tremendous volatility that has hit all classes of cattle.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:42:32 +0000 102361 at Providing cattle with a good mineral program makes ‘cents’ <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Cattle have some basic nutritional needs. These are water, energy, protein, minerals and vitamins.</p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Wed, 22 Jun 2016 13:33:44 +0000 102351 at 6 Trending Headlines: VFD deadline looms; Are you ready? PLUS: Beat the summer heat <div class="node-body gallery-body">Summertime is here in all its glory. And that means it’s hot just about everywhere. Check out this week’s Trending Headlines for tips on helping your livestock beat the heat.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ranch Management Health Nutrition Mon, 20 Jun 2016 18:24:00 +0000 102311 at Will preconditioning your calves pay less this fall? <div class="node-body blog-body">Preconditioning pays, but maybe not as much this year as years past.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Nutrition BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 14 Jun 2016 02:42:00 +0000 102231 at <p>Preconditioned calves</p> New guide helps cattle producers understand use of growth promotants <div class="node-body article-body">When used as part of a proper strategy, growth implants for beef cattle can reduce the cost of production in beef cattle herds while improving daily gain up to 20% and efficiency up to 15%.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Mon, 13 Jun 2016 03:42:00 +0000 102201 at Use “cow-pie-ology” to monitor your herd’s nutritional status <div class="node-body article-body">Cow-pie-ology gives manure management a whole new meaning.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Wed, 08 Jun 2016 10:33:00 +0000 102071 at <p>Here&rsquo;s an example of a layered cow pie. If the average of the cow pies in a pasture look like this, observed where the cows rest, it&rsquo;s an indication that the cattle are lacking in protein. (Photo by Dan E. Gary)</p> 5 Trending Headlines: How to use a grazing stick, PLUS; 10 reasons ranch trucks are never stolen <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here’s how you can become a better pasture manager.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Mon, 06 Jun 2016 14:34:00 +0000 102051 at <p>ranch dogs on duty</p> Don’t delay: Order your hay trailers now and avoid summer backlogs <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Inefficient or undependable hay trailers can be costly.&nbsp; When baling hay, particularly the first cutting, leaving bales sitting in the field can stunt or kill the grass, and make it difficult </p></div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Tue, 31 May 2016 16:34:38 +0000 101921 at Heifer reproduction can be hurt by washy spring forage <div class="field-byline"> By Alan Newport </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Post-breeding management can affect reproductive performance in early spring.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Wed, 25 May 2016 01:52:00 +0000 101771 at