Nutrition http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en Use these 5 tips to reduce stress in your receiving protocol http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/use-these-5-tips-reduce-stress-your-receiving-protocol <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>&ldquo;How we receive calves at the feedlot can affect performance throughout the feeding phase,&rdquo; says Chad Zehnder, Ph.D. and cattle consultant for Purina Animal Nutrition.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/use-these-5-tips-reduce-stress-your-receiving-protocol" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:21:00 +0000 103551 at http://beefmagazine.com Want to improve silage quantity, quality? Add inoculants http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/want-improve-silage-quantity-quality-add-inoculants <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>&ldquo;It pays to focus on producing silage that is maximized both in terms of quantity and quality,&rdquo; says Renato Schmidt, Ph.D., Forage Products Specialist, Lallemand Animal Nutrition.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/want-improve-silage-quantity-quality-add-inoculants" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Fri, 29 Jul 2016 16:12:10 +0000 103541 at http://beefmagazine.com Managing the “herd” below ground improves production above it for Texas beef producer http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/managing-herd-below-ground-improves-production-above-it-texas-beef-producer <div class="field-byline"> By Ron Nichols </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Managing the “herd” of microorganisms below ground is just as important as managing the cowherd in the pasture above it. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/managing-herd-below-ground-improves-production-above-it-texas-beef-producer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/managing-herd-below-ground-improves-production-above-it-texas-beef-producer#comments Pasture Range Nutrition Thu, 28 Jul 2016 18:40:00 +0000 103491 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>A part-time farmer who also manages the Texas Ag Industries Association, Dippel sees growing opportunity for agricultural retailers in the burgeoning soil health movement.</p> Top 10 issues facing beef producers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/top-10-issues-facing-beef-producers <div class="node-body blog-body">The challenges ahead for beef producers are many, but they’re not insurmountable. Here are the Top 10 challenges ahead for the rest of the year, as identified by BEEF editors.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/top-10-issues-facing-beef-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/top-10-issues-facing-beef-producers#comments Ranch Management Beef Quality Cattle Markets Government Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Thu, 21 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000 103221 at http://beefmagazine.com Create quality silage this harvest http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/create-quality-silage-harvest <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>&ldquo;Forages typically make up 40 to 60 percent of the ration on a dry matter (DM) basis,&rdquo; says Bob Charley, Ph.D., Forage Products Manager, Lallemand Animal Nutrition.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/create-quality-silage-harvest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Fri, 15 Jul 2016 18:22:43 +0000 103131 at http://beefmagazine.com Low cost or high output? Can’t we have both? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/low-cost-or-high-output-can-t-we-have-both <div class="node-body blog-body">Pounds, breakevens and a whole host of financial measures are all important but none of them, by themselves, is the silver bullet. Profitability is an elusive target requiring focus on all aspects of the ranch.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/low-cost-or-high-output-can-t-we-have-both" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/low-cost-or-high-output-can-t-we-have-both#comments Cattle Industry Structure Pasture Range Nutrition My View From The Country Thu, 14 Jul 2016 16:31:00 +0000 103061 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 tips to avoid early embryonic loss in cattle http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-tips-avoid-early-embryonic-loss-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">Minimize these three stressors in order to avoid early embryonic loss in cattle this summer. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-tips-avoid-early-embryonic-loss-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-tips-avoid-early-embryonic-loss-cattle#comments Cow-Calf Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 14 Jul 2016 10:00:00 +0000 103011 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 Trending Headlines: Friona buys Cargill feedyards; PLUS: Bare grocery shelves in Vermont? http://beefmagazine.com/business/5-trending-headlines-friona-buys-cargill-feedyards-plus-bare-grocery-shelves-vermont <div class="node-body gallery-body">The cattle feeding sector continues to change, the type of cattle we produce continues to change and Vermont consumers begin to learn about unintended consequences. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/business/5-trending-headlines-friona-buys-cargill-feedyards-plus-bare-grocery-shelves-vermont" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/business/5-trending-headlines-friona-buys-cargill-feedyards-plus-bare-grocery-shelves-vermont#comments Business Pasture Range Nutrition Mon, 11 Jul 2016 15:13:00 +0000 102971 at http://beefmagazine.com Help assure the performance of your forage inoculant http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/help-assure-performance-your-forage-inoculant <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Sometimes it&rsquo;s months before you know if your forage inoculant worked.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/help-assure-performance-your-forage-inoculant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Nutrition Fri, 08 Jul 2016 14:19:33 +0000 102891 at http://beefmagazine.com 14 thoughts on what to expect from a shortened heifer breeding season http://beefmagazine.com/blog/14-thoughts-what-expect-shortened-heifer-breeding-season <div class="node-body blog-body"> Here’s a list to ponder as you consider changing the length of your breeding season.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/14-thoughts-what-expect-shortened-heifer-breeding-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/14-thoughts-what-expect-shortened-heifer-breeding-season#comments Cow-Calf Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Thu, 07 Jul 2016 14:40:00 +0000 102831 at http://beefmagazine.com