Nutrition http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6621/more en 6 Trending Headlines: Changes in D.C. that you need to know; PLUS: Cow nutrition is vital to the fetus http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-changes-dc-you-need-know-plus-cow-nutrition-vital-fetus <div class="node-body gallery-body">A growing body of evidence suggests that supplementing cows during pregnancy offers benefits far beyond just cow body condition. And things are happening in a land far away from your pastures that may change the beef business for the good.</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/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-changes-dc-you-need-know-plus-cow-nutrition-vital-fetus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-changes-dc-you-need-know-plus-cow-nutrition-vital-fetus#comments Government Nutrition Mon, 20 Apr 2015 15:23:00 +0000 88591 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 things ranchers need to know about preventing & treating grass tetany http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-things-ranchers-need-know-about-preventing-treating-grass-tetany <div class="node-body blog-body">Spring grazing brings the potential for grass tetany in cattle. Grass tetany mostly impacts mature cattle grazing lush grasses and is caused by a magnesium deficiency. Here are four things ranchers need to know about preventing, recognizing and treating grass tetany.</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/4-things-ranchers-need-know-about-preventing-treating-grass-tetany" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-things-ranchers-need-know-about-preventing-treating-grass-tetany#comments Cattle Supplements Cow-Calf Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 20 Apr 2015 11:00:00 +0000 88581 at http://beefmagazine.com Strategic supplement placement can radically improve forage utilization http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/strategic-supplement-placement-can-radically-improve-forage-utilization <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Protein supplementation in block and tub forms can be an effective tool to manipulate cattle grazing distribution on large grazing parcels.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/strategic-supplement-placement-can-radically-improve-forage-utilization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/strategic-supplement-placement-can-radically-improve-forage-utilization#comments Pasture Range Nutrition Thu, 16 Apr 2015 14:56:00 +0000 88491 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Series Part 3: Questions to ask before planting cover crops, alfalfa & perennial grasses on irrigated pastures http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa <div class="node-body blog-body">Do cover crops pencil out? What should I plant in my irrigated pastures? Should I plant companion crops in new alfalfa stands? The third installment in April’s Grazing Series asks and answers these three questions. </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/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88461 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 tips to shorten your calving season http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-shorten-your-calving-season <div class="node-body blog-body">A tight window for calving can result in a more uniform calf crop and enhanced price potential at sale time. Here are four management strategies to shorten your calving season. </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/4-tips-shorten-your-calving-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-shorten-your-calving-season#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Business Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88411 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 Trending Headlines: Heifer nutrition critical post-breeding, PLUS: a former environmental activist speaks out http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/5-trending-headlines-heifer-nutrition-critical-post-breeding-plus-former-environmental-act <div class="node-body gallery-body">Springtime means grazing time. Here are tips on how to better utilize your forage resources.</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/nutrition/5-trending-headlines-heifer-nutrition-critical-post-breeding-plus-former-environmental-act" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/5-trending-headlines-heifer-nutrition-critical-post-breeding-plus-former-environmental-act#comments Pasture Range Nutrition Mon, 13 Apr 2015 15:25:00 +0000 88401 at http://beefmagazine.com Hay & forage growers anxiously await Mother Nature’s spring play http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-forage-growers-anxiously-await-mother-nature-s-spring-play <div class="node-body blog-body">The 2015 haying season is upon us, and growers anxiously await Mother Nature’s spring verdict.</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/hay-forage-growers-anxiously-await-mother-nature-s-spring-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-forage-growers-anxiously-await-mother-nature-s-spring-play#comments Grazing Systems Beef Cattle Feed Pasture Range BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:05:00 +0000 88331 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 steps to low-input cow herd feeding http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-steps-low-input-cow-herd-feeding <div class="node-body blog-body">Burke Teichert prefers a “low input” feeding approach, in which producers are willing to take the rough edges off the natural environment. Here are his six steps to low-input production.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/strategic-planning-ranch">Strategic Planning For The Ranch</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-steps-low-input-cow-herd-feeding" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-steps-low-input-cow-herd-feeding#comments Business Nutrition Tips For Profit Strategic Planning For The Ranch Mon, 06 Apr 2015 16:10:00 +0000 88241 at http://beefmagazine.com Who won the “Bellied up to the feedbunk” contest? PLUS: A sneak peak at what we’re working on in April http://beefmagazine.com/blog/who-won-bellied-feedbunk-contest-plus-sneak-peak-what-we-re-working-april <div class="node-body blog-body">The voting is closed, and it’s time to announce the winners of the Greeley Hat Works “Bellied up to the feedbunk” photo contest. Plus, today’s blog gives a sneak peak at upcoming photo contest themes and a new series for April focusing on grazing. </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/who-won-bellied-feedbunk-contest-plus-sneak-peak-what-we-re-working-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/who-won-bellied-feedbunk-contest-plus-sneak-peak-what-we-re-working-april#comments Cow-Calf Beef Quality Feedlots People Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:46:00 +0000 88011 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat's color shouldn't be deal-breaker, video explains http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/meats-color-shouldnt-be-deal-breaker-video-explains <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Color change in meat is similar to what happens when an apple browns, North American Meat Institute video explains.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/meats-color-shouldnt-be-deal-breaker-video-explains" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/meats-color-shouldnt-be-deal-breaker-video-explains#comments Beef Quality Beef Quality Retail Nutrition Tips For Profit Tue, 31 Mar 2015 21:18:00 +0000 88021 at http://beefmagazine.com