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Why Is Death Loss Increasing In Heavier Beef Cattle? Commented on: 6 days ago (August 21, 2014)

I can hear my father now, after all these years: "You bred too much of the 'ear' out of them! That just makes them healthier!" I realize that there are often reductions in yield and grade, but...

U.S. MARC Releases Across-Breed EPD Figures Commented on: 5 weeks ago (July 18, 2014)

No one breed excels at all traits. One breed may offer earlier puberty, another may improve longevity and heat tolerance, while another may have improved growth or meat yield. That's why we...

Expert Advice Doesn’t Eliminate Learning Things The Hard Way Commented on: 5 weeks ago (July 18, 2014)

"Every expert was once totally ignorant on that subject."
I have learned much more from my mistakes than from my successes. The best advice I can give is to try something new on a small...

A Visual To Add To Your Arsenal About Hormones & Beef Commented on: 28 weeks ago (February 12, 2014)

The last sentence of your statement concerns me: " I don't want to eat beef with that in it and I don't expect anyone else to." Many people who know the science and facts are not concerned with...

Does The Show Cattle Industry Need A Wake-Up Call? Commented on: 42 weeks ago (November 5, 2013)

The "show cattle industry" is getting as far removed from the beef industry as it was in the late 70's and 80's. Heifers that are level from hooks to pins may be more eye-appealing, but moderate...

Reader Pens “The Blizzard of Thirteen” Poem Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 23, 2013)

Well said, Mr. Sturgeon. Politicians may not be able to get along, but farm communities will pull together. And others in the ag industry several states away will send help, whether tornado,...

New October Photo Caption Contest Starts Today Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 23, 2013)

What? There were peanutth in that feed? Evwyone knowth I'm allergic to peanutth!

No Money For SD Ranchers? Commented on: 44 weeks ago (October 22, 2013)

Try the website website www.sdcattlemen.org.

Gear Up To Battle Pink Slime, Again Commented on: 50 weeks ago (September 11, 2013)

Where to begin?
1. Science shows LFTB to be safe. Economics of the product allow low-income families to consume a meat-source protein which naturally contains essential vitamins and...

Iowa State Fair Butter Cow Vandalized By Activists Commented on: 1 year ago (August 14, 2013)

Do these people think we kill cows to get the butter? They need to gather the facts before they buy the paint. Dairy farmers don't get a day off, they know more about nutrition than most doctors...

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