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Time of feeding influences when cows calve

Posted by Teresa Steckler -

I found this short, but great article.  I do know that it works! As calving season approaches, think about how to make your job easier and potentially save more calves at calving. Calving season can be challenging for producers. Long hours, not enough labor, and Mother Nature are only a few items that come to mind. A simple management strategy can increase the number of cows calvi...

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OSHA clears the air over small farm enforcement

Posted by Teresa Steckler -

WITH farm-state members of Congress sounding the alarm over actions taken against small grain farms by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), a top Department of Labor official said the intent, practice or policy of the agency has never been to regulate small grain farms , but instead to co...

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Cattle industry must change to meet needs of `Ground Beef Nation'

Posted by Teresa Steckler -

While reading numerous articles about the beef industry, this one seemed rather interesting.  Curious as to what you think. The U.S. cattle industry needs to change the way it produces beef if it is to stay competitive in what has become a "ground beef nation,'' according to Don Close, an economist for the...

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