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Soil Health

I just spoke at the "Principle & Practices of Adaptive Grazing" pasture walk hosted by The Pasture Project in Creal Springs. Dr. Allen Williams spoke about grazing practices and principles to improve soil health then we toured the pasture. Regardless of the pasture talk I attend, I learn...
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Utilize alternative feedstuffs

I was out of the office yesterday and noticed that many corn and soybean fields are turning brown. One field of beans was actually out!  Many producers have poorer than normal pastures due to overgrazing last fall, this spring, and this fall. It is what it is! Nevertheless there are still a...
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Transdermal Banamine approved

Merck Animal Health has introduced Banamine Transdermal (flunixin transdermal solution).   Banamine Transdermal is the only US Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved product for the control of pain associated with foot rot and fever associated with bovine respiratory disease (BRD) in...
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Court documents allege mislabeling of U.S. beef

R-CALF USA and the Cattle Producers of Washington (CPoW) allege that the U.S. Department of Agriculture is mislabeling hundreds of millions of pounds of imported beef as "Products of the USA." The groups claim that the Tariff Act of 1930 requires imported beef to bear a label denoting the...
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It is an interesting time to produce beef

As you may know I like to read from various (and numerous) outlets. Let's just say the news lately has been rather interesting.  Here's a synopsis of what is out there - which may have a huge impact on beef production in the US. U.S. halts Brazilian fresh beef imports due to safety...
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