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BeefTalk: Beef Growth Performance Continues to be Stable

2017-11-16T21:22:46Z

The current growth benchmark for actual weaning weight is 554 pounds at 192 days of age, with an average daily gain of 2.5 pounds.



BeefTalk: Beef Production Weaning 498 Pounds Per Cow Exposed

2017-11-09T23:39:37Z

To truly measure progress, producers need to collect, analyze and report data, and set goals.



BeefTalk: The Challenge of Cow Size

2017-11-02T19:33:15Z

The solution is finding moderately sized cows that produce steers to meet current market desires and specifications.



BeefTalk: Commercial Beef Production Benchmarks for 2017

2017-10-26T19:40:45Z

Achievable goals are the first steps toward improvement.



BeefTalk: Long-term Cow-culling Rate, Replacement Rate and Cow Age

2017-10-19T18:56:23Z

Knowing how your herd compares with industry numbers is important.



BeefTalk: Age and Source Verification Can Work

2017-10-19T18:54:04Z

Age and source verification places value on the calf and its accompanying data.



BeefTalk: The World is Good, but Sometimes Saying That is Hard

2017-10-05T21:06:55Z

Remember that tomorrow is another day filled with hope.



BeefTalk: Age and Source Verification Revisited

2017-09-28T18:35:42Z

Age- and source-verification programs continue to play an important role in marketing cattle.



BeefTalk: Rain Makes Regrowth; Put Weight on Cows Now

2017-09-21T20:31:16Z

Fall is the time to take advantage of crop aftermath grazing.



BeefTalk: Calves Pay the Bills, But the Cows Make the Bills

2017-09-14T16:21:02Z

Cattle breeding systems are the key to long-term, cost-conscious, efficient beef production.



BeefTalk: Time to Get Serious; Small Cows Produce

2017-09-07T15:35:46Z

Smaller cows can produce calves that are competitive with mainstream beef production.



BeefTalk: Walking a Trail, Understanding Cow Math

2017-08-31T18:30:05Z

Having cattle that are too large or too small has real consequences.



BeefTalk: Seeking Efficient Beef Cows

2017-08-24T15:40:04Z

Separate biological and economic efficiency and keep an eye on your goal.



BeefTalk: Diversity Helps Mitigate Drought Effects

2017-08-17T17:33:34Z

Healthy soil is critical to effective, sustainable farming practices.



BeefTalk: Managing Drought Through Proper Soil Health

2017-08-10T16:48:24Z

The effective mitigation of drought is improved soil health and using the available moisture more effectively.