American Angus Association Focuses On Providing Traits Most Important To Producers

The primary focus for the American Angus Association has remained unchanged generation after generation, providing the best cow and best bull to ensure producers have the best bottom line at sales time. Jeff Mafi, regional manager with the American Angus Association, said one of their top priorities is to have the most robust and up-to-date […]

WSU: Watch Livestock During Extreme Heat

The triple digit, record breaking heat is not only dangerous for humans, but it can be extremely dangerous for livestock as well. Washington State University Livestock Extension Specialist, Don Llewellyn, said livestock owners need to alter their management and practices to reduce the likelihood of heat stress. “We have to handle the livestock early in the […]

How Can Genomic Technology Help Your Dairy Operation?

When it comes to maintaining profitability on a dairy operation, there’s no one-size-fits-all solution. One way farmers can stay ahead is by focusing on what they can control; and that includes managing heifer inventories. Miles Ramsay takes a look how genomic technology improves decision making for the herd’s replacement females. If you have a story […]

K-State Researchers Looking At Hemp As Possible Feed

Hemp could become another feed alternative for cattle in the near future. A pair of studies at Kansas State University is bringing new insight to farmers and producers seeking to incorporate industrial hemp in cattle feed. Hans Coetzee, K-State professor and head of the anatomy and physiology department in the College of Veterinary Medicine, said […]