Source: North Dakota State University Testing forage and feed for nutrient quality provides ranchers with the knowledge of what nutrients they are supplying to their cattle on a daily basis. All living things require nutrients for survival. The most basic of...
Source: University of Queensland A research team led by the University of Queensland has developed a tool to help the global beef industry simultaneously reduce costs and greenhouse gas emissions while meeting demand for meat. The team assessed the economic and...
Source: Selko news release Micronutrients, Nutreco's U.S.-based feed additive company, is rebranding as Selko, effective January 2023. The change streamlines the portfolio of specialty feed additives, including IntelliBond trace minerals under a single global brand. Expanding on a legacy of research...
Source: North Dakota State University The focus of this publication is to highlight alternative practices for consideration as an alternative to winter animal confinement in a feedlot. Advantages and disadvantages are highlighted based on available research. Lead Author: Mary Keena, Livestock Environmental...
Source: American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) news release The American Feed Industry Association (AFIA) urges the Food and Drug Administration's Center for Veterinary Medicine (CVM) to keep pace with advances in animal nutrition by modernizing its regulatory policy that currently...
Source: University of Missouri, C. Tim Schnakenberg With a shortage of standing forage for cattle and the low availability of hay, it is more important than ever this winter to reduce waste when feeding hay. Hay waste is normal, but it can...
Source: Michigan State University Extension, Jerad Jaborek Your eyes may be tricking you into believing whole shelled corn digestion is inefficient. Can cattle digest whole shelled corn? To answer this question, we must first have a basic understanding of corn kernel...
Source: Oklahoma State University By Paul Beck, David Lalman Rural landowners often are interested in raising livestock to slaughter for personal consumption, local marketing or for normal commodity markets. Advantages to raising your own beef include having control over calf quality...
Undoubtedly, 2022 has had its fair share of challenges thus far. High input prices likely led to fewer hay acres being fertilized, which with the added pressure of drought, can lead to lower quality and quantity of stored forages...
Part of ‘battening down the hatches’ in the face of global disruptions, rising costs Taking steps to mitigate mycotoxins and other contaminants in feed is a top priority post-harvest 2022, as feed mills and livestock farmers seek to get the...
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