How Can Producers Use the Female Cattle Market to Plan?

How Can Producers Use the Female Cattle Market to Plan?

Total beef cattle slaughter has declined by 3.5 percent since January, and is forecasted to decline by an additional 2.6 percent by the end of the year. According to the USDA September Livestock Slaughter Report, female slaughter is up from last month by 11.4 percent...
CalfDex: A Free Basic Record App for Cow-Calf Producers

CalfDex: A Free Basic Record App for Cow-Calf Producers

  Audrey Marchek, Ted Schroeder, Robert Larson, and Jake Hefley, Kansas State University In December 2022, the framework design for CalfDex, a newly available animal data recording tool, was completed. Developers of CalfDex are now in the process of finalizing...
45th Annual Sunbelt Ag Expo – October 17-19

45th Annual Sunbelt Ag Expo – October 17-19

2023 – Agriculture in Action The Sunbelt Agricultural Exposition will celebrate its 45th Anniversary show October 17-19, 2023.  Over 1,200 exhibitors will display and demonstrate products and welcome thousands of visitors to the 100-acre show site. –...
Genomics: Transforming the Beef Industry

Genomics: Transforming the Beef Industry

Raluca Mateescu, & Aubry Pearce, Department of Animal Sciences, University of Florida Genomics is the field dedicated to exploring DNA’s structure, function, evolution, and genetic composition in animals. It encompasses the entirety of genes and genetic material...
Friday Feature:  World’s Tallest Steer

Friday Feature: World’s Tallest Steer

This week’s featured video was published by the Guinness World Records to recognize Tommy the World’s Tallest Steer.  Tommy is a 13 year old, 6’1″ Brown Swiss Steer, owned by Fred Balawender, Cheshire, Massachusetts.  He was named after Tom...