Understanding Heat Stress in Cattle

Understanding Heat Stress in Cattle

Heat Stress and its effects on cattle production performance News of mass cattle casualties’ due to intense temperatures in the central plains this past week has raised a lot of concern and awareness throughout the beef industry. Abnormally high temperatures and heat...
Myth Busters: GnRH Hormone Edition

Myth Busters: GnRH Hormone Edition

Back in 2003 the Discovery Channel rolled out Myth Busters and we all started looking at things we accepted as truth and asking if they were BUSTED or CONFIRMED! While there are few people in the cattle industry blowing things up on a daily basis (not on purpose),...
Alabama BQA Training in Dothan – May 19

Alabama BQA Training in Dothan – May 19

Cattle producers that need Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) for certification training or renewal can attend the upcoming workshop.  BQA training is something every cattleman should receive but is also a requirement for participation in the upcoming AL SAFE Sale.  The...
Freezer Beef Boot Camp 2022 – June 28

Freezer Beef Boot Camp 2022 – June 28

How many retail pounds of beef will you get from a 1250 pound steer? What certifications does your slaughter facility need to enable you to sell products they process? Do you need to put a cow on feed before you grind her for hamburger? Is there more money in selling...