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The Bovine Pangenome Consortium

June 1, 2022 Written By: Dr. Larry Kuehn Cattle producers use genetic predictions to select animals as parents for traits of economic importance such as calving ease or yearling weight. [...]

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Mental Health Month by Jaclyn Wilson

It was another twelve plus hour day of ranch work. Yet, there still seems to be so many things that I ended up putting off till tomorrow or let’s be realistic-even the following day. Office work [...]

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Constructing Effective Livestock Facilities

Source: Nebraska Cattleman Magazine By Shaye Koester, Contributing Writer Processing and housing facilities are a necessity for livestock producers. They contribute to animal welfare, animal [...]

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Grain Bin Safety Tips and Tricks

By Grace Vehige, Contributing Writer Source: Nebraska Cattleman Magazine When it comes to farm injuries, we all know someone who has been affected. Maybe it was even you. One of the leading [...]

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The Total Program for Fly Control

Source: Nebraska Cattleman Magazine By Natalie Jones, Contributing Writer “it’s imperative that livestock producers provide some means of fly control during fly season,” says David Boxler, a [...]

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Bull Battery Nutrition and Management in Preparation for the Breeding Season

Source: Nebraska Cattleman Magazine By Kacie McCarthy, Ph.D., Assistant Professor and Beef Cow-Calf Specialist, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Currently, we may be dealing with cold weather [...]

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Breeding Protocol Considerations

Source: Nebraska Cattleman Magazine By Steven Hughes, DVM, AETA Certified, Nebraska Veterinary Services Cattle producers have many options when it comes to breeding their cows. They can use [...]

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New Approaches to Understanding Beef Tenderness

By: Andy King, Steven Shackelford, and Tommy Wheeler Source: United States Meat Animal Research Center at Clay Center, NE For many, a juicy, tender, flavorful steak is the epitome of the perfect [...]

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Can Cover Crops Plus Cattle Be a Recipe for Improved Soil Health?

By Mary Drewnoski, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist, University of Nebraska Source: Nebraska Cattleman Magazine Many of the species promoted and utilized as cover crops can be excellent forage [...]

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Does Cattle Breed Performance Vary Across Production Systems?

Written By: Alexa Johnson and Dr. Mark Boggess   Scientists at the United States Meat Animal Research Center (USMARC), Clay Center, NE, are working to help producers better understand the [...]