A study suggests that current selection tools, such as genomic testing and expected progeny differences (EPDs), for feed intake should be useful in selecting low-intake replacement females for forage-based production systems.
In 2017, representatives from Noble Research Institute, Integrity Beef Alliance, Beef Marketing Group, Tyson Foods, Golden State Foods and McDonald’s set out to test the U.S. Roundtable for Sustainable Beef metrics and align the segments of the beef supply chain.
The primary goal of Noble Research Institute’s Small Grains Breeding Program is to develop small grains cultivars with increased grazing tolerance, winter hardiness, forage yield and forage quality to benefit livestock production.
For most agricultural enterprises, success and long-term viability ultimately hinges on soil health.
Trace mineral supplementation of cattle is important, but can be confusing. Turns out psychology and a full mineral tub help grazing cattle get their nutrition.
Avoid reproductive failures and produce healthy calves by making decisions that reduce the risk of subfertile bulls.
Intentional beef producers share many characteristics when it comes to managing their operations for healthy herds and profits.
Regenerating the land is achievable, but it is not a recipe. It starts with a belief that soil, water, plant, animal and human are all connected, meaning every decision must work with this natural rhythm and not in spite of it.
Beef is not just for dinner. It’s for the benefit of the earth.
Properly designed and thought-out facilities will be safe for the producer and animal and will allow for cattle to be easily worked in a timely fashion.