Livestock

Grazing Research Projects at the Noble Foundation

Dr. James Rogers talks about the two grazing studies that the Noble Research Institute is conducting at its Pasture Demonstration Farm.

National coalition launches pilot research project to improve sustainability in US beef industry

ARDMORE, Okla. — Environmental, social and economic sustainability is a long-held objective of the United States beef industry and the focus of a new, national research project. McDonald's USA,...

Welcome to Our Love County Research Ranches

Crisp fall leaves scatter across the wide open pastures in southern Oklahoma. The sun is just beginning to peek over the horizon and welcome a new day. Small pockets of steam rise up from huddled...

Top 10 Ways to Make Cow Herds More Profitable

It has been well-documented in popular press and repeatedly confirmed at sale barns and coffee shops that the current calf market is about one-half of where it was just 2 ½ years ago. The short-term...

Artificial Insemination Adds Value to Cow Herd

Due to the considerable herd expansion that has occurred over the last three years, forecasters predict that 2017 and 2018 cattle markets will be considerably lower than even the transition that took...

Compendium of Veterinary Products (CVP Vet) app gives answers

Proper administration and use of antibiotics and other animal health products is an absolute necessity, not only for the product to be as effective as possible, but to minimize animal discomfort and...

Proper bull selection can increase return on investment

The past few years have seen a dramatic downturn in calf prices from historic highs to the lowest prices in four or five years. Unfortunately, some input prices are slow to come down while other...

Cattle sellers should consult sale barn on yearling criteria

One of the best cattle marketing strategies in the current market is to turn a calf into a yearling.

Timeliness plays critical role in agricultural operations

In some instances, the benefit of timeliness can be measured.

Regional ranchers should reconsider default fall-calving

Fall-calving producers fall into two scenarios: deliberate and default.