Livestock

New Integrity Beef Alliance to Host Program Introduction Seminar

Cattle producers will have the opportunity to learn more about Integrity Beef Alliance during an Introduction to Integrity Beef Seminar from 4 to 9 p.m., Tuesday, May 15, at the Noble Research Institute Pavilion.

An Introduction to the Rumen Microbiome

The rumen microbiome is very complex, and the diversity of ruminal microorganisms can be affected by diet composition, genetics and environmental factors. There are approximately 7,000 bacteria species and 1,500 archaeal species in the rumen.

Producer Perspective: Take Care of Cattle and Grass During Drought

Jeffrey Reuter is keeping an eye on his forage and hay resources as drought continues in Oklahoma.

Tips for Managing Cattle Operations During Drought

Noble Research Institute agricultural consultants share their top tips for managing through a drought.

App Review: Cattle Calculator by Mississippi State University Extension

Austin Miles, cattle and technology research associate reviews the Cattle Calculator app created by Mississippi State University Extension to provide producers with multiple tools for managing the breeding season, weights and gains, stocking density, and more.

Integrity Beef Alliance Takes Bold Steps to Further Program Development

In 2017, the Integrity Beef Alliance voted to include more bull breeds, modified requirements for breed composition for eligible calves, offered additional marketing avenues and a changed sale format, and continued developing the Integrity Beef Premier Replacement Female Program.

Consider Your Options: Graze-out vs. Harvesting Wheat

Economist Myriah Johnson offers advice to beef producers considering whether they should pull cattle off wheat pastures so grain can be harvested or leave the cattle through graze-out.

Texoma Cattlemen's Conference Moved to June, Field Day Added

The Noble Research Institute will host the 2018 Texoma Cattlemen's Conference on June 15. A field day will be offered the day before. The annual conference provides producers with updates on the latest beef cattle production and land management research.

10 Truths About Beef

The process of bringing beef from pasture to plate is unique and complex. Here are some facts about beef and the industry that produces it.

All Beef is Grass-fed

Evan Whitley, Ph.D., reviews the difference between grain-finished and grass-finished beef to help consumers better understand the labels they find in their local grocery stores.

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