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Robert Wells, Ph.D. Publications

Publication List

Wells, R. (2019). This is what your feed tag is telling you. Noble News & Views, 37 (9), 12.

Wells, R. (2019). Integrity Beef Alliance I. Program Overview. Journal of Animal Science, 97 (Supplement_1 Meeting Abstract 70), 4 doi: 10.1093/jas/skz053.007.

Wells, R. & Bradley, J. (2019). Integrity Beef Alliance: II. Production and financial data analysis. Journal of Animal Science, 97 (Supplement_1 Meeting Abstract 71), 4 doi: 10.1093/jas/skz053.008 .

Wells, R. (2019). How to properly manage your bulls for a successful breeding season . Noble News & Views, 37 (2), 11-12.

Wells, R. (2018). DNA technology for the commercial cow-calf producer. Noble News & Views, 36 (11), 13-15.

Wells, R. (2018). Using bermudagrass pastures to meet cow nutrient requirements . Noble News & Views, May 1, pg. 1-2.

Wells, R. (2018). Ask the consultant: Early weaning benefits first-calf, calves. Progressive Cattleman, 8 (5), 50-51.

Wells, R. (2018). Integrity Beef Alliance takes bold steps to further program development. Noble News & Views, 36 (2), 10-11.

Wells, R. (2017). How to compare EPDs across breeds. Ag News and Views, 35 (12), 4-5.

Wells, R. & Cook, R. W. (2017). How to evaluate property for raising cattle. Ag News and Views, 35 (11), 6-8.

Wells, R. (2017). Save money by planning your winter feeding program. Progressive Cattleman, 7 (10), 64-65.

Wells, R. (2017). 10 Tips for a successful weaning and preconditioning season. Ag News and Views, 35 (9), 5-6.

Wells, R. (2017). Early weaning benefits first-calf cows, calves. Ag News and Views, 35 (7), 4-5.

Wells, R. (2017). Integrity Beef Alliance: using best management practices to improve profit. Ag News and Views, 35 (3), 9-10.

Wells, R. (2017). Top 10 ways to make cow herds more profitable. Ag News and Views, 35 (2), 10.

Wells, R. (2016). 'Employee' analogy aids replacement heifer selection. Ag News and Views, 34 (1), 3.

Wells, R. (2016). Alliance starts premium replacement female program. Ag News and Views, 34 (4), 6.

Wells, R. (2016). Teeth condition can reveal cow age, aid culling decisions. Ag News and Views, 34 (8), 6.

Wells, R. (2016). Proper bull selection can increase return on investment. Ag News and Views, 34 (12), 3.

Wells, R. (2016). Weaning time for many. Progressive Cattleman, 6 (10), 11.

Wells, R. (2016). Beef quality assurance improves consumer confidence. Progressive Cattleman, 6 (5), p. 10-11.

Wells, R. (2015). Artificial insemination increases profits. Ag News and Views, 33 (1), 5.

Wells, R. (2015). Management strategies ease calving season. Ag News and Views, 33 (3), 5.

Wells, R. (2015). Feeding nitrate-containing forage requires caution. Ag News and Views, 33 (5), 7.

Wells, R. (2015). Integrity Beef pays dividends in high cattle markets. Ag News and Views, 33 (9), 6.

Wells, R. (2015). A.I. increases profits for commercial cattlemen. Progressive Cattleman, 5 (9), p. 13.

Wells, R. (2014). Beef Quality Assurance improves consumer experience. Ag News and Views, 32 (3), 7.

Wells, R. (2014). Off-season bull management aids breeding success. Ag News and Views, 32 (5), 5.

Wells, R. (2014). EPDs benefit terminal production systems. Ag News and Views, 32 (8), 7.

Wells, R. (2013). Manure scoring determines supplementation needs. Ag News and Views, 31 (10), 3.

Wells, R. & Lalman, D. (2013). Hay Feeder Design Can Reduce Hay Waste and Cost. Ag News and Views, 31 (11), 6.

Reuter, R. R. & Wells, R. (2013). Needle management contributes to beef quality. Ag News and Views, 31 (11), 5.

Wells, R. (2013). Manure scoring determines supplementation needs. Progressive Cattleman, 3 (11), 26-27.

Wells, R. (2013). New animal identification rules aid disease traceability. Ag News and Views, 31 (5), 3.

Wells, R. (2012). Making more with fewer cows. Ag News and Views, 30 (7), 3.

Wells, R. (2012). Online calculators help make management decisions. Ag News and Views, 30 (12), 6.

Wells, R. (2012). Making more with fewer cows. Drovers, July 9.

Wells, R. (2012). You cannot starve a profit into a cow. Drovers, February 7.

Wells, R. (2012). You cannot starve a profit into a cow. Ag News and Views, 30 (2), 5.

Wells, R. (2011). Determining the value of weathered hay. Ag News and Views, 29 (9), 9.

Wells, R. & Lalman, D. (2011). Hay feeder design can reduce hay waste and cost. Ag News and Views, 29 (10), 7.

Wells, R. (2011). Early weaning during drought makes sense. Ag News and Views, 29 (8), 3.

Wells, R. (2011). Postseason breeding bull management. Ag News and Views, 29 (5), 3.

Wells, R. & Wright, C. (2011). Tips to protect your cattle and your property. Progressive Cattleman, January, 30.

Wells, R. & Wright, C. (2010). Tips to protect your cattle and your property. Progressive Cattleman, 1 (12).

Wells, R. (2010). Fences should be more than a mental barrier. Greenwood Project , November 1.

Wells, R. (2010). Planning your winter feeding program for profitability. Ag News and Views, 28 (11), 3.

Wells, R. (2010). Fences should be more than a mental barrier. BEEFmagazine.com, June 22.

Wells, R. (2010). Cattle Update: Fences Should Be More Than A Mental Barrier. CattleNetwork, .

Wells, R. (2010). Fences should be more than a mental barrier. Ag News and Views, 28 (6), 1-2.

Wells, R. & Wright, C. (2010). Tips to protect your cattle and property. Ag News and Views, 28 (1), 6.

Wells, R. & Wright, C. (2010). Tips to protect your cattle and property. Property protection plans for practical producers. BEEFmagazine.com, January 5.

Wells, R., & Wright, C. (2010). Tips to protect your cattle & property. Ag News/agriLIFE Extension(Jack County,Tx), 1 (1), 2.

Wells, R. (2009). Take care of your heifers and they will take care of you. Midwest Cattleman, February 26, 38-39.

Wells, R. (2009). Getting first-calf heifers ready for the breeding. BEEFmagazine.com, February 19.

Wells, R. (2009). Trichomoniasis: A new look at an old disease. Land & Livestock Post, June 15, p. 11.

Wells, R. (2009). Become a beef advocate. Ag News and Views, 27 (9), 2.

Wells, R. (2009). Trichomoniasis: A new look at an old disease. Ag News and Views, 27 (5), 6.

Wells, R. (2009). Trichomoniasis: A new look at an old disease,Trichomoniasis facts and prevention tips. BEEFmagazine.com, May 4.

Wells, R. (2009). Take care of your heifers and they will take care of you. Ag News and Views, 27 (1), 5.

Wells, R. (2009). Take care of your heifers & they will take care of you. CattleNetwork, January 6.

Wells, R. (2008). Interesting times for cattle economics. Midwest Cattleman, October 2, 17.

Wells, R. (2008). Cattle update: Top 10 things you can do to make calving season easier. CattleNetwork, May 6.

Wells, R. (2008). Are flies bugging your cattle? CattleNetwork, May 2.

Wells, R. (2008). Are flies bugging your cattle? Ag News and Views, 26 (5), 1-2.

Wells, R. (2008). Interesting times for cattle economics. Ag News and Views, 26 (9), 1-2.

Wells, R. (2008). Plan your breeding season to achieve greater profitability. Ag News and Views, 26 (1), 7.

Wells, R. (2007). Preparing for animal emergencies. Ag News and Views, 25 (5), 2.

Wells, R. (2007). Cow calf: Heterosis…hype or legit? CattleNetwork, April 25.

Johnson, J. P. & Wells, R. (2007). Goats and weed control. Ag News and Views, 25 (10), 1-2.

Wells, R. (2006). Why test for cattle persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus? Ag News and Views, 24 (6), 4-5.

Wells, R. (2006). What is P.I. testing and why is it important? Pryor Daily Times, December 6.

Wells, R. (2006). Top 10 things you can do to make calving season easier. Midwest Cattleman, 13 (2), 7 & 36.

Wells, R. (2006). It's time to consider winter feeding strategies. Midwest Cattleman, 12 (10), 25 & 42.

Wells, R. (2006). Why test for cattle persistently infected with Bovine Viral Diarrhea virus? Gulf Coast Cattleman, 72 (5), 18.

Wells, R. (2006). It's time to consider winter feeding strategies. Ag News and Views, 24 (10), 2.

Wells, R. (2006). Top 10 things you can do to make calving season easier. Ag News and Views, February.

Wells, R. (2005). Heterosis... hype or legit? Ag News and Views, 23 (10), 7.

Wells, R. (2005). Heterosis... hype or legit? Midwest Cattleman, 11 (9), 9-10.