Information to help manage beef nutrition and feed management, including feed analysis and custom feed, high-grain diet, ration mixing and delivery and grass-fed vs. grain-fed beef. Tips on mineral supplements, water needs and colostrum quality.
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This webinar discusses the role and management of warm-season annuals in a grazing system.
More Articles ByVirginia A. Ishler, Tara L. Felix
Resources for certified feed management planners who are preparing feed management plans for beef herds. Required Items for a Completed Feed Management Plan
More Articles ByRobert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD
Learn how to use feed analysis to determine forage quality, and exactly what feeding a high quality forage means.
More Articles ByGinger D Fenton, PhD, Robert J. Van Saun, DVM, MS, PhD, Luke LaBorde, Ph.D.
Learn the details and find educational resources on the FSMA Animal Feed Rule, including videos and training opportunities that address requirements, exemptions, and deadlines of the rule.
A recent furor in the beef industry over the use of the product Zilmax© in feedlot rations has again raised questions about the use of feed additives in general.
Early spring when the grass is growing is a dangerous time in pastures because of the hidden danger of grass tetany.
Beef cattle producers are rightfully proud of producing a "good" product but sometimes go to extremes on weight endpoints to achieve this product.
It is important to remember to keep an eye on residue heights to eliminate over-grazing and the problems that occur as a result.
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Pennsylvania law requires farms and properties with animals or that use manure to develop a manure management plan. This course walks you through the process.
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This online course about raising beef cattle covers breeds, establishing facilities, nutrition and reproduction, and marketing and finances.
Automates calculation of nitrate intake from feed and water, suggests ways to limit nitrate intake, and converts expressions of nitrate concentration.
This article explains how the use of ionophores--antibiotics that shift ruminal fermentation patterns--can improve cattle production efficiency.
This report summarizes the efforts of the PA Beef Producers Working Group in 2016.
The high price of corn has many cattle feeders investigating the use of alternative small grains in cattle rations.
Here are some basic rules to evaluate the feed requirements of beef cows during the winter.