Current Progressive Cattleman digital edition
  • Tracy and Julie Leonard
    The nontraditional ranch built on the backs of day jobs Read More
  • Elk eating alongside the cattle
    Montana ranchers fight elk invasion Read More
  • Wild horses
    Wild horse issue headed toward tipping point for rangeland Read More
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3


  • In the last decade, there has been an increasing interest in baleage production in the Southeast. Baleage, or high-moisture forage baled and ensiled at 40 to 60 percent moisture, may provide an alternative source of stored high-quality forage during the winter months compared with traditional hay feeding systems.

    Read more
  • After the second-most-profitable year ever in 2017, cattle producers are wondering how long the good times will last. But with a growing global middle class that has a taste for red meat, it appears the long-term outlook is positive. According to the International Monetary Fund (IMF), by 2030 nearly 5 billion people will be in that category, up from 2 billion in 2014.

    Read more
  • Sometimes it’s the small details that are the most important; take vaccine storage and handling for example. Just a slight misstep and the vaccine you’re relying on to protect your herd could be rendered useless. As branding season approaches and producers start to consider calfhood and pre-breeding vaccinations, it’s worthwhile to refresh your memory on proper vaccine management.

    Read more