Current Progressive Cattleman digital edition
advertisement

Regional Roundup

The Regional Roundup is production advice to help meet challenges found in specific areas of the United States. Regions include Midwest/North, Southeast, Southern Plains and West.

LATEST

An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure. We often think of vaccines and diseases when using this analogy. That most definitely applies, but let’s use this analogy and think bigger-picture as winter gets closer.

Read more ...

Selection of replacement heifers is a big financial decision for the cow-calf operation. Development costs often add up fast, and the wait for the first paycheck from her is a long one. Here are some tips to think about during heifer selection to hopefully aid in avoiding making some costly mistakes.

Read more ...

Drought conditions during most of the year have prompted feed shortages. Hay is expensive, forcing many to seek a lower-cost alternative. Grazing crop residue can be an effective way to lower winter feed costs.

Read more ...

Range cubes are used by many in the beef industry to supply additional nutrients lacking in standing forage and hay supplies. One benefit of range cubes is: They can be fed on the ground without the need for feedbunks.

Read more ...

Rain is usually a welcome sight. However, wet summers can make for bad winters. Of all the articles and issues that I’ve had the opportunity to write about in the past two years with Progressive Cattleman, this topic is the most important for an operation’s success.

Read more ...

Drought in recent years has led to an increased interest in feedyards feeding beef cows throughout the winter months on a custom-fed basis. Custom feeding breeding stock may be an economical alternative for the cow-calf producer to maintain the herd in some cases.

Read more ...