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The beef checkoff strives to help simplify beef for the consumer – from the supermarket to the table. In order to do that, the checkoff created a “Confident Cooking with Beef” brochure

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It’s often said that the most expensive vaccine is one that fails to work. And with current calf prices, it’s crucial that producers protect their calf crop just like any other investment – starting with guarding against summer pneumonia at branding or summer turnout.

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Anne Burkholder, president and manager of Will Feed Inc., on the detail of a calf's lifecycle.

Implants have been proven to improve gains by 4 to 5 percent, according to research from Oklahoma State University. This could translate to an additional 18 to 20 pounds of weaning weight.

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The ditches along some roads in southwest Missouri are cluttered this spring with net wrap from round hay bales. The problem, which is particularly noticeable along rural roads, is easily preventable.

The plastic net wrapping used to pack and store hay bales has a good track record for preserving hay quality, but its durability is also its Achilles' heel when it comes to disposal.

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If you read or watch much news – especially if it relates to the upcoming election – you have been getting a hefty dose of conflicting views and positions. But there are still some things that everyone should be able to agree on.

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