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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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Suppertime at the Underwoods is loud and a little messy. That's because Keith and Julie's children are only 2 and 3-years-old. To cater to their toddler's taste buds; ground beef is often the meal's main ingredient.

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The 101 bulls that were examined during the bull breeding soundness (BSE) clinics resulted in 89 satisfactory potential breeders and 12 bulls had significant problems.

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David Trowbridge of Gregory Feedlots, and Tom Brink of J & F Oklahoma Holdings, talk about their ideal cattle on the feedlot.

Most cattle veterinarians get this phone call from clients often, in some cases daily. The message is: “My cow (calf, weaner, bull) is sick; what’s wrong and what should I treat her with?”

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