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Calving season is rapidly approaching, so it is time to assess cow body condition and nutrient status and make adjustments if necessary before the onset of lactation.

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The National Beef Quality Audit (NBQA) is one of the few ways the beef industry can assess both the fed beef supply as well as the supply of market cow and bull beef. Any savvy cattle producer is aware that the dairy industry plays a huge role in the beef supply. Not only do we see a large number of dairy steers entering the feedlot, but dairy cows also make a career change and ultimately contribute to our country’s beef reserve.

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As the end of the year approaches, don’t miss the opportunity to prepare your agribusiness for the upcoming year and for the tax season. Whether you want to diversify or grow your operation in the new year, taking a step back and assessing your operation and its long-term financial health is a critical step in planning for 2019. The tax filing deadline for Federal Income Tax Returns is Monday, April 15, 2019, so now is the perfect time to begin organizing your receipts and financial paperwork to kick-start the new year on the right foot. In this article we discuss three key steps to prepare your agribusiness for year-end, as well as tax tips to keep in mind during filing season.

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Vaccine interference is something not every cattle producer is aware of, but it can have a big impact on how well cattle respond to vaccinations.

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A long-withstanding conversation in the livestock industry, cattle disease traceability is not a new concept.

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I think some of the most difficult problems encountered in cattle production are captured in a story. The details in the following story are made up, but the story can be very real for many cattle producers.

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