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All cattle producers understand that healthy, efficiently growing cattle generate the greatest returns. With feed costs attributing to nearly 70% of total production costs in the beef industry, constant effort and creativity are required to achieve optimal return on investment.

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The phrase “measure to manage” is a cornerstone in beef industry research, and there is no better example than the National Beef Quality Audit (NBQA).

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Following Prime and Choice, Select is the third of the eight distinct beef quality grades.

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Due to a lack of understanding of how their food is produced, consumers form unsubstantiated concerns over what they eat.

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When it comes to raising cattle, management practices vary vastly between producers as they work to accomplish the goals of their operations and meet market demands.

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A lot goes into caring for cattle, and it’s important to remember the most valuable nutrient to keeping them healthy—fresh water. Making sure our cattle have a daily source of clean water to drink is an involved task on its own, but maintaining our water sources in a sustainable way is vital to protecting the environment and preserving our lifestyles as cattle owners.

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