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From the earliest genetic decisions to the final protocols for calving, discover the best information to improve your herd’s reproductive performance.


Recently, there have been dramatic increases in input costs for feed, fertilizer and fuel which have again narrowed profit margins of many cow-calf producers and others in the beef value chain.

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Tips for capitalizing at the seedstock showcase

Buying seedstock is a fun and exciting event for many ranchers.

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Genetics and certain indicators can reveal when calves arrive

Length of pregnancy is generally estimated at about 283 days, but very few cows calve on their due date.

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Genetic combinations provide free lunch and premium steak

The beef business will face several troubling issues in the coming years.

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Technology in agriculture has made leaps and bounds in the last several years.

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One of the latest developments in beef cattle breeding is the use of genomic testing results in animal selection and mating decisions.

Genomics is the study of organism genomes that includes mapping DNA sequences.

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