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Invest some profits to produce more beef

Invest some profits to produce more beef

Cattle prices soared to record highs in 2014, and the 2015 outlook also appears favorable.

February 12, 2015 3:56 pm(0)
Midland Bull Test: Balancing bull performance and appetite

Midland Bull Test: Balancing bull performance and appetite

Producers from across the country consign their bulls to the nationally recognized Midland Bull Test (MBT) in Columbus, Mont., to evaluate their bulls’ performance against other producers’ bulls, according to Steve Williams.

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Holistic use of resources key to Feiring Cattle Co.

Holistic use of resources key to Feiring Cattle Co.

BEACH, N.D. – In the rolling plains and woody draws lush with diverse grasses on the Feiring Cattle Company’s pastures, balanced purebred Black Angus cattle thrive and grow throughout the often-harsh seasons of the Northern Plains.

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Bumgarner Angus raises all-natural grass fed registered bulls

Bumgarner Angus raises all-natural grass fed registered bulls

In eastern Montana, where the landscape is perfect for raising hardy Northern Plains cattle with its rolling hills and expansive pastures with trees in the draws for shelter, Jim Bumgarner and his wife, Hilda Mordhorst, operate a successful registered Black Angus business.

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Tips for a successful calving season

Tips for a successful calving season

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – Calving may be days, weeks or months away, but preparing now could help you get more sleep during the busy time.

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Lost River Livestock driven to succeed

Lost River Livestock driven to succeed

CLEARBROOK, Minn. – As the beef industry heads into its most exciting time period in recent history, the future looks very promising at Lost River Livestock.

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Forage finished beef: Is it a reasonable economical alternative?

Forage finished beef: Is it a reasonable economical alternative?

Forage finished beef production has potential to produce net profits per acre that are significantly higher than row crop production, according to Dr. Allen Williams, founding partner and president of LMC, LLC, an agriculture and food industry consulting firm.

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Mrnak Hereford Ranch based on raising sound, rugged bulls to cover big country

Mrnak Hereford Ranch based on raising sound, rugged bulls to cover big country

BOWMAN, N.D. – Founded in 1906 by Vincent Mrnak, Mrnak Hereford Ranch has evolved into a program featuring about 350 registered Hereford females and 150 Angus commercial cows that are used as recips in their embryo transfer program.

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All Breeds Cattle Tour exposes producers to quality genetics

All Breeds Cattle Tour exposes producers to quality genetics

Featuring an impressive line-up of eight area cattle producers, the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association (NDSA) held its 28th Annual All Breeds Cattle Tour on Friday, Oct. 10.

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Everyone wins with cover crop grazing program

Everyone wins with cover crop grazing program

FORMAN, N.D. – The math may look a little funny – but it works.

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All it takes is a few range pellets in a pail for Justin Zahradka to have the complete attention of his pasture calves. His calves are now gra…

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