The Steele Foundation, which focuses some of its philanthropic efforts on education, announced July 21 it will award the organization’s DK Ranch in Cornville to the University of Arizona, providing the university with a permanent footprint in Northern Arizona.
Music starts and the dark screen transitions to a salt-and-pepper-haired man in a purple button-down shirt sitting in front of a tin-barn studio backdrop. “Hi, folks, it’s Dr. Dan from Doc Talk here today, and I’m sure glad you joined us,” he says with a smile and a slight twinge of a Midwestern drawl. “Today we’re going to be talking about something that is very common in the beef industry. Stay tuned, we’re going to have a great show.”
Given the value of cattle today, feedyard death loss is more costly than ever, and in spite of the preventative measures and treatments available, death loss percentages seem to have increased in recent years.