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The Search for Stockmen

Aug 22, 2019 by Kylee Kohls
Once a stockman is hired and gets good at their job, it’s hard to keep them because of the low pay and long workdays. For every rural stock person available, there are two job openings.

BRD: Treatment Failures Add Up

Aug 20, 2019 by John Maday
While researchers and the industry work to develop systems to better prevent BRD, timely treatments with antibiotics will remain a critical tool for minimizing losses associated with morbidity.

BRD Costs Persist

Aug 15, 2019 by John Maday
While the cattle industry continues to refine preventive measures, treatments and overall management, feedlot morbidity, mortality and costs associated with bovine respiratory disease (BRD) stubbornly refuse to improve.

Double Standards and Faux Meat

Aug 15, 2019 by Brandi Buzzard Frobose
Beef production, and I agriculture in general, has become a pretty contentious issue over the past several years. Most often, the criticism is directed at us while we try to defend ourselves in a graceful manner.