A number of factors should be taken into account when determining whether or not a cow-calf operation is productive. Beef producers must nurture a number of relationships along with the cattle in order for the herd to remain healthy and productive. Their veterinarian is often at the center of a herd health plan. Read more
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Leadership Kansas, one of the country's oldest and most distinguished statewide leadership programs, recently announced it has launched a new program aimed at the state's young professionals—Kansas Emerging Leaders.
Kansas State University officials have announced that the annual Winter Ranch Management series, slated to begin in late January, will highlight several topics important to beef cattle producers.
U.S. Sen. Roger Marshall, R-KS, announced the hiring of David Schemm as agricultural advisor. Schemm joins the staff with extensive knowledge of farming and farm programs.
More information can lead to more dollars at sale time. Paul Dykstra, assistant director of supply management and analysis for the Certified Angus Beef ® brand, gives tips for marketing commercial feeder calves. This video news is provided by Certified Angus Beef LLC and the American Angus A…
Cattlemen’s Livestock Auction, Dalhart, Texas, reported receipts of 2,087 head of cattle selling on Jan. 14, according to the USDA-Texas Department of Agriculture Market News, Amarillo, Texas.
During a school year that’s sure to be a new experience for students and parents alike, many of the everyday necessities, like eating breakfast and lunch, remain. However, this year, many little learners will be enjoying their lunches from the comfort and safety of home rather than at school, meaning moms and dads are back in charge of keeping the kitchen running throughout the day.
A few weeks ago I noticed little pink flags out in a pasture near the end of our road. Last fall, they had hayed the pasture, which at the time, my husband and I thought was kind of strange. Recently there has been heavy equipment parked in the pasture and a well driller was there. This week I also noticed a sign saying the property was up for re-zoning.
As families across the country transition back into more normal routines with work, school—whether virtual or in-person—and calendars jam-packed with commitments, it’s important to find ways to save precious time and squeeze in more moments with loved ones.
t’s almost impossible to beat the combination of sweet fruit and decadent desserts. This delicious recipe for Apple Cake highlights the crisp fruit but also the cinnamon sugar-flavored pastry. It’s luscious but doesn’t overdo it on the sweet meter with just the right mix of flavors.
For many families, spending special moments with loved ones feels more important than ever this year. Whether you’re spending the holidays with family or inviting them for a virtual call from afar, you can plan ahead to enjoy the same dishes even without being at the same table.
Turning to easy recipes that require minimal cooking time can help your loved ones take the stress out of busy back-to-school evenings while increasing the opportunities for sharing family moments together.