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Will Coronavirus Impact Grain Prices?

With China closed off, grain prices have slipped and the future remains uncertain. Grain prices took a major decline last part of February 2020. Closing off China means shutting down the demand and adding to the current market surplus. In January corn hit a high of $3.94 and since then it has been around $3.70 […]

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Best Tips for Calving

Spring brings on seemingly endless projects; equipment repairs, structures, prepping for planting, and CALVING, it all seems to come at once. You have taken care of those mama cows all year now is the time to plan for delivery of healthy baby calves, and reap the rewards for all your efforts. Start by prepping your […]

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Are Genetically Modified Feeds Safe for Livestock and Poultry?

Today GM, genetically modified crops are grown on 469 million acers worldwide, that’s a lot of food for a lot of people and animals. 70 percent of corn produced becomes feed for livestock and poultry, supporting vital protein sources to feed a growing world population. How safe is genetically modified feeds for livestock? What are […]

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Are Probiotics Beneficial for Calves?

Feeding probiotics to calves is not something new, they have been around for many years. Recently there has been a revived interest in feeding calves nutritional products to improve gut health, by fighting off bad bacteria. Studies show that feeding calves probiotics, improves digestion and feed conversion rate, for a better calf development at the […]

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An Improved Way to Keep Calves Warmer in Freezing Temps

A decade ago, a dairy producer came to us for a door or cover solution for the entry into a calf hutch. Young calves are extremely vulnerable in heavy snow and freezing conditions and need extra protection to stay well in adverse weather. At the time there was not an acceptable solution on the market. With […]

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Diversify with Miniature Cows for High Profits

Over a century ago, cows were a lot smaller, families didn’t have a need large 1,2,00-pound animals. Their requirements were different, a smaller cow was a perfect fit for the average homestead, providing ample milk and meat. A smaller cow was much easier to handle, simple fences kept them in, and they were very efficient […]

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Delay Weaning Calves for Higher Profits

Start raising healthier calves for higher profits by calving in late spring and weaning the following spring when calves are around 10 months old. Numerous cattlemen are opting to calve later in the spring and delay weaning until after winter, resulting in healthier calves with better weight gain. In late spring calf and cow get […]

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Paybacks of Fall Calving

Calving in the fall certainly has some solid advantages to consider when planning your calving season. Calves born in the fall will be sold in the spring when demand is high. Most spring born calves are weaned and sold in the fall. The calf price for weaned calves is lower in the fall and higher […]

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Why do Europeans Oppose GMOs?

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Why is there such strong opposition to GMOs in Europe? GMO offers incredible benefits to the agriculture industry; millions of dollars are spent on research before a GMO product is approved for human consumption. There are no known cases of GMOs compromising health in human beings in any way, yet the majority of European countries […]

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What is GMO?

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Mention GMO to people, and you will get a variety of reactions. It has been said that GMO wheat causes celiac disease, when in fact there is no such thing as GMO wheat. While others believe GMO is bad for you or poisonous, however, the real issue is people don’t understand what GMO is. It […]

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