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Adding Value to the Calf Crop Through Reproductive Technology

(Pedro L. P. Fontes – Reproductive Physiologist) Cow-calf producers have traditionally struggled to capture value when marketing calves with superior genetics for terminal traits. However, today, this scenario is changing. Cattlemen that produce genetically superior calves that will perform well in the feedlot and produce superior carcasses can take advantage…
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Managed Grazing from a Distance

Jennifer Tucker, Assistant Professor – Beef Nutrition and Forage Management As the face of the American farmer changes, so do some of the methodologies, technologies, and results.  This is no different for the young cattlemen trying to get started in the business or starting new roots away from the family…
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Video: A Look at Ultrasound Scanning for Carcass Traits

Dr. Pringle scanned the bulls at the Calhoun Bull Evaluation on October 15th. This information is primarily used by purebred cattle producers to better understand carcass trait genetics in their herds. The data is submitted to a lab for processing and then on to the respective breed association to be…
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The Georgia Beef Challenge

If you have producers that are looking for an alternative means of marketing or would like to capture performance and carcass merit data, the Georgia Beef Challenge may be the ticket. Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions. Regards, Jason Duggin
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On Target

Angus Advisor: Southeast (October 2020) Jason Duggin  “Wile E. Coyote”, Super Genius, was always on target, or so he thought. I’m sure you recall the cartoon where he was always going just a little too fast before he realized he had run off the cliff. Beef production requires setting targets to…
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Considering retaining your calf crop past weaning this year?

Lawton Stewart, Extension Beef Cattle SpecialistFrancis Fluharty, Animal and Dairy Science Department HeadJason Duggin, Extension Beef Cattle Specialist Current situation, producers are looking at ways to maintain economic livelihood.  One of the ways they can achieve this is through retaining ownership of the calves past weaning.  This can take on different meanings,…
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Beef Processing Questions

Agents, there are numerous questions about local processing. This short video gives some highlights. I realize this is not a UGA production, but many of your questions may be answered. I worked with the gentlemen in the video. He is very knowledgeable. Please let me know if you have any…
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