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  • Dr. Darren Henry Lately, I have had time to do some thinking. I mean do some really serious, been sitting in a deer stand for 4 hours watching squirrels procreate kind of thinking. One of the topics that has been on my mind is loss. Throughout life, we all have lost something or someone we…

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  • Brent C. Credille, DVM, PhD, DACVIM – Evidence-based deworming programs have the potential to enhance cow herd productivity and profitability through improvements in mature cow reproductive performance and calf weaning weights. In this article, Dr. Credile will discuss several relevant aspects of deworming in beef herds.

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  • Pedro Fontes, Ph.D. Assistant Professor and Extension Specialist – The 2023 sire directories from genetic companies are now available to beef producers. In addition to including a wide variety of new sires, these directories also include updates in their estrus synchronization protocol sheets. These updates include new protocols that are now validated and endorsed by…

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  • The Toolbox

    Jason Duggin, Public Service Assistant, Department of Animal and Dairy Science – At our operations and even our homes, we tend to not always have every tool that we may need. It may be that we need a seed drill, but it’s more economical to lease one. From a management standpoint, there are tools that…

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  • Dr. Francis Fluharty, Professor and Head – There are a lot of misconceptions about animal agriculture and its impact on environmental sustainability and food security. This really nice article by Dr. Francis Fluharty provides an overview of some of these misconceptions and highlights the importance of animal agriculture.

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  • Are my winter annuals going to regrow? The prolonged cold weather during the Christmas holiday has a lot of producers asking, “Are my winter annuals going to regrow?” Unfortunately, there isn’t a clear answer that we can offer to this question. Many cool season forages can handle subfreezing temps for short periods and the degree…

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