Tuesday, May 7, 2013FRUITLAND, Mo. – Fall-calving Show-Me-Select bred replacement heifers averaged $1,822 at the Fruitland (Mo.) Livestock Auction, Saturday, May 4.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013RUSSELLVILLE, Mo. – Better genetics puts high-quality beef on the consumer’s plate. Also, better genetics brings more profits back to the producer’s pocketbook.
Monday, April 29, 2013SPICKARD, Mo. – River-bottom cropland on the University of Missouri Thompson Farm has been leased for three years for $378.30 per acre, the highest of 11 sealed bids, says Jon Schreffler, farm manager.
Thursday, April 25, 2013SPICKARD, Mo.—New research at the MU Thompson Farm beef herd in Grundy County was discussed by the advisory board, Tuesday, April 23.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.–Cattle prices have been at record highs the last few years. The reason is less meat on the market.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.– Fall-calving Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifers will be auctioned in two southern Missouri sales next month.
Friday, March 29, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.–Missouri producers interested in quality beef can attend a nearby national meeting. If they sign up by April 15, they get the early-bird rate, says a University of Missouri Extension geneticist.
Friday, March 29, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo. – Owners of commercial beef herds baffled by all those numbers in bull catalogs should meet Jared Decker.
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Tuesday, March 19, 2013COLUMBIA, Mo.–A new USDA animal disease traceability rule requires that livestock animals be officially identified before they are moved across state lines.
Wednesday, March 13, 2013TRENTON, Mo. –Breeding beef heifers for quality takes more than better genetics. It requires attention to details.
Thursday, February 21, 2013KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Livestock and dairy producers can’t afford to ignore what goes on in the rest of the world, says Scott Brown, University of Missouri livestock and dairy economist.
Monday, February 4, 2013MILAN, Mo. – Missouri beef replacement heifers are wanted by out-of-state herd owners. That demand will grow, Dave Patterson, University of Missouri Extension beef specialist, told area producers.
Wednesday, January 16, 2013BUFFALO, Mo. – Record-high calf prices don’t necessarily mean record-high profits in the beef business.
Thursday, August 23, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo. – This year’s drought has taken its toll on the livestock industry, which has sold off thousands of animals because feed is too costly. A program at the University of Missouri may help these producers rebuild their herds with animals that produce more of the high-quality grades of beef that consumers are demanding.
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Thursday, August 2, 2012COLUMBIA, Mo – Some heat-stressed cows are delivering premature calves, ahead of normal fall-calving season.
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