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MITIGATING WEATHER RELATED STRESS IN BEEF CATTLE

October 25, 2022

As the weather transitions from hot days to cool days, there are strategies to help cattle transition and cope with these weather stressors.

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EFFECTS OF WILDFIRE SMOKE ON CATTLE: WHAT RESEARCH IS OUT THERE?

October 14, 2022

Wildfires across the country have constantly made headlines over the past decade. 2020 had the most acreage burned in a single year in decades with 10.3 million acres burned by wildfires in the United States, according to the National Interagency Coordination Center.

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WORKER SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS ON THE RANCH AND WHILE HAULING CATTLE

September 25, 2022

September is National Farm Health and Safety month and bringing awareness to the importance of human safety on any operation is critical because every day, about 100 agricultural workers suffer a lost-work-time injury.

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SUSTAINABLE BEEF - GIVING CONSUMERS WHAT THEY WANT

September 14, 2022

Forty-one percent of consumers say they have become more concerned with sustainability in the last year.

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FOUR REASONS WHY YOU SHOULD BE BQA CERTIFIED

August 30, 2022 

The cattle industry is constantly changing and evolving, with new research, practices and methods being discovered regularly.

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SECURE BEEF SUPPLY & BIOSECURITY PLANNING: THE TICKET FOR NAVIGATING THE STORM 

August 17, 2022 

The U.S. cattle industry has been fortunate in being protected from foreign animal disease (FAD) outbreaks that are devastating to animal welfare, farming and ranching communities, and local or international economies.

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ONLINE MODULES NOW AVAILABLE FOR CALF CARE AND QUALITY ASSURANCE PROGRAM 

August 2, 2022 

CCQA promotes a way of thinking that prompts calf raisers to approach management decisions with thoughtfulness and an appreciation for the responsibility they have to their animals, consumers, the environment and the broader cattle industry in the United States.

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PRACTICAL PARASITE CONTROL AND PREVENTION OF RESISTANCE

July 19, 2022 

Summer brings new challenges to the cattle herd as temperatures and humidity increase. One influence of this weather change is parasite growth and its potential effects on all classes of cattle. Parasite management does vary by region with differences in climate, environmental conditions, host susceptibility, and farm/ranch management practices. 

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NEW TOOL HELPS FARMERS AND RANCHERS DEVELOP CUSTOM BIOSECURITY PLAN FOR DISEASE PREVENTION

December 14, 2020

NCBA's Beef Quality Assurance program releases a new Beef Checkoff-funded tool to help cattle farmers and ranchers ensure they are prepared with a custom biosecurity plan. 

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