A fence for cows on the American farm. Author: kavaram

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November 10, 2022

Worker safety considerations on the ranch and while hauling cattle

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 1 . In 2019, 410 farmers and farm workers died from a work-...

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October 25, 2022

Mitigating Weather Related Stress in Beef Cattle

As fall approaches, the heat of summer lingers in much of the country. Cattle across industry sectors continue producing with the resources provided to them. As the weather transitions from hot days to cool days, there are strategies to help cattle transition and cope with the...

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October 14, 2022

Effects of wildfire smoke on cattle: What research is out there?

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.  Cat...

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September 14, 2022

Sustainable Beef - Giving Consumers What They Want

Sustainability is an extensive term, meaning different things to different people. For example, cattle producers might categorize sustainability as environmental stewardship, while most meat-eating consumers define sustainable meat as to how the animal was raised and treated 1...

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