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May 2018 Feedlot Facts
"How Much Water Does a Cow Need?" By Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist Most cattle producers fully understand the importance of water. After all, providing an adequate supply of clean, fresh water is the cornerstone of animal husb (More)
April 2018 Feedlot Facts
"What's in Today's Feedlot Diet?" By Chris Reinhardt and Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist The commercial cattle feeding industry is incredibly diverse in many ways. A recent survey of consulting nutritionists conducted by Samuels (More)
March 2018 Feedlot Facts
"Body Condition Scoring: It's About More than the Score" By Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist Body condition scoring is one of the most valuable management tools at the disposal of the cattle manager. This one number gives us a di (More)
February 2018 Feedlot Facts
"The Basics of Mineral Nutrition" By Justin Waggoner, Ph.D., Beef Systems Specialist Most beef cattle producers recognize that mineral nutrition is important. However, a mineral program is only one component of an operation’s nutrition and mana (More)
December 2017 Feedlot Facts
“New Year often brings Cold Stress” by Justin W. Waggoner, beef systems specialist The New Year often brings colder temperatures to the Sunflower State and the Great Plains (More)
January 2018 Feedlot Facts
“What’s Your Cost of Production?” by Justin W. Waggoner, beef systems specialist I can assure you that Henry Ford knew exactly how long and how much it cost to produce the (More)
November 2017 Feedlot Facts
“Forage Analysis: What Numbers Do I Need?” by Justin W. Waggoner, beef systems specialist One of the more common questions I receive with regard to analytical testing of fo (More)
October 2017 Feedlot Facts
“Weaning: Help Your Calves Make the Transition” by Justin W. Waggoner, beef systems specialist Weaning is our opportunity as cattle producers to prepare calves for the next (More)
September 2017 Feedlot Facts
“Silage Harvest is Underway; Be Safe” by Justin W. Waggoner, beef systems specialist   One of the busiest, most fast paced operations that occur this time of year i (More)
November 2016 Feedlot Facts
“Feeding Corn to Cows this Winter”  by Chris Reinhardt, feedlot specialist Although some areas received abundant rain this summer and have ample hay supplies, other regions received only marginal rains, resulting in a marginal hay crop. On the (More)
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