Advantages to Steer Feed-Outs

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Retaining ownership of cattle through the finishing stage can be a financial risk for a lot of producers, but gathering knowledge about how cattle will perform in the feedlot and on the rail will help when it comes time to take feeder cattle to the sale barn or send them to the feedlot.

Poultry Partners

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It was four years ago in Siloam Springs, Ark., that about 200 farm families gathered for the first meeting of Poultry Partners. The organization mission statement was very simple:  We are a grassroots coalition of family farmers whose mission is to band together to ensure survival of the family farm and our rural communities.

Understanding Cull Grades

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Different grades mean different prices received for cull cattle Before taking cull cattle to market, it is beneficial to know what quality grades they will...

Summer Herd Health

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Summer can be a wonderful time on the farm – haying season is in full swing, calves are growing and the kids are out...

Your Access to Education

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Wesley Tucker, Agricultural Business Specialist, Polk County and SW Region, explained: “My job is to give you the education and information you need to make your operation more profitable. My sole purpose is to help you. That’s what I love about my job.”

Prevent, Prepare and Recover

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According to the National Interagency Fire Center, 7,147,484 acres have burned in the U.S. this year due to wildfires. That total includes 35,362 acres in Arkansas and 150,409 acres in Oklahoma.

To Market, To Market

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Farmers and ranchers have products to sell, but selling “off the farm” or at a farmers’ market takes a different mindset than just hauling the livestock to the sale barn. No longer are producers just working hard to produce a product – marketing and retail sales of your product must also be considered.

Do Bulls Gain Better Than Steers?

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When is the right time to castrate a calf?

Going to Confinement

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There are 31 million fewer acres in grazeable land than there were just a decade ago.

New Life to Old Poultry Houses

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All livestock markets alter production practices through the years. One such change in the poultry industry is that large poultry houses that 20, 30 or 40 years ago were in full swing are now abandoned because of new standards that required new buildings to house the birds.

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