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The Southeast Angus Classic Female Sale was held May 16, 2015 in Opelika, Ala.

Town Creek Farm (TCF) and owner, Milton Sundbeck, West Point, Miss., will host cattlemen from across the region during the 2015 Fall Brangus Conference and Southeast Brangus Breeders Association Field Day, August 20-22.

Auburn, Ala. -- Auburn University Department of Animal Sciences announces the 2015 Beef Cattle Conference for Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Auburn University Ham Wilson Livestock Arena and campus facilities.

The first public offering of new, genetically improved and performance-based Santa Gertrudis NuGen cattle were auctioned in at the NuGen Foundation Sale and Celebration in Ringgold, Ga., in mid-April.

Antimicrobial resistance and antimicrobial use on farms and in every meat production systems are hot news items right now. There is an awful lot of confusion, misinformation and disinformation on the Internet and in the media, too.

High quality forage is essential to beef cattle's nutrition and beef producers' bottom lines, said University of Georgia Extension forage specialist Dennis Hancock.

Starkville, Miss. -- Record beef cattle prices are making Mississippi producers glad to be in the business this summer.

Kansas City, Mo. -— The election of four new junior Hereford members to the National Junior Hereford Association (NJHA) board of directors was made, along with announcement of the new officer team, during the 16th Annual VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) June 27-July 3 in Grand Island, Neb.

The old adage “the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence” may have a new twist when it comes to cattle forages.

Imagine you've got a load a calves headed for the sale barn. You know that feeling of anticipation and wish, and perhaps some worry.

Imagine it's the end of June and it hasn't rained in awhile. Your region is well below the average annual rainfall and it's difficult to say when the skies might open and give your pasture a little relief.

One of my favorite papers is the Livestock Weekly out of West Texas and in a recent issue there was an ad urging readers to support a bill to end daylight savings time in Texas.

If anything, the nation's beef producers are growing the cow-herd faster than some suspected.

The South Poll Grass Cattle Association held its seventh annual field day and auction June 26 and 27, at the farm of John and Andra Lyons in Piedmont, Ala.

In part 1 of this series we began a discussion of the numerous nutritional sub programs necessary for the production groups that must be managed to have a comprehensively successful nutrition program on a typical purebred cattle operation. One thing to be noted is the amount of variation in these programs as well as the others to be discussed in the following sections.

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