The search for stockmen

The search for stockmen

The search for stockmen By Kylee Kohls The future of food is in our hands, but do we have enough hands to help feed the world? Courtney Daigle, assistant professor of animal welfare at Texas A&M University, shares ideas on the narrowing supply of quality stockmen...
Fetus to feedyard

Fetus to feedyard

Fetus to feedyard Immunometabolism’s impact on animal health   by Kylee Kohls This isn’t a research topic you’d find at the middle-school science fair. It’s so new, research is just beginning to explore this 16-letter term for immune cells sharing nutrients with...
One thing leads to another

One thing leads to another

One thing leads to another The lifetime event of perinatal nutrition By Kylee Kohls There’s a cause and a consequence for everything. You can see it in cow herds just before and after calving, says Allison Meyer, animal scientist at the University of Missouri.    The...
Plan, monitor and cool it

Plan, monitor and cool it

Plan, monitor and cool it   by Kylee Kohls It’s a hot topic every summer. “Heat stress is the largest impediment to efficient animal agriculture,” said Rob Rhoads, Virginia Tech. He presented with University of California-Davis colleague Frank Mitloehner for a...
‘Plum’ good beef

‘Plum’ good beef

‘Plum’ good beef by Kylee Kohls Chef Brett Sawyer wasn’t going to serve beef in his restaurant – it was too expensive, and he didn’t want to compete with other Cleveland steakhouses. Walking into the establishment, you wouldn’t expect to find a steak on the menu, let...