Innovation brings profit

Innovation brings profit

Innovation brings profit Feeding Quality Forum speakers encourage new thinking   by Miranda Reiman The cattle industry needs to make some bold, creative changes to ensure its viability. That was the wakeup call from speakers at the Feeding Quality Forum, Aug. 27 to 28...

Better beef on the horizon

The sun was just peeking over the hills surrounding Hardyville, Ky., when I drove right past Jay McCoy’s ranch. My GPS told me I had arrived, but I knew there was no way his was the place surrounded by Holstein cattle. On the hunt for pastures that told me I had...

One-man show, part I

“I’m going to be my own person,” Jim Moore said as we bounced around in a beat up pickup, checking cows and talking life. His answer was in reference to heifer selection, but it fits the cowman’s character. “Sure I’m a little old fashioned,” he’d tell me later. As if...
Big on quality

Big on quality

Big on quality Poky Feeders wins CAB Feedlot Commitment to Excellence Award   by Steve Suther One of the largest cattle feeders in the country aims for high-quality results and hits that target every day. Poky Feeders, Scott City, Kan., turns 3,700 head per week, and...