Mindful management

Mindful management

Mindful management Reimagining liver health in beef cattle   by Miranda Reiman January 30, 2020 Undetectable diseases are hard to cure. You can’t look at a pen of feedyard cattle and know which ones have liver abscesses. Even technologies like ultrasound or blood...
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...
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...
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 symposium...
Not one for small talk

Not one for small talk

Not one for small talk Uncomfortable silence. If you don’t like it, you know the kind. Perhaps you’re just getting to know somebody, and you reach a point in the conversation where that silence hangs heavy and it makes you uneasy. I’m a talker by nature and...