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AMY KIRK: The two-week long branding day

May 18, 2014 in Uncategorized

Just because we got our calves branded recently doesn’t mean we’re done branding. We have to mull the day over for a couple more weeks and analyze the big event in detail.

Branding and vaccinating our calf crop is a big and important event for us …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Grabbing the bull by the EPDs

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

The act of purchasing a bull is turning more and more into an exact science.

With advancements in modern technology — especially in the world of genetics and expected progeny difference — producers are faced with the task of keeping up with ch…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grabbing the bull by the EPDs

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

The act of purchasing a bull is turning more and more into an exact science.

With advancements in modern technology — especially in the world of genetics and expected progeny difference — producers are faced with the task of keeping up with ch…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Providing calm after the storm

October 24, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Those wishing to donate to causes benefiting ranchers affected by an October blizzard already have charities set up in South Dakota, but soon they could see a benefit for North Dakota ranchers. Continue Reading

Beef Talk: Fall, a window of opportunity for thin cows

September 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Plan ahead, because now is the time to think about those thin cows, not next winter prior to calving. Continue Reading

Meeting planned to talk about bovine tuberculosis

June 18, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

MANDAN North Dakota agriculture and animal health officials are holding a meeting with cattle producers, veterinarians and others to talk about bovine tuberculosis. Continue Reading

Bovine TB case in ND shouldn’t hurt exports

June 14, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

BISMARCK North Dakota’s first reported case of bovine tuberculosis in 14 years shouldn’t threaten the state’s federally designated “TB-free” status, state and cattle industry officials say. Continue Reading

Not all DSU ag majors are geared to ‘cows and plows’

May 2, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

The idea that agriculture majors at Dickinson State University will lead students back to farms and ranches isn’t right, said Chip Poland, chair of DSU’s Department of Agriculture and Technical Studies. Continue Reading

Farmers, ranchers welcome: Cattlemen’s Supply LLC opens in downtown Dickinson

April 8, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Dickinson-area farmers and ranchers have a new place to get supplies to take care of their cattle, horses and even pick up a treat for their dog.
Cattlemen’s Supply LLC opened its doors on April Fools’ Day with one goal: to create a locally owned venue that offers all of the products a rancher needs to keep his herd healthy. Continue Reading

ND farmer reports nearly 20 percent of cows birthing twins

March 26, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Chris Johnson is accustomed to seeing double at this time of year. Continue Reading