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MANHATTAN, Kan. — A pair of agricultural economists at Kansas State University are reporting findings of a study on animal traceability systems, indicating the industry is still searching for the sweet spot between tracking animals and making that profitable for producers.

In the cattle business there are few things as rewarding as weaned calves and newly arrived feeder cattle having a good start. The first 30 to 45 days after weaning or commingling can set the tone for lifelong calf health, performance and profitability. Whether calves are destined to be herd replacements or feeder cattle, they should all be provided with feed that helps them build strong immune systems and grow at a pace that will enhance their production for their entire lives.

Minnesota Governor Tim Walz will participate in the 2019 “Purple Ribbon 4-H Livestock Auction” at the Minnesota State Fair, which will mark the 40th anniversary of the auction. The Purple Ribbon 4-H Auction will be held on Saturday, Aug. 24, at 5:45 p.m., in Compeer Arena at the State Fairgrounds.


In an udderly delightful meeting, calf Lily Ana Blanchard and cowgirl Elle-Mae Blanchard milked a happy pose with the Chick-fil-A mascot durin…

The Walters State Ag Club Ranch Rodeo is returning to the Great Smoky Mountains Expo Center on Saturday, Feb. 17, at 7 p.m. This is one of the…