• Ground beef from grass-fed and grain-fed cattle: Does it matter?

    Ground beef from grass-fed and grain-fed cattle: Does it matter?

    The internet is awash in websites proclaiming the nutritional benefits of ground beef from grass-fed cattle. However, researchers in the Depar…

    April 21, 2014 5:00 am(0)
  • Food safety: Grilling no different than kitchen cooking

    Food safety: Grilling no different than kitchen cooking

    MANHATTAN, Kan. – As spring brings warmer temperatures, the smells of barbecue more frequently fill the air. Although the Fourth of July, Memo…

    April 19, 2014 5:00 am(0)
  • What is heat stress?

    What is heat stress?

    We humans are looking forward to summer; hot weather, cool nights and certainly no snow. Your cows on the other hand, are dreading its arrival.

    April 17, 2014 5:00 am(0)
  • Colostrum: Liquid gold for kid goats and lambs

    Colostrum: Liquid gold for kid goats and lambs

    Colostrum is often likened to liquid gold. The first feeding of antibodies has long been associated with immediate immune protection for calve…

    April 16, 2014 5:00 am Photos

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Pressure builds on cattle prices

With boxed beef prices down sharply from the second rollercoaster high of the year, fed catt…

April 20, 2014 8:00 am(0)

USDA: Barley acreage continues to move west

USDA: Barley acreage continues to move west

The recent USDA planting intentions report gave a good indication as to the movement of malt…

April 19, 2014 10:00 am(0)

Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute Native Plant & Seed Production Workshop

Western Nevada College Specialty Crop Institute Native Plant & Seed Production Workshop

Carson City - Native plants provide stunning, hardy and drought-resistant landscapes while b…

April 18, 2014 3:00 pm(0)

Crop News

Nevada food and agriculture exports hit record levels

Nevada’s food and agricultural exports in 2013 reached a milestone with sales surpassing 2012’s export sales by $19.5 million. Export sales in 2012 were $117.4 mi…

April 12, 2014 10:00 am(0)

Livestock News

Pressure builds on cattle prices

With boxed beef prices down sharply from the second rollercoaster high of the year, fed cattle prices may have peaked seasonally. Fed prices are currently holding…

April 20, 2014 8:00 am(0)

Dairy News

USDA seeks nominees to the National Dairy Board

WASHINGTON, April 15, 2014 -- The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is asking dairy producer and importer organizations to nominate candidates to serve on the…

April 16, 2014 10:00 am(0)
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