A new presentation on Beef Cattle Outlook (Feb 2015) by Dr. Curt Lacy, UGA is available on Presentations page.
Cattle ranchers have a great training opportunity for both themselves, and their employees. For a limited time, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc (BIVI) is covering the cost of up to $50 per person, for Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training. BQA is more than just giving shots correctly. BQA means training everyone who works in the beef […]
Dr. Curt Lacy Extension Economist-Livestock University of Georgia Recently, the cattle markets have been as hot as the mid-July temperatures. While the high prices generate lots of questions, the main ones being asked now are: 1) should I sell my calves at weaning, and 2) what is the most economical alternative for replacement females? Fortunately, […]
If you raise good quality hay, the Southeastern Hay Contest offers you the opportunity to document your quality, gain some recognition for your farm, and new this year, have your farm included in the Southeastern Hay Directory. Most hay farms are frustrated by the fact they they raise quality hay, but have to sell on […]
Herd expansion is a thought that is on many cattlemen’s minds. Most are considering if they should expand and by how much. Others are questioning if expansion has already begun, and if it hasn’t, when it will. In recent weeks beef cow slaughter as compared to last year has dramatically fallen. In fact, when compared […]