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Zoetis Introduces Veterinary Feed Directive Mobile Application

published: March 2nd 2017 source: Zoetis

  PARSIPPANY, N.J.,  To benefit veterinarians and their busy schedules amid the implementation of the new Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) regulation, Zoetis has introduced a mobile application for use on smartphones, helping simplify the process of writing a VFD for AUREOMYCIN® (chlortetracycline) or AUREO S 700® (chlortetracycline/sulfamethazine) for their cattle clients....

Next generation of cattle bander announced

published: August 22nd 2016 source: Callicrate

No-Bull Enterprises is proud to introduce the next generation Callicrate Bander – the Callicrate PRO Bander™.   It is the most advanced tool of its kind, thanks in part to the use of computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing....

Genex Introduces RumiLife Electrolyte M Supplement for Mature Cattle

published: May 4th 2016 source: Genex

  SHAWANO, Wis.— Genex Cooperative, Inc. is now marketing RumiLife™ Electrolyte M™ nutritional supplement, a ready-to-use oral electrolyte specifically formulated for mature dairy and beef cattle....

Noble Foundation releases mobile recordkeeping app

published: September 29th 2014 source: Noble Foundation

ARDMORE, Okla. — With continuous technology advancements, production agriculture is more efficient and mobile than ever before. As part of The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation's focus on advancing agriculture, the organization has released a mobile recordkeeping app as part of its Junior Beef Excellence Program....

Record Calf Prices--Spend It Wisely!

published: September 22nd 2014 by: Carrie Johnson source: Igrow

Calf prices are setting records this year and now that you have sold; you are looking at a substantial increase in spending money. A major decision that needs to be made is whether or not profits should be used for personal use or to reinvest that money back into your operation....

Taking Agriculture To A Higher Level Of Precision

published: February 28th 2014 by: Robert Burns source: Texas AgriLife

COLLEGE STATION – Imagine, if you will, a tractor pulling a fertilizer wagon travelling at 8 to 9 mph along a field of thousands of sorghum test plants. As the tractor moves through the field plots, an onboard computer linked to sensors measures everything from plant height and development to nitrogen needs....

Mobile Cattle Tracker App Offers Data Collection System

published: December 18th 2013 source: University of Nebraska Extension

LINCOLN, Nebraska — A new app from EdMedia at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln allows the cow/calf producer to enter events electronically as they happen. Cow/calf records need to be collected at specific times during the year, such as at weaning, pregnancy checks and at calving....

Apps To Help You Maintain Your Ponds

published: December 4th 2013 by: Steve Byrns source: Texas AgriLife

COLLEGE STATION – The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service now has six new iPhone apps available for pond aficionados, said agency experts. Dr. Todd Sink, AgriLife Extension fisheries specialist at College Station, provided the leadership to develop the new tools geared toward pond owners and managers....

Muck Boots Designed For Farmers And Ranchers

published: June 19th 2012 source: Muck Boots

Smithfield, Rhode Island (June 18, 2012) THE ORIGINAL MUCK BOOT COMPANYTM offers a durable all-weather boot designed to weather the wear-and-tear associated with farming and ranching. The Chore is designed to provide all-day comfort throughout the rugged terrain and extreme conditions that can be associated with farming and ranching....

Humane Bander Introduced

published: January 2nd 2012 source: Callicrate Banders

The U.S. company known for inventing the premiere high-tension banding castration tool on the market is now introducing a lighter, sleeker version designed to bring the same humane, user-friendly technique to newborn calves, sheep and goats....

Recipes still needed for ICA Cookbook!

published: November 26th 2010 source: ICA Of Texas

We need YOUR best recipes for the ICA Cook-book. Choose from any category, from appetizers to desserts, and send one or many to the ICA Office at P.O. Box 1168, Lockhart, TX 78644-1168. You also may email recipes to the office at tica@icatexas....

Patients Paying For More Face Time With Drs.

published: January 23rd 2010 by: Tom Murphy source: Associated Press

Over the counter cold-and-flu remedy: $5.99. Trip to the doctor's office: $20. Extra time to bend your doctor's ear: $1,500 a year and up. Primary care physicians are increasingly offering exclusivity to those willing to pay for it....

Stuffed Cabbage Rolls

published: September 18th 2009 source: Lesa Jackson

1 pound ground beef 1 onion chopped 1 teaspoon fresh ground salt ½ teaspoon fresh pepper 1 large head cabbage, separated into leaves 1 can condensed tomato soup ½ cup sour cream 2 cups instant rice Cook rice in the water....

Economics of Selliing Bull Calves

published: September 17th 2009 source: Callicrate Bander

Many studies have shown that bull calves weigh at least 15% more at weaning than early castrated steer calves.  Cow/calf producers that castrate their bull calves at an early age miss out on this improved gain from the bull’s natural testosterone....

Reversed Manicotti

published: September 16th 2009 source: Lesa Jackson

1 medium onion 1 teaspoon minced garlic 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 pounds ground beef (sirloin or chuck) Oregano to taste 1 can diced tomato 1 can pasta sauce (any flavor…pick your own) 1 box manicotti noodles Feta cheese to sprinkle on top Parmesan Cheese and Mozzarella to sprinkle on top Cut and cook onions in a little of the olive oil....

Balsamic Glazed Burgers

published: September 14th 2009 source: Lesa Jackson

2 pounds ground chuck 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 ½ teaspoons kosher salt 1 teaspoon fresh ground pepper 1 teaspoon granulated garlic Shredded red leaf lettuce Diced sweet onion 1 round loaf Italian bread ¼ cup olive oil Balsamic Reduction: ¼ cup balsamic vinegar ¼ cup Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon steak seasoning Basil Mayonnaise: ¾ cup mayonnaise ½ teaspoon kosher salt ¼ teaspoon fresh ground pepper ½ teaspoon cider vinegar ½ cup basil leaves Burgers: Combine first five ingredients, tossing lightly with a fork....

Dinner Just Got Easier For Beef Eaters

published: August 16th 2009 by: Melissa Slagle source: Beef Checkoff

The beef checkoff recognizes that today’s shoppers are avid mobile phone users and rarely leave home without taking their phone. That’s why the checkoff created Beef For Dinner, a free, mobile, streamlined version of the site consumers already know and love, BeefItsWhatsForDinner....

Ground Beef Potato Soup

published: August 13th 2009 source: Lesa Jackson

5 ½ cups chicken broth 1 clove garlic, diced 4 medium red potatoes, cubed 2 medium carrots, diced 1 medium onion, chopped 1 stalk celery, chopped ½ cu processed cheese spread 1 cup heavy cream 1 tablespoon chopped fresh parsley 1 pound lean ground beef In a medium skillet, brown ground beef, drain off excess oil and set aside....

Ceviche Shrimp and Feta

published: August 11th 2009 source: Lesa Jackson

1 pound fresh sweet red shrimp, peeled, deveined and minced ¼ cup minces scallions ¼ cup minces fresh chives ¼ cup julienned fresh basil 3 ripe Roma tomatoes, peeled, seeded and minced ¼ cup chopped Kalamata olives 3 cloves garlic chopped Zest of three lemons Fresh ground salt and pepper to taste 1 tablespoon seasoned and toasted bread crumbs 2 tablespoons fresh feta, crumbled 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 teaspoon sea salt In a large mixing bowl, combine all ingredients except for feta and breadcrumbs....

Steak Bites

published: August 9th 2009 source: Lesa Jackson

1 ½ teaspoons seasoned salt 1 ½ teaspoons pepper 1 teaspoon garlic salt 2 pounds New York strip steaks 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 cup low fat mayonnaise 4 teaspoons prepared horseradish 4 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 multigrain baguette, sliced ½ inch thick and toasted ¼ cup finely chopped flat-leaf parsley In a small bowl, combine 1 teaspoon seasoned salt, the pepper and garlic salt....

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