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Tensions lessening between rangeland fire groups and government agencies

Oct 24, 2019
A study led by Oregon State University finds that tensions between Rangeland Fire Protection Associations and government agencies have lessened– rapidly in Idaho and gradually in Oregon.

By Chris Branam | News Story

Development of Replacement Heifers

Sep 2019
This article will focus on some strategies that beef producer have in order to improve heifer development programs, and hence the entire profitability of cow-calf production systems.

By Bruno I. Cappellozza | Educational Document

Common Beef Breeds of Oregon

Sep 2019
With the wide range of beef cattle breeds utilized in the United States, it can be difficult to choose the right breed for each operation. Additionally, the diverse climate, landscape and feed availability seen throughout Oregon further complicate this decision.

Educational Document

Stress and the Immune System

Sep 2019
This article will provide information regarding the effects of stress on health and immune system, as well as feasible strategies that may be adopted by beef producers to prevent stress-related diseases in the herd.

Educational Document

Protein Nutrition for Cattle

Sep 2019
This article will provide some basic concepts associated with protein nutrition in cattle, aiming to help beef producers on detecting and designing nutritional strategies to enhance cattle performance and, consequently, productivity and profitability of beef operations.

By Bruno I. Cappellozza | Educational Document

Alfalfa for Beef Cattle

Sep 2019
Alfalfa is well known as an excellent source of protein and energy for beef cattle. A beef cow needs high energy hay to regain body weight after calving, produce milk for her calf, and rebreed in 40 to 90 days after calving.

By Mylen Bohle, David Hannaway | Educational Document

Using Alternative Feedstuffs

Sep 2019
Producers should routinely evaluate alternative feedstuffs as a means to supplement existing forage resources and reduce feed costs.

By David Bohnert | Educational Document

Management Strategies for Dealing with Select Poisonous Plants in Oregon

Sep 2019
Rangelands, pastures and hay fields throughout Oregon often contain poisonous plants that are potentially dangerous to cattle and other livestock.

By Andy Hulting, Karin Neff | Educational Document

Fitting the Cow Herd to the Environment

Sep 2019
We can create a cow that is in tune with nature and turns a profit.

By Barbi Riggs | Publication

Body Condition Scoring: Monitoring the Beef Cows Energy Reserves

Sep 2019
Monitoring body condition is a management tool for evaluating the nutritional status and energy reserves of beef cattle.

Educational Document