- Livestock Loss Assistance During DroughtDrought alone is not a qualifying event. However, deaths as a secondary condition of the drought may be covered. Coverage includes drought-enhanced diseases, like anthrax and cyanobacteria (blue-green algae blooms) and larkspur poisoning that cause livestock deaths.
- Fly Control Considerations for Cattle on PastureAlong with being irritants to livestock, horn flies, face flies and stable flies are economically important to producers due to their negative impacts on milk production and calf weaning weights. In addition, they can affect grazing distribution and transmit eye diseases, such as pinkeye and infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR).
- Is the Current Feeder Cattle Market a Pricing Opportunity?The JBS cyber-attack was another blow dealt to a cattle market that has been hit with challenge after challenge since last spring.
- Turn Up The Heat: Cattle Markets Need TransparencyAs livestock producers, we strive to care for our animals and raise a wholesome product for our family, friends and neighbors.
- Programming Cattle Feed Intake Can Improve Feed EfficiencyProgramming feed intake of a high-concentrate diet early in the feeding period can result in improved feed efficiency and reduced feed costs.