• A ranch-scale study compared two grazing systems and their impact on yearling weight gains. (DTN/Progressive Farmer file photo)

    Intensive Rotations and Weight Gains

    A five-year study found yearling steer weight gains were 11% to 16% lower in a collaborative adaptive rangeland management grazing system than in a traditional rangeland management grazing system.

  • Ringworm spores can survive years in the environment. (Getty photo)

    Ask the Vet

    Warmer weather and shorter hair coats can often "cure" ringworm, but the spores are still in the environment. That makes it important to keep animals in good shape nutritionally, so their immune systems can fight off future infections.

  • JR Simplot Company faces a Clean Water Act lawsuit for alleged pollution at the company's feedlot in Grand View, Idaho. (DTN file photo)

    Feedlot Discharged Manure Into River

    J.R. Simplot was sued by environmentalists for discharging manure into the Snake River from the company's Grand View, Idaho, feedlot. The lawsuit filed in a federal court in Idaho alleges the 150,000-head feedlot has not had a permit to discharge since 2012.

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