• Labor to move cows and temporary fencing can be as close as family. Jimmy Ray Parish has a great crew in his son, Beau, 13, and daughter, Haley, 11. (Becky Mills)

    Fall Calving Fencing

    Understand the balance between cows and nutrition to successfully manage a fall-calving herd.

  • Cooper and Katie Hurst stress that their internal-parasite-control program for the herd is part of a whole-systems approach. (Becky Mills)

    Parasite Resistance Takes a Whole-Systems Approach

    Mississippi couple uses a whole-systems approach to cut back on deworming in their cow herd.

  • The per-head cost to tag cattle as part of a traceability program would vary widely based on economies of scale. (Jim Patrico)

    Producers Bear the Cost of Traceability

    Report shows cattle producers would bear most of the cost of a voluntary national contact-trace system.

  • (Becky Mills)

    Sudden Deaths May Indicate Anaplasmosis

    Sudden deaths in cow herds may be a sign of this blood-borne disease.

  • (Mark Parker)

    Cover Value

    Boost a cover's agronomic value by using it as a supplemental feed resource for cattle.

  • At Georgia's Crawford Cattle Co., alternative feeds, including things like hominy and whole cottonseed, help manage costs. (Bottom row from left to right) Tanner Crawford, Kylie Keene, Phillip Crawford, Melissa Crawford, Erica Hasty and (top row) Chandler Crawford with Paisley Hasty (Photo by Becky Mills)

    Byproducts Can Make a Perfect Fit for Some Cattle Feeds

    Rising costs make byproducts a perfect fit for some of today's best cattle feeds.

  • Brandy Karisch says there is no off-season when it comes to keeping herd bulls in good body condition. (Becky Mills)

    Keep Bulls in Strong Breeding Condition

    There's no off-season when it comes to keeping herd bulls in strong breeding condition.