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  • Fourth-generation orchardist and beef producer Eddie Richard sees a future in roadside sales. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Tom Gralish)

    Direct Sales

    Fourth-generation orchardist and beef producer Eddie Richard sees a future in roadside sales.

  • Cattle producers can determine the risk of heat stress handling by referring to the Beef Cattle Temperature Humidity Chart. (Chart courtesy of Rob Eirich, UNL Extension)

    Keep Cattle Cool

    Cattle producers need to be extra cautious with their livestock during hot, humid weather to avoid heat stress. There are certain strategies cattlemen should employ in both cow/calf and feedlot operations.

  • DDG Weekly Update

    DDG is seeing a slight rise in demand, which is keeping prices steady for now. Export prices saw the biggest change from one week ago.

  • Dry distillers grain. (DTN file photo by Cheryl Anderson)

    DDG Weekly Update

    DDG prices are still under pressure from lower corn prices as the market waits to see what Friday's USDA production and supply and demand numbers have to say about the size of the corn crop.

  • It's not always clear what's causing a limp in cattle. (DTN/Progressive Farmer image by Holly Kuper)

    Ask the Vet

    I have a young cow that is limping. What do I need to do?

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