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  • Meeting with your lender should focus on how to attain your operation's goals in a financially responsible way. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Tom Dodge)

    Operating Loans

    Casey Cook, senior relationship manager with Capital Farm Credit, told DTN a few things lenders will be looking for as financial planning gets underway for 2017.

  • Setting up the right mineral program for the herd starts with the basics. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Becky Mills)

    Ask the Vet

    How do I know what percentage of what mineral cows need?

  • DTN's average weekly spot price for DDG was up $2, at $98 per ton. (DTN file photo by Elaine Shein)

    DTN Distillers Grain Weekly Update

    DDG prices have remained firm in the domestic market, even as exports have been lackluster.

  • A recent study in Oklahoma on lightweight calves showed an advantage in pounds gained for those given an implant with a new, patented coating. (DTN/Progressive Farmer image by Jim Patrico)

    Implant Study

    Calves in one study showed more than 20 pounds of additional live-weight gain per head, when compared to two competing implants.

Livestock Perspectives

Harrington's Sort & Cull

John Harrington

Livestock Markets

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