Alliance designed to deliver continuous, real-time data to help cattle producers optimize practices and products, paving way for improved profitability.
Research by University of California Cooperative Extension personnel shows that rangeland doesn't need to be "rested" following a fire.
Strain not previously identified in U.S. but is similar to cases found in Mexico.
Initial project will confirm guidelines for beef cattle consumption of sulfate in drinking water; other projects include livestock transport and ear-tip necrosis in pigs.
Project team developing several technologies that would allow producers to use UAVs to locate, identify and perform health checks on cattle.
Bluetongue virus has significant global distribution where its insect vector -- biting midge -- is present, and that range may expand northward.
Continuing to feed hay in same locations can increase concentration of nutrients from hay and animal manure in a small area.
Ongoing investigation into cattle deaths in Florida has not determined specific cause.
Fall cover crops have been shown to be effective way to background beef calves, and adding forage peas or brassicas to oats may improve forage quality.
Investigation started in early November now includes 25 premises in three provinces.