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Beef Management Workshop: Heifer Management Strategies
Beef Management Workshop: Heifer Management Strategies - Workshops Workshops
$15.00
The Beef Management Workshop Series will cover topical beef production and management topics. More
Beef Management Workshop: Statewide Partners
Beef Management Workshop: Statewide Partners - Workshops Workshops

Beef Management Workshop: Statewide Partners

乐动体育注册Multiple Options Available

$15.00
The Beef Management Workshop Series will cover topical beef production and management topics. More
Beef Management Workshop: Feed Efficiency
Beef Management Workshop: Feed Efficiency - Workshops Workshops

Beef Management Workshop: Feed Efficiency

Multiple Options Available

$15.00
The Beef Management Workshop Series will cover topical beef production and management topics. More
Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene
Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene - Videos Videos

Disease Prevention on the Farm: Personal Hygiene

Elizabeth Hines, Ginger D Fenton, PhD, Gregory P Martin, Ph.D., PAS

6:04

Good personal hygiene on the farm can help keep you and your animals healthy. Learn personal hygiene practices you can follow to prevent the spread of disease. More
Cattle Implanting Procedure and Education
Cattle Implanting Procedure and Education - Videos Videos

Cattle Implanting Procedure and Education

乐动体育注册 Tara L. Felix

6:09

Implants are a technology used to enhance growth and improve the net profitability of beef cattle. This video will review the fundamentals of good implanting technique. More
Management Strategies for Beef Heifers
Management Strategies for Beef Heifers - Workshops Workshops

Management Strategies for Beef Heifers

Multiple Options Available

Free
Are you a beef cattle producer? Join us to learn new strategies in beef heifer management. More
High Quality Meat Starts with Animal Care
High Quality Meat Starts with Animal Care - Articles Articles
Meat quality starts at the farm level with how a producer cares for those animals. Best management practices for handling animals, health care, nutrition and transportation all play a part in producing the meat products we enjoy so much. More
Tick on horse Photo Credit: Erika Machtinger
Protecting Livestock Against Ticks in Pennsylvania - Articles Articles

Protecting Livestock Against Ticks in Pennsylvania

乐动体育注册 Erika Machtinger, Hayley R. Springer

Many species of tick can be found on livestock and horses in Pennsylvania, particularly animals that spend some time in pastures. More
Photo from National Park Service, public domain
Japanese Stiltgrass in Pastures - Articles Articles

Japanese Stiltgrass in Pastures

乐动体育注册 Laura Kenny, Dwight Lingenfelter, Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

This invasive weed is taking over Pennsylvania pastures. Learn how to control it. More
Photo credit: Jessica Williamson
Reducing the Risk of Nitrate and Prussic Acid Poisoning in Livestock - Articles Articles
Nitrate and Prussic Acid poisoning can be dangers to ruminant livestock when feeding warm season annual forages during certain times of the year. More
Calculating the Cost of Beef Production
Calculating the Cost of Beef Production - Articles Articles

Calculating the Cost of Beef Production

乐动体育注册 Tara L. Felix, Cheryl Ann Fairbairn

Knowing the income and costs of an operation are critical to the financial success of that operation. Use this article as a guide to help determine the financial success of your beef production enterprise. More
Supplementing preweaned cattle does not always pay. (Photo credit: PA Beef Producers Working Groups via Michelle Kunnjapu)
Nutrition Through the Weaning Period - Articles Articles
Preweaned calf nutrition depends heavily on the dam and the pastures. While there are scenarios when supplementing calves prior to weaning will pay cattlemen, a careful calculation of the economics is recommended. More
Inserting an implant in the ear of a Holstein steer. (Photo credit: PA Beef Producers Working Group via Michelle Kunnjapu)
Implant Approaches for Feeders - Articles Articles
Steroidal implants have been used in beef cattle for over 60 years. The improvements in feed efficiency when using implants make them effective tools to increase net profitability in the beef cattle industry. More
It is important to check the eyes of cattle regularly for pinkeye. (Photo credit: PA Beef Producers Working Group via Michelle Kunnjapu)
It's Pinkeye Season Again - Articles Articles

It's Pinkeye Season Again

Daniel M. Kniffen, John Maas

Not only has pinkeye (Moraxella Bovis) reared its ugly head again this year it has brought its big brother to the fight, Moraxella Bovoculi. Get your veterinarian’s advice about prevention before the outbreak. More
Frost seeding in Vermont. Credit: Dan Hudson, Univ. of Vermont
Pasture Improvements Can Take Place in the Winter - Articles Articles

Pasture Improvements Can Take Place in the Winter

乐动体育注册 Melanie Barkley

Frost seeding may be the way to improved pastures on your farm. More
Pastured Livestock Production
Pastured Livestock Production - Workshops Workshops
The Pastured Livestock Production workshop is an educational day and pasture walk for livestock producers who operate predominantly on a pasture-based housing and nutrition system. More
Penn State's beef facility tours available as part of the 2019 Annual Beef Summer Field Day.
Beef Summer Field Day - Workshops Workshops
The Annual Beef Summer Field Day will be held at Penn State. The agenda includes discussions on policies affecting the beef industry and a demonstration of handling techniques. More
Check Your Feed Supply! Check Your Feed Supply! - News

Check Your Feed Supply!

05/10/2019

Cargill feed recalled due to high aflatoxin levels More
Survey of Pennsylvania Beef Producers
Survey of Pennsylvania Beef Producers - Articles Articles

Survey of Pennsylvania Beef Producers

乐动体育注册 Neal Fogle

The PA Beef Producers Working Group (PABPWG) commissioned this survey with two purposes: create baseline data to help the working group characterize the beef industry in Pennsylvania, and identify specific challenges and opportunities for producers. More
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins
Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins - Videos Video Series

Raising Calf-Fed Holsteins

乐动体育注册 Tara L. Felix

These videos will provide information regarding the practice of rearing Holstein calves for beef. Management and nutrition of calf-fed Holsteins from birth to finish will be emphasized. More
Ruminant Nutrition
Ruminant Nutrition - Videos Video Series

Ruminant Nutrition

Tara L. Felix, Jessica A. Williamson, Ph.D.

These videos will discuss the basics of ruminant nutrition relative to how forage quality affects ruminal function and animal performance. More
Figure 1. Key areas for evaluation on the beef cow are the backbone, ribs, hooks, pin bones, tailhead, and brisket.
Body Condition Score as a Nutritional Management Tool - Articles Articles

Body Condition Score as a Nutritional Management Tool

乐动体育注册 Tara L. Felix, Tiago Brandao Freitas, Alfredo DiCostanzo

Body condition score (BCS) is an easy-to-use tool that describes the relative fatness of beef cattle. More
Heifers consuming alternative feeds.
Consider Corn-Based Diets as Alternatives to Hay for Beef Cows - Articles Articles
In times when hay is expensive, alternative feeds may be used to supply energy and protein to the cow herd. More
Although this manure application may have met setback, ground cover and slope guidelines, the photo highlights risk associated with winter manure application. The loss of nutrients is an economic and agronomic loss for the farm.
Behind in Manure Application? Please Move Forward Smartly - Articles Articles
Weather can be extremely challenging when it comes to timely manure application. The following principles should be considered when making plans for your next weather-delayed application. More
Implants are crucial in Holstein steers raised for beef.
2018 Calf-fed Holstein Demonstration Results - Articles Articles

2018 Calf-fed Holstein Demonstration Results

乐动体育注册 Tara L. Felix

The calf-fed Holstein Initiative wrapped up its third year in 2018. Implants successfully increased average daily gains and feed efficiency. More
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