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Agriculture Ask A Farmer Cattle Feedlot Questions

What is a cattle feedlot? | Ask a Farmer

What is a factory farm? What is a CAFO? What is a feedlot? These and numerous other questions are some that I receive on a weekly basis pertaining to cattle production. I have spent most of my life becoming better acquainted with many aspects of cattle production. Over the next several posts, I hope to […]


First week in the feedlot!

Someone forgot to tell me about that part of the deal. I have only been working in my new job at the feedlot for one week and I have not stopped learning. Northwest Texas is awful close to the “No Man’s Land” of Oklahoma, and it sure seems like things run at just a slower […]


Review of Nutritional Recommendations of Feedlot Consulting Nutritionists

Vasconcelos, J.T. and M.L. Galyean. 2007. Nutritional Recommendations of Feedlots Consulting Nutritionists: The 2007 Texas Tech University Survey. J Anim Sci. 85:2772-2781.             A survey conducted by Texas Tech University collected information from 29 consulting nutritionists on nutritional recommendations for feedlot cattle. Previous surveys conducted suggested that a common source of nutrient requirements for beef […]

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Finding your audience for sustainability and advocacy

This month, new survey results show the most widely used social media platforms by Americans. While you may assume Facebook is the top dog, it’s worth looking at survey results to see how the platforms actually rank. If you dive deeper into the Pew Research Center report, you’ll see not all platforms are equal when it comes to who is using them. […]

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Advocacy for Earth Day and Environmental Sustainability

Earth Day 2021 is coming on April 22. Are you preparing to join the conversations? Most of us in the agriculture community realize that working in and caring for our environment is a year-round task. In past years, we’ve made great strides in sharing our stories of environmental stewardship, but we always have room for improvement in […]

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