NDSU EXTENSION SERVICE Prevent Hardware Disease in Cattle
Inverted tires can make great containers to hold cattle feed and water, but tires also can pose health risks for the animals if the tires arent maintained regularly.
If the tires you are using on y... Posted on 2/10/12 at 10:16 AM
IT'S GOOD TO BE IN ND Joke contest
Take a look at Sun Reporter/Blogger Keith Norman's picture here of some cattle that got out of their pasture. Look closely at the cow in the foreground, and count its legs.
Now who can come up with th... Posted on 7/30/09 at 8:03 AM
NASCAR DAD Joe Varner : Cattle Thief ?
Joe Varner age 52 of Pierz, Minn was arrested for theft of 188 head of cattle. He owns 15 livestock auction barns in Minn, So Dak, and No Dak. Joel Heitcamp of KFGO hit this story hard on Friday. Farm... Posted on 6/27/09 at 6:32 PM
BISMARCK — Donations from the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association have boosted reward funds for information leading to convictions in two high-profile cattle-killing cases on opposite sides of the state.
BISMARCK — Donations from the North Dakota Stockmen's Association have boosted reward funds for information leading to convictions in two high-profile cattle-killing cases on opposite sides of the state.
WICHITA, Kan. — The severe drought that scorched pastures across the Southern Plains last summer helped shrink the nation’s herd to its smallest size in more than six decades and encouraged the movement of animals to lusher fields in the northern and western parts of the U.S., a new report shows.
MANDAN — Mananbai Sadykov cuffed his stiff blue jeans over intricately stitched cowboy boots and tread mindfully though minefields of cattle manure at the Helbling Hereford Ranch in central North Dakota.
BISMARCK — Transplanted North Dakota cattle are thriving in Kazakhstan’s cold climate, but many of the former Soviet republic’s cowboys are still greenhorns, so it has hired Great Plains ranch hands to help out and is sending some of its own to the U.S. for training, a state trade official said.
North Dakota is a leading producer of sunflowers and canola, but it lags behind many states in the Midwest when it comes to dairy production.
Dairy farms have been disappearing across North Dakota over the years, said Gary Hoffman, executive director of the North Dakota Dairy Coalition for eight years. He also serves as the state’s director of dairy development.
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Cattle are being bred with genes from their African cousins who are accustomed to hot weather. New corn varieties are emerging with larger roots for gathering water in a drought. Someday, the plants may even be able to “resurrect” themselves after a long dry spell, recovering quickly when rain returns.
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