Resources & Links


Helpful Cattle Industry Links

Ag in Uncertain Times
RFID Costs Spreadsheet 
BVD Resource Page
FACT SHEET: Modern Beef Production 
- Describes the stages of beef production and includes information on production technologies used today (antibiotics, growth promotants, etc.). 
FACT SHEET: Critical Analysis of Livestock's Long Shadow
Beef Improvement Federation
Beef Reproductive Strategies
PNW Dairy Monitor
Food Animal Residue Avoidance Databank (FARAD)


Risk Management


Production Information Sites

Cow Calf Corner – Oklahoma State University:
Iowa State University SPA:
University of Kentucky IRM Programs:
Kansas State University Ag Management:
Temple Grandin’s  Cattle Handling:
Western IRM Center – Colorado State University:
Montana State University Extension Beef Site:
University of Missouri Extension Publications:
Kansas State University Stocker Cattle:
Oklahoma State University Ag Economics:
Texas A & M University Animal Science:
University of Nebraska Beef Cattle:
Iowa Beef Center/ Iowa State University:
University of Illinois:
North Dakota State University:


Breeds of Cattle

Oklahoma State University:


Market Information

Livestock Marketing Information Center: 


IRM/SPA Certified Software

BRS Records:
Back in the Black:
CHAPS 2000:
Cow Sense:
Texas A&M SPA:


USDA Links

Farm Service Agency:
Risk Management Agency:
Ag Marketing Service:
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service:
Grain Inspection, Packer and Stockyards Administration:
Ag Research Service:
Food Safety and Inspection Service:
Foreign Ag Service:
Natural Resources Conservation Service:

NCBA is on Capitol Hill...

...taking care of our needs while we are out in the fields
taking care of our animals and our land.

-Tony Turri - California