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

agmanager.info/crmil

 

Production Information Sites

Cow Calf Corner – Oklahoma State University: cowcalfcorner.okstate.edu
Iowa State University SPA: www.exnet.iastate.edu/Pages/ansci/beef/spa.html
University of Kentucky IRM Programs: www.uky.edu/Projects/BeefIRM/
Kansas State University Ag Management: www.agmanager.info/livestock/
Temple Grandin’s  Cattle Handling: www.grandin.com
Western IRM Center – Colorado State University:  www.wcirm.colostate.edu
Montana State University Extension Beef Site: animalrangeextension.montana.edu/Beef/BEEF.HTM
University of Missouri Extension Publications:  agebb.missouri.edu
Kansas State University Stocker Cattle: www.beefstockerusa.org
Oklahoma State University Ag Economics:  agecon.okstate.edu/faculty/ffmr.asp
Texas A & M University Animal Science: animalscience.tamu.edu/ansc/
University of Nebraska Beef Cattle: beef.unl.edu
Iowa Beef Center/ Iowa State University: www.iowabeefcenter.org
University of Illinois: www.traill.uiuc.edu/beefnet/
North Dakota State University: www.beeftalk.com

 

Breeds of Cattle

Oklahoma State University: www.ansi.okstate.edu/breeds

 

Market Information

Cattle-Fax: www.cattle-fax.com
Livestock Marketing Information Center:  www.lmic.info 

 

IRM/SPA Certified Software

BRS Records: www.beefrecords.com
Back in the Black: animalscience.ucdavis.edu/extension/livestockmanagement.html
CattleSoft: www.cattlesoft.com
CHAPS 2000: www.chaps2000.com
CowCalf5: www.cowcalf.com
Cow Sense: www.midwestmicro.com
Texas A&M SPA: agecoext.tamu.edu/spa/

 

USDA Links

General: www.usda.gov
Farm Service Agency: www.fsa.usda.gov
Risk Management Agency: www.rma.usda.gov
Ag Marketing Service: www.ams.usda.gov
Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service: www.aphis.usda.gov
Grain Inspection, Packer and Stockyards Administration: www.usda.gov/gipsa
Ag Research Service: www.ars.usda.gov
Food Safety and Inspection Service: www.fsis.usda.gov
Foreign Ag Service: www.fas.usda.gov
Natural Resources Conservation Service: www.nrcs.usda.gov

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