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These doctors have a new prescription

Revisit your old rules for backgrounding cattle

A dozen years ago when my husband got his master’s degree in agronomy, he was doing work in precision ag. Looking for ways to reduce phosphorus runoff from manure application, he applied it at varying depths. Yield monitors, grid soil sampling and GPS guidance helped chart results. Ever since, I’ve generally tied precision ag squarely […]

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Record Breaking Quality

July 2017 Certified Angus Beef data held a pleasant surprise.

Confession: I’m not really a “numbers” gal. My friends and I often joke about me doing “journalist math” as I am definitely more blessed with an affinity for words over anything numeric. I do however, love when numbers tell a story. While most spreadsheets would make me yawn, a quick look at packer data for […]

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Don’t blame the calves

It’s no secret: I’m the inquisitive kind. “20 Questions,” my neighbors used to call me. Laughing at my genuine curiosity to common opinion, they’d say, “Laura, that’s just the way it is!” In many instances, things are just what we all say they are, and I think that’s a good thing. It can be a relief […]

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Guess Who’s Back?

A familiar face returns to the Black Ink team.

One of the first assignments I had as an industry information intern for Certified Angus Beef was to write a blog post. Simple task, but when I finished hammering out my word quota, the pressure suddenly mounted. What would I use as my “sign-off” phrase?! Everyone on the team had a witty or thoughtful ending […]

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He makes changes so fast, that John really places a lot of hope in each year's calf crop.
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Tools that work

You need to hang a picture on a wall. As you grab a hammer and swing, I bet you never find yourself thinking, “I sure hope this hammer will work.” You’ve selected the right tool for the job, you know how it functions and you’re confident it will deliver the intended results. Yet, I hear […]

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