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Choosing a Livestock Water System

Choosing a Livestock Water System

Access to clean, quality water sources is essential for livestock health and production. Keep livestock hydrated with the best livestock water systems. Continue >>>

Drought Management Strategies for Livestock Producers

Drought Management Strategies for Livestock Producers

By utilizing key drought management strategies, livestock producers can help alleviate stress and concerns as it relates to their herds. Continue >>>

Raising Grass-Fed Beef on Limited Acreage

Raising Grass-Fed Beef on Limited Acreage

Interested in raising grass-fed beef? Get started with quality pasture, cattle nutrition and sound management strategies. See more from the experts at IFA! Continue >>>

Calving Season Essentials

Calving Season Essentials

Calving season is a vital time for cow-calf operations. Being prepared with the right calving tools is the best way to ensure healthier calves and cows. Continue >>>

Staying Positive and Profitable in Challenging Times

Staying Positive and Profitable in Challenging Times

In an ever-evolving industry subject to a variety of external forces, saying positive and overcoming adversity is a staple of agricultural producers. Continue >>>

Coughing Calves and Other Problems Young Cattle Face During Winter

Coughing Calves and Other Problems Young Cattle Face During Winter

When days are short and nights are long, it's time to review your protocols for feeding, treating and bedding your calves in order to prevent common issues Continue >>>

Cattle Fly Control Methods & Strategies To Protect Your Herd

Cattle Fly Control Methods & Strategies To Protect Your Herd

As summer comes around, so do the flies. Learn how cattle fly control strategies help protect against horn, stable and face flies. Continue >>>

Supplement Grass-Fed Cattle with Beef Mineral

Supplement Grass-Fed Cattle with Beef Mineral

Understanding and meeting nutritional demands is essential to herd health. Discover the benefits of implementing grass-fed beef mineral for grazing cattle. Continue >>>

Protecting Your Operation with Bird Pest Control

Protecting Your Operation with Bird Pest Control

Find out how bird pest control can help protect your operation from the monetary and nutritional losses caused by birds. Continue >>>

IFA's Grass-Fed Beef Irrigated Pasture Seed Mix

IFA's Grass-Fed Beef Irrigated Pasture Seed Mix

IFA Grass-Fed Beef Irrigated Pasture Seed Mix is specially designed for small scale and hobby farm operations to grow nutritious grass-fed beef. Continue >>>

Tips to Managing Your Silage Pile

Tips to Managing Your Silage Pile

Protect the nutritious aspects of your silaged feeds by properly managing your silage pile. Keep in mind these simple tips for quality silage. Continue >>>

Cattle Disease Prevention Program Lessons from COVID-19

Cattle Disease Prevention Program Lessons from COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic fears of 2020 prompted near depletion of grocery store shelves providing a few lessons to be learned from animal agriculture. Continue >>>

Reproductive Benefits of Omega-3 Fats in Beef Cattle

Reproductive Benefits of Omega-3 Fats in Beef Cattle

Research has highlighted potential benefits of Omega-3 Fats in beef cattle reproduction efficiency. Find out how these could help in your operation. Continue >>>

Types of Liquid Feed and Their Benefits for Dairy Cattle

Types of Liquid Feed and Their Benefits for Dairy Cattle

Dairy cows have an enormous demand for energy. Learn about the different types of liquid feed and nutrition available and how they benefit milk production. Continue >>>

Debunking the Myths of Ionophores

Debunking the Myths of Ionophores

The use of ionophores in cattle production is a safe and feed efficient way to protect and promote growth of animals in the herd. Continue >>>

Internal Parasites in Beef Cattle and Their Impact on Nutrition

Internal Parasites in Beef Cattle and Their Impact on Nutrition

Internal parasites can have major impacts on cattle health and productivity making it important to understand their effect on beef cattle nutrition. Continue >>>

10 Forage Alternatives to Hay in a Drought Year

10 Forage Alternatives to Hay in a Drought Year

Learn about forage alternatives that can minimize the impact of higher hay and alfalfa costs during drought, including Beet Pulp, Cottonseed and more. Continue >>>

Why Water Is Essential to Your Livestock Nutrition Program

Why Water Is Essential to Your Livestock Nutrition Program

Water is a necessary nutrient that is found in almost every biological process but it is often overlooked in conversations about livestock nutrition. Continue >>>

Understanding Calf Rumen Development

Understanding Calf Rumen Development

Cattle will transition from a monogastric digestive system to a ruminant one in order to be functional and productive members of the herd. Continue >>>

Deciphering Fiber Analyses in Your Feed & Forage Reports

Deciphering Fiber Analyses in Your Feed & Forage Reports

Deciphering Fiber Analyses can be difficult with the ever-growing acronyms being used. Understand your feed analysis using this guide on nutrition terms. Continue >>>

The Benefits of Mega 3™ in Your Cattle Feeding Program

The Benefits of Mega 3™ in Your Cattle Feeding Program

What are the benefits of adding Mega 3™ to your feeding program? It provides omega-3 fatty acids, improves overall health and feed efficiency and more. Continue >>>

Preventing Summer Pneumonia in Cattle

Preventing Summer Pneumonia in Cattle

Warm dry weather does not mean your cattle are no longer at risk for disease. Protect your heard against summer pneumonia by vaccinating in the spring. Continue >>>

Discovering New Livestock Nutrition Research in Amino Acid Balancing

Discovering New Livestock Nutrition Research in Amino Acid Balancing

As research in ruminant nutrition continues to grow, understanding Amino Acid Balancing is another step to better feed and production efficiency. Continue >>>

Kick-Start Respiratory Vaccinations for Calves

Kick-Start Respiratory Vaccinations for Calves

As calving season gets under way, help your newest herd members to stay healthy by providing respiratory vaccinations. Continue >>>

The Right Fiber and Forage for Dairy Cattle

The Right Fiber and Forage for Dairy Cattle

Forages comprise more than 50% of the diets of dairy cattle and greatly affect the health of ruminant animals. Learn which is best for your dairy cows. Continue >>>