5 Trending Headlines: Heifer nutrition critical post-breeding, PLUS: a former environmental activist speaks out

Burt Rutherford, Senior Editor

April 13, 2015

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Spring has sprung and green grass and summer turnout are beckoning. Here why it’s important that your first-calf heifers get the nutrition they need to be successful, plus ways to help your cattle better utilize the pasture resources you have.

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About the Author(s)

Burt Rutherford

Senior Editor, BEEF Magazine

Burt Rutherford is director of content and senior editor of BEEF. He has nearly 40 years’ experience communicating about the beef industry. A Colorado native and graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in agricultural journalism, he now works from his home base in Colorado. He worked as communications director for the North American Limousin Foundation and editor of the Western Livestock Journal before spending 21 years as communications director for the Texas Cattle Feeders Association. He works to keep BEEF readers informed of trends and production practices to bolster the bottom line.

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