Now in its 11th year, the National Stocker Award, supported by BEEF and Zoetis, recognizes the top stocker operations in the country.
Research shows that a 45-day post-weaning program is best for calf health.
This isn’t the 1980s anymore and these aren’t your daddy’s calf crops. Nor should they be.
For 11 years, BEEF has recognized some of the industry’s top stocker operators with its annual National Stocker Award. It’s time to submit nominations for the 2017 award.
Beef economist Harlan Hughes breaks down the numbers and offers his feedback on extended calf marketing alternatives.
Regardless of the underlying cause, the rally provided some much-needed reprieve for cattle feeders.
Timberlawn Farm grows its stocker business and harvests the uniquely potent grass of Kentucky’s Thoroughbred country by adding better management to put-together calves.
“The highest and best use of the ground here is grazing livestock,” says Brenda Paul of Timberlawn Farm at Paris, Ky., this year’s BEEF National Stocker Award winner...