Gold-Eagle Cooperative News

Cattle Inventory Increases and Impact of Tariffs Hangs Over Markets
Monday, July 30, 2018

USDA estimated that the July 1 all cattle and calves inventory was 103.2 million head, 1 percent larger than a year earlier.

Is the 2018 Illinois Soybean Crop as Good as it Looks?
Monday, July 30, 2018

If the appearance of the soybean crop going into late July predicts how it will yield, the 2018 crop in Illinois will be a high-yielding one.

Silking is a Great Time for Tissue Testing
Monday, July 30, 2018

Tissue sampling is a good tool for monitoring plant health during the growing season.

Cost Per Pound of Calf is Struggling
Monday, July 30, 2018

Cow-calf producers need to manage costs and production.

Water: The Unappreciated Nutrient
Monday, July 23, 2018

Water might be the Rodney Dangerfield of nutrients – it just doesn’t get any respect. We could use the latest edition of “Nutrient Requirements of Beef Cattle” as an example. Of the six classes of nutrients discussed in that resource, water is the last topic and the shortest chapter even though water makes up 99% […]

Chinese Tariffs Take Toll on Soybean Markets
Monday, July 23, 2018

A report last week from the U.S. Department of Agriculture provided some insight into how the Chinese tariffs are affecting soybean markets.

Is the Cow-Calf Enterprise Keeping Pace?
Monday, July 23, 2018

A review and understanding of past data can help determine the future of the beef industry.

Stacking and Storing Hay
Monday, July 23, 2018

Haying season is well underway and yields are shaping up better than last year.

Understanding the Interactions of the Immune System and Gut Health in Swine
Monday, July 23, 2018

The gut immune system works together to give ruminant gastrointestinal tract protection from disease.

Hot Weather Increases Risk of Cyanobacterial Poisoning to Livestock
Monday, July 23, 2018

High temperatures promote the growth of blue-green algae, which can produce harmful toxins.

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