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Nice to Meat Ya: Ruth Ammon

If you walk into Darnall Feedlot–whether you’re lost on the quiet western Nebraska county road or you’re a rancher looking to feed some cattle–there’s a smiling face that’s sure to greet you. Meet Ruth Ammon. At first glance, she may look like a typical...
Quality up in the face of drought

Quality up in the face of drought

Quality up in the face of droughtDarnall Feedlot earns back-to-back Quality Focus Awards from CAB  by Jill Dunkel What’s better than winning first place? Doing that three out of four years, including two in a row and despite one of the worst droughts in history.That’s...
Beef build quality, profit

Beef build quality, profit

Build beef quality, profit  by Janet Kanters Canadian feedlots and ranchers can cooperate to improve beef produced from cowherds across the nation, all in the interest of profitably growing demand.Domestically and around the world, the beef already has a reputation...
DNA: feedlot strategies

DNA: feedlot strategies

DNA: feedlot strategies   by Miranda Reiman November 3, 2011 Recently, animal scientist John Wagner and his team set out to answer one question: “Is there potential application for DNA technology in the feedlot?”The research completed by Colorado State University...
Excellent and getting better

Excellent and getting better

Excellent and getting betterThe Angus world wonders, how good can these cattle get?  by Steve Suther It’s fun to hit the target. Osborn Farms, Savannah, Mo., repeated its 2010 achievement with even better numbers as the Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) 2011 Quality...