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Research Technology Symposium

We are excited to provide details about a Research Technology Symposium taking place at the 2017 ASAS-CSAS Annual Meeting & Trade Show! This full-day symposium, focused on ruminant and grazing research, is scheduled for Monday, July 10. Read more »

NMSU student develops device to improve cattle grazing

NMSU student develops device to improve cattle grazing

An undergraduate student in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences at New Mexico State University is developing a prototype of a feed intake device for grazing cattle. Read more »


Challenges of cattle production in the Southeast

By Samantha Kneeskern

Oct. 15, 2015 – Livestock producers often view laws and regulations that are brought about by consumer opinions as restrictions and impositions. But because the consumer drives the market, and the global demand for beef is increasing, cattle producers should face these challenges head-on and continue to improve the sustainability of their operations. Read more »


Researchers study tall larkspur toxicity in cattle

By Samantha Kneeskern, ASAS Science Communications Intern

August 24, 2015 – In the western foothills and mountain rangelands of the U.S., wild larkspurs (Delphinium spp.) are a major cause of cattle lossesdelphinium barbeyi Read more »

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Study shows no damage to soils from grazing of cover crops

By Jan Suszkiw, ARS Public Affairs Specialist

A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist in North Carolina has found a way to encourage more growers to use cover crops in the Southeastern United States—allow cattle to graze on them.

Cover crops reduce soil erosion, boost organic matter, keep more moisture in soil and sequester carbon in the soil so less of it is released as a greenhouse gas. Read more »