Author Archives | Holly Martin

EPA hopes to work more closely with cattlemen

A representative of the Environmental Protection Agency told cattlemen the agency is working to improve relationships with the agriculture community. “We want to branch and work with you all,” said Allison Wiedeman, Chief of the Rural Branch of the Water Permits division of EPA.  During the meeting of the Property Rights and Environmental Management Committee of […]

Continue Reading

Sponsorship allows cattlemen to become BQA certified at no cost

For the second year, Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. is excited to partner with the checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program and sponsor BQA certification for all producers who enroll from February 3 through April 15. BIVI will pick up the $25-50 certification fee for beef or dairy producers who are interested in becoming certified or […]

Continue Reading

New vaccine is first intranasal for bacterial pneumonia

Merck Animal Health introduced Once PMH® IN, the only intranasal vaccine to deliver dual bacterial pneumonia protection in healthy beef and dairy cattle, including calves as young as 1 week of age. Once PMH® IN aids in the control of respiratory disease caused by Mannheimia haemolyticaand in the prevention of disease caused by Pasteurella multocida – the leading causes of […]

Continue Reading

Boehringer Ingelheim sponsors BQA training for producers

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) is pleased to announce that Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. is partnering with the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program, and will be sponsoring the cost of BQA certification for American cattlemen and cattlewomen this spring. The cost of BQA certification is normally $25-$50; however, between Feb. 11, 2013 and March 15, […]

Continue Reading

New Holland offers bale calculator

Forage quality is an ever important issue for cattle producers. “Dad always said it costs the same to make junk hay or good hay,” said Curtis Hoffman, brand marketing manager for New Holland hay forage and crop packaging. Consequently, it is to a producer’s advantage to take a long look at what it costs to […]

Continue Reading