Cow-Calf Production in the U.S. Corn Belt
A Single Resource for Raising Beef Calves
Cow-Calf Production in the U.S. Corn Belt is a resource that "contains information valuable to both veteran cattle producers and those new to the industry." - Don Jones, a retired Purdue agricultural engineer and one of the book's authors.
This book pulls all aspects of raising beef calves into a single resource (with the exception of feedlot finishing). Useful as an educational tool for Extension educators, classrooms for beef production, or a reference for beef producers interested in learning more on a variety of topics.
- Case studies on various farm accidents are presented, along with helpful solutions to prevent or solve the problem.
- Cow herd management calendar included, providing considerations for each stage of production and all seasons.
- Need tips on marketing the herd? This resource has recommendations for that too!
Illustrations and photographs, 52 tables, 10 appendixes, examples, case studies, resources, and index.
ASABE Blue Ribbon Award272 pages, 8 1/2 x 11, softcover, 2011 ISBN 0-89373-107-2 Catalog: Beef Operations