All Beef Publications Content
This calculator provides a method for farm families to determine what the full value of the wages/salary and benefits being provided to employees, family and non-family are.
This comparison calculator is designed to assist producers with supplemental feed purchasing decisions for their operation.
Fact sheet to help decipher both the results of a “quick test” and laboratory analysis for livestock suitability.
What does it cost to maintain a cow for the year? This is a common question asked by producers across the nation.
This comprehensive book provides producers with insight and education into the latest beef management, handling practices and technology.
About YQCA – the national program
Youth for the Quality Care of Animals (YQCA) is a national multi-species quality assurance program for youth ages 8 to 21 with a focus on three core pillars: food safety, animal well-being, and character development. The YQCA program is an annual certification created for youth producing and/or showing beef cattle, dairy cattle, sheep, meat goats, dairy goats, swine, poultry, and rabbits. The program has been designed by extension specialists and national livestock program managers to ensure it is accurate, current and relevant to the needs of the animal industry and shows, and is appropriate for youth learning levels.
Effective marketing and risk management techniques often rely on sound benchmarks. Those marketing cattle need reasonable metrics to evaluate received and expected prices.
Fact sheet about the basics of body condition scoring for cattle.
Fact sheet about understanding effects of body condition score on reproductive performance.