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Kentucky Beef Quality Assurance Program
2/6/2015 (reprinted)

Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) is a program developed to ensure that beef and dairy cattle are managed in a manner that will result in safe and wholesome beef and milk products for the consumer. Specifically, BQA is designed to enhance carcass quality by preventing drug residues, injection-site blemishes, and bruises. The Kentucky Beef Quality Assurance Program is based on recommended national guidelines and scientific research. This program enables beef and dairy producers to enhance their product, maximize marketability, and strengthen consumer confidence. | ID-140
4,000 printed copies | 83 pages | - | 1 download | PDF: 2,353 kb


Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis ("Pinkeye") in Cattle
9/24/2012 (major revision)

Infectious Bovine Keratoconjunctivitis (IBK), also known as pinkeye, is a costly disease for the beef producer. Tremendous losses stem from poor weight gain and loss of appetite in affected animals suffering from visual impairment and ocular pain. | ID-135
100 printed copies | 4 pages | 2,053 words | 37 downloads | PDF: 325 kb


Profitability of Nitrogen Applications for Stockpiling Tall Fescue Pastures: 2011 Guide
10/5/2011 (new)

The concept of stockpiling is pretty straightforward, but the challenge each year is to determine the likelihood that this practice will be profitable given the economic and agronomic conditions present at mid-summer. This practice can yield significant benefits, but it also carries significant costs. These benefits and costs must be quantified and compared to assess the overall profitability of the practice. | ID-193
web only | 4 pages | 3,344 words | 29 downloads | PDF: 290 kb


Feeding and Managing Baby Calves from Birth to 3 Months of Age
8/30/2006 (minor revision)

| ASC-161
web only | 6 pages | - | 101 downloads | PDF: 172 kb


Managing Steep Terrain for Livestock Forage Production
8/30/2006 (new)

| ID-158
2,000 printed copies | 12 pages | - | 38 downloads | PDF: 417 kb


Managing Livestock Forage for Beef Cattle Production on Reclaimed Surface-Mined Land
1/20/2006 (new)

| ID-157
2,500 printed copies | 8 pages | - | 13 downloads | PDF: 477 kb


Stockpiling for Fall and Winter Pasture
1/1/2006 (minor revision)

| AGR-162
2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 110 downloads | PDF: 187 kb


The Kentucky Beef Book
9/15/2005 (minor revision)

| ID-108
10,000 printed copies | - | - | 26 downloads | HTML: 3 kb


Grazing Corn: an Option for Extending the Grazing Season in Kentucky
7/15/2004 (reprinted)

| ID-152
3,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 16 downloads | PDF: 266 kb


2003 Research and Extension Beef Report
6/1/2004 (new)

| SR-2004-2
500 printed copies | 43 pages | - | 20 downloads | PDF: 481 kb


2003 Summary of the Five State Beef Initiative in Kentucky
5/30/2004 (new)

| ID-151
500 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 14 downloads | PDF: 309 kb


Beef Sire Selection Recommendations
12/22/2003 (new)

| ASC-165
500 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 47 downloads | PDF: 86 kb


Trace Mineral Supplementation for Kentucky Beef Cows
11/15/2003 (new)

| ASC-155
1,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 65 downloads | PDF: 96 kb


Protocols for Synchronizing Estrus in Yearling Heifers
2/1/2003 (reprinted)

| ASC-164
2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 31 downloads | PDF: 66 kb


Strategies to Improve Reproductive Efficiency of Heifers
2/1/2003 (reprinted)

| ASC-163
2,000 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 45 downloads | PDF: 23 kb


Managing Body Condition to Improve Reproductive Efficiency in Beef Cows
2/1/2003 (reprinted)

| ASC-162
2,000 printed copies | 6 pages | - | 55 downloads | PDF: 158 kb


Managing Considerations in Beef Heifer Development
2/1/2003 (reprinted)

| ASC-144
2,000 printed copies | 4 pages | - | 49 downloads | PDF: 320 kb


Understanding Beef Carcass Data Reports
11/15/2002 (new)

| ID-150
500 printed copies | 2 pages | - | 18 downloads | PDF: 90 kb


Agronomy Research Report 2000
7/10/2000 (new)

| PR-432
2,500 printed copies | 55 pages | - | 3 downloads | PDF: 550 kb


2000 Kentucky Beef Cattle Research Report
10/1/1999 (new)

| PR-417
700 printed copies | - | - | 1 download | HTML: 4 kb


1998 Agronomy Research Report
7/1/1998 (new)

| PR-402
1,500 printed copies | 56 pages | - | - | PDF: 403 kb


Balancing Rations
5/31/1991 (minor revision)

| ASC-12
2,000 printed copies | - | - | 2 downloads | HTML: 32 kb


Using Drought-Stressed Corn Harvesting, Storage, Feeding, Pricing and Marketing
8/1/1988 (new)

| ID-86
7,500 printed copies | - | - | 1 download | HTML: 32 kb