The Extension Beef Team provides publications, research and programs in support of Idaho's beef producers, allied industries and government agencies. Choose from the topics below to learn more.
Infectious disease remains a major cause of loss of production and profits affecting the cattle industry.
Beef Quality Assurance
Beef consumers have become more health conscious and are concerned about red meat diets and diseases of over-consumption.
Forages and Grazing
Feed is the greatest expense in raising livestock. Feed often accounts for more than 50 percent of the total cost of production operations.
The reproductive efficiency of heifers, cows and bulls is extremely important in determining net return for cow-calf producers.
Cow-Calf Management Guide
The Cow-Calf Management Guide is prepared by the Western Beef Resource Committee, which consists of Extension specialists in 12 western states. Included are sections ranging from animal health to management and finance.