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Beef Management Tips

Livestock Update, November 1999

John Hall and Bill R. McKinnon, Extension Animal Scientists, Beef, Virginia Tech

November Beef Management Calendar

Spring Calving Herds

Fall calving herds

John Hall

Internet Websites of Interest - Many times cattle producers ask about what is being done with their beef checkoff dollars. A web site ( maintained by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association provides some excellent information regarding checkoff program efforts. The beef web site also provides an excellent opportunity for consumers to learn more about beef and the cattle industry.

Another web site that cattle producers may want to book mark is the Virginia Cooperative Extension Timely Topics site, The site allows access to current and past articles of interest to livestock producers. Articles from Livestock Update dating back to 1996 can be retrieved. Other popular articles include Dr. Wayne Purcell's weekly Agricultural Commodity Market Report and the Meat Matters newsletter published by the Virginia Tech Food Science and Technology Department. Past and current Livestock Update articles can also be found by topic at the Virginia Cooperative Extension Information Resources web site,, through the Livestock, Poultry, and Dairy link. Bill R. McKinnon

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