Donnell Brown and another cowboy move a grouping of bulls from one pen to another on rib-eye ultrasound day in March at the R.A Brown Ranch.
April 23, 2015 The rib-eye is the bestselling cut of beef in America both at the supermarket and the steakhouse. Once a year, breeders bring their stock into the barn to take a peek at the steak using ultrasound.
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A line of fire turns brown grass into black earth.
April 28, 2014 In eastern Kansas, ranchers burn the prairie every spring to bring back grass for grazing cattle. Environmentalists celebrate those fires because without them the delicate ecosystem would disappear.
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A tall, rubbery weed with golden flowers Dalmatian toadflax is encroaching on grasslands in 32 U.S. states.
March 25, 2014 Invasive weeds are already a big headache for ranchers, who spend thousands of dollars to get rid of them. New research shows that a changing climate is likely to help many of these weeds thrive.
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September 22, 2011 After years of avoiding sticky topics like antibiotic use in livestock, an industry-initiated dialogue aimed at transparency, nobody things it will resolve all the controversial issues. But it's a start.
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