Beef

2022 GENEX Collegiate Scholarship Recipients Announced

With a commitment to future generations, each year GENEX awards scholarships to students who are pursuing degrees in agriculture and are actively involved on a GENEX cooperative member’s farm or ranch. The 2022 recipients of the $1,000 GENEX Collegiate Scholarships show drive, dedication and, most importantly, passion for agriculture. They are leaders in their schools …

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Stockmanship is key during A.I. breeding projects

After making the progressive decision to implement artificial insemination (A.I.) into your herd, there is one big word to focus on: Stockmanship Stockmanship is the knowledgeable and skillful handling of livestock in a safe, efficient, effective and low stress manner (Stockmanship Journal). While it’s important to practice good stockmanship skills whenever handling cattle, it’s especially …

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What Are EPDs and Why Should We Use Them?

Expected Progeny Difference, or EPD, is the prediction of how future progeny of each animal is expected to perform relative to the progeny of other animals within the same breed. The EPD is calculated using information submitted to the breed association. This information includes pedigree, actual performance data (weights) of the individual, performance information submitted …

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Ranching Made Easier

A rancher’s job is never done, but it can be easier with the GENEX Beef App. From the moment the sun first peeks over the horizon, until long after it has set. You are called upon to be a CEO, an accountant, a mechanic, a scientist and most important a caretaker. That is why we …

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