Beef Extension

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Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer Program

An educational program for Missouri farmers targeted at improving heifer development through technology and management practices

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A Steak in Genomics

A blog for stakeholders in beef production, genetics and genomics by Jared Decker, MU Division of Animal Sciences.

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Beef is big business

Missouri cattle and calves cash receipts show more than $1.5 billion annually.

Learn more about Missouri's beef industry

The beef industry is viable and strong in Missouri -- ranking among the nation's leaders in beef cattle production.

Here you'll find resources for Missouri's beef industry on nutrition, reproduction, health, forages, environmental management, business management and more. This site offers:

  • Guide sheets, videos, publications, web resources and statistics about the Missouri beef industry.
  • Information concerning the organizations, programs, news and events specific to the Missouri beef industry.
  • Budgets and decision tools to help enhance beef producers' management and profitability.
  • Contact information to help you connect with our MU Extension beef specialists.
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