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Q&A with David Hoffman

Hoffman is a Livestock Field Specialist with Agriculture and Environment Extension Program

What do you do in your current role with the University of Missouri?    I consult with livestock producers of all ages and all sizes of operations to provide unbiased, research-based information for their everyday questions or concerns that impact their business. This may be answering a single question, or providing continuous guidance to address a long-term issue.    How long have you worked in this position?    25 years  What is…

Not Your Typical Angus

Charlie the calf has found a new home with the Gaudet family

Charlie isn’t your typical calf. Charlie was born at the University of Missouri Forage Systems Research Center in Linneus, Mo., last year. He was a twin and an unfortunate accident left Charlie with a broken leg. With few options, farm worker Derek Search called a friend, Bob Barrows, who has several bottle calves he raises. Barrows said he would take…

A Change in Taste

CAFNR and industry to announce high-quality cattle strategy

The University of Missouri and a consortium of beef-related companies on Aug. 30 will announce a strategy for the industry to adapt to and profit from these new consumer preferences. This project will describe how cow-calf producers, stockers, feed yards and processors can work together to produce high-demand products.