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  Document AGEC-245 Cow-Calf Production Practices in Oklahoma - Part 1

By Clem Ward. This fact sheet briefly summarizes demographics of people completing a survey of producers who received a copy of the Oklahoma Beef Cattle Manual, as well as their responses regarding practices under three categories. Those categories are: business planning and management, nutrition and management, and forages and introduced pastures. Reviewed March 2013.

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  Document AGEC-246 Cow-Calf Production Practices in Oklahoma - Part 2

By Clem Ward. This fact sheet briefly summarizes responses to a survey which was provided to producers who received a copy of the Oklahoma Beef Cattle Manual. This fact sheet is the second in a two-part series and deals with questions related to quality assurance and animal health, marketing and risk management, and reproduction and genetics. Reviewed March 2013.

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  Document AGEC-249 Stocker Cattle Production and Management Practices in Oklahoma

By Damona Doye. This fact sheet summarizes stocker production and management practices for Oklahoma cattle producers. Revised February 2013.

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  Document AGEC-255 The Economics of Gene Testing Cattle

By Eric DeVuyst. This fact sheet discusses the economics of having cattle tested genetically. Reviewed February 2013.

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  Document AGEC-256 Value of Animal Waste Calculator

By Eric DeVuyst, Hailin Zhang, & Josh Payne. This fact sheet discusses a spreadsheet that was developed to help producers estimate the value on animal waste in comparison to commercial fertilizers. Reviewed February 2013.

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  Document AGEC-258 Agribusiness Management Series: Oklahoma Wheat Stocker Spreadsheet Decision Aid

By Eric DeVuyst, Francis Epplin, Derrell Peel, Karen Taylor, Gerald Horn, and David Lalman. This fact sheet discusses the Excel program developed to assist producers project economic profitability of their wheat stocker enterprise. Reviewed February 2013.

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  Document AGEC-259 Agribusiness Management Series: Oklahoma Wheat Stocker Purchase Planner

By Eric DeVuyst, Francis Epplin, Derrell Peel, Karen Taylor, Gerald Horn, and David Lalman. This fact sheet discusses the Oklahoma Wheat Stocker Purchase Planner, an Excel program, which was developed to assist wheat stocker producers project economic profitability of their wheat stocker enterprises. Reviewed February 2013.

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  Document AGEC-263 Agribusiness Management Series: Oklahoma Wheat Stocker Graze Out Decision Aid

By Eric DeVuyst, Francis Epplin, Derrell Peel, Karen Taylor, Gerald Horn, and David Lalman. this fact sheet discusses the Excel software Oklahoma Wheat Stocker Graze Out Decision Aid. This program will assist wheat stocker producers project the economically optimal date to cease grazing of winter wheat. Reviewed November 2013.

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  Document AGEC-265 Agribusiness Management Series: The Effect of Grazing Past First Hollow Stem on Wheat and Stocker Profits

By Eric DeVuyst, Francis Epplin, Karen Taylor, Gerald Horn, Jeffery Edwards. This fact sheet discusses how cattle grazing past first hollow stem of wheat impacts wheat and stocker profits. Reviewed May 2014.

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  Document AGEC-323 Valuation of Raised Breeding Livestock

By Damona Doye. This fact sheet explains the valuation methods for raised breeding livestock and is a supplement to fact sheets in the financial statement series. Revised March 2013.

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  Document AGEC-560 Grid Pricing of Fed Cattle: Base Prices and Premiums-Discounts

By Clem Ward. The purpose of this fact sheet is to specifically distinguish formula pricing from grid pricing, discuss price discovery implications from using alternative base prices with premium-discount grids, and show how premiums and discounts have varied over time. Reviewed August 2009.

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  Document AGEC-599 Price Premiums from the Oklahoma Quality Beef Network—2001-2003

By Clem Ward. This fact sheet discusses price premiums paid for calves preconditioned according to the Oklahoma Quality Beef Network protocol. Revised December 2013.

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  Document AGEC-602 Buyer Preferences for Feeder Calf Traits

By Clem Ward. Cowherd owners need to understand what animal attributes affect the value of feeder calves. Information is reported in the fact sheet on price premiums and discounts for feeder calf traits such as gender, frame size, muscling, body condition, horns, health, and lot uniformity. Reviewed August 2009.

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  Document AGEC-609 Feedlot and Carcass Performance from the OK Steer Feedout Program—1990-2005

This is the first of two fact sheets that reports findings from data compiled for 16 years through the OK Steer Feedout Program. This fact sheet provides information on the quality and performance of Oklahoma cattle placed in the program from 1990 to 2005. Reviewed December 2013.

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  Document AGEC-610 Health Impacts on Animal Performance from the OK Steer Feedout Program

This is the second of two fact sheets that reports findings from data compiled for 16 years through the OK Steer Feedout Program. This companion fact sheet reports on the effect animal health has on feedlot and carcass performance and on the value of carcasses. Reviewed December 2013.

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  Document AGEC-612 Minding Your Cattle P's and Q's: Basic Facts on Source, Age, and other Claim Verification through PVP and QSA Programs

This fact sheet discusses the requirements and regulations for third party verification of beef production characteristics, including beef intended for export to other countries. Revised March 2013.

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  Document AGEC-613 Cull Cow Grazing and Marketing Opportunities

By Derrell Peel and Damona Doye. This fact sheet discusses the potential for increased value of cull cows by adding weight, improving quality classification, and taking advantage of seasonal price patterns.

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  Document AGEC-614 Update on Beef Industry Alliances

By Clem Ward and Kellie Curry Raper. This fact sheet updates the extent of beef industry alliances, motivation for them, some common characteristics, and what producers may have to do to participate in them. Revised March 2013.

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  Document AGEC-615 Extent of Alternative Marketing Arrangements for Fed Cattle and Hogs, 2001-2013

By Clement Ward. This fact sheet provides a seven-year summary of the available data of alternative marketing for fed cattle. It also includes alternative marketing arrangements for slaughter hogs. Revised May 2014.

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  Document AGEC-616 Price Comparison of Alternative Marketing Arrangements for Fed Cattle, 2001-2013

By Clem Ward. This fact sheet compares prices received and paid for fed cattle by alternative procurement methods during the seven-year period since implementing mandatory price reporting. Revised May 2014.

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