Publications Etc.

LMIC staff, members, and cooperators produce newsletters, fact sheets, and publications.   For some of these,  a link to the most recent copy is included below.  Note that rather than opening on-line, downloading Acrobat (.pdf) files to your computer is recommended.

In the Cattle Markets - Joint newsletter by North Dakota State University, Mississippi State University, Farm Bureau, Kansas State University and South Dakota State University.

Livestock Monitor - twice monthly LMIC Extension newsletter in Acrobat format.

Livestock & Meat Marketing Arrangements- Fact sheets and background on alternative marketing arrangements for livestock and meat based on the USDA-GIPSA Livestock and Meat Marketing Study completed in early 2007.  Fact sheets were created in the fall of 2007.

Selected Fact Sheets and Economic Issues - Fact sheets and background on various topics of interest to LMIC members.

Ethanol Co-Product Resources - fact sheets and PowerPoint presentations, provided by experts at LMIC member universities.  Materials were created in the fall of 2006.

U.S. Cattle Identification Systems - a collection of fact sheets, developed by authors with national expertise in the subject area.  Materials were published in October 2004.  New and updated materials were developed during the summer of 2006.

Managing for Today's Cattle Market and Beyond - a collection of articles, developed by authors with national expertise in the subject area.  Many articles were added and updated in 2002. 

Cost of Sheep Production Budget, sponsored by American Sheep Industry - summary and budget worksheet available for download.