Beef & Dairy Resources

Beef Quality Assurance

This national program provides guidelines for beef cattle production. The program raises consumer confidence through offering proper management techniques and a commitment to quality within every segment of the beef industry.

Beef Cattle Production and Environmental Stewardship

A pictorial review of management practices found on beef farms that benefit you in identifying and implementing best management practices and being an environmental steward.

Dairies and Environmental Stewardship

A pictorial review of management practices found on dairy farms that benefit you in identifying and implementing best management practices and being an environmental steward.

Illini BeefNet

Provides access to key resources, papers and contacts in the beef industry.

Beef Cattle Extension Site

An interactive learning environment delivering the best, most researched knowledge from the best land-grant university minds across America. eXtension connects knowledge consumers with knowledge providers - experts who know their subject matter inside out.

Beef Production Handbook

Provides general information about a variety of topics in the field of beef production.

Illini DairyNET

Provides access to key resources, papers and contacts in the dairy industry.

Pasture Management Guide

Provides access to key resources, papers and contacts in the pasture industry.

The Cattle Connection Blog

Authored by Travis Meteer, University of Illinois Beef Extension Specialist, the blog focuses on addressing situations producers are currently facing.

Animal Health, Guidelines for the Care and Handling of Cattle

Provides guidelines for caring for cattle including: feeding and nutrition, disease prevention and health care, identification, shelter and housing, handling, going to market and more.