Home / All News / Cattle and Beef Industry News
Search: in Authors List
 

Cattle and Beef Industry News

by DTN
2016 December 30
Have you ever thought about drug testing employees on your farm? It may have been a passing thought as you feel there is no reason to distrust your team. It might seem like an administrative headache for a task that produces no value.
by WLJ
2016 December 30
University of California-Davis veterinarian, Dr. Terry Lehenbauer, was recently appointed by the American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) board of directors as the primary representative of the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) on the newly formed AVMA Committee on Antimicrobials.
2016 December 30
Agricultural producers are well aware of the volatility in prices for commodities they produce, as prices move up and down in response to changing supply and demand conditions. However, some consumers have the perception that food prices always increase and rarely decline.
2016 December 30
The American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) outlined a number of priorities in a recent letter to President-elect Donald Trump’s transition team. The letter, signed by ASI President Burton Pfliger, discussed trade, grazing allotments, endangered species and labor among other issues identified as important by sheep industry leaders.


by WLJ
2016 December 30
Belezzuoli graduated from St. Rose-McCarthy Catholic School in 1969, Hanford High in 1973, attended College of the Sequoias and graduated from the Missouri Auction School as a Colonel in 1974. He showed beef cattle in 4-H and FFA and played basketball for Hanford High School.
by WLJ
2016 December 30
Steven Stockham, Professor of Veterinary Clinical Pathology in the university’s College of Veterinary Medicine, will be officially presented the honor at the association’s annual conference and Iverson Bell Symposium March 10-12, 2017 in Washington, D.
2016 December 30
burst. We are now back down to more historic spread levels. I don’t think we will see another drop quite so dramatic as inventory and price expectations have returned to levels that should permit some participants at all levels of the supply chain to be profitable.
2016 December 23
His research emphasis was on the use of protein and energy nutrition and animal management techniques to improve the production efficiency of beef cattle. He was author or coauthor of more than 330 research publications and was nationally recognized for research excellence with the American Society of Animal Science Ruminant Nutrition Award.
2016 December 23
“They’re not talking about feeling queasy after a big holiday meal, or heartburn from a convenience store burrito. That statistic refers to illnesses caused by foodborne germs such as salmonella, E. coli and listeria,” said Russ Daly, Professor, South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension Veterinarian and State Public Health Veterinarian.
by USDA
2016 December 23
USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced that the agency will offer farmers and ranchers more opportunities to participate in the Conservation Reserve Program (CRP). The announcement includes new CRP practices to protect water quality and adds an additional 1.
by WLJ
2016 December 23
Over 2,900 runners participated in the 38th annual Living History Farms Race held at Living History Farms in Urbandale, IA, in November. The seven-mile off-road race took runners through creek crossings and other obstacles on the cold November morning.
2016 December 23
The Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is unlikely to meet its goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions, a new Government Accountability Office (GAO) report concludes, pointing to a number of issues with the law and possible solutions for making it work better.
2016 December 23
The answer is often yes. Depending on conditions, the ability to provide bedding to feedlot pens is certainly a valuable tool to increase cattle comfort and performance during extreme weather conditions in the Northern Plains. Cattle producers should begin making plans and preparations now if they are considering implementing a bedding program.
2016 December 23
The Christmas rally in wholesale beef markets in mid-December as boxed beef prices headed into the last half of the month at the highest levels since early September. Choice boxed beef price has risen 6.7 percent from the late October low and was only 2.


Sales Calendar


Goto live view to see the calendar
 

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK!