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

Cattle and Beef Industry News

2011 November 4
As the gray wolf expands its territory in the Northwest to previously unaffected areas, controversy over the species between ranchers and wildlife agencies is also spreading. In Washington, a petition filed with the Washington Fish and Wildlife Commission has brought the debate to the nation’s northwest corner.
by WLJ
2011 November 4
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced payments for 156 advanced biofuel producers across the country to support the production and expansion of advanced biofuels.
by WLJ
2011 November 4
WA; for more information visit www. washingtoncattlemen.org.
by DTN
2011 November 4
Where it first breaks over the crest of the Loess Hills from the east, Highway 136 offers a spectacular view of the Missouri River Valley in Atchison County, MO. Treelined oxbow river channels, such as Langdon Lake, still provide groves of cottonwoods and wildlife habitat among fields of row crops.
by WLJ
2011 November 4
As ranchers try desperately to feed and save their herds in the wake of the worst one-year drought in Texas history, Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples announced the Texas Department of Agriculture’s Hay Hotline now lists 1,082 hay producers from 42 states selling forage.
by WLJ
2011 November 4
True cowboy cuisine doesn’t require any electricity. The Arizona National Livestock Show (ANLS) will hold the Ninth Annual Chuck Wagon Cook Off on Dec. 30, 2011, and the First Annual Dutch Oven Cook Off Dec. 31, 2011, at the Arizona State Fairgrounds..
2011 October 29
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a proposed rule for concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs) that was written primarily to settle another dispute between EPA and environmentalist groups, although EPA claims it is necessary to meet water quality protection responsibilities under the Clean Water Act (CWA).
2011 October 29
A new DNA test for marbling and post-weaning growth will soon help cattle producers better hit the high-quality beef target. The tool, set to debut in early 2012, will be made available under a development agreement between Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI) and Pfizer Animal Genetics, the companies announced.
2011 October 29
Although rumors are circulating that refer to the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) attempt to regulate farm dust as a myth, a hearing hosted by Chairman Ed Whitfield, R-KY, of the House Subcommittee on Energy and Power, cleared up what many call profound misconceptions.
2011 October 29
Though Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson told members of Congress that the agency has no intention to regulate farm dust, some lawmakers and their rural constituents aren’t convinced.
by WLJ
2011 October 29
U.S. Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar was joined by U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran and senators from three other states last week during a ceremony recognizing new U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service conservation areas.
by DTN
2011 October 29
The fast-proliferating critters may make exciting target shooting, but farmers in a large swath of the U.S. find wild hogs to be a serious— and expensive— pest.
by WLJ
2011 October 29
Nov. 10-12 - Washington Cattlemen’s www.nebraskacattlemen.org or call Association Convention, Walla Walla, 402/475-2333 WA; for more information visit www. washingtoncattlemen.org
by DTN
2011 October 29
“Farming’s not like it used to be where you needed a strong back and a weak mind,” said Katie’s father, Joe. “Now, it’s better to have a strong mind and weak back.
by WLJ
2011 October 29
U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) released the results of two surveys focused on the opinions, attitudes and questions consumers and farmers/ ranchers have about the current and future state of how food is grown and raised in the U.S.


Sales Calendar


Goto live view to see the calendar
 

LIKE US ON FACEBOOK!