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Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Nov 11, 2016
A commonality among successful producers is their ability to accomplish tasks in a timely manner. A few examples of activities best accomplished within a certain timeframe on the cattle side are purchasing calves, doctoring sick calves, administering vaccinations and assisting with calving.
Livestock Industry Opinions
by WLJ
Nov 11, 2016
My family and I closed a chapter in our lives when we sold the last piece of our ranch just outside of Midland, TX. My grandchildren were the sixth generation to have the privilege of taking care of that piece of the world.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Oct 28, 2016
Two graduate students have been presented with W.D. Farr Scholarships for the 2016-17 school year by the National Cattlemen’s Foundation. Each $12,000 award recognizes superior achievement in academics and leadership, and will allow the students to further their study in fields that benefit the cattle and beef industry.

Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Oct 28, 2016
Two key USDA reports were released recently: the monthly Cold Storage and Cattle on Feed reports. Cold Storage indicated frozen stocks of beef have continued to increase, adding 9 percent compared to August and up 4 percent compared to last year. This also marks the fifth consecutive month beef inventories have increased month over month.

Livestock Industry Opinions
by WLJ
Oct 28, 2016
When cattle prices erratically head lower, it’s easy to take issue with reports of higher packer margins or retail beef prices that still seem relatively high. But in a volatile market, the segments along beef’s supply chain often see much above- or below-average returns.



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