A Beef Boom Looms in China
Jun 06, 2013
Bloomberg reports on the FAO’s estimate of 7% annual growth in Chinese beef imports.
A Critical Day for the Farm Bill
This morning’s cloture vote will offer signals on whether the Senate ag committee has its act together.
• Read Politico's report
• Oklahoma Farm Report shares a letter to Sen. Harry Reid
Let’s Try Steak Like This
Chef Michael Mina has a dry cooking method for a porterhouse that makes our mouths water. We’ll give it a run today and let you know tomorrow what we think.
Purple Prose Watch: HumaneWatch vs. Mike Callicrate
HumaneWatch has a tendency to get a bit ad hominem every now and then.
Are the Obama Folk Dragging Their Feet on Horse Slaughter?
The Washington Post reports that the owners of the proposed Roswell horse plant say the administration is throwing up roadblocks they didn’t have for cattle harvest.
Chesapeake Bay Agreement
The Chesapeake Bay Foundation and EPA strike a deal that doesn’t much suit the environmental activists, the Washington Post says.
Animal Drug User Fee
NCBA says this little-followed bill is a good thing for Congress to have done.
A COOL Rant
This MSN writer doesn’t seem to much understand the implications of mandatory labeling, but he’s probably pretty typical of your average consumer. So we should probably listen up.
OMG! The BLM Mustang Program Isn’t Well Managed!
• Breaking news from the Denver Post
Immigration Reform: The Gang of 8-X
• ABC News offers this update
Secretary Vilsack on the Importance of Preparing for Climate Change
• He says we need to, according to the Des Moines Register
Anthrax Confirmed in North Dakota
• The Bismarck Tribune is on the case