USDA released their June Cattle on Feed report this afternoon. It said there were 2.2% more cattle on feed than on June 1, 2015.
The impact of dairy on beef markets varies over time depending on long term trends and short term market conditions in both beef and dairy markets.
Republicans and Democrats on the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee have struck a deal that would create the first nationwide standard for foods containing genetically modified organisms.
Beef demand unlikely to slip, but weights could fall amid heat.
There are 31,000 farms or ranches in South Dakota, according to the South Dakota Department of Agriculture website. And, according to the USDA, there are 103 certified organic operations.
The Senate on Thursday reached a compromise regarding labels for food that contains genetically modified ingredients, pre-empting the possibility of a patchwork of complicated and potentially conflicting state laws.
A cattle buyer from southcentral Kansas has been indicted on 14 counts of wire fraud by federal prosecutors.
Cattle feeding profits declined $20vper head last week, yet closeouts remained $11 in the black.
2017 will be here before we know it, and that’s when you and your clients will face the full effects of the FDA’s new rules regarding antibiotic stewardship in food-animal production.
The key comparative advantages currently enjoyed by North America’s integrated industry include a strong trust and premium being placed on their grain-finished beef.
Bulls need to be monitored throughout the breeding season.
Your bulls may already be out earning their keep in your spring-calving herd. However, since so many things can go wrong during a 60 to 90 day breeding season, it is good management to observe them regularly after turn-out to make sure they are still willing and able to do their job.
Live cattle prices are hitting the summer wall and hitting it hard.
Police in Maine shot and euthanized a slaughterhouse-bound cow that escaped from a trailer and ran into traffic.
Where do we go from here? After a rough ride so far this year, one can only imagine what lies ahead for feeder cattle prices the rest of 2016.
Kansas net farm income plunged to a 30-year low in 2015, dropping 96% to $4,568 in 2015, according to the Kansas Farm Management Association of Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.
A public campaign is ramping up against an Oklahoma ballot proposal that would make it harder to create new regulations on the agriculture industry, and the proposal's author claims they're using "scare tactics."
The average retail price for choice beef in May was $6.081 per pound.
I think it is important to avoid microscoping this election and limiting our focus on agriculture.
The wheat still calls a Kansas cattleman to harvest.
A roadside memorial south of Balmorhea, Texas includes a metal sculpture of a horse in jaunty pose, a rusty cutout of a dozen steeds in full gallop and an old ranch saddle astride a cottonwood log.
An Indiana Mennonite church provides thousands of meals through meat donation.
Even though Father’s Day along with low prices should boost demand this weekend, meat prices are expected to head even lower in the next few weeks, Drover’s Editor Greg Henderson told AgDay.
Feeding cost of gain is expected to drop for the remainder of 2016. Small net returns could be on the horizon for cattle finishers. Where are feeder cattle prices headed? Does it pay to retain ownership?
Don’t sell yourself short when determining the nutrient value of wheat straw.
The latest beef and cattle trade data shows a mixed bag of global market impacts. Total beef exports were down 5.3 percent in April compared to last year.
This week, scientists, cattle breeders and others interested in genetic progress in beef production have gathered in Manhattan, Kan. for the Beef Improvement Federation’s (BIF) annual meeting and symposium.
Just as longer days mark the beginning of summer, so does the arrival of increased number of flies in feedlots.