The latest numbers in the Cattle on Feed report were quite surprising, particularly with regard to placements.
The time has come to work together as communities to face bovine tuberculosis head-on.
Quality beef heifers showed price strength in the Show-Me-Select Replacement Heifer sale, Friday, May 20. The 291 bred heifers averaged $2,236 at Joplin Regional Stockyards.
JBS says access to capital is main reason behind new structure.
Company also is looking to expand in Asia and Latin America.
A patriotic color scheme used in a cattle production system study aims to make cow-calf production more efficient and ultimately produce more pounds of beef with fewer acres, according to researchers.
Cattle on feed continues to increase, while drought conditions go away in the Northern and Southern Plains.
It seems certain that herd expansion has slowed to a snail’s pace compared to one year ago, but from a historical standard, expansion is likely still moving at a fairly rapid clip.
Boom in China agriculture deals become issue for July election and bid to win over public wary of prized farms owned by outsiders.
But while dairy and beef producers would be winners, other ag exports, including corn and wheat, would suffer losses, according to the report by the U.S. International Trade Commission.
Don’t let knee-jerk reactions get in the way of good planning.
The most worrying environmental threats facing the world today range from the rise in diseases transmitted from animals to humans to the increasing accumulation of toxic chemicals in food crops as a result of drought and high temperatures, according to a U.N. report released Friday.
Grain markets are lower as U.S. crops improve and investors start week with a risk off attitude.
Agriculture and mining industries could gain more influence over Missouri's water regulations if legislation awaiting Gov. Jay Nixon's signature becomes law.
USDA's May Cattle on Feed report said there were 1.3% more cattle on feed than a year ago. April placements were up a surprising 7.5% and April marketings were up 1.2%.
Retail ground-beef prices fall to lowest in two years and money managers are boosting bets on a rally for cattle futures.
Researchers are confident they can reduce agricultural water use before tapping into the Ogallala Aquifer becomes economically prohibitive, but they're not so sure producers will quickly buy into it.
The beef industry is still rebounding from 2012's drought and now cattlemen are facing new challenges.
More than half a century after its discovery, bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) still wages war on cattle health and producers’ livelihoods.
Monday is the early bird deadline to register for Drovers Cow-Calf Cowboy College at a reduced rate.
Hay season is around the corner for most cattle producers while breeding season has already begun or about to start for spring calving cattle herds.
As producers continue to make both short-term and longer-term decisions in managing their operations it is useful to periodically step back and take stock of characteristics depicting the industry more broadly. The recently updated estimates from USDA ERS of production costs and returns offer an opportunity to increase our understanding of regional variation in the U.S. cow-calf sector.
As we enter this growing season, alfalfa fields are showing great potential for good tonnage production. Alfalfa can withstand temperatures as low as 20° F. However, several hours of 25 to 27° F or lower temperatures could damage leaf tissue and the alfalfa growing points.
Industry experts attribute Australia’s slide in cattle on feed to record breaking prices witnessed in the country.
Genomic analysis shows elk serve as self-sustaining brucellosis reservoir.
Oil, metals and agricultural products slid on Thursday as a gauge of the U.S. currency climbed to the highest since March, eroding demand for raw materials priced in dollars.
Questions about the constitutionality of Oregon's "right to farm" law, which shields growers from some lawsuits, have been resurrected in a pesticide dispute in Curry County.