R-CALF USA has filed a class action lawsuit against America's four largest packing companies claiming their actions since 2015 have depressed prices paid to ranchers.
Some screenings contained as many as 250 Palmer amaranth seeds per pound of screenings.
Overall, U.S. milk production was up by 0.2 percent in February from a year earlier. Butter usage in the US has increased by 2 percent from 2018.
In an ironic twist, the BLM hopes cattle from Dwight and Steven Hammond – ranchers prosecuted for starting range fires – can reduce a fire risk on the high desert of eastern Oregon.
The steer by-product price is currently trading just over $9 per hundredweight which is one of the lowest values dating back to 2009.
USDA reported that licensed dairy farm numbers in the country declined by 2,731 farms, a drop of 6.8%.
Imagine receiving the call that your feed mill has shut their doors for good. On top of that, imagine that you only have enough grain on hand to feed your animals for one week. Are you anxious yet? We were.