Tyson Fresh Meats becomes the first beef processor to license the Progressive Beef™ program, a cattle management and sustainability program for feedlot operators.
An expansion to a Texas Panhandle packing plant will add 800 more head per day in slaughter capacity, primarily for cull cow and bull processing.
Prices for feeder cattle typically decline seasonally for all weight classes after August.
Livestock producers can stretch short supplies of hay this year by using a simple ammonia treatment on bales, says University of Missouri Extension agronomist Rusty Lee.
A sting operation in Oklahoma has resulted in the arrest of two cattle thieves.
Before the fall calving season commences, now is the time to put together and post a protocol for family members and hired employees to follow when they find a cow or heifer starting in the process of calving.
Feeding margins with red ink will continue into September, but in general the losses are not crippling.