Texas A&M University picked to lead a consortium to screen cross-border biological threats and defend livestock supply chains with a $3.8 million grant.
Cattle feeding losses averaged $83 per head last week, while packers recorded $168 per head profits, according to the Sterling Beef Profit Tracker.
About 24% of the U.S. pastures and rangeland fit the poor to very poor description, down from the peak earlier this year of 30%.
Contrary to the current feeder cattle market, the slaughter cow and bull market are seasonally faltering.
A second wolf in the Old Profanity Territory pack has been killed by a wildlife department marksman in Washington after the pack killed multiple cattle.
Should Happy the elephant win "legal personhood" in a lawsuit filed in New York, America's legal system will see more such suits from activists seeking to end food animal production.
The start and end of the breeding season needs to be put on the calendar just like other special events.