For the first time in three years a positive case of brucellosis has been identified in a Wyoming cattle herd.
Some culling of beef cows occurs in most herds every year.
A petition filed to the Department of Transportation (DOT) by livestock groups is seeking more flexibility to hours of service regulations.
A herd of Nokota horses, which trace their ancestry to ponies ridden by Sitting Bull, are being dispersed in North Dakota after a rancher's untimely death.
With fall grazing upon us, some areas of the Midwest and Central Plains have been blessed with plenty of precipitation this year and other areas are still experiencing drought conditions.
Finished cattle continued trading steady for the fifth consecutive week. Early in this trend, one might say this was beneficial for cattle feeders as they were able to hold packers at bay and keep prices from falling.
Beef cattle numbers in Mississippi are up and prices are profitable, making 2018 a good year for the industry despite high supply.