LATEST NEWS FROM Beef Cattle

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13:32PM Jul 09, 2020

Idaho Rancher Retires Grazing Permits

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

An Idaho sheep ranching company announced it will permanently retire grazing on 88,000 acres of public land in the Sawtooth and Salmon-Challis national forests, a decision not universally popular with

12:04PM Jul 09, 2020

More Prime Beef, Softer Demand

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

One impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the beef industry has been an increase in the number of carcasses grading Prime, but the shuttering of high-end restaurants that sell Prime

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14:22PM Jul 06, 2020

Production Disruptions Slow May Exports of Beef, Pork

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Production slowdowns at American meatpacking facilities caused by the coronavirus pandemic this spring produced declines in exports for both beef and pork during May.

17:01PM Jul 02, 2020

Salmonella Dublin Makes Inroads In The Beef Industry

Rhonda Brooks
AgWeb Contributor

The issue is commonly thought of as a problem in the dairy industry, but it's impacting beef as well.

11:35AM Jun 30, 2020

Tester, Grassley Promote 50/14 Proposal

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Montana Senator John Tester and Iowa Senator Chuck Grassley claim American farmers and ranchers face “a grave crisis, and it could hurt every family who buys meat at the grocery

09:30AM Jun 18, 2020

Insect Apocalypse

Greg Henderson
Editorial Director

Insects responsible for pollinating human food crops are declining due to modern farming, activists say. Such claims are wrong, says the Genetic Literacy Project, and any insect declines are likely

10:58AM Jun 15, 2020

Why Cattlemen Should Care About Dog Import Legislation

Art Parola
AgWeb Contributor

A massive threat to the US food supply could be hiding beneath the fur of an imported dog. Heartwater is a rickettsial disease that threatens protein food supplies by infecting