News and Notes

 
Posted on: 2013-08-21 10:46:35

Ranchers saw a sharp jump in cattle rustling last year in Texas and Oklahoma. Over 10,000 cows and horses were reported missing or stolen. That%u2019s an almost 40 percent increase from the year before...

http://tinyurl.com/l6os9gx
Posted on: 2013-07-17 10:40:18

Cattle futures fell for the second straight day on speculation that hot weather across the U.S. is reducing meat demand...

http://tinyurl.com/pkymtno
Posted on: 2013-07-09 12:08:53

The age transition was found to be 23 months moving from zero to two teeth; 30 months for two to four teeth; 37 months for four to six teeth and 42 months for six to eight teeth. Males were found to develop, on average, 22 days earlier than females across all stages...

http://tinyurl.com/me2qkry
Posted on: 2013-06-28 09:39:10

Cattle grazing and clean water can co-exist on public lands such as national forests without causing %u201Chot spots of human health risk,%u201D according to research by the University of California, Davis...

http://tinyurl.com/o4tomoh
Posted on: 2013-06-25 11:28:55

Feeder cattle markets have been focused heavily of new crop corn prospects for several weeks...

http://tinyurl.com/posookf
Posted on: 2013-06-25 11:26:27

Cattle futures rose to a seven-week high on signs of increasing demand for U.S. beef. Hog prices declined...

http://tinyurl.com/p7tzte6
Posted on: 2013-06-20 09:56:39

Cattle Count By State...

http://tinyurl.com/kk6qqhd
Posted on: 2013-06-19 10:55:43

Some producers wonder whether or not they need to alter their Oklahoma Gold and SuperGold cattle feeding programs ... The short answer is no.

http://tinyurl.com/mkchtaz
Posted on: 2013-06-19 10:49:13

Dustin Focht of Stillwater, Okla., proved his world-class talent as a livestock auctioneer at the 50th anniversary of the Livestock Marketing Association%u2019s (LMA) World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) held in Montgomery, Ala., on Saturday, June 15...

http://tinyurl.com/klm3vfg
Posted on: 2013-06-19 08:03:31

Cattle country remained very quiet on Tuesday afternoon with no bids reported...

http://tinyurl.com/k5vtmun
Posted on: 2013-06-18 09:23:00

The bank sends a veterinary official to inspect a farmer%u2019s cattle and assesses their monetary worth...

http://tinyurl.com/kuzcsd7
Posted on: 2013-06-17 14:53:41

Camaraderie is key among the roughly 60 guests and 35 volunteers who will drive 300 steer 100 miles during the next four days...

http://tinyurl.com/mkftu2a
Posted on: 2013-06-17 14:51:34

Mexico has long been a major beef industry trading partner with the U.S. in roles that have continually evolved into deeper and more integrated relationships...

http://tinyurl.com/n5wdovx
Posted on: 2013-06-14 08:20:52

Last week, the U.S. BSE risk status was upgraded to negligible...

http://tinyurl.com/jw6rse2
Posted on: 2013-06-14 08:19:34

Slowly, but surely...

http://tinyurl.com/lsvhde4
Posted on: 2013-06-13 08:31:21

Regarding Millennials and Beef, this study produced a number of important insights but one particularly stood out...

http://tinyurl.com/lzmeth7
Posted on: 2013-06-12 11:35:47

This fall calf prices could exceed 2012%u2019s, of course, that will take some cooperation by Mother Nature...

http://tinyurl.com/k69oe8f
Posted on: 2013-06-12 08:18:08

Neighbor helping neighbor...

http://tinyurl.com/mpereus
Posted on: 2013-06-12 08:13:18

Most often, infected cattle will show little to no outward signs of infection ... When signs are present, they will often be vague, such as weight loss, depression, and sluggishness...

http://tinyurl.com/kfvs82o
Posted on: 2013-06-11 08:51:35

As much as $365 per head in lost revenue can be blamed on postweaning disease...

http://tinyurl.com/lgavgzg
Posted on: 2013-06-10 08:05:41

...the expectation is for beef prices to continue to drift to lower levels in June and July as the flurry of Memorial Day features subsides...

http://tinyurl.com/ktokz4d
Posted on: 2013-06-05 11:15:54

Tracking Cattle From Birth To Plate...

http://tinyurl.com/lgq8vz8
Posted on: 2013-06-05 11:10:43

Cattle futures declined for the second time this week on speculation that export demand for U.S. beef is slowing...

http://tinyurl.com/mqfq3s8
Posted on: 2013-06-05 11:08:57

Farmers scramble to buy feed for cattle...

http://tinyurl.com/kjox2o7
Posted on: 2013-05-09 10:43:48

Monitoring your cattle's body condition...

http://tinyurl.com/bqfrl3o
Posted on: 2013-05-09 10:38:51

Low cattle prices have time to rebound...

http://tinyurl.com/bs2cu93
Posted on: 2013-05-09 10:34:04

May is National Beef Month...

http://tinyurl.com/cot7zhk
Posted on: 2013-03-27 14:52:22

The beef industry has undergone significant change in the past few years. On the production side, severe drought has caused structural changes in the industry...

http://tinyurl.com/d4rjamo
Posted on: 2013-03-15 09:16:06

The art of beef cutting...

http://tinyurl.com/bhe45aa
Posted on: 2013-03-12 14:52:24

USDA meat-labeling rules stir backlash...

http://tinyurl.com/ah6t522
Posted on: 2013-03-08 10:54:17

First supermarket in U.S. to sell ground beef with omega-3s...

http://tinyurl.com/bgl6on2
Posted on: 2013-03-07 10:01:36

Raising other livestock with cattle...

http://tinyurl.com/bsy79wf
Posted on: 2013-03-07 09:59:54

Who's opinion matters most regarding beef quality?

http://tinyurl.com/allmmhm
Posted on: 2013-03-07 09:56:40

Combined US/Canadian livestock down...

http://tinyurl.com/a29w3a5
Posted on: 2013-03-01 11:35:16

Cattle prices on the rise...?

http://tinyurl.com/bf4dsh3
Posted on: 2013-02-28 14:05:39

The economic situation the U.S. finds itself in today is a direct result of the financial panic in the fall of 2008...

http://tinyurl.com/bs4ongh
Posted on: 2013-02-25 10:13:04

Storms boost wheat, hamper cattle...

http://tinyurl.com/b7dnfuo
Posted on: 2013-02-25 10:11:29

Operators say they don't expect a recovery anytime soon, with high feed prices, much of the country still in drought and a long time needed to rebuild herds...

http://tinyurl.com/b63u5bp
Posted on: 2013-02-22 12:54:58

Going into winter, these healthy cattle can mean big rewards, about $200 in added pounds, said Grant Dewell, Iowa State University veterinarian...

http://tinyurl.com/b8mk7bc
Posted on: 2013-02-22 09:00:52

Forecasting Ag Biotech over the next 10 years.

http://tinyurl.com/atgtg2l
Posted on: 2013-02-22 08:56:46

U.S. meat exports racking up banner numbers as Japan eases restrictions...

http://tinyurl.com/aqkf28a
Posted on: 2013-02-22 08:55:19

Cattle health at every stage...

http://tinyurl.com/a7xxbjc
Posted on: 2013-02-20 09:14:06

The long-running international dispute over ractopamine, a drug used to boost growth and leanness in pork and beef production, has become even more contentious in recent weeks...

http://tinyurl.com/b5t5mzy
Posted on: 2013-02-15 09:04:51

Kansas State Veterinarian, Bob Larson, offers guidance on how to make sure mature cows are receiving the right quantity of feed this winter after a drought harvest...

http://tinyurl.com/al99lrq
Posted on: 2013-02-15 08:29:31

States hope to lure California dairy operators...

http://tinyurl.com/anapebu
Posted on: 2013-02-14 09:03:33

Software Apps are taking over the World Ag Expo...

http://tinyurl.com/avzp4x3
Posted on: 2013-02-14 08:51:47

Weekly Beef Exports...

http://tinyurl.com/a4guz49
Posted on: 2013-02-14 08:47:41

Some cattle optimism for 2013...

http://tinyurl.com/anpyjlo
Posted on: 2013-02-14 08:42:29

Heard of Zilmax?

http://tinyurl.com/bg4xxhb
Posted on: 2013-02-11 11:54:06

Beef cow numbers dropped by 3 per cent last year and are down 11 per cent, or 3.6 million head, since 2007...

http://tinyurl.com/aogfwce
Posted on: 2013-02-11 11:48:43

Bovine Tuberculosis Found in Tulare County Dairy...

http://tinyurl.com/auxcxof
Posted on: 2013-02-11 11:45:00

Another 2013 high cattle price prediction...

http://tinyurl.com/b88gzge
Posted on: 2013-02-11 11:42:42

The cost of BQA certification is normally 25 to 50 dollars; however, between February 11, 2013 and March 15, 2013, Boehringer Ingelheim will defray the cost of the certification, making it free for producers...

http://tinyurl.com/afcncpq
Posted on: 2013-02-07 10:29:23

Hay Stocks Dwindling...

http://tinyurl.com/b7qwly9
Posted on: 2013-02-07 10:25:22

National Cattlemen's Beef Association News Release...

http://tinyurl.com/bykjx9f
Posted on: 2013-02-06 13:17:19

USDA's cattle inventory report released this past week indicated overall numbers were 89.3 million head, down 1.5 million head from a year ago...

http://tinyurl.com/a6unzkw
Posted on: 2013-02-05 14:56:45

Fewer feeder cattle are expected to be imported from Mexico this year...

http://tinyurl.com/bx9y4hy
Posted on: 2013-02-04 08:18:23

So God made a farmer...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sillEgUHGC4
Posted on: 2013-01-31 14:17:47

There is a trend going on in the marketplace where livestock is moving back to more traditional livestock areas like the Midwest due to high input costs, high transportation costs and other factors like in California with regulations...

http://tinyurl.com/ahz6rdg
Posted on: 2013-01-31 14:08:50

For producers looking to expand their operations and who are willing to share some risks in pursuit of mutual reward, beef cow leasing is worth consideration, said Damona Doye, Oklahoma State University Cooperative Extension farm management specialist...

http://tinyurl.com/b7cqorx
Posted on: 2013-01-30 12:25:00

Dealing with cold stress in cattle...

http://tinyurl.com/ad27cal
Posted on: 2013-01-30 08:27:38

Another 2013 Cattle Forecast...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3wiC3Y94_LQ&feature=youtu.be
Posted on: 2013-01-30 08:23:32

Short Forage Supply and Beef Management...

http://tinyurl.com/a4ea9k8
Posted on: 2013-01-30 08:20:36

BQA protocols have been the impetus behind the industry reducing carcass blemishes, injection-site lesions and other quality defects. But BQA also has gone a long way in helping consumers understand how seriously beef producers take their job of producing safe, wholesome, quality beef...

http://tinyurl.com/ayuy2cj
Posted on: 2013-01-29 11:03:16

Cattle prices are expected to set new records in 2013 while hog prices are expected to have their second highest year ever...

http://tinyurl.com/9wkaaqw
Posted on: 2013-01-29 10:58:01

Beef Production Roundtable...

http://tinyurl.com/afn9o5l
Posted on: 2013-01-28 10:57:40

The Cattle on Feed report was considered bullish across the board on Friday afternoon and should support higher trade to start this week...

http://tinyurl.com/azl3scf
Posted on: 2013-01-28 10:54:57

Marketing stud stock via the internet is about to become competitive with the introduction of the Sale Day Global program...

http://tinyurl.com/axnahvg
Posted on: 2013-01-28 10:47:57

Japan is easing the rules on beef imports...

NCBA Statement: "This is great news for cattlemen and women and is a significant milestone in our trading relationship with Japan",said NCBA President J.D. Alexander. "Japan is a great market for U.S. beef and we look forward to continuing to meet Japanese consumer demands. This move is an important step forward in paving the way toward greater export opportunities to one of our largest export markets."

http://tinyurl.com/a75hjc5
Posted on: 2013-01-24 10:18:07

"Ive seen the goats spit out a mouthful of alfalfa and start eating goatheads," he explains. "The second-to-least favorite thing that a goat eats is grass; the first least-favorite thing is clover. Cattle and goats, they work kind of hand in hand..."

http://tinyurl.com/b46pfb3
Posted on: 2013-01-24 09:55:59

"Beef producers are in a situation where you have to stretch your resources." The balancing act of feeding beef cows after a drought...

http://tinyurl.com/awoe6f6
Posted on: 2013-01-24 09:49:23

Researchers believe shooting an E. coli vaccine into cattle, mixing probiotics into feed and zapping boxes of ground beef with radiation are preventative methods the industry should be using to keep the bacteria out of the food chain...

http://tinyurl.com/bzmnkve
Posted on: 2013-01-23 12:34:57

Federal income tax law may allow farmers affected by weather-related conditions to defer reporting of this income, in some cases, to even out incomes and avoid potentially higher taxes...

http://tinyurl.com/aydulck
Posted on: 2013-01-23 12:25:21

U.S. live cattle futures sank to multi-month lows on Friday as investors continued to digest Thursday's news that Cargill Inc. plans to close a Texas beef packing plant on Feb. 1, traders and analysts said...

http://tinyurl.com/alwcexz
Posted on: 2013-01-22 11:26:36

The government will allow meat from cattle aged up to 30 months raised in the United States and Canada to be imported, rather than the current 20 months, officials said...

http://tinyurl.com/b94anzw
Posted on: 2013-01-22 11:25:27

High-speed Internet access in Rural America...

http://tinyurl.com/bd88sat
Posted on: 2013-01-22 11:23:52

What is needed more than ever is a unified and strong voice. That voice needs to include those who may not live on the farm but care deeply about what our farms and ranches produce and how it is produced...

http://tinyurl.com/babk4pq
Posted on: 2013-01-21 11:21:16

Cattle can be bred to emit less methane...

http://tinyurl.com/ao6qsps
Posted on: 2013-01-18 08:26:59

In an environment of highs and lows for prices, market demands and costs, the one thing sought by farmers in terms of transporting their goods to market is certainty...

http://tinyurl.com/b57g354
Posted on: 2013-01-18 08:17:15

The beef industry is evolving, and so are beef cattle. This is the time of year when producers buy bulls, and every bull that is turned out to cows contributes to the evolving beef industry...

http://tinyurl.com/agtlbry
Posted on: 2013-01-18 08:16:01

Beef Futures Likely to Bounce Moderately Higher...

http://tinyurl.com/b8kcyhe
Posted on: 2013-01-17 14:49:19

Cargill will shutter its Plainview, TX, beef plant on February 1st...

http://tinyurl.com/bzdkn6o
Posted on: 2013-01-15 10:08:59

Livestock Marketing: Slaughter drop = lower beef production...

http://tinyurl.com/axozggv
Posted on: 2013-01-15 09:59:54

Organized rustlers devastate Missouri cattle business...

http://tinyurl.com/b5582os
Posted on: 2013-01-14 14:23:59

"If the recent pattern is an indicator of the probable future--and I think it likely is--then higher beef and fed cattle prices will translate into greater premiums for high-quality branded wholesale beef and CAB grid cattle."

http://tinyurl.com/alfhhw3
Posted on: 2013-01-14 08:41:36

Competition in Value-Added Meats...

http://tinyurl.com/ckg9s7n
Posted on: 2013-01-14 08:40:02

Property tax reform, water quality and infrastructure improvements are the topics of discussion...

http://tinyurl.com/d4lhodn
Posted on: 2013-01-14 08:38:12

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack today designated 597 counties in 14 states as primary natural disaster areas due to drought and heat, making all qualified farm operators in the areas eligible for low-interest emergency loans...

http://tinyurl.com/bu4eyj4
Posted on: 2013-01-10 11:01:38

Weekly U.S. beef export sales for the week ending January 3rd came in at 7,300 metric tonnes as compared with 8,600 tonnes last week at this time...

http://tinyurl.com/bkopx3x
Posted on: 2013-01-10 10:58:38

The final ADT rule establishes regulations to trace U.S. livestock moving interstate...

http://tinyurl.com/a2faaw4
Posted on: 2013-01-09 09:37:33

Cloudy Ball for 2013...

http://tinyurl.com/aexkwpe
Posted on: 2013-01-09 09:33:26

Beef Cattle Code of Practice Open for Public Comment...

http://tinyurl.com/az54yyc
Posted on: 2013-01-07 14:49:44

Afternoon National Slaughter Cattle Review...

http://tinyurl.com/a2czaxv
Posted on: 2013-01-07 12:05:48

Smaller U.S. beef and cattle supplies in 2013 should push prices for both commodities to record highs...

http://tinyurl.com/asn426a