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Horsehide technology
Aug 19, 2014
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Will You Be Ranching Like The Jetsons In 10 Years? 3

The beef industry hasn’t seen nothing yet. That’s the message from those who peer into the future to see how our present will change. And if one futurist is anywhere close to right, grab the saddle horn, because the speed of technological change is going from a high lope to a dead run....More
COOL labeling issues
Aug 20, 2014
Commentary

Appeals Court Ruling On COOL Could Hamstring All Producers 3

A federal appeals court ruling in late July on country-of-origin labeling should have sent a chill down the spine of every single member of the industry, be they COOL supporters or opponents. Judge Janice Rogers Brown’s dissenting opinion nailed the producer ramifications of the decision perfectly....More
Aug 26, 2014
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Food Is A Big Expense In Raising Children 1

The USDA says raising a child born in 2013 will cost $245,340 from birth until age 18, with the third-biggest expense being food....More
Aug 18, 2014
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Keith Hansen On The Value of Cattle Implants 2

Keith Hansen, Consulting Nutritionist from Nutrition Service Associates, discusses the value of implanting cattle and factors to consider when developing implant protocols to maximize producer gains in today’s market....More
Aug 20, 2014
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Meat Market Update | Beef Sales Volume Jumps As Buyers Prep For Labor Day Weekend

Beef prices dropped a few dollars for the week ending August 16, but that really stimulated the beef sales volume, which jumped almost 1,000 loads as retailers order product for Labor Day and out-front sales for later in September....More
grazing tips
Aug 21, 2014
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3 Ways To Improve Next Year’s Grazing Today 2

If you have extra grass at this point in the summer grazing season, there are ways to improve next year’s grazing through better management practices. Bruce Anderson, UNL Extension forage specialist, offers three tips to improve next year’s grazing today....More
McDonald's sustainability quest
Aug 20, 2014
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McDonald’s Wants Industry Help In Defining Sustainable Beef 19

McDonald’s has vowed to serve sustainable beef by 2016, but what exactly does that mean? The Golden Arches wants the industry’s help in defining sustainable beef....More
heavier cattle weights
Aug 14, 2014
Commentary

Why Is Death Loss Increasing In Heavier Beef Cattle? 15

Lots of good cattlemen believe there’s a trend taking place – that there’s something we’re doing from either a management or genetic standpoint that is increasing the health risk and susceptibility of larger-weight feedlot animals. Is it true? BEEF discusses....More
Aug 13, 2014
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Are Wolves A Threat To Your Cattle? 19

New Mexico ranchers are fighting for the right to protect their livestock from the threat of the Mexican Gray Wolf. Share this video explaining the situation, and let us know what you have done to ward off predators in your livestock operation....More
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