Mar 2, 2015

Expansion means emphasis must shift from cost to increasing value 1

The cattle feeding and packing infrastructure will continue to be strained as numbers build, while cattle prices should continue in record territory....More
Mar 19, 2015

It’s time to change our woeful beef marketing system 1

When cattle margins return to more historical levels, the need for radical, rapid change to the beef industry marketing system will become more apparent....More
Mar 23, 2015

3 ways to balance out the Meat Free Week conversations 4

Vegan activists are promoting a “Meat Free Week” March 23-29, 2015. Here are three ways to balance out the conversation....More
Mar 12, 2015

Relax, everyone. Beef is still king! 1

As an industry, we’ve been trained to focus on supply, whether that’s beef tonnage, or pork and poultry tonnage. Equally important, however, is maintaining or improving demand for beef....More
Mar 16, 2015

10 tips for keeping first-calf heifers in tip-top shape 2

First-calf heifers require special management to maintain body condition scores, grow a healthy calf, and breed back. Here are 10 tips for keeping first-calf heifers in tip-top shape....More
Mar 12, 2015

Auction talk: Are you a bull, a peacock, a sandbagger or a stealth player?

An auction is price discovery at its most visceral level. While there are no friends at an auction, it’s a truly friendly competition in which everyone has their own style...More

Should voting in the U.S. be mandatory?

President Obama floated the idea last week that voting in the U.S. should be mandatory. This week’s online poll question is: “Should voting in the U.S. be mandatory?” Be sure to leave the rationale on your opinion in the comments section after voting.

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