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Jul 16, 2015
Commentary

Imagine the perfect operation. Is that your ranch?

we all need to ask the question, “What does our perfect ranch look like?”...More
Jul 16, 2015
Commentary

You can have it all with genomics, but what do you really need? 2

At one point, we believed that animal breeding might become all science, but as the science has improved, the need for the “art” side of animal breeding has grown....More
Jul 16, 2015
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Meat Market Update | Sales remain sluggish during normal rally

The Daily Choice Cutout topped out in the $265 range a few days before Memorial Day and has now dropped almost $30....More
Jul 9, 2015
Commentary

Burke Teichert: Five foundational ideas for a successful ranch 2

In this month’s column, Burke Teichert goes back to the basics and discusses the foundational aspects that drive his thoughts and actions....More
Jul 9, 2015
blog

Searching for a reason to be bearish? Look beyond the cattle market fundamentals 1

When things are this good, as they are in today's cattle market, we have to find a reason for it to move lower. What are the major factors at play?...More
Jul 9, 2015
Commentary

NCBA should take a slow approach in finding a new CEO 2

As NCBA searches for a new CEO, its volunteer leaders should take some time to evaluate not only what type of individual they want to lead the organization, but perhaps more importantly, what is the best way to align staff and leadership to better achieve its goals....More
Jun 1, 2015
blog

Drumbeat to reduce antibiotics in the meat industry will only get louder 3

As with chicken, consumers, retailers and foodservice operators will ultimately determine the move to more such beef. You can be sure that the drumbeat to reduce antibiotic use in U.S. beef production will only get louder....More
weekly cattle market outlook
Jul 9, 2015
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Weekly Cattle Market Wrap-Up | Prices drop during low-volume week

The Choice cutout was over $10 lower making buyers much more cautious as they wait to see where the beef market bottoms out....More
Angus cxows
Jun 30, 2015
blog

Can we measure cow efficiency? Not as a single trait 2

One of the holy grails in the brave new world of genetic evaluation is cow efficiency. But efficiency is not a single trait, it’s an index of components. The rub comes in accurately measuring those individual components....More

How important is rural economic development?

Many rural communities, looking for ways to revitalize and generate economic activity, have enacted various programs and funding mechanisms to spur rural economic development. BEEF editors are curious what you think about these initiatives. Is rural economic development important in your community?


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