Burt Rutherford

6 Trending Headlines: Ag producers win pivotal court decision; PLUS: Is swath grazing for you?
What trends are important? What information do you need to know to stay informed? Check out this week’s Trending Headlines to learn more.
6 Trending Headlines: Cow confinement can improve pastures; PLUS: How’s the culture in your cowherd?
The idea of a confinement or semi-confinement cow-calf operation is growing in acceptance. That’s because, from several perspectives, it offers advantages to both the cattle and the cattle producer.
A relationship with your veterinarian that works
BEEF’s survey reveals that most readers are happy with the services their veterinarians provide.
Range Beef Cow Symposium offers practical information
Mark your calendar for the Range Beef Cow Symposium, Nov. 17-19.
5 Trending Headlines: What’s up with the cattle market tailspin? PLUS: Ag education on the rise in Nebraska 1
The cattle market has taken a tailspin recently. While that’s not unexpected at this time of year, the magnitude and velocity of the drop has many scratching their heads. Will cattle prices rebound as we head deeper into the fall season?
6 Trending Headlines: What cow size is right for you? PLUS: An inside look at animal rights 2
The question about cow size is debated often, but it seems there are more opinions than answers. Is 1,600 pounds too big? Is 1,000 pounds too small?
Do you earn premiums or avoid discounts when selling feeder cattle?
This month’s Beef Roundtable features predictions for the fall cattle market and whether or not preconditioning your calves will pay a premium. Guests are Jackie Moore with Joplin Regional Stockyards at Joplin, Mo. and Derrell Peel, Extension livestock marketing economist at Oklahoma State University.
Texas judge says ESA listing for lesser prairie chicken is a no-go
A federal district judge in Midland, Texas threw a high hard one when he invalidated the listing of the lesser prairie chicken under the Endangered Species Act (ESA).
6 Trending Headlines: Oklahoma AG calls “nonsense” on WOTUS, PLUS: Who gets rich when retail beef prices are high?
While it seems as if the battle over WOTUS has been going on for a long time, it may have only started. But now, the battle moves from the countryside to the courts.
cattle at water
North Dakota court partially blocks WOTUS implementation
District Court ruling on EPA Waters of the U.S. rule affects 13 states.
Sage Grouse
Ranchers applaud USDA’s $211 million for sage grouse conservation
Ranchers, USDA partner in effort to keep cattle and wildlife on the land.
Keep up on market trends with beefmagazine.com
Weekly audio reports keep you updated on trends in the feeder cattle and slaughter cow markets.
6 Trending Headlines: Beta agonists get a pass, PLUS: Ranchers look to recover after devastating wildfires
As wildfires burn the West, the heat ratchets up in Washington over how federal lands are managed. That and more tops the news of interest in this week’s Trending Headlines.
6 Trending Headlines: Are COOL figures overblown? PLUS: What to expect for fall calf prices
The U.S. mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) dispute heads back to the World Trade Organization next month. Canada and Mexico are seeking more than $3 billion in retaliatory tariffs against a wide range of U.S. exports. The U.S. claims those figures are overblown.

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