USDA renewed the furor over imports of beef from regions in Brazil and Argentina known to be historic hotspots for foot-and-mouth disease. Has legislative maneuvering put that issue to rest? Read about that and more in this week’s Trending Headlines.
This monthly discussion of hot industry topics takes an in-depth look at beef industry issues and concerns with co-hosts Ron Lemenager, Extension beef specialist at Purdue University and BEEF Senior Editor Burt Rutherford.
After six eventful years at the helm of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Forrest Roberts is resigning as chief executive officer, effective July 31. Roberts has been the CEO of NCBA since 2009.
This year’s Dr. Kenneth and Caroline McDonald Eng Research Foundation Symposium, slated for Sept. 17-18 in Oklahoma City, offers an updated look at how cow-calf producers can expand their herd in an economically sustainable way.
As 2015 reaches the half-way mark, it’s good to look back at the market conditions that have brought us to this point, and look ahead at what might be in store this fall and winter. That and more awaits you in this week’s trending headlines.
The 2015 Beef Improvement Federation winners showcase how genetic improvement and advancement can advance both commercial and seedstock herds. The award, sponsored by BEEF, showcases the nation’s top operations.
Summer is upon us. That means your cattle are trying to beat the heat and the kids are home. Here are some ideas to help make your life easier this summer while you help your cattle deal with summer temperatures and keep the kids occupied learning about beef.