Burt Rutherford

Industry leaders propose updated Long Range Plan 2
New beef industry Long Range Plan establishes roadmap for 2016-2020.
5 Trending Headlines: All hail El Niño, PLUS: How a bull apprehends robbery suspect
From the unique to the flat out funny, this week’s Trending Headlines gives you the weather report, the crime report and the market report, all wrapped up into one interesting read.
Tom Noffsinger: 5 end-goals of proper animal handling
Every time you work cattle, it’s an opportunity to make it either a positive or negative experience for both you and the cattle. Make it a positive experience for your cattle and they will reward you.
6 Trending Headlines: South American imports hit a roadblock, PLUS: Open outcry futures trading a thing of the past
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.
Beef Roundtable | Industry Experts Talk Antibiotics
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.
6 Trending Headlines: Beef import rule draws cattle producers' ire, PLUS: EPA sued over Waters of the U.S. rule
Both the news and the weather are hot this summer, as several different suits have been filed against the EPA over the Waters of the U.S. rule.
Roberts announces resignation as CEO of NCBA
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.
6 Trending Headlines: How to handle rained-out hay, PLUS: Are you ready for drones?
It’s hay season. It’s the rainy season. Now what? Tips on how to handle rained-on hay, plus more news that you can use, await you in this week’s Trending Headlines.
Third annual Eng cow efficiency symposium agenda announced
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.
5 Trending Headlines: How to do a pasture inventory, PLUS: What’s ahead for 2015 cattle markets?
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.
Meet the 2015 BIF commercial and seedstock winners
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.
6 Trending Headlines: Wildfire risk increases in spite of rains, PLUS: DOT hours-of-service rule waived 2
As spring rolls into summer, ranch work rolls along as well. Here are some tips to working your bulls safely, plus a roundup of other news to start your day.
horses need west nile vaccination
6 Trending Headlines: Help your cattle beat the heat; PLUS: Fun ways to keep the kids busy this summer
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.
U.S. beef in Mexico
Ouch! Canada, Mexico announce COOL retaliation figures
Canada and Mexico will seek $3.6 billion in annual country of origin labeling (COOL) retaliatory tariffs
FDA releases final Veterinary Feed Directive rule on antibiotics 1
VFD touted as way to promote judicious antibiotic use.

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