It appears that improvements to the national $1-per-head beef checkoff program are coming closer to reality with a March 13 announcement that seven national organizations, members of the Beef Checkoff Enhancement Working Group (BCEWG), signed a revised memorandum of understanding (MOU) regarding agreed-upon enhancements to the national beef checkoff program.
The first day of spring is still about a month away, and it looks like Old Man Winter isn’t going to go without a fight. Check out these tips for re-warming new calves, plus other headlines that made the news you can use.
The 113th session of Congress, which concluded at the end of 2014, was generally regarded as a lesson in dysfunctional government. However, for ranchers grazing cattle on federal lands in the West, there was some good news.
The news has been wide ranging, capped by the announcement that Canada has discovered another case of BSE. But that’s not all the news that affects you. From animal welfare to wins and losses in court, the news has been varied and interesting.
Cow-calf production is changing and evolving, and production methods that even a few years ago might not have been considered are now worth a second look. One of those is confined or semi-confined cow-calf production, according to a Rabobank report.