Burt Rutherford

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5 Trending Headlines: Cattle are weed control experts; PLUS: Historic Texas ranch changes hands 1
With spring comes weeds. But in their early growth, many weeds offer high-protein grazing, if your cattle have learned to eat them. That and more awaits you in this week’s Trending Headlines.
6 Trending Headlines: CME to address market volatility, PLUS: Will oil prices stay low?
What’s the outlook for market volatility in cattle, oil and feed grains? This week’s Trending Headlines gives you a glimpse.
CattleFax Market Forecast: Look for cyclically softer prices in 2016
Expansion will continue, CattleFax predicts, but at a slower pace as cyclically softer cattle prices come into play. Here’s the 2016 forecast.
Enjoy the rain; El Niño is on the way out
Look for a cool, wet spring in parts of the country, followed by a hot, dry summer as El Niño fades into La Niña.
Beef Roundtable: Calving considerations for a successful calving season
Calving season is upon us, and getting ready for this year’s calf crop takes careful planning. The Beef Roundtable brings you a three-part broadcast on how to plan and have a successful calving season, as well as some post-calving considerations.
Are you ready for calving season? Beef Roundtable gives tips for success
Calving season is upon us, and getting ready for this year’s calf crop takes careful planning. The Beef Roundtable brings you a three-part broadcast on how to plan and have a successful calving season, as well as some post-calving considerations.
A successful calving season: Pre-calving considerations
Calving season is upon us, and getting ready for this year’s calf crop takes careful planning. The Beef Roundtable brings you a three-part broadcast on how to plan and have a successful calving season, as well as some post-calving considerations. In Part 1, we look at some pre-calving considerations.
5 Trending Headlines: Cattle Inventory Report shows herd expansion, PLUS: The real story at MARC
USDA Cattle Inventory Report shows aggressive expansion in 2015. Back on the ranch, what’s your attitude about cattle handling? That and more awaits you in this week’s Trending Headlines wrap-up.
The global beef market is changing. Are you ready?
It’s a changing world, both here in the U.S. and in other beef-producing countries, and those changes will increasingly affect U.S. producers.
6 Trending Headlines: Drought-proof your pastures; PLUS: Trump, Clinton lead with Iowa farmers
From pasture management to politics, the news is full of items to interest, educate and entertain. Here’s a glimpse at a few of the headlines.
5 Trending Headlines: Another ag-gag going down, PLUS: Don’t get crabby about crabgrass
From politics to fever ticks, the news this week features the happenings in the world around us that affect you at the ranch gate.
9 new pickups for the ranch in 2016
A good pickup is a necessity on the ranch. These nine offerings from some of the top automobile brands offer ever more options for your ranching convenience in 2016.
Consumers are clear—beef quality matters 2
Consumers are willing to pay more for beef as long as the eating experience justifies the price.
6 Trending Headlines: Lingering effects of Winter Storm Goliath, PLUS: Cut your feed bill with cactus
Winter weather continues to cause problems for cattle producers across the country.
Incoming NCBA president, Tracy Brunner, has big-picture view of industry
Tracy Brunner, the incoming NCBA president, is part of the fourth generation to manage his family’s diversified farming, ranching and cattle feeding operation in the Flint Hills of western Kansas.

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