BEEF Editors' Blog http://beefmagazine.com/blog/59522/feed Everyday musings from BEEF Editors on the latest beef industry news and events. en Can the CME fix cattle futures market volatility? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/can-cme-fix-cattle-futures-market-volatility <div class="node-body blog-body">Volatility in the cattle futures market a major concern.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/can-cme-fix-cattle-futures-market-volatility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/can-cme-fix-cattle-futures-market-volatility#comments Cattle Prices Tips For Profit BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 10 Feb 2016 14:48:00 +0000 97951 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Cattle trucks ready to load fed cattle for harvest</p> Start VFD preparation now http://beefmagazine.com/blog/start-vfd-preparation-now <div class="node-body blog-body">If recent reports are correct, plenty of beef producers, and veterinarians as well, need to become better informed of the ins, outs and implications of the Veterinary Feed Directive. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/start-vfd-preparation-now" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/start-vfd-preparation-now#comments Regulation Health BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 03 Feb 2016 13:52:00 +0000 97711 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>a strong veterinary-client-patient relationship is important for ranchers</p> Cattle futures: Trading hope or thin air? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattle-futures-trading-hope-or-thin-air <div class="node-body blog-body">Cattle futures have become more of a liability than a benefit for many producers, NCBA asserts. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattle-futures-trading-hope-or-thin-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattle-futures-trading-hope-or-thin-air#comments Cattle Prices BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 20 Jan 2016 15:13:00 +0000 97321 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Feeder cattle on wheat pasture</p> A voice of reason in the Bundy-Hammond debate http://beefmagazine.com/blog/voice-reason-bundy-hammond-debate <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranching in the West has many challenges, the federal government chief among them. An Oregon rancher offers a voice of reason in the midst of all the noise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/voice-reason-bundy-hammond-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/voice-reason-bundy-hammond-debate#comments Beef Quality Pasture Range Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 13 Jan 2016 16:00:00 +0000 97171 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Cows and calves graze public lands in Colorado</p> Seedstock business is thriving http://beefmagazine.com/blog/seedstock-business-thriving <div class="node-body blog-body">Indeed, one of the big stories for 2015 is the increasing equity position of the seedstock sector, which has more than doubled its revenues in five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/seedstock-business-thriving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/seedstock-business-thriving#comments Seedstock Seedstock 100 Cattle Genetics BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 06 Jan 2016 11:00:00 +0000 96901 at http://beefmagazine.com 2016 BEEF Seedstock 100 now online http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2016-beef-seedstock-100-now-online <div class="node-body blog-body">Looking for genetics? Look no further than BEEF’s Seedstock 100 list.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2016-beef-seedstock-100-now-online" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2016-beef-seedstock-100-now-online#comments Seedstock Seedstock 100 Business Cattle Genetics BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Thu, 31 Dec 2015 03:05:00 +0000 96831 at http://beefmagazine.com What were the top stories in 2015? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-were-top-stories-2015 <div class="node-body blog-body">2015 was an eventful year. Which articles, blogs and photo galleries did BEEF readers find the most interesting? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-were-top-stories-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-were-top-stories-2015#comments Business Pasture Range Nutrition Cattle Genetics Tips For Profit BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 30 Dec 2015 14:30:00 +0000 96801 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Black baldy cow on summer pasture</p> New Year’s resolutions? Bah humbug! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-year-s-resolutions-bah-humbug <div class="node-body blog-body">Are New Year’s resolutions a waste of time? This fictional story provides a twist on an old tradition. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-year-s-resolutions-bah-humbug" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-year-s-resolutions-bah-humbug#comments Business Industry At A Glance BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 28 Dec 2015 15:18:00 +0000 96671 at http://beefmagazine.com Did Christmas come early for the cattle market? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/did-christmas-come-early-cattle-market <div class="node-body blog-body">An array of good market news the past few days revives Christmas hope for cattle market. Maybe the market hit bottom, finally.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/did-christmas-come-early-cattle-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/did-christmas-come-early-cattle-market#comments Cattle Prices Tips For Profit BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 22 Dec 2015 20:43:00 +0000 96541 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>wheat pasture cattle</p> An agency out of control http://beefmagazine.com/blog/agency-out-control <div class="node-body blog-body">The EPA has been called out for illegal activities over WOTUS. Is it business as usual in Washington? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/agency-out-control" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/agency-out-control#comments Regulation Environment Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 16 Dec 2015 15:21:00 +0000 96251 at http://beefmagazine.com