BEEF Editors' Blog Everyday musings from BEEF Editors on the latest beef industry news and events. en Is TPP more about control than trade? <div class="node-body blog-body">The Trans-Pacific Partnership looks like it will do more harm than good.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Regulation BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:41:00 +0000 104531 at <p>Getty Images/Cameron Spencer</p> Here’s a counterintuitive idea: Beef demand declines as U.S. employment increases <div class="node-body blog-body">Beef demand has declined three of the last four quarters.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Quality BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:21:00 +0000 104361 at <p>A shopper looks over the selection in the meat case. Getty Images/Joe Raedle</p> Here’s some good news about the BEEF family <div class="node-body blog-body">Welcome two new cattle producers and catch up with a BEEF old timer. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> People BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:25:00 +0000 104121 at <p>Retired BEEF Editor Joe Roybal</p> Of dead chickens and arguments that are very much alive <div class="node-body blog-body">Will science ever be considered in the debate over antibiotic-resistant bacteria?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Quality BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:58:00 +0000 103921 at <p>Judicious antibiotic use in animal agriculture is vital for animal health and animal welfare.</p> Do small cows make more money? <div class="node-body blog-body">Research and some market price noodling show small cows may return more gross revenue.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ranch Management Nutrition BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 03 Aug 2016 20:53:00 +0000 103711 at <p>Research shows smaller cows produce more gross income.</p> Down in the mouth about cattle prices? Remember, prices are still historically strong <div class="node-body blog-body">In spite of general negativity about the cattle market, feeder and calf prices are still historically high.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cattle Prices Feedlots Cattle Markets BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:56:00 +0000 103401 at <p>Heavy feeder cattle placements bolster prices</p> A different kind of aid effort <div class="node-body blog-body">The wildfire is gone, but ranchers in Kansas and Oklahoma need help with range restoration.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Pasture Range BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:11:00 +0000 102771 at <p>Aftermath of the Anderson Creek fire</p> Brexit vote impact uncertain for U.S. beef <div class="node-body blog-body">Fallout from the Brexit vote continues to rattle markets worldwide.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Exports Business BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:48:00 +0000 102621 at <p>International beef trade is vital for U.S. cattle producers.</p> Why the Choice-Select spread matters to you <div class="node-body blog-body">Choice-grading cattle bring premiums back to the ranch.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cattle Prices BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:44:00 +0000 102381 at <p>Quality grade premiums are available and profitable even in a down market.</p> Will preconditioning your calves pay less this fall? <div class="node-body blog-body">Preconditioning pays, but maybe not as much this year as years past.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Health Nutrition BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 14 Jun 2016 02:42:00 +0000 102231 at <p>Preconditioned calves</p>