BEEF Editors' Blog http://beefmagazine.com/blog/59522/feed Everyday musings from BEEF Editors on the latest beef industry news and events. en Is TPP more about control than trade? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/tpp-more-about-control-trade <div class="node-body blog-body">The Trans-Pacific Partnership looks like it will do more harm than good.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/tpp-more-about-control-trade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/tpp-more-about-control-trade#comments Regulation BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 30 Aug 2016 22:41:00 +0000 104531 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Getty Images/Cameron Spencer</p> Here’s a counterintuitive idea: Beef demand declines as U.S. employment increases http://beefmagazine.com/blog/here-s-counterintuitive-idea-beef-demand-declines-us-employment-increases <div class="node-body blog-body">Beef demand has declined three of the last four quarters.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/here-s-counterintuitive-idea-beef-demand-declines-us-employment-increases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/here-s-counterintuitive-idea-beef-demand-declines-us-employment-increases#comments Beef Quality BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 24 Aug 2016 18:21:00 +0000 104361 at http://beefmagazine.com <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 http://beefmagazine.com/blog/here-s-some-good-news-about-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="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/here-s-some-good-news-about-beef-family" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/here-s-some-good-news-about-beef-family#comments People BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 17 Aug 2016 14:25:00 +0000 104121 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Retired BEEF Editor Joe Roybal</p> Of dead chickens and arguments that are very much alive http://beefmagazine.com/blog/dead-chickens-and-arguments-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="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/dead-chickens-and-arguments-are-very-much-alive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/dead-chickens-and-arguments-are-very-much-alive#comments Beef Quality BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 10 Aug 2016 16:58:00 +0000 103921 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Judicious antibiotic use in animal agriculture is vital for animal health and animal welfare.</p> Do small cows make more money? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/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="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/do-small-cows-make-more-money" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/do-small-cows-make-more-money#comments Ranch Management Nutrition BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 03 Aug 2016 20:53:00 +0000 103711 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Research shows smaller cows produce more gross income.</p> Down in the mouth about cattle prices? Remember, prices are still historically strong http://beefmagazine.com/blog/down-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="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/down-mouth-about-cattle-prices-remember-prices-are-still-historically-strong" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/down-mouth-about-cattle-prices-remember-prices-are-still-historically-strong#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Cattle Markets BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 27 Jul 2016 19:56:00 +0000 103401 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Heavy feeder cattle placements bolster prices</p> A different kind of aid effort http://beefmagazine.com/blog/different-kind-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="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/different-kind-aid-effort" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/different-kind-aid-effort#comments Pasture Range BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 06 Jul 2016 15:11:00 +0000 102771 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Aftermath of the Anderson Creek fire</p> Brexit vote impact uncertain for U.S. beef http://beefmagazine.com/blog/brexit-vote-impact-uncertain-us-beef <div class="node-body blog-body">Fallout from the Brexit vote continues to rattle markets worldwide.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/brexit-vote-impact-uncertain-us-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/brexit-vote-impact-uncertain-us-beef#comments Beef Exports Business BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:48:00 +0000 102621 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>International beef trade is vital for U.S. cattle producers.</p> Why the Choice-Select spread matters to you http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-choice-select-spread-matters-you <div class="node-body blog-body">Choice-grading cattle bring premiums back to the ranch.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-choice-select-spread-matters-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-choice-select-spread-matters-you#comments Cattle Prices BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 22 Jun 2016 19:44:00 +0000 102381 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Quality grade premiums are available and profitable even in a down market.</p> Will preconditioning your calves pay less this fall? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-preconditioning-your-calves-pay-less-fall <div class="node-body blog-body">Preconditioning pays, but maybe not as much this year as years past.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-preconditioning-your-calves-pay-less-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-preconditioning-your-calves-pay-less-fall#comments Health Nutrition BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 14 Jun 2016 02:42:00 +0000 102231 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Preconditioned calves</p>