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Jan 20, 2015

Wobbly global economy adds some angst to the U.S. cattle market

"Tight supplies will continue to pressure (support) cattle and beef supplies and may well lead yet to new record prices, but markets in 2015 are more....More
Jan 14, 2015

U.S. meat, food groups anxiously await dietary committee recommendations

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is charged by the government with developing recommendations for the 2015 update of Dietary Guidelines for....More
Angus calf
Jan 06, 2015

Oldies but goodies were the most popular BEEF magazine reads in 2014

Here’s the lineup of the most popular articles from BEEF....More
Dec 31, 2014

2014 – It was truly a year to remember

Here are BEEF editors’ picks of the top 10 industry happenings of 2014, with a bonus 10 thrown in....More
Surprise, Santa
Dec 23, 2014

We wish you a Merry Christmas

Today is Christmas, a time for family, for gifts and food. It’s also a time to remember the greatest gift of all, the birth of Jesus. The editors of....More
Dec 16, 2014

Immigration reform critical for beef industry

The U.S. has a very long and very sorry record of its ability to effectively deal with immigration policy. For agriculture as a whole and the beef....More
agriculture in great business place
Dec 09, 2014

It’s a great time to be in agriculture

Get ready, says one futurist, because the coming decades will be one of the most innovative and exciting times ever to be in agriculture. And cattle....More
beef intern receives FFA American Degree
Nov 28, 2014

Ag Education Is A Smart Investment For America’s Future

Agricultural education is both a privilege and a necessity in raising today’s youth....More
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Nov 25, 2014

Cattlemen Excited By Legislative Prospects In New Congress

The November midterm election results definitely reset the federal legislative branch. In the 114th Congress, which begins Jan. 3, 2015, Republicans....More
Nov 18, 2014

Beef’s Production Efficiency Contributes To Environmental Quality

Although scientists and agricultural producers often differ in their views of climate change, the fact is the efficiency of U.S. beef production is a....More
Choosy mothers choose beef
Nov 12, 2014

Beef Checkoff Continues To Be A Game-Changer

he beef checkoff, through its contractors like NCBA, is the best investment that cattle producers have ever made in the long-term success and....More
Vaccinating calves
Nov 04, 2014

It’s Possible To Eradicate BVD: Should We?

BVD is one of the most pervasive and costly diseases that cattle producers deal with....More
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Oct 25, 2014

5 Ways An Investigative Reporter Got It Wrong About Beef Production

I ended up applying my advocating skills for the beef industry before leaving the event....More
Oct 22, 2014

A Nebraska Cattle Feeder Stands Up For Her Industry

I just finished up doing our November issue cover story on a remarkable woman named Anne Burkholder of Cozad, NE. For those of you who follow BEEF....More
Oct 14, 2014

Herd Rebuilding? Efficiency Matters As Much As Expansion

It’s true that there always seems to be some land available at a price, but it’s getting tougher to find what’s needed at a price that makes sense....More
Contributors

Joe Roybal

Joe is a native of South Dakota and a graduate of South Dakota State University with a degree in journalism. He worked as a daily newspaper reporter and photographer before doing a six-year stint...

Burt Rutherford

Burt has nearly 30 years’ experience communicating about beef industry issues. A Colorado native and graduate of Colorado State University with a degree in agricultural journalism, he now...
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