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Jul 24, 2014

“New” Study Repackages “Old” Anti-Beef Claims

A new environmental report specifically attacks beef production....More
Jul 30, 2014

3 Ways To Enjoy Beef On A Budget

It’s the height of summer grilling season, and beef prices may be at an all-time high, but that doesn’t mean consumers can’t enjoy it without breaking the bank. Here are three media reports showing beef lovers how to enjoy beef on a budget....More
Jul 23, 2014

Happy Trails, James Garner

The beef industry has had a number of prominent pitchmen since the checkoff was initiated a quarter-century ago. Most have been a success in drawing consumer attention to the beef story – Sam Elliott, Robert Mitchum and James Garner come to mind. And there was at least one fumble – model/actress Cybil Shepherd. After....More
Jun 24, 2014

Feeder Prices Continued To Surpass The Most Optimistic Expectation

The very tight feeder calf supply resulting from the historically small beef cowherd underpins the bullish argument for the feeder cattle market....More
Jul 02, 2014

Thinking About Herd Expansion? Keep These Points In Mind

We all know it costs money to expand a beef cowherd, and net cash flow will decrease in the early years of expansion. Here's how that could impact your cowherd....More
Jul 24, 2014

Consumers Continue To Shake Off Beef Price Jitters

What’s the best advice you can give a meat lover? Buy a big freezer, go to Costco and stock up on ground beef and steaks, because beef won’t be this cheap for several years....More
Jul 23, 2014

3 Alternatives For Replacement Beef Heifers

A well-run, profitable ranch should be able to cull cows at any age and make a good profit from the cow’s lifetime production when you include her sale weight. Here are 3 alternatives to retaining replacement beef females....More
Jul 01, 2014

Producers Should Get Ready For Effects of Veterinary Feed Directive

What a new VFD will look like is still being determined. One proposed change is that the definition of veterinary oversight lies with the local jurisdictions (states)....More

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