The latest issue of American Cowman Update is now available at Published twice per month, the May 14 edition contains a look at beef production in the European Union and what it might portend for U.S. producers, new poetry by Steve Lucas, a discussion on cow size (, and much more. Sign up for the free, email newsletter at While you’re there, you can also read about University of Idaho Jason Ahola’s thoughts on the changes ahead for the U.S. beef industry –; or Eric Mousel’s (South Dakota State University) advice on weed-control options for pastures –