Beef Quality http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/30131/more en Meat Market Update | Choice cutout higher this week http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-choice-cutout-higher-week <div class="node-body video-body"><p>The Comprehensive or weekly average Choice cutout was $8.32 higher this week on the heels of the daily spot trade price rally as well as quite a few formulas were priced off of last week's even bigger spot trade jump.</p></div> <div class="field-byline"> By Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-choice-cutout-higher-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-choice-cutout-higher-week#comments Beef Demand Cattle Markets Thu, 26 May 2016 14:27:00 +0000 101831 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The main driver of the cutout during the grilling season rally is the Choice rib and loin but these two primals have had a tough time the last few weeks and have declined in prices which is contrary to seasonal patterns this time of the year.</p> How Michelle Obama’s nutrition facts label will impact you http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-michelle-obama-s-nutrition-facts-label-will-impact-you <div class="node-body blog-body">First Lady Michelle Obama’s latest move to change food nutrition labels will hurt consumers, the economy and beef producers. Here’s why. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-michelle-obama-s-nutrition-facts-label-will-impact-you" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-michelle-obama-s-nutrition-facts-label-will-impact-you#comments Regulation Beef Quality Beef Quality Retail Government Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 26 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 101821 at http://beefmagazine.com What’s more important—economy of scale or low cost production? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-more-important-economy-scale-or-low-cost-production <div class="node-body blog-body">Cow profitability hinges on many things. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-more-important-economy-scale-or-low-cost-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-s-more-important-economy-scale-or-low-cost-production#comments Beef Quality BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 24 May 2016 20:52:00 +0000 101721 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat scientist praises health benefits of fat in grain-fed beef http://beefmagazine.com/blog/meat-scientist-praises-health-benefits-fat-grain-fed-beef <div class="node-body blog-body">A Texas A&M study proves the healthfulness of grain-fed beef in fighting diabetes and cardiovascular disease. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/meat-scientist-praises-health-benefits-fat-grain-fed-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/meat-scientist-praises-health-benefits-fat-grain-fed-beef#comments Beef Quality Beef Quality Beef Demand Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 24 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 101581 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 Trending Headlines: COF report a surprise; PLUS; How to grow good calves http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/5-trending-headlines-cof-report-surprise-plus-how-grow-good-calves <div class="node-body gallery-body">Fed cattle prices may soften later in the year.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/5-trending-headlines-cof-report-surprise-plus-how-grow-good-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/5-trending-headlines-cof-report-surprise-plus-how-grow-good-calves#comments Beef Quality Mon, 23 May 2016 15:27:00 +0000 101571 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>It&#39;s possible to grow quality calves in a low-input system</p> How BQA could help grow relationships with consumers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-bqa-could-help-grow-relationships-consumers <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s consumer cares about beef quality, taste, nutrition, and safety. They also care about animal welfare, antibiotic use, and the health of the animal. Here is how the Beef Quality Assurance program helps to address these consumer concerns.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-bqa-could-help-grow-relationships-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-bqa-could-help-grow-relationships-consumers#comments Cattle Handling Animal Welfare Beef Quality Beef Quality Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 23 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 101561 at http://beefmagazine.com 2,000 beef producers receive BQA certification this spring http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/2000-beef-producers-receive-bqa-certification-spring <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>The Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program has enjoyed continued success as more and more beef producers get certified in the correct methods to produce safe, wholesome beef.</p></div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/2000-beef-producers-receive-bqa-certification-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Quality Fri, 20 May 2016 13:15:13 +0000 101541 at http://beefmagazine.com Don’t miss the BQA contest happening now on Facebook! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/don-t-miss-bqa-contest-happening-now-facebook <div class="node-body blog-body">Want to win great prizes while promoting best animal handling practices in beef production? Check out the National Beef Quality Assurance program’s new Facebook contest! </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/don-t-miss-bqa-contest-happening-now-facebook" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/don-t-miss-bqa-contest-happening-now-facebook#comments Cattle Handling Ranch Management Beef Quality Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 19 May 2016 17:02:00 +0000 101421 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Daily Choice cutout rally continues http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-daily-choice-cutout-rally-continues <div class="node-body video-body"><p>The weekly average Choice Cutout was only up 14 cents but the daily Choice cutout was up $14.82 by Friday and up another 9 dollars by Wed May 18. Many formulas are priced off of previous spot prices so the weekly average normally slowly follows the daily prices.</p></div> <div class="field-byline"> By Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-daily-choice-cutout-rally-continues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-daily-choice-cutout-rally-continues#comments Beef Demand Cattle Markets Thu, 19 May 2016 14:27:00 +0000 101491 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The main driver of the cutout during the grilling season rally is the Choice rib and loin but these two primals have had a tough time the last few weeks and have declined in prices which is contrary to seasonal patterns this time of the year.</p> Meat Market Update | Average choice cutout lower again http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-average-choice-cutout-lower-again <div class="node-body video-body"><p>The daily and weekly avg choice cutout were both quite a bit lower again this week since meat buyers had been extremely cautious watching the big discount that the June CME Live Cattle had compared to the April before it closed out. </p></div> <div class="field-byline"> By Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-average-choice-cutout-lower-again" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-average-choice-cutout-lower-again#comments Beef Demand Cattle Markets Thu, 12 May 2016 21:26:00 +0000 101311 at http://beefmagazine.com