Disaster & Drought http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en 2014 Hurricane Forecast: Fewer Drought-Busters In The Offing http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/2014-hurricane-forecast-fewer-drought-busters-offing <div class="node-body article-body">It’s a mixed forecast for rain this spring and summer – fewer tropical storms and hurricanes, but better chances for an El Niño. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/2014-hurricane-forecast-fewer-drought-busters-offing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/2014-hurricane-forecast-fewer-drought-busters-offing#comments Disaster & Drought Drought Management Wed, 16 Apr 2014 18:29:00 +0000 73821 at http://beefmagazine.com Insurer Problems After the Storm Add To Producer Woes http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/insurer-problems-after-storm-add-producer-woes <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Hamilton Maude </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Four months after the Atlas blizzard wreaked havoc on certain areas of the Northern Plains, some producers are facing the prospect of insurance companies refusing to cover storm-related losses.&nbsp; Meanwhile, other insurers are contesting what constitutes drowning, and that impacts whether they will pay claims.</p> <p align="left"><strong>Blindsided by insurers</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/insurer-problems-after-storm-add-producer-woes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/insurer-problems-after-storm-add-producer-woes#comments Disaster & Drought Sat, 12 Apr 2014 03:15:00 +0000 73571 at http://beefmagazine.com Feedyard Biosecurity Plans Ready For Rollout http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/feedyard-biosecurity-plans-ready-rollout <div class="field-deck"> While feedyard biosecurity has been on the radar ever since the 2001 outbreak of foot and mouth disease in England, the issue took on a higher level of scrutiny recently. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Ever since the outbreak of foot and mouth disease nearly decimated England’s animal agricultural industry, feedyard biosecurity has been an issue. But for the most part, efforts by state livestock associations and regional emergency management officials have been conducted under the radar. That’s all changed, thanks to a Department of Homeland Security project that elevated the issue of feedyard biosecurity to a new level.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/feedyard-biosecurity-plans-ready-rollout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/feedyard-biosecurity-plans-ready-rollout#comments Regulation Feedlots Disaster & Drought Sustainability Thu, 10 Apr 2014 16:47:00 +0000 73501 at http://beefmagazine.com Finding Solutions To Child Hunger Worldwide http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-amp-drought/finding-solutions-child-hunger-worldwide <div class="field-deck"> As the world population grows, and as anti-agriculture activists continue to stymie advances in food production, the problem of global food insecurity becomes more acute. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The rhetoric surrounding estimates that the world’s population will hit 9 billion people by 2050, and the very real questions that estimate generates about how we will feed all those people, continues to escalate. But does that conversation overlook the very real issues of food insecurity that exist right now? Several international meat organizations are stepping up. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-amp-drought/finding-solutions-child-hunger-worldwide" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-amp-drought/finding-solutions-child-hunger-worldwide#comments Disaster & Drought Beef Advocacy Thu, 20 Mar 2014 20:04:00 +0000 72651 at http://beefmagazine.com 2014 Feed Composition Table For 280 Byproduct Feeds Of Cattle And Sheep http://beefmagazine.com/beef-cattle-feed/2014-feed-composition-table-280-byproduct-feeds-cattle-and-sheep <div class="field-byline"> Compiled By R.L. Preston </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Nutrition research spanning more than 100 years has defined the nutrients required by animals. Using this information, diets can be formulated from feeds and ingredients to meet these requirements with the expectation that animals will not only remain healthy, but also be productive and efficient. The ultimate goal of feed analysis is to predict the productive response of animals when they are fed diets of a given nutrient composition</p> <p align="left"><strong>Table values for feed composition</strong></p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-cattle-feed/2014-feed-composition-table-280-byproduct-feeds-cattle-and-sheep" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-cattle-feed/2014-feed-composition-table-280-byproduct-feeds-cattle-and-sheep#comments Beef Cattle Feed Disaster & Drought Tips For Profit Fri, 14 Mar 2014 22:37:00 +0000 72371 at http://beefmagazine.com Extreme Weather Prep: How To Help Your Cowherd Weather A Natural Disaster http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/extreme-weather-prep-how-help-your-cowherd-weather-natural-disaster <div class="field-byline"> By Jennifer Ryan </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Veterinarians, cattlemen and extension experts on the front lines of natural disasters share common experiences and techniques that helped cattle weather storms.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/extreme-weather-prep-how-help-your-cowherd-weather-natural-disaster" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-vet/extreme-weather-prep-how-help-your-cowherd-weather-natural-disaster#comments BEEF Vet Disaster & Drought Thu, 20 Feb 2014 11:00:00 +0000 71301 at http://beefmagazine.com Enough With This Weather; Consumers & Ranchers Need A Break http://beefmagazine.com/blog/enough-weather-consumers-ranchers-need-break <div class="node-body blog-body">The impact of consumers homebound by ice and snow impacts beef demand as well as cattle producers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/enough-weather-consumers-ranchers-need-break" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/enough-weather-consumers-ranchers-need-break#comments Beef Demand Disaster & Drought My View From The Country Thu, 13 Feb 2014 19:39:00 +0000 71161 at http://beefmagazine.com The Drought Isn’t Over; Do You Have A Plan? http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/drought-isn-t-over-do-you-have-plan <div class="node-body article-body">The long-term weather forecast, based on historical changes in sea surface temperatures, indicates the drought is a long way from being over. Do you have a plan?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/drought-isn-t-over-do-you-have-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/drought-isn-t-over-do-you-have-plan#comments Disaster & Drought Pasture Range Sustainability Tips For Profit Thu, 23 Jan 2014 15:46:00 +0000 70441 at http://beefmagazine.com SD Extension Vet Explains Long-Term Health Concerns After Atlas Blizzard http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-amp-drought/sd-extension-vet-explains-long-term-health-concerns-after-atlas-blizzard <div class="node-body video-body">Russ Daly, Extension veterinarian with South Dakota State University, explains some of the longer-term implications of winter storm Atlas. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-amp-drought/sd-extension-vet-explains-long-term-health-concerns-after-atlas-blizzard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-amp-drought/sd-extension-vet-explains-long-term-health-concerns-after-atlas-blizzard#comments Disaster & Drought Sat, 18 Jan 2014 15:41:00 +0000 70191 at http://beefmagazine.com South Dakota Ranchers Share Details After Atlas Blizzard http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-amp-drought/south-dakota-ranchers-share-details-after-atlas-blizzard <div class="node-body video-body">South Dakota ranchers Hugh and Eleanor Ingalls, Centennial Angus, Faith, SD, detail the tragic October blizzard that struck the Great Plains and killed thousands of cattle.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-amp-drought/south-dakota-ranchers-share-details-after-atlas-blizzard" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-amp-drought/south-dakota-ranchers-share-details-after-atlas-blizzard#comments Disaster & Drought Thu, 26 Dec 2013 21:38:00 +0000 69411 at http://beefmagazine.com