Disaster & Drought http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Early Winter Blast Helps Lift Cattle Markets http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/early-winter-blast-helps-lift-cattle-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Cash fed cattle prices reached new records this week ($168-$172/cwt.), boosted by slower marketing from feedlots and the winter blast that could dampen gain.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/early-winter-blast-helps-lift-cattle-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-prices/early-winter-blast-helps-lift-cattle-markets#comments Cattle Prices Disaster & Drought Business Winter Weather Sat, 15 Nov 2014 13:49:00 +0000 82151 at http://beefmagazine.com Act Now To Minimize Cold Stress On Cattle This Winter http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/act-now-minimize-cold-stress-cattle-winter <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Good management to prepare cattle for winter and minimize weather stress can save money, and reduce the incidence of illness and animal loss. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/act-now-minimize-cold-stress-cattle-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/act-now-minimize-cold-stress-cattle-winter#comments Disaster & Drought Sectors Winter Weather Tue, 04 Nov 2014 11:00:00 +0000 81691 at http://beefmagazine.com Photo By Heather Maude Think Ahead When Working Cattle In Cold Weather http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/think-ahead-when-working-cattle-cold-weather <div class="field-byline"> By Heather Smith Thomas </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Here are some tips – for both humans and animals – on working cattle in cold weather. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/think-ahead-when-working-cattle-cold-weather" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/think-ahead-when-working-cattle-cold-weather#comments Ranch Management Disaster & Drought Wed, 10 Sep 2014 14:00:00 +0000 79441 at http://beefmagazine.com Photo by Heather Hamilton Maude Are You Worried About The Predicted Polar Vortex Coming This Fall? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-worried-about-predicted-polar-vortex-coming-fall <div class="node-body blog-body">Long-range forecasters are predicting another polar vortex. Are cattlemen ready for an early return of winter? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-worried-about-predicted-polar-vortex-coming-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-worried-about-predicted-polar-vortex-coming-fall#comments Cow-Calf Disaster & Drought Winter Weather BEEF Daily Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78531 at http://beefmagazine.com Tornadoes Hit Nebraska Cattle Country http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/tornadoes-hit-nebraska-cattle-country <div class="node-body article-body">Dinklage Cattle Co. was among cattle operations suffering major cattle and property losses as a result of tornados that hit northeast Nebraska on Monday, one of which devastated the small farming community of Pilger, NE.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/tornadoes-hit-nebraska-cattle-country" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/disaster-drought/tornadoes-hit-nebraska-cattle-country#comments Disaster & Drought Wed, 18 Jun 2014 04:47:00 +0000 76251 at http://beefmagazine.com Shutterstock Image 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/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/feedyard-biosecurity-plans-ready-rollout <div class="node-body article-body">Ever since the outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease nearly decimated England’s animal agricultural industry, feedyard biosecurity in the U.S. has been an issue but conducted under the radar. A Department of Homeland Security project has elevated the issue to a new level.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/feedyard-biosecurity-plans-ready-rollout" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-feedlot-biosecurity/feedyard-biosecurity-plans-ready-rollout#comments Regulation Feedlots Ranch & Feedlot Biosecurity 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">What is the nutritional value? Here is the updated typical composition of 280 feedstuffs commonly fed to cattle and sheep.</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