Disaster & Drought http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Water everywhere but California http://beefmagazine.com/blog/water-everywhere-california <div class="node-body blog-body">The California drought is estimated to cause direct costs of $1.8 billion, about 4% of California’s $45 billion ag economy. In contrast, Texas has been deluged with rain, causing a huge amount of damage and tragic loss of life.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/meat-matters">Meat Matters</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/water-everywhere-california" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/water-everywhere-california#comments Disaster & Drought Meat Matters Thu, 16 Jul 2015 17:50:00 +0000 91311 at http://beefmagazine.com They’ll expand — if their forage base supports it http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/they-ll-expand-if-their-forage-base-supports-it <div class="node-body article-body">While many in the beef business are talking expansion, a ranch can’t add any more cattle than its forage base can support. Take care of your grass, and it will take care of you. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/they-ll-expand-if-their-forage-base-supports-it" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/dow-agrosciences/they-ll-expand-if-their-forage-base-supports-it#comments Dow AgroSciences Disaster & Drought Pasture Range Mon, 22 Jun 2015 13:33:00 +0000 90561 at http://beefmagazine.com Weak El Niño arrives http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weak-el-ni-o-arrives <div class="node-body article-body">El Niño—long predicted and longer anticipated by many—is officially here, according to forecasters with National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s Climate Prediction Center (CPC).</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weak-el-ni-o-arrives" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weak-el-ni-o-arrives#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Industry Structure Disaster & Drought Cattle Markets Sat, 21 Mar 2015 01:47:00 +0000 87681 at http://beefmagazine.com Winter weather continues disrupting markets http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/winter-weather-continues-disrupting-markets <div class="node-body article-body">Demand for grass cattle helped yearling cattle sell firm to $5 per cwt. higher. Surging cattle futures helped cattle feeders bargain for higher fed cattle prices in late-week trade. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/winter-weather-continues-disrupting-markets" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/winter-weather-continues-disrupting-markets#comments Cattle Prices Disaster & Drought Cattle Markets Tips For Profit Sat, 07 Mar 2015 15:06:00 +0000 87191 at http://beefmagazine.com Weather and bearish sentiment pressure calf and feeder prices http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weather-and-bearish-sentiment-pressure-calf-and-feeder-prices <div class="node-body article-body">The week began with plenty of reasons for the market bears to cheer. There were more cattle placed on feed in January than expected, according to the monthly Cattle on Feed report. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weather-and-bearish-sentiment-pressure-calf-and-feeder-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/weather-and-bearish-sentiment-pressure-calf-and-feeder-prices#comments Cattle Prices Disaster & Drought Cattle Markets Sat, 28 Feb 2015 14:34:00 +0000 86861 at http://beefmagazine.com CattleFax: Better weather, continued strong feeder prices on tap for 2015 http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/cattlefax-better-weather-continued-strong-feeder-prices-tap-2015 <div class="node-body article-body">While we may never see a market like 2014 for a very long time, if ever, the outlook for cow-calf producers remains positive, according to CattleFax. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/cattlefax-better-weather-continued-strong-feeder-prices-tap-2015" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/cattlefax-better-weather-continued-strong-feeder-prices-tap-2015#comments Disaster & Drought Business Cattle Markets Thu, 05 Feb 2015 20:16:00 +0000 85991 at http://beefmagazine.com 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