Disaster & Drought http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6599/more en Wildfire concern continues in drought regions http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/wildfire-concern-continues-drought-regions <div class="field-byline"> USDA </div> <div class="node-body article-body">So far this year, more than 4 million acres have been burned from more than 40,000 wildfires in the U.S. What’s the outlook as summer morphs into fall?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/wildfire-concern-continues-drought-regions" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/wildfire-concern-continues-drought-regions#comments Disaster & Drought Pasture Range Thu, 01 Sep 2016 13:54:00 +0000 104571 at http://beefmagazine.com U.S. Forest Service photo by Kari Greer. How one fencing company is providing wildfire relief to ranchers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-one-fencing-company-providing-wildfire-relief-ranchers <div class="node-body blog-body">Red Brand and FFA have teamed up to rebuild fences in Kansas and Oklahoma after the Anderson Creek Fire. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-one-fencing-company-providing-wildfire-relief-ranchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-one-fencing-company-providing-wildfire-relief-ranchers#comments Cow-Calf Pasture Health Ranch Management Disaster & Drought Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 04 May 2016 10:00:00 +0000 100881 at http://beefmagazine.com Cowboy Poetry: "The Drought" by Jerry Laskody http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/cowboy-poetry-drought-jerry-laskody <div class="field-byline"> By Jerry Laskody of St. Ignatius, Mont. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">This is a poem about the challenges ranchers face during a drought. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/cowboy-poetry-drought-jerry-laskody" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/cowboy-poetry-drought-jerry-laskody#comments Pasture Health Ranch Management Disaster & Drought Pasture Range Tips For Profit Mon, 02 May 2016 23:39:00 +0000 100741 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: Wildfire burns Oklahoma, Kansas; PLUS: What vitamins cattle need http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-wildfire-burns-oklahoma-kansas-plus-what-vitamins-cattle-need <div class="node-body gallery-body">The Anderson Creek Fire in Oklahoma and Kansas has affected more than 400,000 acres. Read about that and more in this week’s Trending Headlines. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-wildfire-burns-oklahoma-kansas-plus-what-vitamins-cattle-need" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-wildfire-burns-oklahoma-kansas-plus-what-vitamins-cattle-need#comments Disaster & Drought Pasture Range Nutrition Mon, 28 Mar 2016 15:26:00 +0000 99551 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: Lingering effects of Winter Storm Goliath, PLUS: Cut your feed bill with cactus http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-lingering-effects-winter-storm-goliath-plus-cut-your-feed-bill-cactus <div class="node-body gallery-body">Winter weather continues to cause problems for cattle producers across the country. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-lingering-effects-winter-storm-goliath-plus-cut-your-feed-bill-cactus" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/6-trending-headlines-lingering-effects-winter-storm-goliath-plus-cut-your-feed-bill-cactus#comments Beef Exports Disaster & Drought Health Cattle Markets Nutrition Mon, 11 Jan 2016 17:04:00 +0000 97141 at http://beefmagazine.com Meat Market Update | Winter storms impact supplies, prices http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-winter-storms-impact-supplies-prices <div class="node-body video-body">Many beef packers in the Southern Plains had to close their plants during the storm which curtailed available supplies helping to skyrocket prices higher.</div> <div class="field-byline"> By Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News Reporter </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-winter-storms-impact-supplies-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/meat-market-update-winter-storms-impact-supplies-prices#comments Beef Demand Disaster & Drought Cattle Markets Thu, 07 Jan 2016 15:27:00 +0000 97051 at http://beefmagazine.com 2016 weather outlook: Is drought in the forecast? http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/2016-weather-outlook-drought-forecast <div class="node-body article-body">If you don’t have a drought plan, get one. In fact, you should have had one yesterday.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/2016-weather-outlook-drought-forecast" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/2016-weather-outlook-drought-forecast#comments Disaster & Drought Pasture Range Mon, 23 Nov 2015 17:21:00 +0000 95561 at http://beefmagazine.com 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> <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> <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 Disaster & Drought Dow AgroSciences 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> <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