Cattle Industry Structure http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6601/more en Showing Cattle Is More Than Ribbons And Banner http://beefmagazine.com/blog/showing-cattle-more-ribbons-and-banner <div class="node-body blog-body">When it comes to showing livestock, an individual not only reaps physical reward at shows, but more important, gains underlying skills that will never be replaced. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/showing-cattle-more-ribbons-and-banner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/showing-cattle-more-ribbons-and-banner#comments Cattle Industry Structure People Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:16:00 +0000 77361 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>livestock, showing, hard work ethic, 4-H, industry, individual, cattle, responsibility, learn, skills</p> Thinking About Herd Expansion? Keep These Points In Mind http://beefmagazine.com/blog/thinking-about-herd-expansion-keep-these-points-mind <div class="node-body blog-body">We all know it costs money to expand a beef cowherd, and net cash flow will decrease in the early years of expansion. Here's how that could impact your cowherd. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/market-advisor">Market Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/thinking-about-herd-expansion-keep-these-points-mind" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/thinking-about-herd-expansion-keep-these-points-mind#comments Cattle Industry Structure Sustainability Market Advisor Wed, 02 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 76761 at http://beefmagazine.com The Industry’s Future Is Positive But Partly Cloudy http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-s-future-positive-partly-cloudy <div class="node-body article-body">It is, at best, a murky proposition, trying to peer into the industry’s future. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-s-future-positive-partly-cloudy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-s-future-positive-partly-cloudy#comments Cattle Industry Structure Industry At A Glance Sustainability Tue, 17 Jun 2014 19:11:00 +0000 76221 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>&ldquo;I look at the cow-calf business and I think, &lsquo;who&rsquo;s going to do this?&rsquo;&rdquo;&nbsp;</p> Feeder Cattle Prices Keep Expanding Into New Territory http://beefmagazine.com/node/76211 <div class="node-body article-body">Calf and feeder prices continue to defy the most optimistic expectations through the first week of June.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/node/76211" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/node/76211#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Industry Structure Industry At A Glance Tue, 17 Jun 2014 18:42:00 +0000 76211 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Tight supplies are the biggest factor, as wholesale beef values and cash fed cattle prices remain higher than expected.&nbsp;</p> Which Cattle Operations Will Be Expanding, And Where? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/which-cattle-operations-will-be-expanding-and-where <div class="node-body blog-body">Some expect the cowherd to grow as fast and far as forage and profit potential will allow—more of a traditional cyclical scenario. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/which-cattle-operations-will-be-expanding-and-where" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/which-cattle-operations-will-be-expanding-and-where#comments Cattle Industry Structure Industry At A Glance BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 10 Jun 2014 19:36:00 +0000 76001 at http://beefmagazine.com BEEF Survey Shows Producer Optimism Is Skyrocketing http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/beef-survey-shows-producer-optimism-skyrocketing <div class="node-body article-body">After a sharp plunge in 2013, BEEF magazine’s annual survey of producer attitudes shows a huge leap in optimism for 2014. Get the details here.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/beef-survey-shows-producer-optimism-skyrocketing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/beef-survey-shows-producer-optimism-skyrocketing#comments Cattle Industry Structure Sat, 07 Jun 2014 13:36:00 +0000 75841 at http://beefmagazine.com Should You Expand Your Cowherd? Take This Test http://beefmagazine.com/blog/should-you-expand-your-cowherd-take-test <div class="node-body blog-body">Should your cow herd get bigger or get better before it gets bigger? BEEF Columnist Harlan Hughes looks at expansion possibilities in the first of his three-part Market Advisor series. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/market-advisor">Market Advisor</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/should-you-expand-your-cowherd-take-test" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/should-you-expand-your-cowherd-take-test#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Business Tips For Profit Market Advisor Sat, 07 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 75711 at http://beefmagazine.com This Week’s News: Organic Food Doesn’t Cut Cancer, Exports Loom Large And The Checkoff Shines http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/week-s-news-organic-food-doesn-t-cut-cancer-exports-loom-large-and-checkof <div class="field-deck"> Here’s a roundup of a selection of news that highlighted this week in the beef business. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">While the debate over the perceived benefits of organic food will never cease, research continues to indicate that organics don’t offer any health benefit over conventionally produced food. </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/cattle-industry-structure/week-s-news-organic-food-doesn-t-cut-cancer-exports-loom-large-and-checkof" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/week-s-news-organic-food-doesn-t-cut-cancer-exports-loom-large-and-checkof#comments Cattle Industry Structure Beef Advocacy Fri, 06 Jun 2014 18:31:00 +0000 75951 at http://beefmagazine.com USDA photo Industry At A Glance: Changing Structure Of U.S. Dairy Operations http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-changing-structure-us-dairy-operations <div class="node-body article-body">Overall dairy sales were approximately $31.7 billion in 2007 vs. $35.3 billion in 2012 (a difference of $3.6 billion). What’s important, though, is the change in sales mix during those five years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-changing-structure-us-dairy-operations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-glance-changing-structure-us-dairy-operations#comments Cattle Industry Structure Allied Industry Industry At A Glance Wed, 04 Jun 2014 01:05:00 +0000 75801 at http://beefmagazine.com 10 Industry Trends That BEEF Editors Are Watching http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-industry-trends-beef-editors-are-watching <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>Members of the <em>BEEF</em> editorial staff gathered last week in Columbia, MS, for our annual exercise of discussing trends in the U.S. beef industry. We editors use the few dedicated days together to discuss what we&rsquo;re seeing and hearing in the industry and to chat by phone, or visit in person, with various industry experts. The purpose is to arrive at a consensus of sorts on what&rsquo;s going on in the industry and what and how we should address those issues in the coming year.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-industry-trends-beef-editors-are-watching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-industry-trends-beef-editors-are-watching#comments Cattle Industry Structure BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 28 May 2014 13:19:00 +0000 75451 at http://beefmagazine.com