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  • Sep 25, 2013

    If Cowherd Rebuilding Begins, Where Will The Feeder Cattle Come From?

    Where will the feeder cattle come from? Now that herd rebuilding is perhaps a possibility, that's a question more and more cattle feeders are asking....More
  • beef industry has bright future ahead
    Sep 2, 2013

    Stop Listening To The Doom & Gloom 2

    Controversy, scandals and crisis will always be better news than cooperation, achievements and solutions. That doesn’t mean, however, that the latter aren’t occurring just as frequently as the former. Troy's suggestion? Stop listening to the doom & gloom....More
  • cattle industry structure and leadership must be addressed
    Aug 28, 2013

    Can An Industry Be Managed By Consensus? 1

    If we don’t rectify the ship and actually reverse the trend lines in demand, we will continue to see the industry shrink. Here are Troy Marshall's suggestions....More
  • bright future ahead for cattle industry
    Aug 22, 2013

    The American Cattle Industry Is Far From Doomed 3

    If the cattle industry is doing things the same way five years from now as we are today, then we should expect price margins to be narrow, beef demand to decline, and the cowherd to continue to contract....More
  • Aug 21, 2013

    What Is The Greatest Threat Our Industry Faces? 2

    The greatest threat to the U.S. beef industry isn’t from large devastating blows like BSE, federal subsidies for ethanol, or trumped-up scandals perpetrated by an irresponsible media. The greatest threat is the patience of our opponents....More
  • will the cowherd finally expand?
    Aug 20, 2013

    What A Drastic Difference a Year Can Make

    It looks like the beef industry is heading into a fall like we have been expecting for the last four years! Are record calf prices, lower crop prices, green grass and potential herd rebuilding in our future?...More
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    Jul 29, 2013

    27 Top Value-Based Alliances For Cattle

    Here are the latest listings of the U.S. beef industry’s top value-based marketing alliances for cattle and calves. This 2013 edition is the 16th annual listing by BEEF magazine and includes a total of 27 programs categorized by consumer-based programs and calf-based programs....More
  • cattle market cash prices
    Jul 28, 2013

    What Happened To The Cash Market For Live Cattle?

    Where’s the cash market? That’s the question more cattle feeders are asking, with good reason....More
  • ranch envy
    Jul 16, 2013

    Geographic Envy Is A Natural State For Cattlemen 3

    In the end, it all boils down to geographical envy and the fact that the grass is always greener on the other side of the fence. From time to time, I think it would be nice to deal with the other guy’s problems, but in the end there is no place like home....More

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