Government http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en What the Confederate flag, antibiotics and the environmental movement have in common http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-confederate-flag-antibiotics-and-environmental-movement-have-common <div class="node-body blog-body">At first blush, it may appear that the current discussions in our country about the Confederate flag, how cattle producers use antibiotics and the environmental movement don’t have very much in common</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-confederate-flag-antibiotics-and-environmental-movement-have-common" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-confederate-flag-antibiotics-and-environmental-movement-have-common#comments Beef Quality Business Government My View From The Country Thu, 25 Jun 2015 15:18:00 +0000 90701 at http://beefmagazine.com Why COOL needs to go; guest blog by John Maddux http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-cool-needs-go-guest-blog-john-maddux <div class="node-body blog-body">This week’s BEEF Editor’s blog is a guest editorial written by Nebraska rancher John Maddux. Canada recently announced its list of products that it will place retaliatory tariffs on, and Mexico is expected to do the same soon. TCOOL is a failed experiment that needs to go, Maddux says.</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/why-cool-needs-go-guest-blog-john-maddux" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-cool-needs-go-guest-blog-john-maddux#comments Regulation Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 24 Jun 2015 16:01:00 +0000 90631 at http://beefmagazine.com Ouch! Canada, Mexico announce COOL retaliation figures http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/ouch-canada-mexico-announce-cool-retaliation-figures <div class="field-deck"> The two governments will seek $3.6 billion in annual retaliatory tariffs </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Canada and Mexico will seek $3.6 billion in annual country of origin labeling (COOL) retaliatory tariffs </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/ouch-canada-mexico-announce-cool-retaliation-figures" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/ouch-canada-mexico-announce-cool-retaliation-figures#comments Regulation Sustainability Fri, 05 Jun 2015 14:16:00 +0000 90071 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>U.S. beef being sold in a wet market in Mexico</p> Photo courtesy of U.S. Meat Export Federation FDA releases final Veterinary Feed Directive rule on antibiotics http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/fda-releases-final-veterinary-feed-directive-rule-antibiotics <div class="field-deck"> VFD touted as way to promote judicious antibiotic use. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">VFD touted as way to promote judicious antibiotic use. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/fda-releases-final-veterinary-feed-directive-rule-antibiotics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/fda-releases-final-veterinary-feed-directive-rule-antibiotics#comments Regulation Sustainability Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:55:00 +0000 89981 at http://beefmagazine.com Sage grouse plans cause concern for cattle producers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/sage-grouse-plans-cause-concern-cattle-producers <div class="node-body blog-body">Sage grouse conservation efforts raise questions from cattle producers.</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/sage-grouse-plans-cause-concern-cattle-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/sage-grouse-plans-cause-concern-cattle-producers#comments Environment Pasture Range Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 02 Jun 2015 18:27:00 +0000 89941 at http://beefmagazine.com Water issues intensify; will the livestock industry be left in the dust? http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/water-issues-intensify-will-livestock-industry-be-left-dust <div class="node-body article-body">Water fights are not new to cattle producers. Will ag be left in the dust as water issues intensify? First in a three-part series. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/water-issues-intensify-will-livestock-industry-be-left-dust" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/water-issues-intensify-will-livestock-industry-be-left-dust#comments Environment Pasture Range Mon, 01 Jun 2015 19:31:00 +0000 89881 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: RFS released & no one is happy; PLUS: Get ready to battle pinkeye http://beefmagazine.com/government/6-trending-headlines-rfs-released-no-one-happy-plus-get-ready-battle-pinkeye <div class="node-body gallery-body">After a year delay, EPA finally released its updated Renewable Fuel Standard. And to nobody’s surprise, nobody is happy. Corn farmers say it’s too low. Livestock producers say it’s too high. What do you think?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/government/6-trending-headlines-rfs-released-no-one-happy-plus-get-ready-battle-pinkeye" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/government/6-trending-headlines-rfs-released-no-one-happy-plus-get-ready-battle-pinkeye#comments Government Mon, 01 Jun 2015 14:42:00 +0000 89801 at http://beefmagazine.com EPA finalizes WOTUS rule http://beefmagazine.com/environment/epa-finalizes-wotus-rule <div class="field-deck"> Cattle producers accuse EPA of regulatory over-reach. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Environmental Protection Agency has finalized its controversial Waters of the U.S. rule. Reaction from the head of the creek is anything but positive.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/environment/epa-finalizes-wotus-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/environment/epa-finalizes-wotus-rule#comments Environment Sustainability Wed, 27 May 2015 17:29:00 +0000 89671 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Soothing water</p> The slow demise of COOL and how it’s hurt the beef industry http://beefmagazine.com/blog/slow-demise-cool-and-how-it-s-hurt-beef-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">With the U.S. now out of options in defending COOL, will Congress have the time and the spine to repeal it? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/slow-demise-cool-and-how-it-s-hurt-beef-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/slow-demise-cool-and-how-it-s-hurt-beef-industry#comments Regulation My View From The Country Thu, 21 May 2015 14:13:00 +0000 89461 at http://beefmagazine.com Water worries: Is management or supply the challenge? http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/water-worries-management-or-supply-challenge <div class="node-body article-body">If the world runs short on water today or in the future, it’s because of management rather than supply. Here’s how a variety of groups and industries are addressing the challenge.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/water-worries-management-or-supply-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/water-worries-management-or-supply-challenge#comments Environment Nutrition Thu, 21 May 2015 13:42:00 +0000 89451 at http://beefmagazine.com