Government http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6607/more en House Members Question USDA On Lesser Prairie Chicken Report http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/house-members-question-usda-lesser-prairie-chicken-report <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Lesser Prairie Chicken 'threatened' designation impacts western ranchers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/house-members-question-usda-lesser-prairie-chicken-report" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/house-members-question-usda-lesser-prairie-chicken-report#comments Regulation Sustainability Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:58:00 +0000 77761 at http://beefmagazine.com Cattleman Addresses Legislators On Small Businesses In Rural America http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/cattleman-addresses-legislators-small-businesses-rural-america <div class="field-byline"> Befe Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Small Business Administration size standards should more accurately reflect today's small operations, cattleman says.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/cattleman-addresses-legislators-small-businesses-rural-america" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/cattleman-addresses-legislators-small-businesses-rural-america#comments Regulation Tips For Profit Sun, 27 Jul 2014 18:54:00 +0000 77701 at http://beefmagazine.com EPA Plans Will Cripple Rural Firefighting Crews http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-plans-will-cripple-rural-firefighting-crews <div class="node-body blog-body">If the EPA has its way, rural firefighting crews will no longer be able to utilize retired Department of Defense vehicles to fight wildfires in a cost-effective manner. This could be a costly, and potentially deadly, decision for rural communities. What do you think?</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/epa-plans-will-cripple-rural-firefighting-crews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-plans-will-cripple-rural-firefighting-crews#comments Regulation Sustainability BEEF Daily Mon, 07 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 77041 at http://beefmagazine.com Producers Should Get Ready For Effects of Veterinary Feed Directive http://beefmagazine.com/blog/producers-should-get-ready-effects-veterinary-feed-directive <div class="node-body blog-body">What a new VFD will look like is still being determined. One proposed change is that the definition of veterinary oversight lies with the local jurisdictions (states). </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/vets-opinion">Vet&#039;s Opinion</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/producers-should-get-ready-effects-veterinary-feed-directive" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/producers-should-get-ready-effects-veterinary-feed-directive#comments Regulation Health Vet&#039;s Opinion Tue, 01 Jul 2014 10:00:00 +0000 76751 at http://beefmagazine.com Farmers Worry Waters Of The U.S. Interpretive Rule Will Suppress Conservation http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/farmers-worry-waters-us-interpretive-rule-will-suppress-conservation <div class="field-byline"> Janell Baum for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Farmers may fear the Natural Resources Conservation Service and turn away from agency-sponsored conservation measures thanks to a new interpretive rule on Clean Water Act (CWA) ag exemptions, a Pennsylvania cattle rancher told a House Ag subcommittee last week.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/farmers-worry-waters-us-interpretive-rule-will-suppress-conservation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/farmers-worry-waters-us-interpretive-rule-will-suppress-conservation#comments Regulation Sustainability Mon, 23 Jun 2014 14:30:00 +0000 76461 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef Industry Looks Beyond The R-CALF Vs. NCBA Debate http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-looks-beyond-r-calf-vs-ncba-debate <div class="node-body blog-body">The debate that raged not that long ago between R-CALF and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association almost seems like a distant memory today. </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/beef-industry-looks-beyond-r-calf-vs-ncba-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-looks-beyond-r-calf-vs-ncba-debate#comments Regulation My View From The Country Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:47:00 +0000 76371 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>We all know there will never be unanimity of opinion among cattlemen.&nbsp;</p> Access To Water Is A Lifeblood Issue For The West http://beefmagazine.com/blog/access-water-lifeblood-issue-west <div class="node-body blog-body">In the western part of the U.S., water is perhaps the dominant issue going forward. The demands for water, especially for urban uses, are increasing. </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/access-water-lifeblood-issue-west" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/access-water-lifeblood-issue-west#comments Environment Drought Management Sustainability My View From The Country Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:57:00 +0000 76361 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The need for additional water in the West is an issue that isn&rsquo;t going away.&nbsp;</p> Monitor Medicated Mineral Intake http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/monitor-medicated-mineral-intake <div class="field-byline"> Oklahoma Farm Report </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Medicated mineral is one of the best ways for cow-calf producers to prevent anaplasmosis in their herds. But make sure you’re using the right product at the right rate, then monitor your cattle to make sure they’re consuming the right amount.</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/regulation/monitor-medicated-mineral-intake" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/regulation/monitor-medicated-mineral-intake#comments Regulation Health Wed, 18 Jun 2014 10:00:00 +0000 76151 at http://beefmagazine.com Virginia Primary Results Leave GOP In Upheaval http://beefmagazine.com/blog/virginia-primary-results-leave-gop-upheaval <div class="node-body blog-body">The narrative goes that with a lame duck president, the GOP has a chance to control and direct the national agenda for the first time in six years.</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/virginia-primary-results-leave-gop-upheaval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/virginia-primary-results-leave-gop-upheaval#comments Regulation Industry At A Glance My View From The Country Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:52:00 +0000 76101 at http://beefmagazine.com <p><span>This is the primary season, a time when the GOP is expected to begin to build momentum toward the next election cycle.</span></p> Ag Has A Dog In The Immigration Reform Hunt http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ag-has-dog-immigration-reform-hunt <div class="node-body blog-body">Immigration reform and agriculture is a topic I feel qualified to write about. That’s because my opinion on the subject, like that of most folks, is ever-evolving. </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/ag-has-dog-immigration-reform-hunt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ag-has-dog-immigration-reform-hunt#comments Regulation Ranch Management Employee Management My View From The Country Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:23:00 +0000 76091 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The immigration problem is not going away. In fact, it is growing.</p>