Sectors en Prayers & resources for Louisiana flood victims <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranchers are scrambling to save their homes and their livestock in the wake of a devastating flood in Louisiana. Here’s a compilation of what we know about the flood and resources that are available for folks in need. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cow-Calf Ranch Management People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 22 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000 104271 at CS Packers change the market dynamics in the Northwest <div class="node-body video-body">One of the many challenges facing cow-calf producers is packer consolidation. Producers in the Northwest, however, won’t have that problem anymore. With the announcement that CS Beef Packers is building a new state-of-the-art packing plant in Kuna, Idaho, the dynamics of the cattle market will change for the better.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Sectors Thu, 18 Aug 2016 18:47:00 +0000 104261 at What are the risks with Brazilian imports? <div class="node-body article-body">USDA recently allowed imports of fresh beef from Brazil. There are two issues—quantity and safety. Which is the bigger factor?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Exports Thu, 18 Aug 2016 15:02:00 +0000 104211 at What does McDonald’s sustainability pilot mean for beef producers? <div class="node-body blog-body">McDonald’s vowed to serve sustainable beef in its stores by 2016. Find out about the fast food giant’s pilot project and what “sustainability” is going to mean for producers moving forward. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ranch Management Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Retail Sustainability BEEF Daily Wed, 17 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000 104101 at 5 things to know about round bale feeding <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Size and weight, bale density, storage and feeding losses: It all matters.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Nutrition Tips For Profit Tue, 16 Aug 2016 21:18:00 +0000 104111 at How old was the senior generation of your ranch when they retired? <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s blog focuses on the senior generation of the ranch and how they plan to leave their legacy. Plus, answer today’s blog question for a chance to win a free western coffee table book from BEEF! </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cow-Calf Ranch Management Business Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 16 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000 104081 at What countries are the beef industry’s major trade partners? <div class="node-body article-body">Can you guess which countries send the most beef to the U.S.? Do you know which countries buy the most U.S. beef? Here’s the breakdown. </div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Exports Cattle Markets Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:48:00 +0000 103901 at Japan, Taiwan get a taste of Texas, and love it <div class="field-byline"> By Ralph Loos, USMEF </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Barbecue beef is as American as apple pie. Recently, the Japanese and Taiwanese markets got a taste of Texas barbecue and loved it. Will the promotion boost U.S. beef sales in the region?</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Beef Exports Wed, 10 Aug 2016 14:27:00 +0000 103891 at <p>(from left to right) Bill Wight, Bryan Bracewell and Brad Hastings visited retailers in Japan and Taiwan to see how they merchandise beef cuts. Photo courtesy of USMEF</p> Most stumbling blocks are in our heads <div class="field-byline"> By R. P. &quot;Doc&quot; Cooke for Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Drought is a great example of a stumbling block, because the way we handle it is more important than the severity of the drought.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cow-Calf Ranch Management Business Tips For Profit Tue, 09 Aug 2016 20:57:00 +0000 103881 at Chipotle sparks farmer outrage over soda cup <div class="node-body blog-body">Three points we need to be making to consumers about Chipotle’s false claims regarding animal agriculture.</div> <p><a href="" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Animal Welfare Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 09 Aug 2016 10:00:00 +0000 103861 at