Processors http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6629/more en How beef by-products showcase sustainability http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/how-beef-products-showcase-sustainability-0 <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">An estimated 44% of a cow's carcass is not use for food, according to the North American Meat Institute. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/how-beef-products-showcase-sustainability-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/how-beef-products-showcase-sustainability-0#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Processors Beef Industry Products Beef Advocacy Wed, 25 Nov 2015 19:43:00 +0000 95681 at http://beefmagazine.com Vegan activists flip over Walmart toy “slaughterhouse” truck http://beefmagazine.com/blog/vegan-activists-flip-over-walmart-toy-slaughterhouse-truck <div class="node-body blog-body">A toy semi truck has sparked a debate with the vegan crowd, who call it a “disgusting reminder of animal abuse” and have named it the “slaughterhouse truck.” Here’s how I think the industry should respond. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </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/vegan-activists-flip-over-walmart-toy-slaughterhouse-truck" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/vegan-activists-flip-over-walmart-toy-slaughterhouse-truck#comments Ranch Management Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Processors Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 19 Nov 2015 11:00:00 +0000 95441 at http://beefmagazine.com Carcass weights and frozen supplies spike higher http://beefmagazine.com/processors/carcass-weights-and-frozen-supplies-spike-higher <div class="node-body article-body">Total pounds of frozen beef at the end of September were record-large for the month; the data series began in 1915. Frozen pork supplies were record high for the month of September, too.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/processors/carcass-weights-and-frozen-supplies-spike-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/processors/carcass-weights-and-frozen-supplies-spike-higher#comments Cattle Market Weekly Beef Quality Processors Cattle Markets Sat, 24 Oct 2015 01:50:00 +0000 94641 at http://beefmagazine.com Heavier carcass weights offsetting lower placements http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/heavier-carcass-weights-offsetting-lower-placements <div class="node-body article-body">Softer fed cattle prices and increasing packer leverage, as cattle marketing becomes less current, suggests the value of additional pounds and delayed marketing is no longer worth the cost.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/heavier-carcass-weights-offsetting-lower-placements" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/heavier-carcass-weights-offsetting-lower-placements#comments Cattle Prices Feedlots Processors Sat, 26 Sep 2015 03:25:00 +0000 93671 at http://beefmagazine.com Tyson Foods to end beef production at Denison, Iowa plant http://beefmagazine.com/processors/tyson-foods-end-beef-production-denison-iowa-plant <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The Iowa Tyson plant opened in 1961 by Iowa Beef Packers, but it will now close its doors, says Tyson, in a recent release. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/processors/tyson-foods-end-beef-production-denison-iowa-plant" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/processors/tyson-foods-end-beef-production-denison-iowa-plant#comments Cattle Industry Structure Processors Tips For Profit Mon, 17 Aug 2015 00:54:00 +0000 92281 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Captive supply and packer profits http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-captive-supply-and-packer-profits <div class="node-body article-body">While packer control of the fed cattle supply has long been a contentious issue, how has the trend affected packers’ gross profit? The answer might surprise you.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-captive-supply-and-packer-profits" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-captive-supply-and-packer-profits#comments Processors Cattle Markets Wed, 27 May 2015 12:07:00 +0000 89651 at http://beefmagazine.com Increase in U.S. packing capacity is good news for the beef business http://beefmagazine.com/blog/increase-us-packing-capacity-good-news-beef-business <div class="node-body blog-body">The news of late has been positive for beef producers. From start-ups in the Midwest to competing plans for more capacity in the Northwest, packing plant capacity seems to be on the rebound.</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/increase-us-packing-capacity-good-news-beef-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/increase-us-packing-capacity-good-news-beef-business#comments Cattle Industry Structure Processors Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 02 Feb 2015 20:30:00 +0000 85881 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>High quality ribeye</p> Shrinking cattle supplies reshuffle packer rankings http://beefmagazine.com/blog/shrinking-cattle-supplies-reshuffle-packer-rankings <div class="node-body blog-body"> It’s no exaggeration to say the landscape is littered with mothballed beef packing plants. Because of the shrinking cattle herd, more might share the same fate in the next 2-3 years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/meat-matters">Meat Matters</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/shrinking-cattle-supplies-reshuffle-packer-rankings" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/shrinking-cattle-supplies-reshuffle-packer-rankings#comments Processors Cattle Markets Meat Matters Mon, 01 Dec 2014 18:46:00 +0000 82811 at http://beefmagazine.com New Iowa Packing Plant Is Ready To Fire Up http://beefmagazine.com/processors/new-iowa-packing-plant-ready-fire <div class="node-body article-body">Is Iowa the nation’s new darling in cattle feeding and beef packing? With a brand new packing plant set to open early next year, the state is making a run at recapturing its cattle feeding and beef packing past.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/processors/new-iowa-packing-plant-ready-fire" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/processors/new-iowa-packing-plant-ready-fire#comments Processors Thu, 20 Nov 2014 18:11:00 +0000 82351 at http://beefmagazine.com Wholesale Prices Spark Fed Cattle Market http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feed-prices/wholesale-prices-spark-fed-cattle-market <div class="node-body article-body">Calf prices continued to flex contra-seasonal muscle, with calves trading $5-$10/cwt. higher, according to the Agricultural Marketing Service. Yearlings sold $3-$7 higher. Higher cash fed cattle prices and sharply higher wholesale beef prices provided support.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feed-prices/wholesale-prices-spark-fed-cattle-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-feed-prices/wholesale-prices-spark-fed-cattle-market#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Feed Prices Processors Retail Gold Tips For Profit Sat, 11 Oct 2014 14:20:00 +0000 80861 at http://beefmagazine.com