Processors http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6629/more en 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 Industry At A Glance: Annual Boxed-Beef Sales By Category http://beefmagazine.com/processors/industry-glance-annual-boxed-beef-sales-category <div class="node-body article-body">Will the beef complex continue to produce and market an even greater portion of Prime, Choice and branded products? Or will the marketplace stabilize at its current levels?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/processors/industry-glance-annual-boxed-beef-sales-category" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/processors/industry-glance-annual-boxed-beef-sales-category#comments Processors Business Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Wed, 10 Sep 2014 17:24:00 +0000 79801 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Factors Driving The Lean Trimmings Market http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-factors-driving-lean-trimmings-market <div class="node-body article-body">External forces are a significant factor in market movements for lean trimmings and ground beef.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-factors-driving-lean-trimmings-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-factors-driving-lean-trimmings-market#comments Cattle Prices Processors Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Thu, 04 Sep 2014 12:38:00 +0000 79271 at http://beefmagazine.com Proposed FSIS Rule Would Track Raw Ground Beef Sources http://beefmagazine.com/processors/proposed-fsis-rule-would-track-raw-ground-beef-sources <div class="field-byline"> Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">The USDA Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) says it is proposing to require that all makers of raw ground beef products keep records to further protect consumers by ensuring retailers can trace sources of ground meats.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/processors/proposed-fsis-rule-would-track-raw-ground-beef-sources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/processors/proposed-fsis-rule-would-track-raw-ground-beef-sources#comments Processors Beef Safety Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:32:00 +0000 77511 at http://beefmagazine.com Try The New 'Drive-Through' Beef Unloading System http://beefmagazine.com/processors/try-new-drive-through-beef-unloading-system <div class="field-byline"> Tom Bechman in Beef Producer </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Why not go through a drive-through to unload your cattle, instead of turning your neck and backing up to one spot to unload?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/processors/try-new-drive-through-beef-unloading-system" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/processors/try-new-drive-through-beef-unloading-system#comments Processors Wed, 11 Jun 2014 14:31:00 +0000 76031 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Why not unload cattle drive-through style?</p>