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. Greg Hanes: What Have You Done for Me Lately?

In this commentary Greg Hanes, CEO of the Cattlemen's Beef Board, discusses the ways that Beef Checkoff dollars have been used in the past few months.

1 day ago

Latest News

Red Angus
Red Angus Releases New Index to Identify Profitability

The Red Angus Association of America released an updated suite of bio-economic selection indexes, including the Profitability and Sustainability index, abbreviated ProS, that covers economically relevant traits.

2 months ago
How Heifer Management in the First Two Years Sets Her Up for Success

Expert Advice: Replacement heifer selection begins with a healthy heifer at birth and her management the first two years.

2 months ago
The Work to Controlling BVDV Transmission Begins with Biosecurity

Spotlight: Controlling Bovine Viral Diarrhea. Industry experts share updated medical practices, current technology and advice to effectively manage BVDV.

3 months ago
Ear-Marked at Birth

Is there a magic potion to help identify successful replacement heifers? Probably not, but cattlemen already have the next best tools to help choose their herd replacements right at their fingertips.

3 months ago
Three Steps to Help Stop BRD

Winning the battle against a common respiratory condition in calves might be as simple as lessening the exposure risk to animals infected with another costly disease. Find out how

3 months ago
USDA to Host Free Webinars on CME Specifications, Carcass Grading and Certification

The series of four webinars will feature guest speakers from three regional USDA Cattle and Carcass Training Centers, the CME group and the USDA’s Agricultural Marketing Service.

3 months ago

Opinions

John Nalivka
Nalivka: Combine Your 'Best' Cost - 'Best' Revenue

Analyzing profit and loss relationships across the production end of both the beef and pork supply chains is key to decisions regardless of where you sit in that supply chain.

4 days ago
Greg Henderson
Overall Meat Sales Higher In 2020

Meat sales - both dollar values and volume - were significantly higher in 2020. Those gains, however, came at the expense of a crippled restaurant and food service industry that may take years to recover.

1 week ago
Justin Sexten Performance Livestock Analytics
Justin Sexten: Looking Forward

Lessons learned from the pandemic marketing year suggest a decision structure built on gathering the most relevant data while minimizing the noise of the uncontrollable.

3 weeks ago
Jennifer Shike
Worker Absenteeism in Packing Plants is No Surprise

When rumors circled a few weeks ago of pork packing plants refusing loads because of diminished capacity from worker absenteeism due to COVID-19, how could anyone really be surprised?

1 month ago