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Beef Improvement Federation Recognizes Seedstock, Commercial Producers at Annual Meeting

2013 Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) recognizes Bradley 3 Ranch, Memphis, Texas, and Darnall Ranch, Harrisburg, Neb., as 2013 Seedstock and Commercial Producers of the Year.

NCBA "Expected More" from House on Farm Bill

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Scott George, a dairy and beef producer from Cody, Wyo., tells why.

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Dustin Focht Takes Title at LMA’s 50th Anniversary World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

Oklahoma auctioneers take top two spots in annual world contest in Montgomery, Ala.

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Beef Checkoff Studies Consumer Demands

Price, food safety and product quality are the most important factors the beef industry should focus on to increase beef demand.

FY 2014 Beef Board Budget Approved

National checkoff leaders this week approved a Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) budget of about $40.7 million for Fiscal 2014, reflecting a 5.6 percent decrease from the Fiscal 2013 amended budget, amid continued tight supplies and an expected slowing of cow slaughter.

Armyworms eat Missouri fescue pastures, hayfields; wheat fields next

Armyworms, which can strip pastures and hayfields bare as they march across the landscape, are showing up Missouri, near Joplin and eastward to Hermann and Montgomery City, says Wayne Bailey, MU entomologist.

NCBA Responds to USDA's Final Rule on Mandatory COOL

“We are deeply disappointed with this short-sighted action by the USDA," says Scott George, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president, after USDA's rule on mandatory country of origin labeling.

Cattle on Feed Down 5 Percent

While the overall cattle inventory was down, placements were higher than expected.