Latest News From Katie James

JBS Temporarily Closes Green Bay Plant Due to COVID-19

The Wisconsin plant employs 1,200 people and has been tied to 189 cases of the illness.

7 months ago
Tyson’s Pasco Plant Pauses Production to Test Employees for COVID-19

Production at the Pasco, Wash., facility will stop while the company works with health officials in surrounding counties to test team members for COVID-19.

7 months ago
Casual Cattle Conversations Podcast Shares Stories of the Industry

Shaye Koester interviews ranchers and others in the industry, chatting about topics ranging from what it’s like to start a ranch from scratch, returning to the family operation, improving ranch management and more.

7 months ago
Green Bay JBS Plant Linked to Almost 150 COVID-19 Cases

A cluster of 147 cases of coronavirus have been traced to JBS in Green Bay, in what appears to be Wisconsin’s largest outbreak from a single origin.

7 months ago
Ranchers Show Strength and #FarmON

Though much of the world has been affected by quarantine, American agriculture farms on. Livestock will be fed and crops will still get planted, just as it has for generations.

7 months ago
Voting on Facebook will end April 15.
It’s Time to Vote In the ‘Show Us Your Bulls’ Photo Contest!

Voting on Facebook is now open! It will close Wednesday, April 15, 2020, at midnight.

8 months ago
Need A Way to Temporarily Keep Newborn Calves Warm? Try This

This rancher’s innovative calf box keeps newborn calves out of the wind and warm until they can be brought to the barn.

8 months ago
Part of Herff Cornelius' Akaushi herd.
I’m a Drover: HeartBrand Beef Brings Opportunity for Texas Producers

Using unique Japanese Akaushi cattle, the brand partners with producers, who find higher premiums than they would under other business models.

8 months ago