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Tag Program Breaks Sales Records; Red Angus Marketing Program Momentum Continues in 2016

The oldest USDA Process Verified Program in existence, the Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program, which cattlemen have come to recognize quickly with the distinctive yellow tag that denotes Red Angus-genetic feeder calves, is setting new sales records.

Trend Reveals 14% Increase in Global Feed Tonnage over Last Five Years

The analysis of five-year trends showed growth predominantly from the pig, poultry and aqua feed sectors and intensification of production in the African, Middle Eastern, Latin American and European regions.

Still Time to Register for Free BQA Certification

You and those who work in your cattle business can sign up for free online Beef Quality Assurance certification until April 15. 

Frazier Named to Lead NCBA

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has named Kendal Frazier its new chief executive officer. NCBA president Tracy Brunner made the announcement, saying he is confident that the nation’s oldest and largest cattle industry association is in good hands.

FDA Announces Final Rule on Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today issued a rule finalizing three previously-issued interim final rules designed to further reduce the potential risk of bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE), sometimes referred to as “mad cow disease,” in human food.

Checkoff Partners to Launch New Beef Items

Krystal, one of the country’s first hamburger chains established in the South, is re-inventing tradition with a brand new menu of Country-Fried items, available for a limited time.

TSCRA Special Rangers Catch Man in the Act of Stealing Cattle

Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) Special Rangers Harold Dempsey and Dean Bohannon arrested a Guymon, Okla. man on Friday after catching the suspect in the act of stealing cattle from a Dalhart, Texas livestock auction. 

Herd Health: Preventing Grass Tetany

Greener grasses are on the horizon as winter nears its end and makes way for warmer spring weather. But before you let your cattle mosey about on your freshly-grown pastures, understand the hidden danger of grass tetany that lies in newly-grown grasses, and take precautions to ensure you’re protecting your herd’s health.