The number of sensor based technologies available to livestock producers continues to advance. Today there are machines and sensors being used to replicate human observation related to sight, sound and even smell.
NCBA and the Public Lands Council oppose the Voluntary Grazing Permit Retirement Act, a bill that would require federal land management agencies to permanently end livestock grazing on some allotments.
The latest monthly cattle on feed report showed the January 1 inventory in feedlots (over 1,000 head) at 11.958 million head, 102.3 percent of one year ago. This is the largest January on-feed total since 2008.