Latest News From Beef Production
Lice Infestations Rise With Mild Winter
In the midst of one of the mildest winters in North Dakota history, many ranchers are faced with lice infestations in herds even though they have treated their cattle.
4 days ago
Angus VNR: Convey Genetic Potential, Reap Rewards
More information can lead to more dollars at sale time. Paul Dykstra, assistant director of supply management and analysis for the Certified Angus Beef ® brand, gives tips for marketing commercial feeder calves.
5 days ago
Hulett: Cattle Market Holds Steady
Even as last week's prices were steady, it should be noted packers have been buying cattle for several weeks out, which is not behavior that would suggest packers feel that the market is going to be softer.
6 days ago
Higher Feed Prices Pose Problems for Cattlemen
Distillers grains are unique in that the price of this byproduct of ethanol production is usually priced relative to the corn market. However, distillers grains prices have increased in line with protein markets.
6 days ago