Latest News From Beef Production

Cattle and hog margins positive
Profit Tracker: Huge Packer Margins

Cattle feeders saw modest profits for the 10th consecutive week, a headline-worthy observation in normal times. The beef complex is not operating in normal times.

1 month ago
African swine fever virus infects a macrophage.
USDA Awards $14.4 Million in Farm Bill Funding to Protect Animal Health

From increasing practical livestock biosecurity measures to advancing rapid depopulation and disposal abilities during animal disease outbreaks, Farm Bill funding will support endeavors to protect animal health.

1 month ago
Universities Partner to Study Antimicrobial Use in Food Animal Production

Kansas State University & University of Minnesota researchers collaborate with the FDA Center for Veterinary Medicine and food animal industries to evaluate systems for collecting and evaluating antimicrobial use data.

1 month ago
Feeding hay
Stretching The Hay Supply this Winter

Drought and other weather events have ultimately caused a tight forage supply going into the winter-feeding period for multiple operations. Here are some tips to make the most of the forage resource.

1 month ago
Angus VNR: Making Forward Progress

It's no secret market access is grounded in consumer demands. Dustin Aherin, RaboResearch analyst, shares supply-chain dynamics and what it means to the future.

1 month ago
Josie, Josh and Gwen Hoy, Flying W Ranch
Hoy Family’s Flying W Ranch Receives Kansas Leopold Conservation Award

Josh and Gwen Hoy’s Flying W Ranch of Cedar Point has been selected as the recipient of the 2020 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award®.

1 month ago
If your workload on the farm is starting to reach its breaking point, you may be experiencing burnout.
The Battle of Burnout on the Farm

If your workload on the farm is starting to reach its breaking point, you may be experiencing burnout.

1 month ago
Weaned calves
Derrell Peel: Fall Feeder Cattle Market Dynamics

Feeder markets are reflecting a mix of influences including seasonal supplies of calves, wheat pasture forage conditions, higher corn prices and volatility in futures markets.

1 month ago