Latest News From Industry

Progressive Beef
Progressive Beef and Wendy’s® Advance Partnership

Wendy's announces 15% increase in percentage of beef sourced through Progressive Beef-certified producers in 2020; on track to meet goal of at least 50% this year.

14 min ago
Cattle and hog feeding
Profit Tracker: Cattle, Hog Margins Treading Water

Cattle and hog finishing profit margins were little changed from last week, with modest profits for cattle and losses for hogs. Beef packer margins declined again to their lowest mark since March.

8 min ago
Animal Agriculture Alliance Releases 2020 Conference Recordings, Sets 2021 Date

Sessions focus on equipping food and agriculture stakeholders with the tools needed to bridge the gap between farm and fork.

18 min ago
Feral Swine Eradication: USDA invests $11.65 Million to Expand Program

A new $11.65-million investment by the USDA will fund 14 projects to help farmers and private landowners trap and control feral swine.

23 hours ago
Nebraska Rancher Uses Herd to Honor Frontline Workers

David Schuler’s Christmastime tradition turned into a tribute to those working on as first responders through the COVID-19 pandemic.

7 hours ago
Broilers
Tyson Foods Agrees To Settle In Poultry Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Tyson Foods Inc. has agreed to settle a portion of a class action lawsuit alleging some of the nation’s major poultry companies conspired to fix broiler prices and rig bids.

1 day ago
Beef carcasses
Limousin Adds 45,000 Harvest Data Phenotype Records

Carcass trait EPDs for Limousin and Lim-Flex® cattle took a leap forward with the inclusion of more than 45,000 harvest data phenotype records from Limousin and Lim-Flex cattle into the IGS national cattle evaluation.

2 days ago
COVID-19 Case Rates in Packing Plants Decline as General Population Rate Soars

Efforts to protect the men and women working to keep Americans’ refrigerators full are working, says Meat Institute president and CEO Julie Anna Potts.

2 days ago