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How Did the Pandemic Affect HR Practices in Agriculture?

Staffing, competition, culture and flexibility were important considerations for ag organizations in 2020. The pandemic impacted almost all aspects of daily work life. Here's a look at's latest report.

2021 Red Meat Export Outlook Remains Strong Despite Drop in February

February exports of U.S. pork and beef remained below the rapid pace established in early 2020. Still, exports were consistent with USMEF's February projections. Here's a look at the numbers.

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CFTC Files Charges Against Easterday

The CFTC alleges Easterday Ranches Inc., and Cody Easterday engaged in fraud for the sale of more than 200,000 non-existent cattle, making false statements to an exchange, and violating exchange-set position limits.

Study Finds Beef Industry Can Cut Emissions

A comprehensive assessment of 12 strategies for reducing beef production emissions found that industry can reduce GHG emissions by as much as 50% in certain regions, with most potential in the United States and Brazil.

Consumers Hopeful Ag Can Positively Impact Climate Change

Consumers view agriculture as part of the solution to climate change. Cargill’s Feed4Thought survey found those who indicated climate change as important also rated livestock and agriculture lowest in negative impact.

Greg Hanes: Beef Checkoff: Who’s Who & How It Works

Greg Hanes, CEO of the Cattlemen's Beef Board, discusses Beef Checkoff contractors and the system in place to ensure funds are used only for authorized purposes.

The Final Sale: Support Pours in for Texas Trooper Chad Walker Killed on Duty

A livestock sale in Limestone Co., Texas turned into much more than a sale last week. Chad Walker was ambushed on the side of the road. A local hero, the livestock sale turned into an act support for the Walker family

Kansan Sees Firsthand Results of Checkoff

A Flint Hills rancher says his time on the Kansas Beef Council has shown him all angles of the Beef Checkoff dollar: how it’s spent, how it’s evaluated and how it’s impacted the beef industry.