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Masters of Beef Advocacy Program Gets A Reboot

The Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) program launched updated advocacy training modules – MBA NextGen. Updated information and resources to help answer consumer questions are all accessible on their website.

Tyson Alleges Easterday Conducted A “Fire Sale”

Claiming Easterday Ranches conducted a “fire sale” of one of its feedlots just days before filing for bankruptcy, Tyson Foods asks a U.S. Bankruptcy Court to appoint a trustee to take control of the Easterday estate.

Livestock Markets Resilient A Year Into Pandemic

As COVID-19 vaccination efforts expand and the economy begins showing signs of recovery, researchers are tabulating the impacts of the pandemic on the U.S. animal agriculture product market.

Climate-Smart Ag Will Reduce GHG Emissions, Report Says

A new report suggests investments and partnerships in agriculture could help reduce U.S. GHG emissions by two-thirds by encouraging widespread adoption of climate-smart practices on farms and ranches.

Is the Livestock Industry Prepared for a Foreign Animal Disease Outbreak?

FADs are a constant threat to the livestock industry. The country is more tuned in to this struggle than ever before with the recent COVID-19 pandemic. National Pork Board's Dave Pyburn and NCBA's Ethan Lane discuss why.

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Cash Climb is Painfully Slow

Cash cattle markets continued its painfully slow climb higher last week, and most feeder anticipated the gain would be faster. Feedyard costs are on the rise, and any gains are most welcome.

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U.S. Beef Exports Lower In 2020, December Rebounds

U.S. beef exports finished 2020 down 5% in both volume and value, but finished the year on an upswing with fourth quarter volume up 4.4% from 2019 and posting one of the best months on record in December.

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CBB Names New Officers For 2021

Cattle producers Hugh Sanburg, Norman Voyles, Jr. and Jimmy Taylor are the new leaders of the Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion & Research Board, responsible for guiding the national Beef Checkoff throughout 2021.