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Steers on wheat pasture
Derrell Peel: Winter Wheat Grazing Revisited

The early winter storm in late October brought timely and much-needed rain to much of Oklahoma and sharply reduced drought conditions. Feeder cattle prices jumped sharply from the low two weeks ago during the storm.

3 weeks ago
Cash cattle moved $1 higher
Hulett: Holiday Cash Upside

Continued support from the board could yield higher cash prices for most producers.  Packers need for higher grading cattle could also help push prices higher in the weeks to come.

3 weeks ago
JBS in Brazil
JBS Shareholders To Sue Batistas

Brazil’s Batista brothers may soon be back in court after shareholders of JBS S.A. voted in favor of suing the pair for losses incurred after they confessed to bribing thousands of Brazilian public officials.

3 weeks ago
Grant To Reduce Conflict Between Livestock And Predators

The USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service announces coalition, spanning 20 groups across seven states and two tribal nations, has been awarded a conservation innovation grant of almost $1 million.

3 weeks ago
Meat processing plants house unique environments. From chilled temperatures to unique air flow, researchers at Kansas State are researching if CDC guidelines work in meat processing facilities.
Carving Out Answers to How COVID-19 Survives in Meat Processing Plants

Meat processing plants house unique environments. From chilled temperatures to unique air flow, researchers at Kansas State are researching if CDC guidelines work in meat processing facilities.

3 weeks ago
University of Nevada/Reno research station
New Vaccine for Cattle Protects Against Fetal Calf Loss From EBA

A new vaccine approved by USDA promises to turn the tide against Epizootic Bovine Abortion, also known as the foothill abortion disease, that has caused losses in range cattle exceeding $10 million annually.

3 weeks ago
Red Angus
Red Angus Releases New Index to Identify Profitability

The Red Angus Association of America released an updated suite of bio-economic selection indexes, including the Profitability and Sustainability index, abbreviated ProS, that covers economically relevant traits.

3 weeks ago
Rising feed costs
Justin Sexten: Less Is More

Even for those who enjoyed timely summer rains, the marginal economics of the cattle business and rising feed costs continue to cause nearly everyone to search for ways to do more with less.

3 weeks ago