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2021 Trust In Food Symposium to Highlight Trends in Carbon and Climate, Animal Ag and Innovation

Keynote speakers will include iconic thought leaders, such as Dr. Jonathan Foley of Project Drawdown; Dr. Temple Grandin of Colorado State University; Dr. Frank Mitloehner of the University of California-Davis and more.

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Peel: Cattle on Feed and Feeder Supplies

The feedlot situation in early 2021 is a carryover from the disruptions and unusual dynamics last year.  For the entire year in 2020, feedlot placements were down 4.0 percent. 

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Bull Breeding Soundness Exams Can Put More Profit In Everyone’s Pocket

Drovers and Bovine Veterinarian invite you to attend a free one-hour webinar March 9 at 7 p.m Central on how to use breeding soundness exams to ensure adult and yearling bulls are ready for the breeding season.

Examining the Role Postsecondary Education Plays in the Ag Workforce

Even though ag-related postsecondary enrollment was down, there were an increase in ag degrees awarded.

USDA Projects $4.20 Corn, Chief Economist Explains Why

USDA’s Ag Outlook Forum painted a brighter forecast for corn demand this year. While USDA does expect a 7% increase in production, the agency is also forecasting an increase in domestic use, as well as exports.

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Increxxa Available for U.S. Cattle Producers

Elanco Animal Health announces Increxxaä (tulathromycin injection) for the treatment of bovine respiratory disease (BRD).

Nebraska Feedyard
Cash Cattle Higher, COF Up 1%

Negotiated cash cattle prices traded higher in all regions while many feeder cattle auctions were cancelled due to winter snow and brutal cold temperatures. Cattle on Feed 1% higher on Feb 1 compared to last year.

Frozen Citrus in Texas
Texas Freeze Will Cost Ag Producers Millions in Lost Production

The arctic blast will cost Texas ag producers hundreds of millions of dollars. Early estimates show the citrus crop sustained at least $300 million in damage and milk producers have dumped thousands of pounds of milk.