U.S. exports of distillate fuel reached a monthly record of 1.4 million barrels per day (bbl/d) in July, and averaged more than 1.3 million bbl/d during third-quarter 2013 (September is the last month for which export d
After a lack of precipitation last spring deteriorated California pastures, cattle ranchers looked forward to a healthy rainy season this fall to start grasses growing again. But Mother Nature's scant offerings so far h
The U.S. government in recent years has not needed to prop up grain farmers' income with subsidies, but those payments could come roaring back if the lower ethanol mandate proposed this month drives corn prices lower, a
The year is drawing to an end and it's time for my annual visit with Steve Kay. Once a year, he takes a few minutes out of his incredibly busy schedule to share his views about the cattle industry with me.
While most of us typically think of turkey, pies, sweet potatoes and stuffing as Thanksgiving approaches, according to a Nielsen report, beef and pork fare well during holiday season spending on fresh food items.
Richard Winter comes from an extraordinarily long line of cattlemen. The family business stretches back to at least 1850 when his ancestors migrated from Scotland to raise cattle in California, settling in a spot betwe