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True Grit: A Tribute to Ranchers Who Weathered the Extremes This Week

The record cold temperatures and extreme weather had a major impact on ranchers across the country, but through it all, the men and women showed what the true definition of a rancher is.

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Nalivka: Cattle And Climate Change

Our society's focus on how cattle impact climate change is concerning, and ranchers should rightly be worried about how a bureaucrat could use regulation to change demand for beef.

Possibility of Transmission of COVID-19 Via Food Packaging Remains Low, Agencies Underscore

The USDA and FDA have sent out a reminder to trust current science and guidelines from official sources.

Increased Stability and Demand Expected for Livestock Sector, Meyer Says

During USDA’s 97th Agricultural Outlook Forum, USDA chief economist Seth Meyer provided insight into what the livestock and poultry sectors can expect in 2021. 

Black Ink: Old Lessons, New Challenges

People of the Dust Bowl slowly learned of the need for planned land use by locality. What happens when you turn over millions of acres of native sod without records and persistent crop failures leave the land bare?

Selk: Re-warming Methods for Cold-stressed Calves

Cows are beginning to calve and some newborns are certain to be cold stressed. Getting those calves back to normal body temperatures as soon as possible will save some calves and increase the vigor of others.

Profit Tracker: Cattle, Hog Margins Improve

Cattle feeding margins improved $60 per head the week ending Feb. 12 and hog margins reported profits for the second consecutive week as lean hog prices rallied.

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Nebraska Bull Second Highest-Selling Angus

Poss Deadwood, a yearling bull bred and sold by Poss Angus Ranch, Scotia, Neb., became the second highest selling bull in at least a quarter-century during a sale on February 5, 2021.