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Business information for every segment of the beef business.

Regional farmland land value reports

Jun 13, 2012 by Drovers
Activity in the land market across Kansas, Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle farm belt is up over 2011 and values continue to be strong for all classes of land.

Commentary: The right to know nothing

Jun 13, 2012 by Drovers
A California initiative to require labeling of bioengineered foods is loaded with false, misleading and downright dangerous misinformation and it could easily win over the public.

WASDE: Market impact and accuracy; Oh, really?

Jun 08, 2012 by Drovers
June 12 will be the next time USDA issues its World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate (WASDE), and the market is already anticipating what the report will reveal. Specific attention is on corn and soybean producti

Greenpeace targets JBS

Jun 06, 2012 by Drovers
As far as we know, meatpacker JBS hasn't processed any whale meat lately, but the environmental group Greenpeace is attacking them over destruction of the Amazon rainforest in Brazil. According to Greenpeace, the Brazil

Fly control with beef cattle

Jun 06, 2012 by Drovers
Horn flies are small pests that can eat a big hole in a cattle producer's profits. Horn flies cause production losses by reducing gain, feed efficiency and milk production.

FDA ordered to rethink antibiotics in animal feed

Jun 06, 2012 by Drovers
A federal judge said the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) had done "shockingly little" to address the human health risks of antibiotic use in animal feed and ordered the agency to reconsider two petitions seeking rest