Stubbornly record-high corn prices in Brazil, the world's No. 2 exporter of the grain, are compelling pork producers to slaughter sows they cannot afford to feed and poultry processors to close plants.
USDA's Hogs and Pigs report was released on December 23rd. In the Cattle Markets is normally devoted to cattle market analysis, but this report holds some important information on competing meats for the coming y
Visionary, entrepreneur, cattleman, pioneer, businessman and philanthropist. All words that describe Earl Brookover, the man credited with launching the commercial cattle feeding industry in western Kansas in 1951. One
Teachers, it is often said, live on forever through their students. Randy Blach learned from some of the best leaders the beef industry could offer; now he's passing his knowledge, integrity and passion for all th
Editor's note: This post was written by<p></p>San Patricio County Extension Agent Bobby McCool.and published by the Texas Farm Bureau.<p></p>
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The U.S. daily hog slaughter on Monday dropped more than 50,000 head, which industry sources attributed to possible plant closures in the Carolinas after Hurricane Matthew deluged the East Coast over the weekend.
Those close to him say he was tougher than nails, with a fearless business approach and reputation for pushing people to their potential and then some. Under his hard exterior, however, was a distinctive spot of compass
To listen to the presidential candidates tell it, America has lost its competitiveness in the global economy. Like many things you hear in election season, that's a gross and inaccurate overstatement. The U.S. is
In a recent survey, 82 percent of pig farmers say they are aware of the upcoming regulatory changes regarding on-farm antibiotic use. And of those surveyed, on average, 71 percent have a defined record-keeping protocol