As grilling season kicks off, the focus is now on demand, as major companies like Tyson and McDonald's are already warning consumers meat prices could climb with ASF continuing to claim China’s hog herd.
A basic understanding of genetics will help us understand why some traits are more heritable than others. The basis for heritability has to do with a phrase you have probably heard before – “nature verses nurture.”
Everyone involved in the cow/calf sector, commercial or seedstock, exited last fall's sale season reeling from what appeared to be an inevitable storm. Skepticism quickly replaced the optimistic zeal that carried
The next step in optimizing your marketing efforts is to know details about who you are trying to reach. What are the main age groups of customers? What industry publications are they reading? Do they consume everything
You cannot add cattle to a contemporary group. Only calves born in the same environment (pasture or operation depending on the producer's management) in the calving time window can be in one contemporary group.
Both industry food safety leaders and Food and Drug Administration produce safety staff say more research is needed on the levels of Listeria monocytogenes found naturally occurring on ready to eat produce.