Myth: Farmers and ranchers leave their cattle to fend for themselves in frigid winter conditions, such as the polar vortex.<p></p>
The Facts: Winter is tough on all of us - every living thing is struggling to stay w
Argentina's new government has informally lifted restrictions on beef exports imposed by the previous government in a bid to ensure reasonable prices at home, the secretary for agriculture, livestock and fisheries told
Brazil’s JBS SA, the world’s largest meatpacking company, said on Tuesday that rising prices for grain, the key raw material for feed, don’t show any hint of cooling off, forcing it to cut other costs.
It is no secret that beef slaughter weights have increased significantly in recent years - about 200 pounds on average since 1996 in fact. Several factors have influenced that trend, but mostly, cattle feeders hav
With so many variables affecting commodity prices, one sale barn in Florida, the Okeechobee Livestock Market, has implemented a herd health program called OKEE VAC, which aims to help boost the price of cattle enrolled.
Producers should be aware of the increased risk of "summer pneumonia" in suckling calves following heat stress. An increased respiratory rate and stress of heat may overwhelm the natural defense mechanisms of the lungs.