Shocking profit spread fueled the anger and deepening rift between packers and feeders. Who was right?
We're recapping this year's most important issues though a look back at the covers of Drovers magazine.
Beef byproducts include all edible and inedible items from harvested cattle that are not part of the dressed carcass.
May is Beef Month and the push for sales in volume is underway, driven on the promise of spring grilling demand.
In the past two weeks, the beef supply chain has remained under extreme pressure, with packing plants undergoing varying degrees of both worsening and recovering states of workforce health.
The number had to be checked several times, and it is worth noting many Angus producers wouldn’t consider 34% Certified Angus Beef (CAB) brand acceptance as below average.
The long term trend is that beef supplies in 2017 will increase and that more cattle will move through the system.