The farm bill is being praised by national and state organizations representing beef producers for the benefits it will provide cattlemen.
Both the U.S. Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) and National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) are happy with elements of the farm bill.
Is it a Christmas gift, or business expense? Sometimes what’s on your farmer’s wish list can be both. But whether it's gloves, warm socks or tools—when you work 24/7 these gifts can make our day all year long.
Bill Couch, well-known herdsman, ranch manager and livestock judge, died Nov. 12, 2018, in Owensville, Indiana.
The nine cow-calf producers who chose to retain ownership on their 137 steer calves last June instead of cashing in on them at $1350 to $1450 per head were rewarded with an early Christmas present.
Maintaining a resurgent global trade environment is vital for all of agriculture, and more specifically to this readership, the preservation of current and potential beef export markets.
"We are calling on Congress to fix the mistakes they have made, mistakes that are costing cattlemen and women money every day," the group says.
Congress needs to move quickly to pass a farm bill, largely to help western South Dakota ranchers recovering from a fall blizzard that killed thousands of cattle.