2018 is the fifth year in a row the nation's beef cattle herd has seen expansion.
The national cowherd continues to decline and prices are good, but is it time to expand?
The nation’s cattle producers are expanding the herd at a somewhat faster rate than had been anticipated.
The nation's beef cow herd has started down the path of the largest expansion in 25 years.
Beef cow numbers increased 510,000 head in the Jan. 1 report, which was about half the increase seen last year.
Missouri's cattle farmers and ranchers expanded their cattle herds for the second year in a row.
The USDA mid-year cattle inventory report in 2015 suggests that the beef cow herd expansion is currently underway.
Currently, residue utilization is limited by access and infrastructure. Good fencing around the available biomass resources still in the field tend to be the greatest barrier. If grazing isn’t an option, what then?