Stubbornly record-high corn prices in Brazil, the world's No. 2 exporter of the grain, are compelling pork producers to slaughter sows they cannot afford to feed and poultry processors to close plants.
The Hammons are back on the ranch, after a long and lengthy battle with the Bureau of Land Management. But the journey back to reinstating their grazing permits has just begun, says Ethan Lane, Public Lands Council.
Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service specialists show how injection–site blemishes can diminish the value of beef carcasses at the recent Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association Convention in Fort Worth.
Beef production, and I agriculture in general, has become a pretty contentious issue over the past several years. Most often, the criticism is directed at us while we try to defend ourselves in a graceful manner.