U.S. beef cow slaughter during 2014 was 2.6 million cows, the first time this number has been below 3 million since 2006. Since 1990, when beef cow slaughter falls below 3 million, the beef cow inventory normally sees a
Grazing season is most commonly thought of as grazing during a period of time while the base forage is actively growing. This works great for producers who are seasonal in nature, such as stocker operators who grow wint
A contract dispute between the longshoremen's union and the companies that operate some of the country's busiest ports on the Pacific coast has lately started to get the attention of the meat industry. This is not a ne
Taylor Armstrong’s show reindeer named Merlin was a decision Armstrong says she made on a whim. Now, the community of North Pole, Alaska, native is an aspiring large animal veterinarian with a growing reindeer herd.