Justin Dlomo watches his small herd of emaciated cattle scrounge for bits of dry grass with a growing sense of dread. "I don't even know what to do anymore," he says. Worsening drought in Zimbabwe has dried up water hol
The Checkoff-funded Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner. brand, managed by NCBA, kicks off summer grilling season with a multi-pronged campaign to encourage consumers to cook beef on the grill all summer long.
Producers should be aware of the increased risk of "summer pneumonia" in suckling calves following heat stress. An increased respiratory rate and stress of heat may overwhelm the natural defense mechanisms of the lungs.
Uncertainty plagues cattle markets with broader trade and political strife augmented by evolving feed market conditions. How much higher corn will go depends on acreage and yield, both uncertain at this time.
America's lamb industry lost 20% of its processing with the bankruptcy of a Greeley facility purchased by JBS. Lamb ranchers claim the closure puts them in crisis and lawmakers are asking the DOJ to investigate.