In these challenging times, farmers must take a critical look at their operations when making crop planting decisions. Sorghum is coming off a 2015 higher-than-expected amount of 8.84 million planted acres, and this yea
Cattle placed in U.S. feedlots for fattening surged by 10 percent in May, the U.S. Department of Agriculture said on Friday in data that suggested beef supplies will be ample and prices potentially lower in the third qu
In a letter to NCBA officers, agricultural economist Stephen R. Koontz says his work is taken out of context when used as a support for mandating beef packers to purchase at least 30% of their cattle on a cash basis.
A meta-analysis published in a recent issue of Bovine Practitioner suggests feedyards could potentially have significantly fewer repeat treatment courses for BRD if they use Draxxin Injectable Solution upon arrival.
The feedlot industry will spend much of the summer working through the backlog of fed cattle but the hole from March and April feedlot placements should provide a marketing window to catch up by this fall if not before.
Inconsistent weather patterns this past summer wreaked havoc on the 2015 North America crop, producing irregularities in plant growth and now putting dairy and beef cattle at high risk for mycotoxin exposure, according