After a year of drought and weather challenges, some cattle farmers are putting in extra cover crops this fall to ease the forage burden. Here’s the top six cover crops cattle farmers are using to stretch fall grazing.
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) hasn’t released its November numbers past October due to the government shutdown. If they’re anything like October’s numbers, then they could be record-shattering.
The beef cattle herd could expand in 2016. On Jan. 29, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) will release the annual Cattle Inventory Report and the national herd count is expected to see an increase.