With the recent action by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) in releasing their amended Mandatory Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) rule, it seems COOL is once again the talk of the sale barn and the cafe.
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA), which receives 82 percent of its annual revenues from government-mandated producer assessments under the national Beef Checkoff Program, is most likely using those gover
In a report required in the 2014 farm bill, the U.S. Department of Agriculture has said there is "no measurable benefit" to consumers as a result of the mandatory country-of-origin-labeling (COOL) law.
In order to run an efficient operation, cow-calf producers must know the production status of their cow herd. One basic step is pregnancy checking so the right management decisions can be made on individual cows, such a
Green-up is a sure sign that spring is here to stay which also means it’s time to check for winter injury to alfalfa and other crops. Learn the two biggest sources of damage to watch for and what to do if you find them
Myth: Farmers and ranchers leave their cattle to fend for themselves in frigid winter conditions, such as the polar vortex.<p></p>
The Facts: Winter is tough on all of us - every living thing is struggling to stay w