During the Angus University “Revolutionary Marketing” webinar hosted Tuesday, Feb. 16, Troy Marshall shared that cattleman have invested in good genetics and now is the time they can stand out in the marketplace.
The American Hereford Association reports increases in registrations and memberships this fiscal year, while sale averages climbed. The breed's drive for genetic improvement includes a focus on the female.
USDA announces the finalization of a MOU with FDA outlining responsibilities concerning the regulation of certain animals developed using genetic engineering that are intended for agricultural purposes.
Carcass trait EPDs for Limousin and Lim-Flex® cattle took a leap forward with the inclusion of more than 45,000 harvest data phenotype records from Limousin and Lim-Flex cattle into the IGS national cattle evaluation.
More information can lead to more dollars at sale time. Paul Dykstra, assistant director of supply management and analysis for the Certified Angus Beef ® brand, gives tips for marketing commercial feeder calves.
USDA announced its intent to have primary oversight over gene-edited livestock. Secretary Perdue said this would be a significant step in modernizing regulations of agricultural animals produced by genetic engineering.