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Pictured left to right: Abigail Spindle, Stanley, N.M.; Tyler Allan, Schulenburg, Texas; Keayla Harr, Jeromesville, Ohio; and Taylor Belle Matheny, Mays Lick, Ky.
Hereford Juniors Compete at 2020 World Hereford Conference

Representing the United States at the 2020 World Hereford Conference in Queenstown, New Zealand, Team USA captured third place in the competition held March 7-13, 2020.

7 months ago
Hereford cattle produced for Silver Fern Farms
NZ Importer Courts ‘Upscale’ American Consumers

A New Zealand beef company launches an aggressive campaign designed to court American consumers. Touting the attributes many consumers say they desire, Silver Fern Farms provides a glimpse of your foreign competition.

8 months ago
China proposes standards on hormone residues in beef

China has drawn up food safety standards on residue limits of growth hormones in beef, a move seen as a further step towards opening up its market.

8 months ago
Brazilian fresh beef imports may resume
Brazil Says It Has U.S. Approval To Resume Beef Imports

The U.S. has reopened its market to fresh Brazilian beef exports effective immediately, according to Brazilian Agriculture Minister Tereza Cristina Dias. NCBA opposes the resumption of trade.

9 months ago
Dean Edge, Rimbey, Alberta
Canadian Wins World Livestock Auctioneer Championship Qualifier

Dean Edge, Rimbey, Alta., was named Champion at the 2020 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) Midwestern Regional Qualifying Event in Yankton, S.D.

10 months ago
Stephen Hughes, Chinook Ranch, Alberta
Rancher Is McDonald’s First 'Flagship Farmer'

McDonald's Canada announced the first representative for the McDonald’s Flagship Farmer Program, a global initiative to amplify stories of exceptional rancher who exemplify best practices in beef production.

11 months ago
JBS facility in Brazil
JBS SA Faces New Fraud Charges In Brazil

Brazilian federal prosecutors have charged JBS S.A. and its holding firm J&F Investmentos, along with 14 other individuals, for alleged fraud in the approval of investments and loans by national development bank.

11 months ago
Donkey in Death Valley National Park
Chinese Demand Puts Global Donkeys In Peril

Donkey hides are a key ingredient in a traditional Chinese medicine, and skyrocketing demand has decimated the world's donkey population while threatening the spread of diseases.

1 year ago