Cattle Network - Markets

Last updated Thursday, July 27 at 5:32

CME Live Cattle Turn Higher on Futures' Cash Discount

07/26/2017 3:17 PM
Author: theopoliswatersreuters

CAB Insider: Beef Grades Rebound with Dramatic Spike in CAB Acceptance

07/26/2017 11:17 AM
The number had to be checked several times, and it is worth noting many Angus producers wouldn’t consider 34% Certified Angus Beef (CAB) brand acceptance...

Will Demand Keep Cattle Prices Elevated Or Will Supply Push Them Down?

07/26/2017 6:09 AM
Author: adavenport

Fund-selling Extends CME Live Cattle Futures Losses

07/25/2017 6:21 PM
Author: theopoliswatersreuters

More Cattle in and Outside of Feedlots

07/25/2017 5:42 AM
Author: derrells.peeloklahomastateuniversityextension

Profit Tracker: Packer Margins Drop $58

07/24/2017 2:06 PM
Author: GHenderson

CME Live Cattle Plunge 3-cent Limit After USDA Reports

07/24/2017 1:37 PM
Author: theopoliswatersreuters

NAFTA: Where's the Beef?

07/24/2017 7:19 AM
Cattle trade flows play an important role across the U.S. well beyond trade deficits and surpluses, or volumes.

Market Highlights: Watch Futures and Seasonal Markets Before Selling Cattle

07/22/2017 2:01 PM
A seasonal price trend is one tool producers should consider utilizing when timing the marketing of cattle. Another useful tool to time marketing is...

Drought Fuels 11-year High in U.S. June Feedlot Cattle Placements

07/22/2017 1:24 PM
Author: theopoliswatersreuters

Cattle Network - Cow/Calf

Last updated Thursday, July 27 at 5:32

Incorporating Corn Into Beef Cow Rations Can Save Forage

07/26/2017 2:41 PM
Author: juliewalkersouthdakotastateuniversityextension

Heat Stress can Reduce Pregnancy Rates

07/24/2017 8:35 AM
Author: glennselkoklahomastateuniversityextension

BeefTalk: Be Cautious and Do Not Overspend for Hay

07/24/2017 5:49 AM
Author: krisringwallnorthdakotastateuniversityextension

Making Observations Count

07/20/2017 1:00 PM
This time of year, you probably spend more time observing than working cattle. Calving is complete and bulls have been turned out with the spring herd....

Priming the Calf Immune System for the Challenges Ahead

07/18/2017 8:27 AM
Now that calving is completed, the days are longer, and the grass is growing (hopefully), it is time to start preparing for the weaning and eventual...

Adding Value to Feeder Calves

07/12/2017 10:17 AM
Author: johnf.grimesohiostateuniversityextention

Time to Start Planning for Heifer Development

07/10/2017 2:33 PM
Development and selection of the best females to join a productive herd is one of the most challenging aspects of a beef operation, and two of the keys...

Iowa Beef Tour: From Grazing to Confinement

07/10/2017 8:05 AM
Author: sherryhoyer

Tally Time: Get More Value from Pregnancy Diagnosis

07/09/2017 10:35 AM
Author: sandyjohnsonkansasstateuniversity

2017 Rules Means Mineral Supplementation for Cattle May Need VFD as Well

07/07/2017 7:27 AM
Author: donaldstottsoklahomastateuniversityextension

Cattle Network - News

Last updated Thursday, July 27 at 5:32

Lawyer Responds to NCBA Allegations

07/25/2017 12:29 PM
David Muraskin, attorney for Public Interest, responds to allegations by NCBA of misrepresentation in the beef checkoff suit.

Meat Industry Hall of Fame Announces the Class of 2017

07/25/2017 11:21 AM
Author: meatindustryhalloffame

Rebuilding Fences a Slow but Important Task

07/13/2017 2:16 PM
The wildfires that tore through more than 1.5 million acres in Oklahoma, Kansas, Texas and Colorado in March destroyed an estimated more than 18,000...

Adding Value to Feeder Calves

07/12/2017 10:17 AM
Author: johnf.grimesohiostateuniversityextention

Iowa Beef Tour: From Grazing to Confinement

07/10/2017 8:05 AM
Author: sherryhoyer

Northern Plains Pasture and Range Conditions Decline

07/07/2017 1:33 PM
Author: livestockmarketinginformationcenter

Op-Ed: Response to a Vexing Cattle Market

07/06/2017 10:17 AM
It hasn’t been smooth sailing for the beef cattle industry over the past year. For its part, the cattle market has certainly been aggravating. As a...

Meat of the Matter: It's All About Money

06/28/2017 3:18 PM
Author: danmurphy

Realities of U.S. Beef’s Access to China

06/28/2017 1:48 PM
Author: sbrown

Regonal News

Capital Press has the regonal news. NOTE: anything they replubish from the AP is slanted.

Capital Press | Oregon

Last updated Thursday, July 27 at 5:32

Aug. 21 total solar eclipse already causing havoc

07/26/2017 2:37 PM
Hotel and motel rooms in the path of the eclipse have been full for a couple years, but you and 30 to 40 others can rent a farm and...

Toxic tansy ragwort makes a comeback in W. Oregon

07/25/2017 7:44 AM
Controlling the weed is more complicated that simply spraying it, experts say.

Third-party damage exempted from growers’ production history

07/25/2017 8:46 AM
Damages caused by a third party to an insured farmer’s field will no longer be counted in the grower’s production history...

McMinnville creamery set to reopen as organic facility

07/25/2017 2:50 PM
The Oregon creamery was sold to Organic Valley last fall, and underwent renovation.

Good cherry season for consumers, not so much for growers

07/25/2017 2:33 PM
The Northwest cherry industry has set a new record of 536,000 boxes per day of cherries shipped in the first 20 days of July and...

Trial studies application of herbicide through drip systems in onions

07/25/2017 9:21 AM
A field trial conducted by Oregon State University researchers could lead to a special need label for an herbicide that has proven...

ODFW confirms wolf attack on calf in Wallowa County

07/25/2017 9:01 AM
One of the calf’s bite wounds was 4 inches long and 3 inches wide.

Reward offered in shooting of Oregon bald eagle

07/25/2017 6:11 AM
The bird is being cared for at an Audubon rehabilitation center in Portland.

Sugar beet growers battle glyphosate-resistant kochia

07/25/2017 4:04 AM
The number of glyphosate-resistant kochia weeds in sugar beet fields is growing in Eastern Oregon and weed scientists believe it’s...

Water plentiful in Eastern Oregon, southwestern Idaho

07/24/2017 10:23 AM
Record or near-record snowpack levels in basins around southwestern Idaho and Eastern Oregon have provided the region’s farmers...

Robotic milkers popular despite dairy slump

07/24/2017 4:56 AM
Robotic milkers remain popular among dairymen despite the slump in milk prices due to fears of worker shortages.

Facility could speed onion delivery, open markets

07/21/2017 1:49 PM
The Idaho and Oregon onion industry has already started making plans to ensure a proposed rail transload facility in Malheur County...

19-year-old firefighter killed by falling tree in Montana

07/21/2017 8:58 AM
A 19-year-old firefighter has died after being struck by a falling tree while responding to a blaze in western Montana

Cascade-Siskiyou Monument Divide On Display During Zinke Visit

07/21/2017 8:45 AM
Most of Oregon’s statewide elected officials spoke in support, while commissioners in Jackson, Klamath and Siskiyou counties...

Interior: No changes needed to Colorado national monument

07/21/2017 8:37 AM
Zinke removed two other monuments, in Idaho and Washington state, from his review of 27 monuments created since 1996.

East Oregon gets $5 million for economic development region

07/20/2017 6:12 AM
The Oregon Legislature’s recently passed House Bill 2012 provides $5 million for a special economic development region in...

Farmers extend helping hand for harvest

07/20/2017 12:35 PM
Morrow County, Ore., wheat farmers pulled together to help out with harvest for Virgil and Debbie Morgan.

Willamette Valley vineyards fund health care van for workers

07/20/2017 6:00 AM
As the nation continues to wrestle with critical healthcare decisions, Oregon’s wine industry has quietly stepped up to help...

Hazelnut group picks Oregon Aglink’s Horning as CEO

07/19/2017 8:33 AM
Horning takes over as the hazelnut industry continues rapid growth in Oregon and faces expansion challenges.

Port’s expansion proposal would plant industry on ag land

07/19/2017 5:25 AM
An Oregon county takes on a familiar issue — conversion of farmland to other uses.

Irrigators want investigation of fish management

07/18/2017 12:36 PM
Temperatures were high and flows were low in the Columbia-Snake river system in the spring of 2015, yet fisheries managers ignored...

Scotts claims significant progress in killing GE bentgrass in Oregon

07/18/2017 10:33 AM
EPA’s approval of a special local need label for the Reckon herbicide will allow Scotts Miracle-Gro Co. to continue to make...

Questionable Payments To Oregon Ranchers Who Blame Wolves For Missing Cattle

07/18/2017 7:07 AM
Ever since wolves’ return in the West, states have experimented with some form of compensation for ranchers, with mixed results....

OSU research, extension to lose 17 positions

07/17/2017 2:12 PM
Oregon State University’s agricultural research and Extension programs stand to lose 17 positions due to a funding gap.

Onion thrips population starts to soar in Idaho, Oregon

07/17/2017 1:51 PM
Onion thrips arrived late in the Treasure Valley of Idaho and Oregon this year but the recent hot weather has led to their population...

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Beef is not able to match the others for quanity, but they do a good job of showing the family side of ranch bussiness.

Beef Magazine

Last updated Monday, April 3 at 8:32

USDA confirms it: Big increase in soybean acres

03/31/2017 3:01 PM
Grain stocks for corn, soybeans and wheat top trade forecasts.

Tips for preparing cows for breeding

04/02/2017 5:51 PM
Managing for reproductive success actually begins at calving. Effective planning for reproductive health and a management plan for...

4 tips for generating new ideas on the ranch

04/02/2017 5:45 PM
Innovation and creativity are two keys to growing and improving the family ranch enterprise.

Trich remains costly disease for beef producers

04/01/2017 11:00 AM
Despite recent reported declines in trich cases, the disease is an ongoing battle

How the VFD is positively impacting the beef industry

04/01/2017 11:00 AM
The Veterinary Feed Directive is not only addressing consumer concerns about antibiotic resistance, but it’s also encouraging beef...

Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report, Saturday, Apr. 01, 2017

04/01/2017 1:51 AM
Calf and feeder prices show wear. Wes Ishmael provides all the numbers for the week ending Friday, Apr. 1, 2017.

Corn acres estimated lower but stocks remain high

04/01/2017 12:19 AM
Grain producers intend to plant 90 million acres of corn, according to USDA's Prospective Plantings report. That's 4 million...

Calf and feeder prices show wear

04/01/2017 12:06 AM
Demand continues strong for grass cattle, but seasonality added pressure to cattle prices this week.

Prime calves’ Immunity response this spring for better outcomes this fall

03/30/2017 10:54 PM
Focus on complete immunity for the calf with spring vaccinations.

Weekly Cattle Market Wrap Up | Normal seasonal declines continue

03/30/2017 2:34 PM
USDA Market Reporter Ed Czerwien provides his weekly market outlook on feeder cattle and slaughter cows.

Politicians, OCM have checkoff programs in the crosshairs

03/30/2017 12:39 PM
The Organization for Competitive Markets has teamed up with politicians to undermine the work being done by the beef checkoff to...

Perdue gets rare friendly confirmation hearing

03/30/2017 12:30 PM
The Senate Ag Committee approved Perdue's nomination in a Thursday committee meeting. With the first step of the confirmation...

Opinion: Of ranchers, bureaucrats and other opposites

03/30/2017 11:52 AM
Ranchers and bureaucrats are destined to not get along. But that doesn’t mean we shouldn’t be engaged.

It’s not always smooth sailing on the cattle market winds

03/30/2017 11:11 AM
Cattle markets are increasingly like the wind. Sometimes they carry you along; sometimes they nearly knock you down.

Brazilian beef exports take a hit as scandal breaks

03/30/2017 10:47 AM
Scandal at Brazilian beef packing plants has turned the global beef trade upside down.

4 steps to clear communication on the ranch

03/29/2017 4:17 PM
Here are four tips for being a better communicator with family members and employees on the ranch.

Pharmaceutical reps promote beef to doctors

03/29/2017 4:07 PM
The Texas Beef Council has employeed four pharmaceutical reps to sell beef as part of a heart-healthy diet to physicians.

Veterinary scholarships awarded nationwide

03/29/2017 8:00 AM
Industry partners award nearly 350 scholarships to help veterinary students with education costs.

Higher stock density is a problem solver

03/28/2017 10:40 PM
There are few grazing problems which can't be solved or at least improved upon with the application of higher stock density.

Fed Cattle Recap | The beat rolls on

03/28/2017 6:24 PM
Cash prices for fed cattle continue to grind higher.

Do you know your unit cost of production?

03/28/2017 4:34 PM
Calculate the unit cost of production for a cow-calf enterprise with these profit tips.

4 interesting ag reads to check out today

03/28/2017 4:21 PM
What’s the best way to talk about GMOs? What are the best comebacks to activists? What makes a ranch wife so special? Where are...

Pounding parasites, vaccinating pay off

03/28/2017 2:00 AM
Combining good deworming and vaccination programs works wonders for a Texas High Plains rancher.

Cattle cycle magnifies low-cost necessity

03/28/2017 2:00 AM
Will the profit opportunity continue to run south for cow-calf producers?

Tips for setting fence posts in difficult ground

03/27/2017 6:06 PM
It's not always easy to get that post in the ground. Here are some practical tips.

Barb-wire fence? Brace it correctly to make it last

03/27/2017 5:56 PM
Here are some tips from a full-time fence builder on how to string steel so it lasts long enough for the next generation of cowboys...

Where we stand on the antibiotic dilemma

03/27/2017 4:41 PM
More folks recognize the need to safeguard antibiotics for future use, but we’re a long way from figuring out how. First of a six-part...

Keep an eye out for washy spring forage

03/27/2017 4:35 PM
Loss of body condition on heifers and even cows grazing early spring forage can hurt conception rates.

The secret reason why ranchers are so happy

03/27/2017 3:24 PM
What makes farmers and ranchers so happy? Turns out, there’s science that proves working with the land makes for happier people.

Key cattle numbers to consider in your 3-year marketing plans

03/27/2017 1:52 PM
As you plan your 2017 beef cow business year, you need to be aware of the cattle industry trends that will be driving cattle prices...

5 Trending Headlines: Arkansas turns the table on animal activists; PLUS: The disappearing family ranch

03/27/2017 12:49 PM
Animal activists have long illegally entered animal production facilities, faking videos of animal abuse and then condemning the...

Some fencing across Texas Panhandle may not need to be replaced

03/17/2017 1:00 AM
Don't be in a hurry to replace wire on fence lines caught in recent widlfires.

Trump budget proposal will be DOA but concerns ag interests

03/16/2017 1:00 AM
Trump budget proposal would harm rural America, cuts county funds, key conservation, and development programs

3 consumer groups who want more info about their food

03/26/2017 11:29 AM
If we can identify the consumer groups who want to know more about their food, we can better cater our messages to reach these folks...

Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report, Saturday, Mar. 25, 2017

03/25/2017 12:41 AM
Calf and feeder prices surge higher this week as steers and heifers traded steady to $7 per cwt higher. Wes Ishmael provides all...

Feedlot placements trend lower

03/24/2017 10:24 PM
Feedlot placements in February were almost 1% less than a year earlier, following three months of double-digit increases.

Calf and feeder prices surge higher

03/24/2017 10:09 PM
Snug harvest-ready cattle supplies continue to bolster markets, helped along by increasing feedlot marketing currentness, which is...

Weekly Cattle Market Wrap Up | Feeder cattle rally as receipts decline

03/23/2017 5:43 PM
USDA Market Reporter Ed Czerwien provides his weekly market outlook on feeder cattle and slaughter cows.

Updated: Ag committee recommends Perdue nomination

03/23/2017 11:56 AM
Senate Agriculture Committee held hearing on Sonny Perdue's nomination to be ag secretary on March 23.

What makes a fed cattle qualify for Certified Angus Beef?

03/23/2017 12:11 PM
There’s been a lot of misunderstanding about how fed cattle qualify for the Certified Angus Beef (CAB) brand. Here’s the lowdown...

Meat Market Update | No suprises as grilling season rally continues

03/23/2017 12:01 PM
Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, Texas, offers a concise summary of how last week's beef trade impacted the...

Opinion: Is it time to send a message to Washington or to the country?

03/23/2017 12:01 PM
The political class and media may be involved in their cultural wars and political posturing, but we have to come to grips with the...

The bull sale mystique

03/23/2017 11:49 AM
What is it about a bull auction that is so fascinating and wonderful?

2017 corn crop production potential

03/23/2017 11:36 AM
Warm spring weather could mean corn can gain ground from soybeans.

How to keep your cows out of the spring nutrient gap

03/22/2017 6:49 PM
Short grass can shortchange freshly-calved cows at their time of greatest need.

The wildfires are out. Now it’s time to rebuild and recover

03/22/2017 2:12 PM
It will take time and work and prayer, but burned-out ranchers will rise from the ashes.

USDA to provide $6 million to wildfire victims

03/22/2017 2:06 PM
The USDA announced earlier this week that it would provide more than $6 million in funding to those affected by wildfires in Kansas,...

Elanco efforts highlight commitment to antibiotic stewardship

03/22/2017 11:45 AM
Shared-class antibiotics are a valuable tool for veterinarians practicing in the beef industry today. Learn about Elanco’s commitment...

It’s National Ag Week; PLUS: 5 awesome ranch life perks

03/21/2017 3:20 PM
Celebrate National Ag Week by reminding yourself why you fell in love with production agriculture in the first place.

Brazilian meat industry erupts in scandal

03/20/2017 5:40 PM
Global companies JBS SA and BRF SA raided in federal probe.

Fed Cattle Recap | Cash market continues trending higher

03/21/2017 11:29 AM
The fed cattle cash market, shrugging off higher numbers of slaughter-ready cattle, continues its upward trajectory.

Tedder talks: what you need to know about hay tedding

03/21/2017 10:45 AM
Why ted? Using a tedder helps to speed dry down time, provides producers with greater flexibility & can result in higher quality...

Perdue confirmation hearing finally set

03/17/2017 8:00 AM
Legislative Watch: Perdue hearing set, Trump proposes 21% cut to USDA budget, House Resolution to terminate the EPA.

Beef up your advocacy efforts with BEEF U

03/20/2017 4:38 PM
Beef University — a program of the Beef Checkoff Program, is a free online program to help producers prepare for tough consumer...

6 Trending Headlines: 4-Hers step up; PLUS: How to converse with consumers

03/20/2017 1:22 PM
In an act of true caring and compassion, a Kansas 4-H club is taking in calves orphaned by wildfires and other clubs are joining...

How Men’s Journal got it wrong on heme iron in beef

03/19/2017 5:25 PM
Let’s get the facts straight: beef isn’t an inflammatory food, and it contains absorbable heme iron.

Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report, Saturday, Mar. 18, 2017

03/18/2017 12:36 AM
Demand remains strong in beef markets in spite of hints of pessimism going forward. Trading generally was steady with improvement....

Beef trade picture continues to brighten

03/17/2017 9:02 PM
U.S. beef export value in January was 18% more than the previous year and the highest ever for the month. Export value per head of...

Cash overpowers lingering market gloom

03/17/2017 8:54 PM
Cash fed cattle prices spiked $2-$5 per cwt higher this week, helping calves and feeder cattle at all weights to trade steady to...

Burned barbed wire fence still usable, research shows

03/17/2017 2:33 PM
Landowners can rebuild burned-out fences with the old barbed wire, reducing the cost of rebuilding after wildfires. .

Weekly Cattle Market Wrap Up | Prices move higher, despite big feeder cattle run

03/16/2017 5:07 PM
USDA Market Reporter Ed Czerwien provides his weekly market outlook on feeder cattle and slaughter cows.

We know the people who sacrificed to save their animals

03/14/2017 1:00 AM
Folks in West Texas, northwest Oklahoma and southern Kansas are mourning. They have lost much, but they have been buoyed up by the...

Meat Market Update | Grilling season rally pushes cutout higher

03/16/2017 11:32 AM
Ed Czerwien, USDA Market News reporter in Amarillo, Texas, offers a concise summary of how last week's beef trade impacted the...

ABC News gets its day in court over lean finely textured beef

03/16/2017 12:54 PM
After years of legal wrangling, a South Dakota judge has ordered ABC News to defend itself over its series of reports on lean finely...

Do indexes, EPDs and genomics really work?

03/15/2017 5:21 PM
Much has been said and written over the years about EPDs and the indexes that followed. Then along came genomics. What do all these...

4 more wildfire relief efforts to support; PLUS: 3 tips for fire victims

03/15/2017 5:03 PM
Looking to help those impacted by the Plains wildfires? Here are four relief efforts you should know about. Plus, experts offer tips...

Copper and immune function

03/15/2017 12:17 PM
Copper deficiency is more common than you think. By the time you see an outward sign, such as a rough and discolored hair coat, your...

To retain new hires, hire right the first time

03/15/2017 9:00 AM
Two factors unique to beef practice can help you select a successful, long-term employee.

Remember these keys for successful fly control

03/15/2017 12:18 AM
Prepare for flies, then maintain the control momentum throughout the season.

4 habits of successful cattlemen

03/14/2017 3:55 PM
What are the keys to being successful in this business? Here are four common traits of established industry leaders.

Fed Cattle Recap | Cash trade continues bull run

03/14/2017 11:59 AM
Higher slaughter numbers didn’t faze the cash market, which traded steady to $1 higher.

Producers impacted by wildfires encouraged to come and get hay

03/14/2017 11:59 AM
Producers also need to contact Farm Service Agency and document losses.

Food plots aren’t just for wildlife

03/13/2017 10:08 PM
While ranchers who lease the hunting have learned the value of food plots to enhancing that enterprise, the same concept works with...

How big of a harvest? 2017 corn yield and production

03/13/2017 5:03 PM
Corn growers have raised the bar on acres and production almost every year recently. But 2017 could be different, based on how many...

4 costs to control for improved profitability

03/13/2017 4:01 PM
Use these four cost benchmarks to make financial adjustments to your cow-calf enterprise.

6 Trending Headlines: Wildfires make “Worst day of my life:” Plus; rustling is risky

03/13/2017 1:42 PM
The wildfires still burning across four states have consumed around 1.5 million acres, as well as taken the lives of brave people....

Ag community shines after wildfires

03/12/2017 7:26 PM
Looking for more ways to help fire victims? Here are a few ideas to contribute financially.

Cattle Market Weekly Audio Report, Saturday, Mar. 11, 2017

03/11/2017 1:44 AM
Premium prices for well-weaned calves were realized this week, with steady prices for un-weaned calves the norm. Wes Ishmael provides...

Stocker value of gain incentive is shifting

03/10/2017 10:22 PM
Lower cost of feedlot gain is increasing incentive for stocker producers to market lighter calves and turn them quicker.

One million acres burns in the Plains

03/10/2017 10:15 PM
Producers in the Plains continue to battle fires that have so far burned an estimated 1.4 million acres.

Grazing demand lifts calf prices

03/10/2017 10:07 PM
Calves traded mostly steady to $5 higher this week as buyers continued hunting cattle suited for grazing. Due to limited numbers,...

Questions and answers on the Veterinary Feed Directive

03/10/2017 8:08 PM
Here are some answers to the most common questions cow-calf producers and veterinarians have about the Veterinary Feed Directive...

Washington wars: Who is winning and losing the D.C. battle?

03/09/2017 3:08 PM
The frustration is not in the positions or the institutions, but in the people who fail to live up to the responsibility that those...

Brutal wildfires across cattle country put things in perspective

03/09/2017 3:29 PM
While the stories of lost ranches are heartbreaking, they pale in comparison to the loss of heroic people.

Global beef trade toes the line

03/09/2017 2:52 PM
The U.S. gains ground as a world beef supplier while lower beef exports from Australia offset larger volumes from other top suppliers....

Consumers and the economy: What will 2017 bring?

03/09/2017 2:47 PM
Consumers are feeling better about the economy. Will an interest rate hike affect that sentiment?

Fed cattle market: In like a lion and out like a lamb?

03/09/2017 2:43 PM
Cattle feeders have been able to push the market to seasonal highs. Is there more to come or have we set the highs for the year?

Weekly Cattle Market Wrap Up | More feeders move off pasture, hit auction barns

03/09/2017 12:19 PM
USDA Market Reporter Ed Czerwien provides his weekly market outlook on feeder cattle and slaughter cows.

Why fly control this year is important

03/08/2017 6:05 PM
The new Veterinary Feed Directive may change how cattle producers had been typically supplementing their cattle on grass. This makes...

10 wildfire reports & resources to help

03/08/2017 4:56 PM
Looking for ways to lend a hand to those impacted by the Plains wildfires? Here are 10 resources to get you started in the right...

Is sustainability sustainable?

03/08/2017 3:10 PM
As the sustainability drumbeat gets louder, many beef producers question if the idea has any substance. Approached correctly it does....

Here’s how and where to help with wildfire relief

03/08/2017 2:56 PM
Hundreds of thousands of acres burned in Southern Plains begets need for hay, fence repairs and much more.

Wildfire relief efforts established in four states

03/08/2017 1:23 PM
Wildfires, driven by high winds and plenty of fuel, have taken ranchers’ lives and hundreds of thousands of acres of rangeland....

UPDATE: Dangerous conditions lead to wildfire outbreaks across the U.S.

03/07/2017 2:40 PM
Several wildfires emerged in different regions across the country due to a dangerous combination of warmer weather, wind and dry...

Fed Cattle Recap | Steady as she goes

03/07/2017 4:17 PM
The cash market for fed cattle seems to be sailing on a steady course this spring, with no major tempests on the horizon, at least...

5 equations for your 2017 financial records

03/07/2017 2:09 PM
Need to review your ranching enterprise’s financials? Start with these simple equations and go from there.

5 Trending Headlines: Has spring sprung early? PLUS: Why a BSE is important

03/06/2017 6:36 PM
Spring is early this year, experts say. Here’s a resource to help you anticipate when green-up will hit your neck of the woods....

New study shows farmers out-hustle just about everybody

03/06/2017 3:44 PM
Time is money, and a new study proves farmers and ranchers work most efficiently to get their work done and be successful.

Economic insight for your ranch's 2017 business plan

03/06/2017 1:16 PM
Ranchers need to recognize that we are still in the bottom section of the beef price cycle.

Got cheatgrass? Here's how to kill it and get your pastures back

03/06/2017 1:08 PM
As you plan your 2017 grazing program, look at late-season grazing to reclaim cheatgrass-infested pastures.