The beef industry has three main ways to market fed cattle, live weight, dressed weight, and grid pricing. Past studies have evaluated the benefit of using readily available information such as visual assessment of weight and body condition and additional… Continue reading
By: Steve Suther
Depending on which side of the gate you’re on, it was heartening or worrisome to see cattle and beef prices recover coming into spring. Cattle markets are widely reported in farm and ranch media, but beef… Continue reading
Beef has a place in a heart-healthy diet, and the Texas Beef Council (TBC) is getting the latest research to physicians through the checkoff-funded MD Outreach Program. The unique program follows a pharmaceutical sales model and reaches physicians in a… Continue reading
South Dakota Farmers Union President, Doug Sombke joins National Farmers Union in urging President Trump to reinstate Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) of beef and other meat products for public health reasons.
\”Without COOL, consumers don\’t know where their meat is raised… Continue reading
By: Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
Two bottom-line numbers illustrate the positive outcome of a choice.
The Dickinson Research Extension Center\’s steer calves born in May 2015 weighed 25.6 tons late in the fall of 2015. The center overwintered the steers,… Continue reading
Bang for your buck.
Getting more bang for your buck is always a goal in life. This holds true for both beef producers and consumers. Almost everyone likes a good steak, but good steaks are generally considered expensive. One way… Continue reading