By: Kylee Kohls
There’s a cause and a consequence for everything.
You can see it in cow herds just before and after calving, says Allison Meyer, animal scientist at the University of Missouri.
The 5.5% of calf deaths in the… 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
By: Paul Dykstra
The shifting tide for beef markets in 2016 was pulled by the cattle cycle’s return, with its economic tradeoffs always seeking equilibrium. The year opened with foreshadowing if not dread in view of the 31% plunge in… Continue reading
Angus producers knew they could create a brand of beef that would sell millions of pounds in a year. But more than a billion? Let’s not get carried away, the organizers would have said. Yet upon reflection, some might have… Continue reading
Scientists weigh in on “the next frontier” for beef quality research
By: Miranda Reiman
Life is not always heads or tails, black and white or pass-fail.
When it comes to beef, certain traits, like tenderness, are easier to quantify than… Continue reading