By : Dr. Kenny Burdine, Livestock Marketing Specialist, University of Kentucky
After a very frustrating fall, the calf market is showing some signs of life. To start the new year, 550 lb steers calves traded $12 per cwt higher in… Continue reading
Confusion—that is likely the best way to describe the general consensus among cattlemen when it comes to mandatory identification for breeding age cattle that move from state to state.
In September 2018, the USDA announced four goals regarding Animal Disease… Continue reading
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Agricultural Marketing Service (AMS) is proposing to adjust membership on the Beef Promotion and Research Board to reflect shifts in cattle inventory levels since the last board reapportionment in 2017, as required by the… Continue reading
Public comments will be accepted until February 18, 2020.
PHOENIX, December 16, 2019 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) seeks public comments on its interim rule for the Environmental Quality Incentives Program… Continue reading
NCBA Staff Directed to Work With USDA to Verify Beef Origin Labeling Claims
WASHINGTON (Dec. 3, 2019) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), the nation’s oldest and largest national organization representing American cattle producers, today reaffirmed its policy supporting… Continue reading