Better Times Ahead- The Pressure May Lift as 2023 Progresses
By Burt Rutherford Contributing Editor If there are two things that beef producers talk about most, it’s weather and markets. So pour a cup
Epigenetics: Entering the Next Frontier
By Patti Wilson Contributing Editor Scientists are speculating that the Genetic Age is over in terms of research. Entire genomes of plant and animal species
Weekly USMEF Audio Report: Seminar Educates Latin American Meat Processors on Attributes of U.S. Pork and Beef
The U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) recently hosted meat processors from across Latin America for a further processing seminar held at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
PREVENT DISEASE SPREAD U.S. CattleTrace Has the Prescription But Needs More Producer and Feeder Members
By Larry Stalcup Contributing Editor Cattle diseases can be catastrophic to the beef industry, so isolating infected cattle is critical. To benefit helpless herds, U.S.
Merck Animal Health Receives FDA Approval of AROVYN™
New prescription antibiotic option for BRD, pinkeye and foot rot Merck Animal Health, known as MSD Animal Health outside the United States and Canada, a
Do You Have Your CHAPS On?
By Patti Wilson, Contributing Editor Commercial cattlemen can be left in the dark about the goings-on in their cow herds. I am not talking about
Beef With a Side of Dairy
By Burt Rutherford, Contributing Editor Pop quiz: If there’s one thing a dairy cow is good at, it’s __________. Producing milk, of course. But as
The Electronic Cowboy Is Almost Here
By Will Verboven, Contributing Editor Some years ago, I wrote a whimsical column about how cattle ear tags might be used to track their whereabouts
Connecting the Dots From Ranch to Restaurant
Combining a Guest Ranch and a Working Cattle Ranch for Fun and Profit By Burt Rutherford, Contributing Editor Is it a guest ranch that runs
Plan For What You Can and Can’t Control
Good Genetics, Price and Even Weather Risk Management By Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor “There is not accountability until a crisis occurs.” When he’s discussing ranch