Category: Top Stories
PRIME POINTS: Dual Purpose Solar Technology: Does It Have a Place on Your Feedlot or Operation?
By Megan Webb, Ph.D. Contributing Editor In the heat of the summer, do you enjoy the comfort of a cooled home? I certainly do, and
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
USDA CATTLE CONTRACTS LIBRARY – Magnifies the Value of Quality Cattle
By Larry Stalcup Contributing Editor Early data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new Cattle Contracts Library (CCL) pilot program solidifies the notion that
Whitt & Wisdom: Do You Have a Goathead Problem?
By Jim Whitt Contributing Editor Most of us learned early in life about goatheads (also known as puncturevine or technically as Tribulus terrestris). I liked
VIABLE ALTERNATIVES- Texas Company Provides Innovative Water Solutions
By Patti Wilson Contributing Editor Rainfall and groundwater vary widely across our country. Often, eastern areas have more than adequate precipitation. Some Nebraskans can stand
CATTLE FEEDERS HALL OF FAME WELCOMES ED BARRETT and JERRY ADAMS
By Larry Stalcup Contributing Editor When the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame (CFHOF) was launched in 2009, only about 150 people attended a small banquet
BIG TIME IN THE BIG EASY- Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show
By Larry Stalcup Contributing Editor The weather was a hot topic during late January’s winter blast that prevented some cattle producers from attending the annual
Can Water Rights and Water Conservation Co-Exist?
By Gina Gigot Contributing Editor On December 15, 2022, an AP headline read: “This Is the First time the Kansas Water Authority Has Voted to
Michael Bezner Adds to His Family’s Legacy: New TCFA Chairman Is a Benchmark for Independent Cattle Feeders
New TCFA Chairman Michael Bezner enjoys the challenges of running an independent feedyard and representing Texas, Oklahoma and New Mexico yards in state and national
Chaos Continues Post Mid-Term Elections
By Micky Burch, Contributing Writer Just when one thought the dust was about to settle on the mid-term elections with the Republicans taking back the