By Larry Stalcup Contributing Editor Fed cattle prices have seen a steady rise since markets tanked to under $100 per hundredweight (cwt.) in early 2020.
Raising the Bar, Then Exceeding It – The 2022 National Beef Quality Audit Showed Improvement, Lost Opportunities
By Burt Rutherford Contributing Editor We’re getting better. A lot better, in fact. But much like a football coach who, even when the team
By Will Verboven, Contributing Editor.
I’m sure each one of those quality claims is disputed by competitors and, with beef, there are plenty of claims by a bewildering collection of marketers. Canadian beef merchandisers have been at the retail brand promotion game for a long time, but it has a checkered history, fraught with politics and some reluctance – which is probably the Canadian way.
By Patti Wilson, Contributing Editor
Jan. 30, 2016 is a date that few folks in Lexington, Ky., are likely to forget. Construction workers accidently started a fire at the downtown Blue Grass Stockyards. High winds fanned flames 30-70 feet high, consuming the seven-acre facility, crossing the street and destroying other businesses.
By Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor
Feedyard and cow-calf profits are just a Corn Belt drought, an oil price rally or a major health scare away from turning into major losses if price protection strategies aren’t fully established.
By Delbert Hollis, Contributing Editor
The emergence of the electronic age in the cattle business continues to move forward.