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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
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
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
Replacement Heifer Development
By Patti Wilson Contributing Editor As La Niña appears to be making a welcome comeback, U.S. cattlemen are preparing to rebuild a depleted cow herd.
First Timer’s Takeaways of CattleCon – The Past, Present and Future
By James Coope Contributing Editor Big. REALLY BIG. That was my first impression as a first timer to CattleCon 2023 last month in New Orleans.
CERTIFIED ANGUS BEEF CONTINUES GLOBAL GROWTH
By Patti Wilson Contributing Editor Imagine admiring a newborn calf in a remote, snow-covered Plains pasture. Now realize the resulting product might make its way
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
BEEF-ON-DAIRY SEES MORE VALUE: Southwest Drought Could Round Up More Interest
By Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor Beef-on-dairy feeding has become popular in recent years. The alternative feeding program could gain even more respect if drought
Tight Supplies, Strong Demand Signal Steady Prices for 2023
By Larry Stalcup, Contributing Editor Cattle prices appear to remain strong for 2023 due to tight supplies and hopefully continued strong demand that has helped