4 CALF News • April | May 2022 •  APRIL | MAY 2022 Highlights On the Web Go Mobile Facebook  calfnews/ Twitter  YouTube  Instagram  Advertising Jessica Ebert National Account Manager (785) 477-1941 Features In Every Issue 5 Gypsy Wagon 20 Chuteside Manner 38 On the Human Side 39 Gatherings 40 Recollections Opinions 10 Rumblings From the Great White North 11 All In 12 Prime Points 14 Whitt & Wisdom 36 Beyond the Ranch Gate 6 Gone to Texas From policy votes to the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame to the latest in the NCBA Trade Show, the 2022 Cattle Industry Convention is covered here. Cover Stories 26 Maternal Bovine Appeasing Substance Reduces Stress, Improves Productivity Researchers study fatty acids that could be a key to improving animal welfare and increasing cattle health and profitability. 32 Cattlemen's Beef Board Forges Ahead The organization responsible for U.S. beef promotion and education tackles each year with a fresh perspective. 41 Where’s the Really Exceptional Beef? 42 Baxter Black 43 CALF's Featured Lady 43 Index of Advertisers 30 NCBA Says 'No' to Mandatory Negotiated Cash Trade Cattle producers denounce any governmentmandated, one-size-fits-all approach to marketing. 33 Rural Areas Need Boy Scouts and Vice Versa An Eagle Scout and one-time rancher explains why scouting and agriculture are good for each other.