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Export value for U.S. beef reached new heights in 2014, posting double-digit gains over the previous year’s totals, according to statistics released by the USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

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Ag tech startup Summer Technologies’ company mission is “to empower sustainable ranchers to make an industry-transforming impact through technology.” The company’s soon-to-be-released app, Pasture Map, promises to do just that.

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Most online readers said that their beef cows produce for 10 to 11 years.

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The inventory of all cattle and calves was 89.8 million head on Jan. 1, 2015, up 1.4 percent from one year ago but, except for last year, still the smallest total herd inventory since 1952.

The 2014 calf crop was up 0.5 percent from 2013 at 33.9 million head. The 2014 calf crop percentage (calf crop as a percent of all cows) was 88.5 percent, the highest percentage since 2006.

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Drought continues in the Southern Plains and Southwestern U.S., although its intensity has abated somewhat. The U.S. Drought Monitor at year’s end showed an improved situation for cattle country compared with the previous month.

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