Speaker says public wants trust in animal welfare, not data PDF Print E-mail
Written by Progressive Cattleman Editor David Cooper   
Monday, 28 July 2014 01:37

David DaleyThe ag industry has reason to rely on science to find its solutions for production, but don’t expect the public to always trust that research.

Building beef herd requires quality management PDF Print E-mail
Written by Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension   
Sunday, 27 July 2014 23:21

Rebuilding a beef cow herd to capture record-setting high prices is more than saving heifers to breed.

Registration open for 2014 Cattle Industry Summer Conference PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 12 July 2014 11:10

Bob McCan, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association president, said if cattlemen and women want a seat at the table and involvement in shaping the future of the beef industry, attendance at the Cattle Industry Summer Conference is a must. The conference features meetings of National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), Cattlemen's Beef Promotion & Research Board (CBB), American National CattleWomen, Inc. and National Cattlemen's Foundation.

Markets remain optimistic, however, producers should take precaution PDF Print E-mail
Written by Progressive Cattleman Intern Cassidy Woolsey   
Monday, 07 July 2014 15:46

jim robb livestock marketing idaho cattlemen round upRecord high cattle prices remain in the forecast for this year. But due to the competitive nature of the pork and chicken sectors, a price peak is around the corner.

Plan to attend Hereford Genetic Summit PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 23 June 2014 14:38

Drought, record-high feed costs, changing consumer preferences and a growing global demand for protein have driven significant changes in the U.S. beef industry. With these trends in mind, the American Hereford Association (AHA) is planning a Hereford Genetic Summit September 4 to 5 in Springfield, Missouri, where Hereford enthusiasts can gather and engage in meaningful discussions about the industry, the inherent strengths and weaknesses of the Hereford breed and the actions necessary to position the breed for continued growth.

International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare set for July PDF Print E-mail
Written by Progressive Cattleman Intern Cassidy Woolsey   
Friday, 20 June 2014 13:03

The fourth International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare is scheduled for July 16-18 in Ames, Iowa, at Iowa State University. Since 2008, the International Symposium on Beef Cattle Welfare has recognized animal welfare issues around the world.



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