Beef Buzz from Radio Oklahoma
Derrell Peel Offers Analysis on Current State of the...08/21/14
OSU Extension Livestock Market Economist Dr. Derrell Peel joins us for today's Beef Buzz, and offers his take on whether the cattle markets have finally established a top price for 2014. He acknowledges that we are off the highs but says it may be too...
In the Midst of Structural Change- NCBA Grows Their Membership
The cattle industry has always had its share of challenges- and over the last couple of years, Structural Change and regulatory overload are right at the top of the list.
Beef Demand Index Up Substantially Despite High Prices
Tight supplies of cattle in the US has give the industry high cattle prices, but also record high retail beef prices. Despite the higher cost the consumer appetite for US beef remains remarkably strong. Kansas State University Extension Livestock...
NCBA Says US Agriculture Can't Afford to Lose WOTUS Battle
It's really a battle over a single word that lies at the heart of the Clean Water Act that was passed by Congress back in the 1970's. That single word is "navigable" and its proven to be very troublesome to a lot of regulators that want more and more...
NCBA Shows Scope of WOTUS Rule
The battle over the 'Waters of the US' continues. WOTUS is a proposed regulatory rule from the Environmental Protection Agency and US Army Corps of Engineers that is currently open for public comment through Federal Register.
Record Beef Prices Supported by Demand and PEDV
As cattle producers contemplate herd expansion, a University of Missouri Ag Economist recommends producers also think about herd management. Dr. Ron Plain was one of the featured speakers at the 24th Annual Southern Plains Beef Symposium in Ardmore...
Dr. Plain Says Record Prices Put Cattlemen at Crossroads
Cattle producers are enjoying record calf and feeder prices. Speaking at the 24th Annual Southern Plains Beef Symposium in Ardmore Saturday, University of Missouri Ag Extension Economist Dr. Ron Plain said that's a result of several factors.
USMEF Phil Seng Says Reverbs on COOL Will Be Wakeup Call for Congress
Two of America's best export customers for US beef are next door with Canada to the north and Mexico to the south. The continued heartburn that Canada and Mexico have with the US over Country of Origin Labeling will not go unnoticed.
Amid Record Prices, USMEF Promotes Value of US Beef
Record beef prices and tight US beef supplies, a combination that makes it tough to sell US beef internationally. That's a challenging job for US Meat Export Federation President and Chief Executive Officer Phil Seng.
US Beef on Track to Break Export Records in 2014
The world appetite for beef continues to grow. Last year was a record breaking year for beef exports and 2014 has the potential to be even better.
Kevin Good of Cattlefax Forecasts Strong Markets into 2015
This year has been quite the ride for cattle producers in 2014. At the recent Summer Cattle Industry Convention in Denver, Cattle Fax Senior Market Analyst Kevin Good told Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm News Director Ron Hays about the recording...
NCBA's Kristina Butts Believes WTO Ruling on COOl to be Made Public in...
Friday's Beef Buzz features comments from Kristina Butts with the National Cattlemen's Beef Association's office in Washington. Butts talks with Farm Director Ron Hays at the Summer Cattle Industry Conference in Denver about the continuing saga of...
Head of Texas Cattle Feeders Discusses State of Industry
Today we begin coverage of Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver, Colo. In covering the meeting, Radio Oklahoma Network Farm News Director Ron Hays interviewed Texas Cattle Feeders Association President & CEO Ross Wilson about on the condition...
Global Growth Committee Addressing Exports and Millennial Beef Demand
When cattle producers from across the nation gather in Denver this week for the Cattle Industry Summer Conference, international trade will be a key topic of discussion.
Robb says Fed Cattle Markets At Transition For Price Discovery
There are several structural issues that the cattle industry is trying to deal with right now. One of those issues is price discovery. It seems we're seeing fewer and fewer cattle sold on the cash market at the feedlot level.
2014 Transition Point for Cattle Markets and Herd Rebuilding
Record cattle and beef prices can be attributed to the nation's shrinking cattle herd, but beef demand is also key factor influencing prices.
Americans Continue to Demand Beef Amidst Record Prices
Across the board cattle and beef prices have surpassed record levels. Speaking at the Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association annual convention, Livestock Marketing Information Center Director Jim Robb says from an economist view its a combination of the...
Redlands Building Cattle Herd and Future Producers
Redlands Community College is helping students learn more about the cattle industry through their show cattle program. Redlands Agricultural Continuing Education Coordinator April Bow says the program was started three years ago.
Dealing WIth Heat Stress- Dr Michelle Calvo-Lorenzo on What to Look For...
Temperatures will be into the 90s and low 100s the next several days- and the heat index is expected to be even hotter than that- and your cattle need you to pay attention how they are handling the heat and the bright sun. Dr.
Heat Stress Reaches Dangerous Levels Across Oklahoma
The dog days of summer can be really dangerous for your beef cattle herds. Heat stress is a serious problem, if you don't have your cattle in the right situation.
- Bartlesville, OK