Beef Buzz from Radio Oklahoma
Positive Near Term Outlook for Cattle Markets
Everywhere you look higher prices for our beef and cattle prices, box beef trade has been moving higher, feedlot prices stronger, yearling prices on the upside, calf prices also higher on the southern plans.
Checkoff Dollars put Digital Media Front and Center in Consumers' Beef...
It"s no surprise to anyone with eyes or ears that the digital media have taken the world by storm.
Berringer Ingelheim Sponsors BQA Certification for Second Year
For the second year in a row, Berringer Ingelheim Vetmedica is sponsoring the opportunity for individuals to get certified in Beef Quality Assurance. Dave Korbelik spoke with Radio Oklahoma Network"s Ron has at the recently-completed Cattle Industry...
Cattle Industry Convention Set for Nashville Next Week- We Talk With...
The Cattle Industry Convention is the oldest and largest convention for the cattle business. The 2014 convention will be the 116th annual convention and gets underway Monday afternoon, February 3rd in Nashville at the Opryland Hotel and Convention...
Feedlot Numbers Five Percent Smaller Than at Start of 2013
The first USDA Cattle on Feed Report of 2014 shows a five percent smaller set of cattle in US Feedlots as of January first of this year versus January 1, 2013.
Using Sustainability to Bolster Beef Demand Among Millennial Generation...
Beef sustainability. It means different things to different people. Producers see it one way. Consumers see it another. That"s where the National Cattlemen"s Beef Association Director of Sustainability Research, Dr. Kim Stackhouse, comes in.
Dr. Bob Weaber Demystifies Sire Selection for Calving Ease
Over the next several weeks, cow-calf producers will be going to bull sales as they prepare to rebuild their herds. Kansas State University Beef Cow Specialist Dr. Bob Weaber says one of the prime genetic traits producers place on the top of their...
Beef Industry Faces Numerous Challenges from Regulators and Activists
Scott George, a dairy producer and cow-calf operator out of the state of Wyoming is the current president of the National Cattlemen"s Beef Association. Radio Oklahoma Network Farm Director Ron Hays visited with George about a variety of issues at the...
Market Conditions Conducive to Beef Herd Expansion in 2014, Derrell...
The U.S. cattle industry will be paying close attention to the January 31st Cattle Inventory report which, among other things, will detail the size of the nation"s beef cow herd.
Cattle Inventory Report Likely to Show Further Declines, Jim Robb Says
Last July"s USDA Cattle Inventory Report fell to the budget ax due to sequestration. Without that mid-year snapshot on the health of the U.S. cattle industry, Jim Robb, executive director of the Livestock Market Information Center, says the next...
2014 Feeder Profitability Questionable Despite Record-High Beef Prices
As 2014 begins to unfold, Jim Robb of the Livestock Market Information Center says that we can expect cattle supplies to tighten up soon and that will affect the cattle price outlook across the sector. �We were actually surprised by the amount of beef...
Tight Hog Supplies Good News for Beef Producers, Jim Robb Says
The recent USDA report on hog and pig numbers shows tighter supplies coming into 2014. Jim Robb of the Livestock Market Information Center says that report will impact beef prices a lot more than an average hog and pigs count.
Animal Health Companies Respond Positively to FDA Guidances on...
The Food and Drug Administration today released a pair of guidances on the use of medically-important antibiotics in farm animals. Both have been in the works for more than a year and seek to slow the spread of microbial resistance to antibiotics used...
Nebraska Beef Council, USMEF Team Up to Promote U.S. Beef in Macau
For the second consecutive year, the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) collaborated with the Nebraska Beef Council for a major U.S. beef promotion in Macau. As a special administrative region of China that allows legalized gaming, Macau attracts...
Cattle Industry Carries Good Momentum Coming Out of 2013 and Into 2014,...
With 2013 now over and 2014 just beginning to unfold, Colin Woodall, vice president for government affairs with the National Cattlemen"s Beef Association, says the beef industry posted quite a few successes last year which provides a great deal of...
Beef Demand Index Shows Solid Beef Demand by US Consumers
Retail beef prices are at record-high levels as 2013 comes to a close, which, normally, might be a signal that demand for beef is headed (or will soon be) south. However, there"s great encouragement in the latest beef demand index put together the Ag...
Colin Woodall- NCBA Members to Set Policy for the Organization This...
On today's Beef Buzz, NCBA Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall talks about the upcoming Cattle Industry Convention and the grassroots policy making process.
Placement Numbers Drop Again in Final Cattle on Feed Report of 2013
The USDA released its last Cattle on Feed report of 2013 this past Friday and it showed the number of cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.7 million head on...
Molly McAdams to be a Part of the 2014 Cattlemen's College in Nashville
A word to the wise- if you have attended the Cattle Industry Convention in recent years- look closely at how the schedule works this year- you may have to change your travel plans if you did not take into account that the 2014 edition of the...
Scrapping the Ethanol Mandate Suits Michael Kelsey Just Fine
Last week, Senators Tom Coburn of Oklahoma and Dianne Feinstein of California rolled out their legislative proposal that could eliminate the Federal government mandate for corn ethanol within the Renewable Fuel Standard.
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