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Beef Buzz is a daily radio program on the Radio Oklahoma Network. Ron Hays keeps Oklahoma cattle producers up to speed.

Beef Buzz is a daily radio program on the Radio Oklahoma Network. Ron Hays keeps Oklahoma cattle producers up to speed.
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Bartlesville, OK

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Beef Buzz is a daily radio program on the Radio Oklahoma Network. Ron Hays keeps Oklahoma cattle producers up to speed.

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English

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405 841 3675


Episodes

Year-to-Date Slaughter Numbers Suggest a Rapid Deceleration in the US Beef Cow Herd Expansion

11/14/2018
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When you break down the numbers of cattle being processed or slaughtered here in 2018, it tells an interesting story - so says Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Market Economist Dr. Derrell Peel. He explained the breakdown of current slaughter picture with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays.

Duration:00:05:58

Promising Pasture Conditions Spark Green Fever in Cattle Country as Producers Buy Up Stockers

11/13/2018
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After the disappointment of last year in terms of wheat pasture, the conditions headed into this winter look much more promising. According to Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Market Economist Dr.

Duration:00:04:29

Animal Rights Activists Stoop to Exploiting Religious Beliefs and Manipulating Data to Further Cause

11/12/2018
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Hannah Thompson-Weeman with the Animal Agriculture Alliance says the beef industry has several challenges out in front of it when it comes to attacks by animal rights extremists.

Duration:00:05:45

Activists Succeed in Passing More Restrictions on Production Ag, Bringing Them Closer to Real Goal

11/9/2018
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Those involved in anti-animal agriculture efforts got a big win in the Tuesday, November elections out in California with the state"s Proposition #12 easily passing. This ballot initiative sets new standards in place for cage-free laying hens, for veal and for sows in gestation crates.

Duration:00:05:26

NCBA Lobbyist Colin Woodall Sees Action in the Lame Duck on the 2018 Farm Bill

11/9/2018
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Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays caught up with Senior Vice President for Government Affairs for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, Colin Woodall, in Kansas City at the National Association of Farm Boradcasting's annual meeting- and talked a variety of issues with the veteran lobbyist who represents cattle producers...

Duration:00:04:57

Ag Sec. Sonny Perdue Maintains USDA Authority Over 'Fake Meat,' But Says FDA will Have a Role

11/7/2018
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United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue was recently in Oklahoma City talking with Oklahoma ag leaders including representatives from the cattle industry. Michael Kelsey, executive director of the Oklahoma Cattlemen"s Association, was there and urged the Secretary to be firm and not back down from any sort of...

Duration:00:04:30

Certified Angus Beef Faces Its Next Big Hurdle- Raising the Bar on Consumer Trust to the Next Level

11/6/2018
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According to Certified Angus Beef CEO John Stika, despite four decades of unparalleled success- there are still a few challenges out there facing the CAB brand. But there is also a lot of opportunity to be had too, he says.

Duration:00:05:42

Certified Angus Beef's John Stika Says Brand's 40 Years of Success is Amazing, Continues to Grow

11/5/2018
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Stakeholders of the American Angus Association from across the country are gathered this week in Columbus, Ohio for the organization"s annual convention which is focused this year on celebrating the Certified Angus Beef brand"s 40th anniversary.

Duration:00:06:24

Certified Angus Beef's John Sticka Says Brand's 40 Years of Success is Amazing, Continues to Grow

11/5/2018
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Stakeholders of the American Angus Association from across the country are gathered this week in Columbus, Ohio for the organization"s annual convention which is focused this year on celebrating the Certified Angus Beef brand"s 40th anniversary.

Duration:00:06:24

Oklahoma Wheat Pastures Look Promising for Grazing this Winter - Just as Soon as They Dry Out

11/2/2018
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As we enter into November, there is some wheat pasture out there - at least a little bit, but the potential is a whole lot more may be in the works once we get a little more solid footing as wheat fields dry out. According to Oklahoma State University Extension Grain Market Economist Dr.

Duration:00:06:00

Zombie WOTUS Rises from the Dead in Carolina Court Case- NCBA Fighting to Return It to the Grave

11/1/2018
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A couple of months ago, the Waters of the US rule that was established by the Obama Administration came back to life - at least in several states including Oklahoma.

Duration:00:05:09

USDA Undersecretary Greg Ibach Shares Vision for a National Beef Production Traceability System

10/31/2018
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Even before the infamous �Cow That Stole Christmas" mad cow disease incident back in 2003 that ultimately resulted in a ban on US beef into China for over a decade, the US beef industry has at times discussed the necessity of implementing an Animal Disease Traceability program, or ADT.

Duration:00:05:33

Beef Demand Situation Looks Good by the Data, But Outside Threats Could Hinder Future Success

10/30/2018
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Several indications in the marketplace have been pointing to better beef demand thus far here in 2018. For example, many US customers on the international market have bought record levels of total beef pounds and at a higher value. Domestically, the exact numbers are a bit harder to pin down but seem to be doing well also.

Duration:00:06:04

Consumers Sending Market Clear Message: They Want High-Quality Beef and are Willing to Pay for It

10/29/2018
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Randy Blach is the chief executive officer at the cattle industry"s analytics arm, CattleFax.

Duration:00:04:29

NCBA Fights Back on FDA's Challenge of USDA's Authority Over Fake Meat - Calls Industry to Action

10/26/2018
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A two-day hearing held jointly by the Food & Drug Administration and the United States Department of Agriculture over the regulatory future of cell-based meat or as the National Cattlemen"s Beef Association calls it, �fake meat.� NCBA President Kevin Kester of California was there during this hearing to testify, during which he...

Duration:00:05:08

What's Good for the Goose is Not Necessarily Good for the Gander-RCALF's Bill Bullard on Mandates

10/25/2018
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In a wide-ranging interview with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays, the CEO of the R-CALF organization, Bill Bullard, talked about a couple of different issues that have been discussed within the beef cattle industry in recent years.

Duration:00:05:21

R-CALF CEO Bill Bullard Sets Record Straight on Group's Alleged Ties to Human Society of the US

10/24/2018
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Bill Bullard is the long-time CEO of R-CALF USA and he is not happy with some of the media coverage R-CALF has received from publications like Drover"s, which has made past claims that the organization has ties to the Humane Society of the United States.

Duration:00:05:26

Be Advised Beef Producers- Consumers Are Now Becoming Increasingly Concerned with Cattle's Diet

10/23/2018
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Most of our beef cattle have a largely forage-based diet. It is only those cattle that head to a feedlot for the final three to four months of their life that �finish� with a diet that includes corn and feed grains to develop the marbling that allows us to get a choice or prime animal at the end of the day.

Duration:00:05:19

Consumers Agree Modern Production Yields Quality Beef - It's Animal Welfare That Concerns Them

10/22/2018
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Dr. Janeen Salak-Johnson currently serves as part of the Oklahoma State University Animal Science faculty as the Temple Grandin Professorship in Animal Behavior and Well-being.

Duration:00:04:54

Chief Ag Negotiator Greg Doud Weighs in on the Highly Anticipated Bilateral Trade Talks with the EU

10/19/2018
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You might call the European Union"s ban on beef from cattle that receive naturally occurring growth promoting hormones the original poster child as far as unfair trade practices against the US beef cattle industry goes.

Duration:00:04:29