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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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Location:

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.

Language:

English

Contact:

405 841 3675


Episodes

Action Alert by NCBA- Call Your House Member and Urge a No Vote on Brat Blumenauer Amendment to 2018 Farm Bill

5/18/2018
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The National Cattlemen"s Beef Association (NCBA), the American Farm Bureau and a variety of other commodity trade associations are urging Congress to stand with farmers, ranchers, and rural communities by voting down the amendment offered by U.S. Reps. Dave Brat (7th Dist. � Va.) and Earl Blumenauer (3rd Dist. � Ore.) to the 2018 Farm Bill.

Duration:00:04:36

Are Your Cattle Getting Enough Water? Extension Specialist Justin Wagoner Shares His Summer Tips

5/17/2018
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As we approach the summer season, it is important to understand the water needs of your beef cattle herd and stay on top of the number of gallons your mama cows need on a day-to-day basis.

Duration:00:04:55

While this Year's Beef Business Falls a Bit Short Compared to '17, It's Setting Us Up for a Strong 2019

5/16/2018
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The 2017 marketing year turned out to be remarkable for the beef cattle business - a lot of that success attributed to how aggressively cattle were marketed during that period while keeping marketing weights well under control.

Duration:00:06:02

Price of Hay Surges as US Livestock Industry Grapples with Tightest Hay Stock Supply Since 2013

5/15/2018
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When wildfires hit northwest Oklahoma this April, the call went out again for hay. But, unlike the year before, not nearly the same amount of hay was trucked in from other parts of the country.

Duration:00:04:35

NCBA Calls on USDA to Assert Jurisdiction Over 'Fake Meat' Regulation to Ensure Market Fairness

5/14/2018
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Congress is currently working on the 2019 fiscal year budget, including work on the 2019 agriculture budget. The House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, in fact just passed a budget bill out last week - in it, language regarding the regulation of so called, fake meat products.

Duration:00:05:01

New Zoetis Implant, Synovex, Puts More Weight on Your Cattle and Less on Your Shoulders

5/11/2018
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Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays was joined this week with Dr. Doug Hilbig, beef technical service veterinarian with Zoetis, to discuss the animal health company"s next generation implant, Synovex 1 Grass. Like most conventional implants, this new technology works great in feedlots and in stocker cattle.

Duration:00:05:52

OKC West Livestock Sale Raises $59,000 for Oklahoma Cattlemen's Foundation Wildfire Relief Fund

5/10/2018
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On Wednesday afternoon, OKC West Livestock Auction in El Reno, Okla. hosted a special roll-over sale benefitting farmers and ranchers in northwest Oklahoma that were affected by recent wildfires.

Duration:00:05:44

Persistent Drought Tightening Its Grip on Beef Cattle Producers Across the Southern Great Plains

5/9/2018
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A large portion of the Southern Great Plains stretching across Kansas, Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle remains under the tightening grip of a strong drought with little opportunity in the forecast to break the dry pattern any time soon. Oklahoma State University Extension Cattle Market Economist Dr.

Duration:00:04:29

As Smoke Clears, Derrell Peel Calculates $26.4M in Wildfire Damage to NW OK Cattle Operations

5/8/2018
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More than 350,000 acres were consumed by the wildfires that broke out across northwestern Oklahoma this April, leaving behind considerable damage. Since those fires were put out, Oklahoma State University Extension"s Dr. Derrell Peel has done some assessment of the losses specifically related to cattle operations in those areas.

Duration:00:04:35

USRSB Chairwoman Says Consumer Worry Gives Industry Chance to Better Connect with Consumers

5/7/2018
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The US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef hosted its 2018 General Assembly meeting in Oklahoma City this past week to continue its work in raising the bar on sustainability for the US beef industry.

Duration:00:04:30

USRSB Chairwoman Says Consumer Worry Gives Industry Chance to Better Connect with Consumers

5/7/2018
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The US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef hosted its 2018 General Assembly meeting in Oklahoma City this past week to continue its work in raising the bar on sustainability for the US beef industry.

Duration:00:04:30

NCBA's Jennifer Houston Says USRSB Consumer Insights Pinpoint Key Issues Industry Must Address

5/3/2018
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The US Roundtable for Sustainable Beef met in Oklahoma City this week to continue its work on advancing and improving the level of sustainability within the US beef industry.

Duration:00:05:14

As Selection Tools Become More Sophisticated, Ranchers are Growing More Confident in Decisions

5/2/2018
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There are so many genetic tools available these days to help producers select just the right bull for every operation. So many tools, it can at times get confusing when trying to get your arms around which tool to use to collect the information you are most interested in.

Duration:00:06:09

The Brains Behind Renowned RA Brown Ranch, Donnell Brown, Shares His Three Tips for Success

5/1/2018
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As described on the RA Brown Ranch website, Donnell Brown is the �Head Honcho� of the Throckmorton, Texas based ranching operation. He and his wife, Kelli, were for many years involved in the speakers" circuit, talking to producers and youth in agriculture.

Duration:00:04:57

The Brains Behind Renowned RA Brown Ranch, Donnell Brown, Shares His Three Tips for Success

5/1/2018
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As described on the RA Brown Ranch website, Donnell Brown is the �Head Honcho� of the Throckmorton, Texas based ranching operation. He and his wife, Kelli, were for many years involved in the speakers" circuit, talking to producers and youth in agriculture.

Duration:00:04:57

The Brains Behind Renowned RA Brown Ranch, Donnell Brown, Shares His Three Tips for Success

5/1/2018
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As described on the RA Brown Ranch website, Donnell Brown is the �Head Honcho� of the Throckmorton, Texas based ranching operation. He and his wife, Kelli, were for many years involved in the speakers" circuit, talking to producers and youth in agriculture.

Duration:00:04:29

Market Analyst Calls for More Pragmatic Approach to Deal with Volatility Upon Revelations from GAO

4/30/2018
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Beef Market Analyst Glynn Tonsor recently shared his take on a report compiled by the Government Accountability Office on a study investigating what factors led to the dramatic decline in cattle prices from 2013 to 2016.

Duration:00:05:49

Dems Expected to Draw Hard Line on Farm Bill Proposal as Markup Advances to the House Floor

4/27/2018
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Last week, the members of the House Agriculture Committee gathered to markup the 2018 Farm Bill proposal of Chairman Michael Conaway.

Duration:00:05:23

Commercial Cattlemen Have a Crack at Genetic Selection Tools with New Technology in the Works

4/26/2018
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In a recent conversation with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays, Dr. Jared Decker, a beef genetics extension specialist for the University of Missouri, explained that for right now, producers in the cattle industry have only single breed EPDs available to them that help in their genetic selection decisions.

Duration:00:05:41

Commercial Cattlemen Have a Crack at Genetic Selection Tools with New Technology in the Works

4/26/2018
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In a recent conversation with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays, Dr. Jared Decker, a beef genetics extension specialist for the University of Missouri, explained that for right now, producers in the cattle industry have only single breed EPDs available to them that help in their genetic selection decisions.

Duration:00:05:41

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