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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

NCBA's Sustainability Guru Sara Place Shoots Down the Environmental Misconceptions About the US Beef Industry

8/23/2019
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Dr. Sara Place, a former faculty member of Oklahoma State University, is now on staff at the National Cattlemen"s Beef Association serving the beef industry as the organization"s senior director of sustainable beef production research.

Duration:00:06:01

American Angus Association Rolls Out New Genomically Enhanced EPD Index Data Set

8/22/2019
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The American Angus Association has had a lot on its plate recently, according to the organization"s president and Oklahoma Angus breeder, John Pfeiffer.

Duration:00:05:30

K-State's Glynn Tonsor Breaks Down Cattle Market's Surprising Reaction to Tyson Packing Plant Fire

8/21/2019
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Without advance warning, cattle prices got slaughtered last week after the arrival of news that the beef packing plant in Holcomb, Kan. was being shut down due to a fire related mishap. Kansas State University Extension Ag Economist Dr.

Duration:00:06:01

NCBA's Allison Rivera Holds USDA's Dragging Feet to the Fire on FMD Vaccine Bank's Implementation

8/20/2019
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Since this past Christmas, the United States Department of Agriculture has been working to implement the programs and provisions included in the 2018 Farm Bill.

Duration:00:06:06

USDA Program Designers Struggle to Balance Cost vs. Incentive in Promoting Traceability Participation

8/19/2019
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The United States Department of Agriculture is proposing the cattle industry transition to an electronic identification system to monitor livestock more efficiently and enhance its traceback capability in regard to animal disease purposes. In concert with that, Dr. James Mitchell, along with Dr.

Duration:00:05:43

GIPSA Rule Resurfaces as DOJ Orders Formal Rulemaking Process � NCBA Fighting for Common Sense Solution

8/16/2019
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During the 2019 National Cattlemen"s Beef Association and Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting held in Denver recently, Colin Woodall, lead lobbyist for NCBA in its DC office, briefed members on what is happening in DC right now at USDA regarding the GIPSA rule.

Duration:00:05:12

Have You Heard? Operating as a BQA Certified Producer can Command Up to $17/Head More for Your Cattle

8/15/2019
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Colorado State University"s Dr. Jason Ahola has been involved with research designed to study the tangible value that participating in the Beef Quality Assurance program can add back to cattle producers" bottom lines.

Duration:00:05:34

Study Shows Cattle from Beef Quality Assurance Certified Producers Command Higher Premium at Auction

8/14/2019
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While producers have traditionally participated in Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) because it"s the right thing to do, there is sound research that indicates BQA certified producers can benefit financially as well.

Duration:00:05:27

Tyson Packing Plant Fire Stirs Dramatic Industry Reaction and Speculation with Pronounced Uncertainty

8/13/2019
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Fire struck the Tyson Food"s Holcomb, Kan. beef packing plant at the end of this last week. The cattle market quickly responded Monday with limit losses locking down both the live and fed cattle complexes.

USMEF's Dan Halstrom on the Strength of US Beef Exports to Japan Despite Its Tariff Disadvantage

8/12/2019
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Despite the challenges of higher tariffs against US beef versus its major competitors, Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of the US Meat Export Federation, says the industry has managed to continue to perform exceptionally well in the Japanese market all things considered.

Duration:00:06:14

Missouri's Meat Labeling Law Draws Backlash from Alternative Meat Proponents

8/9/2019
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Missouri was the first state in the country to pass a law that essentially says, if you want to call a product �beef" it has to come from a four-legged bovine animal.

Duration:00:05:24

Fall Calf Market Expected to be Driven by Higher Corn Prices with Limited Potential for Upside

8/8/2019
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According to the Livestock Marketing Information Center"s director, Katelyn McCullock, the crazy weather that has impacted the 2019 corn crop is likely to result in higher corn prices in the coming months, as well as lower feeder cattle prices.

Duration:00:05:54

Corn Conundrum Fuels Speculation About Future Profitability in the Cattle Markets

8/7/2019
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According to Katelyn McCullock, director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, there will be several factors impacting cattle prices in the months to come. At the top of her list is the uncertainty of the corn and soybean market, especially the corn market.

Duration:00:06:03

WOTUS War Nearly Won as Rule's Final Repeal Expected to be Made Official This August

8/6/2019
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Scott Yager, chief environmental counsel for the National Cattlemen"s Beef Association, has been following the repeal process of the Waters of the United States (WOTUS), which has been years in the making. Yager says as far as the Obama-era WOTUS rule is concerned, though, it is very near its end.

Duration:00:06:09

Everything You Need to Know About Trump's Deal with the EU to Increase Market Access for US Beef

8/5/2019
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This past Friday, President Donald Trump presided over a news conference announcing a deal between the European Union and the United States that will increase access for US beef exports into the EU. For about a decade, the US has exported beef to the EU as part of a 45,000 mt.

Duration:00:05:40

Blach Says Producers Reaping the Benefits of Their Focus on Better Beef Quality for Today's Consumers

8/2/2019
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According to Randy Blach, CEO of the analytics firm CattleFax, the beef industry has a remarkable story to tell about improving beef quality. Currently, there is more beef grading either Choice or Prime than ever before and he says, the market is telling the cattle industry it is willing to pay for that quality.

Duration:00:05:20

CattleFax's Randy Blach Sees Industry Making "Massive Change" in How It Handles Risk Management

8/1/2019
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Randy Blach is chief executive officer of the beef industry analytics firm, CattleFax. During the 2019 Summer Business Meeting of the National Cattlemen"s Beef Association in Denver this week, he offered a mid-year summary of the cattle business.

Duration:00:05:28

Checkoff's Impact Continues to Climb - Study Shows Industry Receives $11.91 for Every Dollar Spent

7/31/2019
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Dr. Harry Kaiser is a professor of economics at Cornell University and has been engaged over the years with the Beef Checkoff, conducting economic analyses of the program to determine the return on investment generated through its various marketing and promotional activities.

Duration:00:05:34

As Beef Industry Explores the Marketing Benefits of Traceability, BQA's Potential is Starting to Gain Attention

7/30/2019
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According to National Cattlemen"s Beef Association President Jennifer Houston, it is important for beef producers to understand that today"s consumer is curious about their food and how it is produced.

Duration:00:05:54

NCBA President Jennifer Houston on the State of the Cattle Industry, Highlights Potential Opportunities

7/29/2019
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At the recent Oklahoma Cattlemen"s Association Convention, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays caught up with Jennifer Houston, owner/operator of East Tennessee Livestock Center and president of the National Cattlemen"s Beef Association.

Duration:00:05:47