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Beef Buzz with Ron Hays on RON (Radio Oklahoma Network)

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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 on the latest livestock news.

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

Location:

Bartlesville, OK

Description:

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

Language:

English

Contact:

405 841 3675


Episodes

New Company Touts Affordable And Efficient Livestock RFID Ear Tagging System

4/22/2021
Affordable and efficient ultra-high frequency ear tags from a new company in Missouri will save livestock producers time and increase animal production said Matt Poindexter, Harrisonville, MO cattle producer and representative for LivestockLens.

Duration:00:05:34

New Livestock Electronic Tracking System Simplifies Record Keeping

4/21/2021
A new company outside of Kansas City has developed a unique system to help cattle producers electronically track their cattle, said Matt Poindexter, Harrisonville, MO cattle producer and representative for LivestockLens. Poindexter was recently interviewed by Radio Oklahoma Agriculture Network Associate Farm Director and Editor KC Sheperd.

Duration:00:05:55

Oklahoma National Stockyards Continues to Play a Significant Role For The Cattle Industry

4/20/2021
As the world"s largest cattle stocker and feeder market the Oklahoma National Stockyards holds a significant place in the agriculture and business arena. That significance was highlighted during the pandemic when our nation"s food supply was brought to its knees.

Duration:00:05:48

Oklahoma National Stockyards Having a Good Year Says President Kelli Payne

4/19/2021
The Oklahoma National Stockyards is one of only two remaining livestock markets in the country that use the commission firm structure with a live auction selling direct to buyers. The other facility is in St. Joseph, MO., and it is scheduled to soon close, leaving Oklahoma City alone at the top.

Duration:00:05:23

Momma Cows Could Still be Showing Effects of February's Brutal Cold Says OSU's Mark Johnson

4/16/2021
The lingering impact of February"s brutal cold may still be evident in cow herds said Dr. Mark Johnson, OSU Associate Professor of Animal Science and supervisor of the OSU Purebred Beef Cattle Center.

Duration:00:05:36

February's Brutal Cold Could Impact Breeding Bulls This Spring Says OSU's Mark Johnson

4/15/2021
The impact of February"s brutal cold is starting to show up in breeding bulls said Dr. Mark Johnson, OSU Associate Professor of Animal Science and supervisor of the OSU Purebred Beef Cattle Center.

Duration:00:05:30

U.S. Meat Export Federation CEO Expects Good Year For Exports

4/14/2021
When compared to a year ago, U.S. meat exports for the first part of 2021 are lower but Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of the U.S. Meat Export Federation said that was expected. He recently spoke with Radio Oklahoma Agriculture Network Associate Farm Director and Editor KC Sheperd.

Duration:00:05:07

U.S. Meat Exports Down in Latest Report But Dan Halstrom, U.S. Meat Export Federation, Says That Was Expected

4/13/2021
U.S. meat exports were down, in both value and volume, in February according to the latest available data and Dan Halstrom, president and CEO of the U.S. Meat Export Federation, said that was expected. He recently spoke with Radio Oklahoma Agriculture Network Associate Farm Director and Editor KC Sheperd.

Duration:00:05:20

Rancher Lamar Steiger Says Wal Mart Focused on Providing High Quality Fresh Beef

4/12/2021
Consumers are demanding more high-quality beef in a convenient way, said Lamar Steiger, a cow/calf operator from northwest Arkansas. That"s one of the key lessons the beef industry has learned from the pandemic.

Duration:00:05:49

Wal Mart Heads The List of Grocery Stores Focusing on Providing Quality Beef For Consumers

4/9/2021
Wal Mart has been very aggressive in its efforts to deliver a great eating experience for consumers who buy beef at a Wal Mart store said Lamar Steiger, a cow/calf operator from northwest Arkansas.

Duration:00:05:55

Arkansas Beef Producer Explains How Wal Mart Improved Its Meat Counter Reputation

4/8/2021
It"s an interesting story to learn how Wal Mart became the largest beef retailer in the world and Lamar Steiger, a cow/calf operator from northwest Arkansas, relates that story on today"s Beef Buzz.

Duration:00:05:47

Producers Should Have a Plan Ready if Drought Becomes Reality This Summer, Says OSU's Derrell Peel

4/7/2021
If drought visits your ranch this year, you need to be prepared said Dr. Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock market economist. Drought has covered much of the western U.S. for more than a year and fears of it expanding east are starting to gain traction as some areas of the High Plains are experiencing a dry spring.

Duration:00:05:40

Strong Demand Fueling Higher Beef Cattle Prices Says OSU's Derrell Peel

4/6/2021
Strong demand is fueling higher beef cattle prices as we enter the spring months said Dr. Derrell Peel, OSU Extension livestock market economist. Wholesale boxed beef prices are strong, and Peel said it"s a combination of supply and demand factors. Peel said demand for all the meats is strong right now, especially for beef.

Duration:00:05:30

Flies Are a Huge Economic Threat For Pasture Cattle Says Mark Upton, Central Life Sciences

4/5/2021
As temperatures warm and the grass greens up this spring and summer, a producer has to realize horn flies are the biggest problem in terms of economic threat for their pastured cattle, said Mark Upton, director of sales for Central Life Sciences.

Duration:00:05:47

Beef Cattle Producers to Receive CFAP Funds Soon, Says NCBA's Ethan Lane

4/2/2021
Ethan Lane, NCBA vice president of government affairs, is pleased to see beef cattle producers are going to be receiving CFAP funds soon, as promised by Congress. For the cattle industry we are pleased they are going to follow the plan laid out in December and process that $1.4 billion in the next 30 days or so, Lane said.

Duration:00:05:46

NCBA's Voluntary Price Discovery Policy Approaches First Milestone Says Ethan Lane in The D.C. Office

4/1/2021
Voluntary efforts in developing more price discovery in the cattle market is nearing its first milestone, said Ethan Lane, NCBA vice president of government affairs. NCBA policy established last summer a committee of producers to study the markets and render a decision after each quarter of the year.

Duration:00:05:22

Senate Legislation Establishing Percentage of Cash Versus Negotiated Cattle Trade Examined by NCBA's Ethan Lane

3/31/2021
Legislation by Sen. Chuck Grassley (R-IA) to increase competition and transparency among packers is continuing to attract attention from the cattle industry said Ethan Lane, NCBA vice president of government affairs. This is a bill we have been opposed to in the past, Lane said.

Duration:00:06:55

Cloud of Uncertainty Hangs Over Meat Demand Going Into Spring Months

3/30/2021
There remains some uncertainty in the meat demand picture going into the spring months said Katelyn McCullock, director and senior agricultural economist for the Livestock Marketing Information Center.

Duration:00:05:30

Cloud of Uncertainty Hangs Over Meat Demand Going Into Spring Months

3/30/2021
There remains some uncertainty in the meat demand picture going into the spring months said Katelyn McCullock, director and senior agricultural economist for the Livestock Marketing Information Center.

Duration:00:05:30

KSU's Dr. Glynn Tonsor Develops Tool to Determine Value of Calf Vaccination Programs

3/29/2021
The economic value of calf vaccination programs can be more easily determined using a new decision tool designed by Dr. Glynn Tonsor, Kansas State University Extension livestock market economist. The tool is called the KSU-Merck Calf vaccination program assessment tool.

Duration:00:05:29