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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

Contact:

405 841 3675


Episodes

Markets in 2017 a Pleasant Surprise But Bigger Calf Crops Could Hinder Producers' Future Profitability

11/24/2017
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Contrary to market analysts" initial expectations for this year, 2017 has actually surprised everyone, including Jim Robb of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, with a strong turn upward that has been measured in a recent report, that weighed a variety of economic drivers...

Duration: 00:04:41


Temporary Waiver on Looming ELD Mandate Buying NCBA Time to Negotiate Long-Term Exemption

11/22/2017
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Come December 18, 2017, the US Department of Transportation"s Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Enhancement Act will go into effect, mandating all freight trucks to install electronic logging devices, or ELDs.

Duration: 00:04:29


OSU's Deb VanOverbeke Says Industry Showing Notable Improvement in Latest Beef Quality Audit

11/21/2017
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Earlier this year, the authors of the most recent National Beef Quality Audit released their findings on a study conducted to better understand where improvements can be made in the industry, and ultimately raise the bottom lines for those in the beef supply chain. Oklahoma State University"s Dr.

Duration: 00:05:38


The Beef Industry is Evolving and Certified Angus Beef is Setting the Curve in Value-Based Marketing

11/20/2017
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From cattle feeders to processors and retailers, Certified Angus Beef works closely with each segment of the beef pipeline.

Duration: 00:05:28


NCBA's Tax Maven Danielle Beck Talks Turkey on Pre-Thanksgiving Tax Package and Its Impact

11/17/2017
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On Thursday, the House of Representatives passed HR1, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act, in tandem with the Senate"s passage of its own version of the legislation.

Duration: 00:05:09


Mark McCully of Certified Angus Beef, Connecting the Dots Between Producers and Profitability

11/16/2017
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As consumers signal more and more demand for Certified Angus Beef in the marketplace, Mark McCully"s job as vice president, overseeing CAB"s supply development, packing, and industry information divisions, is keeping him busier these days as he works with producers to keep a steady chain of high quality beef rolling through the...

Duration: 00:04:49


WTO Rules in Favor of US Claims Against Indonesia Giving US a Chance to Grow Its Market Share

11/15/2017
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The US beef industry has had some big wins in recent months, in and around the Pacific Rim, with gains in China, Korea and other countries. This week, it had another win, as the World Trade Organization ruled in favor of the US in a dispute with Indonesia over its complex and opaque import requirements for beef and beef products.

Duration: 00:04:29


NCBA's Collin Woodall Praises Trump Admin. for Its Actions to Alleviate the Regulatory Burden on Ag

11/14/2017
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One area that has seen probably the most movement since Donald Trump took office, has been in agriculture, where the President and his administration have attempted to alleviate some of the regulatory burdens of producers.

Duration: 00:04:56


While Trump's Trade Rhetoric May Just be a Negotiation Tactic, We Can't Afford to Take a Chance

11/13/2017
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Each week, it seems there is something new coming from the ongoing negotiations to reauthorize the North American Free Trade Agreement, that could change the direction of discussion, either for better or worse. The same is true about the US free trade agreement with South Korea, or KORUS.

Duration: 00:04:29


Don Close Says 2017 Has Been a Remarkable Year for Cattle Producer Profits

11/11/2017
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According to Don Close, senior livestock economy analyst with Rabobank, the cattle markets have been remarkably profitable in all sectors of the industry here in 2017, and he contends they were set up to do so from the beginning.

Duration: 00:05:45


Angus Breed Aiming for Genetically Based Feeder Calf Program to Enhance Value of Angus Calves

11/8/2017
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American Angus Association announced this past Saturday it has entered into an agreement to acquire the assets of Verified Beef, including its proprietary Reputation Feeder Cattle� program.

Duration: 00:04:29


Value Added Programs Play Important Role in the Success of Beef Markets, Made Evident this Year

11/7/2017
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This year has been very unusual to say the least, but in a good way, according to Randy Blach, CEO of CattleFax. He spoke with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays during the American Angus Association in Fort Worth this past weekend.

Duration: 00:04:29


CattleFax CEO Randy Blach Says 2017's Robust Export Market the Industry's Biggest Bright Spot

11/6/2017
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CattleFax CEO Randy Blach appeared at the 2017 American Angus Convention this past weekend in Fort Worth, Texas where he spoke briefly with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays about the state of the cattle industry over the past year and more specifically about the surprisingly robust export market and how it...

Duration: 00:04:29


Animal Activist Groups Encouraging Followers to Harass Local Businesses to Force Their Compliance

11/3/2017
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The Animal Agriculture Alliance recently published their annual report on observations made while monitoring the National Animal Rights Conference held not long ago in Alexandria, Virginia.

Duration: 00:05:10


CME's Collaboration with Cattle Industry Yields Some Welcomed Improvements to the Futures Market

11/2/2017
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About a year and a half ago, the CME Group began working with the National Cattlemen"s Beef Association and the cattle industry to make changes to live and feeder cattle contracts to more closely align them with cash market values.

Duration: 00:05:06


Will Beef Take a Back Seat to Turkey and Ham this Holiday Season? Maybe Not, Says Glynn Tonsor

11/1/2017
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The fact that the price for beef has remained so strong lately in the face of larger supplies rolling through the pipeline, is solid evidence that demand for beef is remaining relatively strong for this particular season, when the product typically takes a back seat to poultry and pork as featured entrees on holiday menus.

Duration: 00:04:29


Glynn Tonsor Reads Between the Lines of Current Beef Market Data that Shows Underlying Demand

10/31/2017
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Here at the end of October, beef cattle prices have managed to endure the typical seasonal pattern of decline, still maintaining above $1 per pound in cash cattle trade. In addition, wholesale boxed beef prices have also held strong, as have feeder and stocker cattle prices - all still above year ago levels.

Duration: 00:04:50


Trump's Trade Rhetoric Keeping Industry on Edge, Fearing Loss of Its Strong Export Market Position

10/30/2017
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The latest numbers compiled by the US Meat Export Federation shows the continued success in the export markets for both US beef and pork. According to the October report, beef exports this year from January to August are up by ten percent in volume at 823,000 mt.

Duration: 00:04:29


Secretary Sonny Perdue Optimistic that Advancements in International Trade will Soon Pick Up Pace

10/27/2017
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US Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue spent an entire day this week, visiting the National FFA Convention in Indianapolis. Before addressing attendees during the Convention"s general session, Perdue met with members of the media.

Duration: 00:04:29


LMIC's Jim Robb Keeping an Eye on Beef Byproduct Exports, Showing Signs of Softer Performance

10/26/2017
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US beef exports have performed exceptionally well over the last few years, showing year to year gains in both volume and value. In 2016, this market had a very good year, but 2017 is proving to be even better.

Duration: 00:05:04

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