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Intense winds carried the largest wildfire ever recorded in Texas, spanning over 1 million acres of rangeland in the Panhandle, a crucial hub for the state's cattle industry, and extending into Oklahoma by late February 2024. Despite a light...
By Ryan Hanrahan, University of Illinois' FarmDoc project The United States Department of Agriculture this week raised its fiscal year 2024 agricultural export and import forecasts by $1 billion each, holding steady its estimate of a $30.5 billion U.S. ag...
NBC News’ Patrick Smith reported Wednesday that “Texas farmers and ranchers are facing the ‘destruction’ of their livelihoods as a result of wildfires that have continued to rage through the panhandle this week into today, the state’s agriculture commissioner...
It’s no secret that calving time draws extra attention to keeping pathogens out of pens, but it’s also a time when there are more opportunities for them to come in. On the latest episode of the Simply Verified Beef podcast,...
National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) reports: A new resource developed by the National Cattlemen's Beef Association and CattleFax helps cattle producers maximize profitability from their culling decisions. "Right Way. Right Time. - A Guide to Cull Cattle Management" is now...
Source: Beef Farmers of Ontario Research Lead: Dr. Katie Wood , University of Guelph EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The objectives of this project will help identify traits in the cow/calf industry associated with improved feed efficiency and reduced enteric methane emissions in forage-fed animals....
Missouri Prime Beef Packers expressed its aspiration to resume operations at its Pleasant Hope facility pending an agreement with the state regarding wastewater treatment, as stated by the company. The decision to suspend operations on Tuesday was attributed to...
Source: Government of Alberta “Fertilizers are essential inputs for agricultural production,” says Azam Nikzad, market analyst/coordinating researcher with the Alberta government. “In Alberta, fertilizer and lime accounted for approximately $2.5 billion of total farm operating expenses in 2022. Domestic demand...
One of my favorite days of the entire year is the Century and Heritage Farm ceremony that takes place during the Iowa State Fair. During the all-day event in the historic Livestock Pavilion, hundreds of multi-generational farm families, many...
National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) reports: San Antonio, Texas, will host CattleCon 2025, the largest cattle industry event in the country, Feb. 4-6, 2025. Thousands of cattlemen and women will gather to learn, conduct business, network and have fun. San Antonio...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada This week, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food, visited Malaysia and the Philippines to strengthen regional partnerships and create new opportunities for our hardworking Canadian producers. Minister MacAulay’s trade mission highlighted and built...
Source: Cargill news release Cargill is raising the bar in grain marketing, helping farmers unlock enhanced profitability with Cargill Elevate - a mix of market insights, pricing solutions, world-class expertise and access to robust farm management platforms that give farmers...
Source: South Dakota State University, Madison Kovarna, SDSU Extension Beef Nutrition Field Specialist Introduction For 75% of the year, beef producers are generally feeding 2 animals: 1) the cow and 2) her unborn calf. Additionally, a cow may be growing a fetus...
Source: Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Canada has strong business and people-to-people ties across the Indo-Pacific region, and the Government of Canada will continue working to create new opportunities for Canadian farmers, producers, and the agri-food sector with key trading partners. While...
Episode Description There are a range of different beef cattle operations in Canada, and no one breeding program is optimal for all operations. The ideal program will be determined by your operational goals and the management practices that best fit those goals.

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