Livestock

Kansas, Nebraska & U.S. Cattle on Feed up slightly

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.8 million head on March 1, 2017. The inventory was slightly above March 1, 2016.

USDA says no Tainted Brazilian Meat has entered U.S.

The U.S. Department of Agricultures (USDA) Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) announced additional steps to keep the food supply safe for American families in light of the recent investigations of Brazils meat industry.

Craig Uden Testifies on Cattlemens Priorities for 2018 Farm Bill

Craig Uden, the president of the National Cattlemens Beef Association, called on Congress to authorize $150 million a year over five years for a stronger and more adequate foot-and-mouth disease (FMB) vaccine bank as part of the 2018 Farm Bill.

CattleFax elects Officers for 2017

Todd Allen, a cattle feeder from Newton, Kan., has been elected 2017 President of CattleFax, one of several new officers elected at the 49th annual business meeting of the organization on Feb. 2, 2017 in Nashville, Tenn.

Costco Expansion Provides Even Greater Momentum for U.S. Beef in Korea

U.S. beef has been rapidly building momentum in South Korea, and received a further boost this week as Costco officially began converting its imported chilled beef selection from Australian beef to 100 percent U.S. product

Heifer Considerations in today's market

UNL Extension Educator Aaron Burger discusses considerations when contemplating whether to replace or sell your heifers. He also previews the "State of Beef" Conference.

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