Livestock producers face industry-changing rule
Livestock producers are facing a giant hurdle, one that could drastically change the beef industry: A new rule proposed by the United State Department of Agricultural (USDA) Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration (GIPSA).
Baxter Black, DVM: THE MAD COW ESCAPE
It’s 6 ½ hours from Sierraville to Modesto and the packing house. Karl had put together a load of cull cows
Creating Nolan Ryan’s Guaranteed Tender Beef
Beefmaster Cattlemen introduced a product that created a niche. Their brand, Nolan Ryan’s Guaranteed Tender Beef, debuted in 2000 as a value-added select product and was designed to unite a supply of Brahman-influenced cattle with a demand for a lean and tender eating experience.
Observing breeding bulls
Dave Barz, DVM
Tri State Livestock News
I think June will go down as the wettest June in our area, and we didn’t receive the heavy rains some of you did. As a result, the grass is green, the nights are cool, and every day on my way to work I see bulls covering cows in the pastures.
Fewer Cows, More Money
Victoria G. Myers
After nearly 35 years of intensive ranch management, Jim Theeck realized a few years back he either had to go cheaper or get out of the business.
Cattle grazing prevents forest fires
The Modesto Bee
Imagine the forest at ground level. It is tender made up of two-year-old decaying undergrowth to give a fire a quick start.
Where’s the beef? Michigan State aims to find out
Seattle Post Intelligencer
A small herd of cattle from Michigan State University was recently slaughtered with two goals: boosting the amount of locally produced food on campus and creating a system of tracking beef from the farm to the plate.