BeefTalk: Future of Beef Revisited – Global Competitiveness
Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension
The expression “the world is your oyster” aptly applies to beef production. If one only sits in a shell and never looks out, one would miss the fast-paced comingling of the continents. Who would have thought a calf born on a lonely day in the far back pasture could be walking off an airplane cargo deck halfway around the world a year later? Additionally, a beef carcass processed in an inspected harvesting facility can go worldwide. Any product, once marketed, is released to the world.