Daily Archives: December 17, 2018

While calving management perspectives vary, cow reproductive readiness should not

While calving management perspectives vary, cow reproductive readiness should not

Beef Magazine

In the cow-calf business, high variability in inputs combined with differences in production goals and the availability of resources make it challenging for producers to determine management plans that will deliver the most profitability for their enterprise.

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Missouri man pleads guilty in $2.4M cattle fraud scheme case

Missouri man pleads guilty in $2.4M cattle fraud scheme case

The News Tribune

A 57-year-old southwestern Missouri man has pleaded guilty in federal court to a $2.4 million wire fraud scheme and faces up to 20 years in prison. Dwight Moody Cox, of Ozark, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count. He owns Dwight Cox Cattle Co., which bought cattle for clients and grazed the cattle on land Cox owned or rented. When the cattle reached a specified weight, Cox shipped the cattle to the clients.

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Should Plant-Based Proteins Be Called “Meat”?

Should Plant-Based Proteins Be Called “Meat”?

Melissa Kravitz

Truthout

While some newly formulated meat-free products, like the plant-based Beyond Burger or its rival the Impossible Burger (the veggie burger that “bleeds”), may be deceptively meat-like, it’s hard to understand how consumers could actually be duped into thinking non-meat products are legitimately meat.

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