alabama

New Effort to Promote Lean Beef in Alabama

Dan Alabama, Beef

In Alabama, efforts have been underway for many years to work with those in the nutrition industry, including attending various conferences and meetings to get the message of healthy beef out to dieticians across the state. And in this week’s beef checkoff report, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association Executive Vice President Erin Beasley talks about something new in Alabama to work even …

meat

Retail Meat Prices Slip Lower in August

Dan Beef, Industry News Release, Pork, Poultry

Consumer prices for meat decline 0.4 percent in August, compared to figures compiled in July. A monthly report by the Bureau of Labor Statistics shows overall U.S. meat prices for consumers were lower on softer prices for beef roasts and ham. August prices fell 2.1 percent on beef roasts, 1.5 percent on beef steaks and 0.1 percent on ground beef. …

beef trade

Agri View: Resuming Beef Trade

Dan Agri View, Beef, Trade

Everett Griner talks about resuming beef trade with China in today’s Agri View.       Well, China is buying American beef again. It is not what cattlemen would like to see, but it is happening. China stopped buying American beef 14 years ago. There is still no formal trade agreement between the two countries but, individual buyers, you know …