trade

Cattle Producers Uneasy with Trade Issues

Dan Cattle, Trade

The beef industry, like many others in agriculture, know the importance of trade with other countries. One of the biggest is the North American Free Trade Agreement, as NAFTA is important to the beef industry. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Senior Vice President of Government Affairs, Colin Woodall, knows there is some uneasiness right now as to what will happen …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended January 19, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the week ended-January 19, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totalled an estimated 5,700 head compared to …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended January 12, 2018, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended-January 12, 2018, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 11,500 head compared to …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

***The Weekly Livestock Market Reports will not be issued for the next two weeks due to the holidays. The next reports will be issued Friday January 12, 2018.*** Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended December 22, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL …

canada

Canada On-farm Bovine TB Testing Concludes

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Canada has concluded on-farm testing for bovine tuberculosis after the fall 2016 outbreak in Alberta. The TB investigation has been underway since September of last year, when Canadian officials got notice from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that a cow from Alberta had tested TB-positive at a U.S. slaughter plant, and later found six confirmed cases. The Canadian Food Inspection …

bqa

Transportation Aspect Added to BQA Modules

Dan Beef, Cattle

During the Cattle Industry Cattle Convention in Nashville, Tennessee earlier this year, it was announced that producers could become Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certified for free online, twenty-four seven. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Executive Director of Producer Education, Josh White, says many producers have taken advantage of the interactive online experience, and now they’ve added even more. Transportation Aspect Added …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended December 15, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended-December 15, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 9,400 head compared to …

regional

Regional Cattle Adaptability

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Innovative science and genomic technology is driving progress when it comes to regional adaptation of beef cattle. Jared Decker with the University of Missouri is involved in a comprehensive study, funded by a USDA grant, that seeks to improve regional adaptability of cattle. Adaptability Ultimately, Decker hopes to give producers the genomic tools to match cattle genetics with a specific …

weekly livestock market report

Weekly Livestock Market Report

Dan Alabama, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, for the week ended December 8, 2017, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states.   AL Livestock Market Report: 12-09-17 AL Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions for the Week ended-December 08, 2017, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 17,200 head compared …

LMA

LMA President Discusses SALE Act

Dan Cattle, Livestock

The Livestock Marketing Association (LMA) is applauding the introduction of the Securing All Livestock Equitably (SALE) Act, H.R. 4058, by Congressman Roger Marshall of Kansas. LMA President, Jerry Etheridge from Montgomery, Alabama, says the SALE Act would help provide sellers of livestock with payment protection during dealer payment defaults. LMA President Discusses SALE Act