Europe’s Leading Livestock Event, Sommet de l’Elevage, Welcomes 95,000+ Professionals

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

It was under a clear blue sky and blazing sunshine that the 27th edition of the SOMMET DE L’ELEVAGE came to an end. A more than satisfactory year for many reasons. On the one hand, in terms of visitors, the show’s organisers are satisfied, as Jacques Chazalet, the SOMMET’s President underscored: “With 95,000 visitors to the show in 2018, we …


Canada Veterinary University Receives 20,000 Acre Donation

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

Canada’s University of Calgary’s faculty of veterinary medicine has received a substantial gift to continue its mission. A father and daughter duo have donated an entire working ranch and 1,000 head of cattle to the university. The Calgary Herald reports that in terms of monetary value, W.A. Ranches – which is valued at $44 million – is the largest gift …


Registration Now Open for 2019 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

It’s Let’s Geaux! to New Orleans for Thousands of Cattle Industry Members Registration and housing for the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade show is now open. The annual convention will be held in New Orleans, La., Jan. 30 – Feb. 1, 2019. Advanced registration is now open, and its recommended attendees register early, as convenient housing will fill …


Maximize Cattle Production and Help Bobwhites

Dan Cattle, USDA-NRCS

You may be familiar with the northern bobwhite and its decline, and while many of us call them quail, there’s been a population dip of more than 80 percent over the past 60 years. But USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) wants cattle farmers to know they can greatly help the species with a few tweaks to their operations. Maximize Cattle Production and Help Bobwhites


Beef Herd Contraction or Growth?

Dan Cattle

The latest USDA report on cattle feedlot activity had larger than expected placements into feedlots. Gary Crawford has a story looking to answer the question, is that a first sign of a herd liquidation phase about to begin? Beef Herd Contraction or Growth?


Kansas Cattle Traceability Project Moving Forward

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

The Kansas-based Cattle Trace pilot project is on track to begin testing a purpose-built infrastructure for cattle disease traceability by this fall. Traceability is a top priority for the cattle industry. The Cattle Trace pilot project will help kickstart discussions and development on an enhanced traceability program in Kansas and around the country. Last month, CattleTrace, Inc., was established as …