NCBA Producer Education Program to Feature Five Merck, Checkoff Supported Events Five sessions of the Stockmanship & Stewardship program will be conducted in 2019 to help bring cattle producers together for further education on proper stockmanship techniques, including local stewardship that is appropriate for their regions. The sessions were announced during the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show …
The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) latest Cattle on Feed report shows a 5 percent drop from a year ago. But according to a story from Gary Crawford, it’s just about what most analysts expected. Shayle Shagam, USDA livestock analyst, has some key numbers from Thursday’s USDA Cattle on Feed report.
Vaccines aren’t a silver bullet to managing diseases in feedlots. The American Angus Association noted that despite the common practice of vaccinating calves on arrival, diseases are slightly increasing. Brian Vander Ley, Veterinary epidemiologist for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln said management after vaccination has a lot to do with that increase.
The 36th annual Florida Cattlemen’s Institute and Allied Trade Show will be held Thursday, January 10, 2019 at the Turner Agri-Civic Center in Arcadia. This year’s theme is “Building a Better Florida Cow”. Topics to be discussed include looking at a practical ranch approach to genetics, making selections for temperament, beef cattle reproduction and there will be a panel discussing …
USDA’s latest Agricultural Prices Report reflects an overall decline in prices received for commodities. And according to a story from Rod Bain, the report also shows many livestock producers receiving more price-wise for their goods. A Price Boost for Livestock Producers
The U.S. beef market is being pulled in both bearish and bullish directions. Gary Crawford has this report. Beef Market Being Pulled in both Bearish and Bullish Directions
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head was at 11.7 million head on November 1, 2018. That is three percent above November 1, 2017. Placements in feedlots during October were at 2.25 million head, six percent below 2017, while marketing’s of fed cattle during October totaled …
There are a number of cattle producers across the Southeast involved as members in the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA). Mary Bea Halimeh, NCBA’s associate director of membership services, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman that membership here in the Southeast is up, but they are encouraging more to get involved. NCBA Membership in the Southeast
Are U.S. beef cattle producers finally entering a liquidation phase? According to a story from Gary Crawford, a new USDA report offers some clues. Beef Cattle Industry–Expanding, Contracting or Steady
USDA’s latest Cattle on feed Report indicates the number of cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the U.S. totaled 11.4 million head on October 1, 2018, five percent above October 1, 2017. And in a story from Gary Crawford, there were some unexpected twists and turns in this report. September Feedlot Placements Lower than Expected