North Florida

North Florida Cattlemen Invite Producers to Annual Meeting

Dan Beef, Cattle, Florida

The North Florida Cattlemen’s Association is inviting producers to attend their annual meeting coming up Saturday, February 11th in Live Oak. They have an exciting meeting planned, which will discuss where your cattle operation fits in today’s beef industry. The event will feature nationally known speaker, Corbitt Wall, who will discuss everything from feed lots to fake meat and the cattle …

gca convention

Register Now for 61st Annual GCA Convention

Dan Cattle, Georgia Cattlemen’s Association

The Georgia Cattlemen’s Association (GCA) is preparing for the annual GCA Convention, which is scheduled for March 8-10, 2023, in Columbus, Georgia. Producers across the state are invited to be a part of this year’s event, where you will have the opportunity to learn, share innovative ideas, conduct business for the future of the association and share an unforgettable experience with Georgia’s …

pork exports

Pork Exports Continue to Gain Momentum; Beef Export Value Sets Annual Record

Dan Beef, Cattle, Economy, Exports/Imports, Livestock, Marketing, Pork, Sheep-Goats, U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF)

According to new data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF), November exports of U.S. pork were the largest of 2022 in both volume and value, while beef exports were below the large year-ago totals. But, 2022 beef export value already set a full-year record of nearly $11 billion. USMEF President and …

weekly livestock market report

Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 01-06-2023

Dan Alabama, Beef, Cattle, Florida, Georgia

Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended January 6, 2023, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ended January 6, 2023, receipts at 21 markets totaled an estimated 8,300 head compared to 0 last week and …

beef exports

U.S. Beef Exports to East Asia on a Record Pace

Dan Agri-Business, Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, Trade, USDA-FAS

The USDA’s Foreign Agricultural Service (FAS) released a report titled “U.S. Beef Exports to East Asia on a Record Pace.” Despite economic uncertainties brought on by COVID, continued global supply chain challenges, and a competitive global beef market, American exports to East Asia were outstanding in the first half of 2022 in terms of value and volume. The report says, …

Florida Beef Council

Florida Beef Council Friendly Reminder

Dan Beef, Cattle, Florida, Florida Beef Council (FBC)

If you owned cattle in 2022, chances are you received a letter from the Florida Beef Council (FBC) that beef checkoff assessments were due for any cattle you sold this past year. FBC Director of Education & Promotion, DeAnne Maples, has this friendly reminder for producers across the state. For more information, contact the Florida Beef Council in Kissimmee.

Georgia Beef Board

Georgia Beef Board Ready for 2023

Dan Beef, Cattle, Georgia, Georgia Beef Board (GBB)

Over the past few months the Georgia Beef Board (GBB) has been looking ahead to see what beef programs and promotions they’ll be running here in 2023. GBB Director of Public Relations, Taylor Evans, says that includes expanding on some promotions. To learn more, contact the GBB office in Macon at 478-474-1815.

sle rodeo

Now Is the Time to Get SLE Rodeo Tickets

Dan Alabama, Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA), Cattle

Tickets for the 2023 Southeastern Livestock Exposition (SLE) Rodeo in Montgomery are on sale, and for those who plan to attend, the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA) is urging you to get them now. Sarah Hunter, SLE director of rodeo programs, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman they have some recent award winners taking part in this year’s rodeo. The SLE rodeo will be held March …