Scouting Pastures for a Detrimental Pest

Will Jordan Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES), Beef, Beef, Cattle, Industry, Livestock, Livestock News

While the recent rain across the southeast has been welcomed, persistent dry conditions have led to an earlier arrival of a detrimental pest: Fall Armyworms. I visited with Jenna Schmidt, Alabama Cooperative Extension Services (ACES) Regional Extension Agent for Animal Sciences, to learn more about how producers across the southeast can tackle this pest. Listen here: To find ACES information …

Beef Checkoff Reports Significant ROI

Will Jordan Beef, Beef, Cattle, Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB), Industry, Livestock, Livestock News, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA)

The Cattlemen’s Beef Board released the findings of an independent study done on the Beef Checkoff Program’s return on investment over the last five years. Released during the Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting in San Diego, CA, the ROI study, conducted by Cornell University, shows the significant impact of the Beef Checkoff. Listen below for more. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers …

Real Meat for American Service Members

Will Jordan Beef, Beef, Cattle, Industry, Livestock, Livestock News, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA)

The cattle industry may not agree on everything, yet many can agree that America’s military should eat real beef. I recently visited with National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President, Mark Eisle, to hear his position on the government’s proposal to feed lab-grown protein to U.S. troops. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: …

Cultivating Unique Partnerships for the Beef Checkoff

Will Jordan Alabama Cattlemen’s Association (ACA), Beef, Beef, Cattle, Industry, Livestock, Livestock News

The Alabama Beef Checkoff is cultivating unique relationships this week at the National Rural Grocery Summit. Typically held in the Midwest, it is being held in Montgomery, Ala. this year. I visited with the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association’s Josie Jones to learn more. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril …

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China Bans Meat Exports from U.S. West Coast Facility

Dan Beef, Beef, Cattle, Exports/Imports, USDA-FSIS, USDA-FSIS

China has banned meat exports from a West Coast cold storage facility near the Port of Oakland after traces of the feed additive ractopamine were found in beef shipments. The Food Safety and Inspection Service said that Chinese customs workers detected the feed additive that’s banned by more than 150 countries. Agriculture Dive says the move is creating significant obstacles …

Cattle Industry Condemns Latest Government Proposal

Will Jordan Beef, Beef, Cattle, Industry, Livestock, Livestock News, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA)

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) condemned a recently announced U.S. Department of Defense-sponsored research grant that will fund the development of lab-grown meat products by a biotechnology manufacturing company called BioMADE. NCBA says it’s outraged that the Department of Defense is spending millions of taxpayer dollars to feed America’s heroes like lab rats. “U.S. cattle producers raise the highest …

GBB to Host BQA Session

Will Jordan Beef, Beef, Cattle, Georgia Beef Board (GBB), Industry, Livestock, Livestock News

The Georgia Beef Board (GBB) has an upcoming opportunity for producers to gain valuable Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) training. GBB Checkoff Programs Coordinator, Caitlin Jackson, shares more details. Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR Agriculture Harvester ProductsJuly 1, 2024TriEst Ag Group: Partners in ProfitabilityApril 1, 2024

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Things to Remember this Memorial Day

Will Jordan Beef, Beef, Cattle, Industry, Livestock, Livestock News, USDA

Well as you remember the fallen service members that have fought for our nation this Memorial Day, it’s important to keep in mind that freedom is not free. Freedom to come and go as you’d like, worship as you please and vote for who you prefer – that freedom was paid for domestically and abroad under a banner of red, …

The Cost and Benefit of EID Tags

Will Jordan Beef, Beef, Cattle, Industry, Livestock, Livestock News, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), USDA, USDA-APHIS

Previously we discussed Electronic Identification or EID tags, but where can you get them and what does it cost producers? I visited with Ethan Lane, Vice President of Government Affair at National Cattlemen’s Beef Association to unpack the details of this USDA rule. Click HERE to see USDA’s criteria for official indentification Sponsored ContentNuseed Carinata Covers New GroundJuly 15, 2024CIR …

Unpacking USDA’s Traceability Rule

Will Jordan Beef, Beef, Bison, Cattle, Dairy, General, Industry, Livestock, Livestock News, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), USDA, USDA-APHIS

If you had a bag phone in the late 80’s, you’ve probably updated to more modern technology since then. Cattle producers are familiar with the metal ear tags required by USDA and Electronic ID or EID tags are simply the modern version of traceability identification. I visited with Ethan Lane, Vice President of Government Affair at NCBA to unpack the …