The Cattle Business Weekly
  • Calif. voters say yes to cage-free animals

    California voters overwhelmingly approved a measure Nov. 6 requiring that all eggs sold in the state come from cage-free hens by 2022. Proposition 12 also bans the sale of pork and veal in California from farm animals raised in cages that don’t meet the new minimum size requirements

  • Global ag news: A roundup of foreign happenings in the world of agriculture

    E.U. to curb use of antibiotics on farm animals; Quebec to be compensated for losses from USMCA deal; Global food prices dip in October

  • Secretary of Ag visits Poet, Lennox, S.D. farm
    Following the tour of POET, Perdue, Rounds and Noem, along with South Dakota Sen. John Thune met with producers and representatives from agricultural organizations at the Poppens farm near Lennox. They answered questions about trade, financial issues farmers face, labeling lab-grown protein, new biotechnology rules, traceability and restructuring parts of the U.S. Department of Agriculture.
  • South Dakotans testify in D.C. for truthful labeling of meat
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is deciding whether or not lab-cultured tissue should be labeled as meat.
    Many do not support labeling foods produced using animal cell culture technology as meat. And, for good reason, says Eric Sumption, a Frederick, S.D. cattle producer who traveled to Washington, D.C. to testify on behalf of his family’s cow/calf and feedlot operation.
    
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  • Barn Talk: Factors to consider for confinement facilities
    Beth Doran, an Iowa State University Extension beef program specialist has worked with producers to plan and procure hoop barn and monoslope facilities. She shares that producers cite several reasons for investing in a confinement barn. These include controlling manure runoff – and protecting water resources; improving animal comfort, improving animal performance, reducing animal sickness; and capturing more value from manure.
  • Saddle & Sirloin honors R.A. Brown

    Brown built R. A. Brown Ranch into one of the substantial ranches in the country that encompassed a Quarter Horse band, multiple seedstockbreeds, commercial cow-calf herds, stocker operations, cattle feeding, and farming. His livestock have made a significant impact on the world’s genetics.


  • Calif. voters say yes to cage-free animals

    California voters overwhelmingly approved a measure Nov. 6 requiring that all eggs sold in the state come from cage-free hens by 2022. Proposition 12 also bans the sale of pork and veal in California from farm animals raised in cages that don’t meet the new minimum size requirements

  • UW Extension’s livestock marketing specialist receives organization’s highest honor
    “Bridger Feuz is undoubtedly an exceptional extension educator who contributes significantly to the University of Wyoming’s statewide engagement mission,” said Kelly Crane, associate director of UW Extension. 
  • NILE Top Herdsman Awarded to Frank Herefords
    This year’s winner is Frank Herefords based out of Columbus, Mont. They are self-described as “a small herd that just keeps getting better every spring!”
  • Farmland transfers to reach large numbers
    Farmers National Company says 70 percent of farmland will transfer ownership over the next 20 years. The transfers will occur by sale, will, trust beneficiary or gifts, according to the company. For farm and ranch operations, the land is by far the most significant asset in this transfer of wealth. 
  • Round 2 of farm payments planned for December
    The payments are the second half of the $12 billion program by the Trump administration to compensate farmers for losses stemming from Trump’s trade agenda. 
  • Jay George inducted into Hereford Hall of Merit
    Jay George, Lebo, Kan., was inducted to the Hereford Hall of Merit Oct. 26 at the American Hereford Association (AHA) Hereford Honorees Reception during the AHA Annual Meeting and Conference in Kansas City, Mo. 
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