The Cattle Business Weekly
  • Four major food companies launch Sustainable Food Policy Alliance
    The four founding member companies have already made broad updates to their portfolios in recent years, collectively and voluntarily advancing issues like sodium reduction, responsible marketing and transparency, and reducing their impact on the planet, including cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
  • Crop progress and pasture conditions
    Reports for South Dakota, North Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa and Nebraska.
  • Kansas announces Cattle Trace Pilot Program for Disease Traceability
    Cattle Trace is a public-private partnership which will develop and test a purpose-built cattle disease traceability infrastructure in Kansas that will guide discussion and development of traceability on a national scale.
  • BIF selects new board, officer
    Lee Leachman, Fort Collins, Colorado, was introduced as the 2018-19 BIF president during the Friday luncheon. Tommy Clark, Culpeper, Va., is the new vice president.
  • South Dakota ranchers visit with New Yorkers about beef
    The New York Beef Council hosted more than 60 guests over the course of three “Meat Your Beef” tours that spanned the state. These educational tours were made possible through continued support and funding from the South Dakota Beef Industry Council. And one of South Dakota’s cattle ranching families was there to interact and discuss beef along the way.
  • Uncertainty of summer climate outlook
     Emerging drought in the northeast and east central has been relatively local, and has not been widespread. This has been a contrast to excessive wet conditions in the southeast, where flooding is again impacting the area this week.
  • Iowa Carcass Challenge is complete
    This year, 75 steers were entered into the contest from various breeders across the state with several different breed compositions represented. The steers were delivered in November and harvested at the Tyson plant in Dakota City the last week of April.
  • Junior Nationals: When and where
    Numerous cattle breeds will be hosting their Junior National events this summer. Here is a roundup of several of the breeds.
  • The Red Angus Association of America Junior Activities Committee is pleased to name each of the following five Junior Red Angus members as recipients of a $1,000 college scholarship.
  • The tour will include stops at Elston Feedlot, Scott Feedlot and Bear Creek Ranch.
  • Justin Moore to headline Prime Time Gala
    Tickets for the concert go on sale to the public this Friday, May 4, 2018 at 10:00AM at the KELOLAND Box Office, online at www.ticketmaster.com, and all Ticketmaster locations. Ticket prices range from $29.50 to $69.50 for the concert only.
  • Iowa’s Best Burger is at Café Beaudelaire in Ames
    The restaurant is located in the heart of Iowa State University’s campus-town and serves food with a Latin flavor to Ames’ temporary student population and permanent residents.
  • Red Angus Association releases two new EPDs

    Dry Matter Intake and Average Daily Gain are the newest EPDs offered


  • Iowa cattle producers concerned about labor shortages
    Labor issues in agriculture, both on the farm and in related business, such as processing plants, has become an urgent issue, according to Iowa Cattlemen’s Association members.Labor issues in agriculture, both on the farm and in related business, such as processing plants, has become an urgent issue, according to Iowa Cattlemen’s Association members.Reports from packers in the midwest indicate that labor shortages have had a direct impact on the amount of cattle slaughtered over the past couple of years.Reports from packers in the midwest indicate that labor shortages have had a direct impact on the amount of cattle slaughtered over the past couple of years.Labor issues in agriculture, both on the farm and in related business, such as processing plants, has become an urgent issue, according to Iowa Cattlemen’s Association members.Labor issues in agriculture, both on the farm and in related business, such as processing plants, has become an urgent issue, according to Iowa Cattlemen’s Association members.Labor issues in agriculture, both on the farm and in related business, such as processing plants, has become an urgent issue, according to Iowa Cattlemen’s Association members.
    Labor issues in agriculture, both on the farm and in related business, such as processing plants, has become an urgent issue, according to Iowa Cattlemen’s Association members.
  • Finalists named for 2018 South Dakota Leopold Conservation Award
    Sand County Foundation, the South Dakota Cattlemen’s Association and the South Dakota Grassland Coalition are proud to announce the finalists for the 2018 Leopold Conservation Award®.
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