South Dakota Farmers Union President, Doug Sombke joins National Farmers Union in urging President Trump to reinstate Country-of-Origin Labeling (COOL) of beef and other meat products for public health reasons.
“Without COOL, consumers don’t know where their meat is raised… Continue reading
By: Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
Two bottom-line numbers illustrate the positive outcome of a choice.
The Dickinson Research Extension Center’s steer calves born in May 2015 weighed 25.6 tons late in the fall of 2015. The center overwintered the steers,… Continue reading
Bang for your buck.
Getting more bang for your buck is always a goal in life. This holds true for both beef producers and consumers. Almost everyone likes a good steak, but good steaks are generally considered expensive. One way… Continue reading
By Randy Saner, Nebraska Extension Educator –
Benchmarking your herd can be an important tool to look at your cost and revenues compared to other beef producers. Producers can look at where their expenses are high compared to other similar… Continue reading
By: Misty Martin on March 1, 2017
The beef checkoff is launching a newly revamped Beef University – or Beef U – a free, online training program focused on the latest information, insights and research on marketing and selling beef.… Continue reading
By: Livestock Marketing Information Center
|Week Ending 3/4/2017||Last||Year Ago|
|FI Cattle Slaughter (Thou Hd)||575||537|
|FI Hog Slaughter (Thou Hd)||2280||2224|
|FI Sheep Slaughter (Thou Hd)||37||40|
|Live Y.… Continue reading|