MANHATTAN, Kan. – Richard ‘Dick’ Janssen of Ellsworth was named the 2017 Kansas Stockman of the Yearduring the 47th annual Stockmen’s Dinner in Manhattan.
Industry friends recognized Janssen for his contributions to the beef industry. Speakers described him as a… Continue reading
One of Canada’s largest cattle feeder operations is shutting down, blaming market forces currently rocking the feedlot sector as well as what it calls Alberta’s “poor political and economic environment.”
Meanwhile, Alberta’s minister of agriculture and forestry says he was… Continue reading
Seven years ago when Larry Corah suggested adding a people element to the Feeding Quality Forum (FQF) he helped launch in 2006, he certainly didn’t expect to be a recipient of the Industry Achievement Award one day.
Now “mostly retired,”… Continue reading
Washington, DC – The U.S. hides and skins industry accounts for nearly $3.4 billion in total economic output, according to a new economic impact analysis conducted by John Dunham and Associates for the North American Meat Institute (NAMI), an affiliate… Continue reading
The typical Cow Herd Appraisal Performance Software (CHAPS) program beef producer is weaning calves from 90.5 percent of all cows exposed to the bull at 553 pounds at 193 days of age.
Those calves are grazing summer pastures… Continue reading
By: Jill J. Dunkel
With a mission in hand, 16 members of a beef industry task force set forth with the vision of planning how “to responsibly produce the most trusted and preferred protein in the world.” Many meetings, conference… Continue reading