August DMC margin drops to record high of $ 5.25 per cwt

The Dairy Margin Coverage (DMC) program set three new records in August: (1) highest total average monthly feed costs; (2) the lowest average dairy income over the feed cost margin; and (3) the highest monthly indemnity payments in the history of the dairy safety net program. The USDA has released its latest Agricultural prices report […]

UW Cattle Judging Team Wins Top Honors at Aksarben Competition

One team member won the top individual and no other team had more top 10 members than the University of Wyoming Cattle Judging Team last week at the Aksarben Collegiate Show in Grand Island, Neb. “The team is off to a good start with a third place overall in the Aksarben competition,” said coach Curtis […]

Intervention needed in agricultural carbon markets

Pressed to take meaningful action to reduce harmful emissions, farmers are seen as part of the climate solution, but without an arbiter and consistent standards they can be taken advantage of, warns those who testified recently at the conference. a hearing on voluntary carbon markets for the agriculture and forestry sector. When Michigan wheat farmer […]

North Dakota’s HOS exemption for livestock haulers extended

News and briefs on the trucking for Thursday, September 30, 2021: HOS Cattle Exemption Extended in North Dakota On September 22, North Dakota Governor Doug Burgum issued an emergency declaration extending a waiver of hours of service for truck drivers carrying livestock, hay and water for livestock. The statement is due to extreme drought conditions, […]

Government shutdown 2021 LIVE – US Senate announces interim funding bill to avert federal crisis with hours to spare

THE US Senate announced it would vote on an interim financing bill Thursday to prevent a government shutdown with just hours to spare, as lawmakers set a number of deadlines with huge stakes for the economy and President Joe Biden’s broad national agenda. The next few days are expected to be the most critical yet […]

Grass-fed beef market grows $ 9.53 billion | Global market analysis and forecasting model

Grass-Fed Beef Market Report Cover Cover of the report Details Year of reference : 2020 Year-over-year growth in 2021: 3.41% Forecast period: 2021 to 2025 TCCA: Acceleration to 4.70% Number of pages : 120 Exhibitions: 103 Incremental growth $ 9.53 billion Segments covered: Product and geography By product Fresh grass-fed beef Grass-fed processed beef By […]

Featured Trends: Taxing Cows and Eating Insects

It’s another day of disturbing and disturbing headlines that I think are worth checking out. I hate to give bad news, but this growing trend among celebrities, politicians, media and the global elite to kick ranchers off their land and not to eat beef continues. They can achieve this through social media propaganda campaigns, sin […]

Colorado Livestock Association begins fall webinars

CCA launches fall webinar series The Colorado Livestock Association is launching a fall educational webinar series on October 6 on “Securing the Future of the Livestock Industry: Responding to Activist Threats,” featuring Hannah Thompson-Weeman. She leads the development and implementation of the engagement and communications strategy for the Animal Ag Alliance, a role that includes […]

Governor Northam launches $ 300 million project to widen Highway 58 in Patrick County

MEADOWS OF DAN, Va. (WFXR) – On Wednesday morning, Governor Ralph Northam inaugurated a $ 300 million project – which will widen 7.4 miles of Route 58 in Patrick County above Lovers Leap Mountain – in as part of a larger project to create a continuous four-lane freeway between Virginia Beach and I-77. Officials said […]

Continued demand for beef keeps feeder prices stable

Fattened cattle Aggressive local slaughter, continued demand for beef and up-to-date marketing of the initial supply kept feeder prices slightly higher in August and September. The first week of September leading up to Labor Day weekend saw an average price of steers fed at $ 156.27 / cwt, an increase of $ 1.88 / cwt […]