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Cow-Calf Producers Take Harvey's Hit

08/29/2017

While Hurricane Harvey’s path hit largely populated areas (more than 2.3 million people live in Houston alone), more than 1.2 million beef cows also call the 54 counties that were declared a disaster area home. 

Torrential Rains Hammer Texas Ranchers After Hurricane Harvey

08/28/2017

Ranchers are playing a bad game of “wait and see” as rains continue to flood the coast of Texas. Many ranchers are still trapped by the high waters and have no ways to check on livestock or assess damage.

Harvey's Floodwaters Strand Cows as Prices Climb to 3-Week High

08/28/2017

‘Significant’ amount of ranches affected, industry group says.

Texas Ranchers Battle Hurricane Harvey to Protect Cattle

08/27/2017

Prior to Hurricane Harvey's arrival, many farm and ranch families worked around the clock to harvest crops and move livestock and equipment out of Harvey's reach.

Texas Ranchers Battle Hurricane Harvey to Protect Cattle

08/27/2017

Prior to Hurricane Harvey's arrival, many farm and ranch families worked around the clock to harvest crops and move livestock and equipment out of Harvey's reach.

ND--Drought-Hay Convoy

08/25/2017

Minnesota company, Plains farm aid group set up hay convoy

Amazon to Cut Prices on Whole Foods Staples Like Eggs, Beef

08/25/2017

Amazon plans to use its deep pockets to make big changes at Whole Foods, saying it will cut prices on bananas, eggs, salmon, beef and more when it completes its $13.7 billion takeover next week.

 

NAFTA Changes U.S., Canada Leaders Say Could Help Beef Trade

08/24/2017

As the first rounds of negotiations in NAFTA concluded, cattle industry leaders from the U.S. and Canada were happy to see no major upset regarding cattle and beef trade. Still, there are a few improvements U.S. and Canadian producers want to discuss.

NAFTA Changes U.S., Canada Leaders Say Could Help Beef Trade

08/24/2017

As the first rounds of negotiations in NAFTA concluded, cattle industry leaders from the U.S. and Canada were happy to see no major upset regarding cattle and beef trade. Still, there are a few improvements U.S. and Canadian producers want to discuss.

Too Close to Home

08/24/2017

Consider the Case of Cover Crops

08/24/2017
Learning is a two-way street. The advent of cover crops in the United States shows that global farmers can teach us new technologies.

CAB Insider: Beef "Production Claims" in Perspective

08/24/2017

While the Certified Angus Beef  (CAB) brand logo is highly recognized among consumers and producers, many do not realize we also have “brand extensions.” 

Cargill Invests In Alternative Meat

08/23/2017

Memphis Meats Inc., a San Leandro, Calif.-based startup developing technology to grow meat from self-reproducing animal cells, raised $17 in funding Wednesday from investors that included Cargill, Inc., Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, entrepreneur Richard Branson and venture-capital firms Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Atomico.

Cargill Invests In Alternative Meat

08/23/2017

Memphis Meats Inc., a San Leandro, Calif.-based startup developing technology to grow meat from self-reproducing animal cells, raised $17 in funding Wednesday from investors that included Cargill, Inc., Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates, entrepreneur Richard Branson and venture-capital firms Draper Fisher Jurvetson and Atomico.

Animal Activists Protest Wild Horse Management Meeting

08/23/2017

Swollen populations of federally-protected wild horses roaming 10 Western states are starved and damaging rangelands, Utah and U.S. government officials said at conference Wednesday, an invitation-only meeting that mustang-protection advocates say is promoting the slaughter of an icon of the American West.

Animal Activists Protest Wild Horse Management Meeting

08/23/2017

Swollen populations of federally-protected wild horses roaming 10 Western states are starved and damaging rangelands, Utah and U.S. government officials said at conference Wednesday, an invitation-only meeting that mustang-protection advocates say is promoting the slaughter of an icon of the American West.

NV--Ranching Standoff Trial-Nevada

08/23/2017

Prosecutor vows 3rd trial for 2 in Bundy ranch standoff case

Cargill, Bill Gates Bet on Startup Making Meat Without Slaughter

08/23/2017

Cargill Inc., one of the largest global agricultural companies, has joined Bill Gates and other business giants to invest in a nascent technology to make meat from self-producing animal cells amid rising consumer demand for protein that’s less reliant on feed, land and water.

US--Ranching Standoff Trial-Nevada

08/22/2017

Jury refuses to convict 4 in Nevada ranch standoff retrial

Sen. Roberts, McCaskill Bring Agro-terrorism Concerns to Light

08/22/2017

While ag leaders often celebrate the fact the U.S. has the world’s safest food supply, keeping it safe requires a long list of interagency coordination from farmer to consumer.

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