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Democrats accuse EPA's Pruitt of misusing taxpayer funds

10/16/2017

Top-ranking Congressional Democrats are calling on a federal watchdog to review whether Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt broke the law by making a video for a private group opposing an Obama-era clean-water rule

When “Help Wanted” Ads Need Help

10/16/2017

Online job ads can be a wonderful tool if done correctly. 

Cattle Markets Post A Rally

10/16/2017

Prices were higher for all classes of cattle for the week ended Oct. 13, with cash fed cattle trading at $111 per cwt., $2 higher. Cattle sold on a dressed basis at $175 per cwt., $2 to $3 higher.

 

American Beef Shipments to Japan Bypass Tariff Roadblock

10/12/2017

American Beef Shipments to Japan Bypass Tariff Roadblock

JBS's Batista Brothers Charged with Insider Trading by Brazilian Prose

10/12/2017

Wesley and Joesley Batista, owners of JBS S.A., were formally charged this week for currency and stock trades they made in advance of a plea deal on May 17.

Complete Coverage of Oct. 12 USDA Reports

10/12/2017

See all of the report data, coverage and analysis of USDA's Oct. 10 World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) and Crop Production reports.

Trade: My Cuban Affair

10/12/2017
“If you want a great Cuban sandwich, go to Miami" we were told prior to our cruise ship stopping at Havana. Then during our visit, we learned why.

Trade: My Cuban Affair

10/12/2017
“If you want a great Cuban sandwich, go to Miami" we were told prior to our cruise ship stopping at Havana. Then during our visit, we learned why.

San Francisco Grocers Must Report Antibiotic Use

10/12/2017

San Francisco has become the first U.S. city to require grocers with 25 stores or more to report annually the use of antibiotics in the raw meat and poultry they sell. 

Trump Calls Trudeau 'Great Friend' as NAFTA Tension Remain High

10/11/2017

U.S. president pressing for changes opposed by some businesses.

Climate Change Will Diminish Big Bluestem Growth

10/11/2017

Climate change is expected to reduce the growth and stature of big bluestem, a dominant prairie grass, by up to 60% over the next 75 years. 

3 Traits of a Successful Operation

10/11/2017
Farming techniques may change, but the fundamentals of running a profitable farm year after year remain the same.

Remove Guesswork from Feed Buying

10/10/2017

Buying grain to feed livestock can be expensive, but there are ways to protect your risk and reduce market volatility. 

Florida Ranchers Lose $238 Million to Irma

10/09/2017

Hurricane Irma cost Florida’s cattle ranchers $238 million. That’s based on preliminary data from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS)

 

‘Grazed and Confused?’ Reveals Cattle’s GHG Impact

10/09/2017

Grass-fed beef is not as environmentally-friendly as some proponents claim. That’s the conclusion of a new study from U.K.-based Food Climate Research Network (FCRN).

 

Beef Is Back for Dinner: 25-Year Campaign Still Appeals to Millennials

10/09/2017

A new logo, digital hub and stories about the people behind beef production will introduce the 25-year-old “Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.” campaign to a new generation of consumers.

Commentary: Oklahoma Checkoff Vote Stirs Controversy

10/05/2017

Early voting on Oklahoma’s secondary beef checkoff program began Monday, and with it an aggressive campaign to undermine the program and influence voters by planting seeds of doubt.

Road Out of Poverty: A Personal Story

10/05/2017
As a child, my family burned cattle dung to cook food and keep warm. For protein, we often ate locusts. Those were desperate times, before I had a chance to settle down and become a farmer. Then agriculture pulled me out of poverty and gave me a better life.

U.S. Treasury Withdrawing Proposed Estate Tax Regulations

10/05/2017

The U.S. Department of Treasury issued a report late Wednesday to comply with Executive Order 13789 from President Donald Trump, detailing eight tax regulation changes.

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