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Pro Farmer: Cattle Market Facing Hurdles


The cattle industry is buzzing in Nashville this week, and Pro Farmer couldn’t help but to join the conversation about prices.

Leaders Talk Health of Beef Industry At Cattle Convention


The annual Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show was held Feb. 1-3 in Nashville, Tenn. Industry leaders talk about the health of the overall beef industry.

Freezing Cows Die from Fescue Foot; No Known Cure, but Prevention Work


Reports of "fescue foot" causing loss of cows are coming in, says Craig Roberts, University of Missouri Extension forage specialist.


Monday Market Sentiment: Choice Boxed Beef Prices Rise


After beef prices saw an upward movement in the month of November, prices continued to climb in December.

4 Court Cases to Watch in Agriculture


The Utah Prairie Dog's listing under the Endangered Species Act is being challenged by a landowner. It is just one of a number of court cases that could affect agriculture in 2017.

Latest Cattle on Feed Report Bearish


The U.S. Department of Agriculture also reported a record amount of beef in freezers or cold storage last week.

Winter Doldrums Hang Over Female Markets


While both fed and feeder cattle markets posted strong rallies into the new year, female markets were mixed.

Lady of Leadership


Terri Barber steers the American Hereford Association forward.

Chasing a Cow with a Drone? Utah Bill Would Put You in Jail


A Utah law proposal would make it illegal to harrass livestock with a drone, and animal rights activists don't like it.

Needed: Strong Trade Agreements With Predictable Allies

A wise old farmer once passed along this bit of wisdom to me: Don’t ever let yourself become convinced of anything. Let the market tell you what to do—and if it tells you to change, make sure you’re listening.

Is Beef Expansion Over After Slow Growth on Cattle Inventory Report?


The cattle industry is gathering in Nashville for its annual National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) convention, discussing issues like trade and Washington policy as the new administration is already hard at work. 

Cattle Market Prices Continue to Feel Pressure


The cattle market has seen fluctuation, not only from the highs of two years ago but also from last fall when live cattle futures traded under a $1. 

Trump Must Choose Between Farmers and 'Big Meat'


Rural America was instrumental to his election, but some worry he’ll shelve rules meant to help them in favor of big business.

New Holland Acquires Danish Implement Manufacturer [UPDATE]


New Holland Agriculture has announced an expansion of its implement product lines by way of its acquisition of the Grass and Soil business of Kongskilde Industries, part of the Danish Group Dansk Landbrugs Grovvareselskab. This business develops, manufactures and sells tillage, hay and forage implements under various brand names.

Oklahoma's Farm and Ranch Lands Showed Increased Value


Oklahoma's rural lands aren't exactly a gold mine for their owners.

Cattle Markets Take A Breather


Both fed cattle and feeder cattle markets traded at softer prices for the week.

A Shift in State Checkoff Oversight


Could Montana Beef Council be a template for other state checkoff programs?

Opportunities Await Young Agriculturalists


For young agriculturalists, an internship can be the jumping point for a long career in agriculture. We’ve compiled a list for the hopeful ag professional.