Beef News

Food safety tips when grilling, cooking outdoors

Courtesy of Texas A&M Department of Animal Science Proper cleaning is key to avoiding foodborne illness from grate to plate Cleaning grill grates, keeping a clean workspace, and properly storing and preparing meats are all important to maintaining food quality and avoiding foodborne illness, said Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service experts A clean grate is a great…

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Weekly Livestock Comments for June 26, 2020

By : Dr. Andrew Griffith, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics, University of Tennessee FED CATTLE: Fed cattle traded $4 to $5 lower compared to last week on a live basis. Prices on a live basis primarily ranged from $93 to $97 while dressed prices ranged from $152 to $156. The 5-area weighted…

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July 1, USMCA Day

The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) goes in to effect this Wednesday, July 1st and represents a big win for cattle producers. This agreement brings the trading relationship with our neighbors into the 21st century and represents USMCA has long led the list of trade priorities for the Trump Administration and NCBA as Canada and Mexico…

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Direct Beef Marketing, Top Considerations for Direct Marketing Beef, Pinkeye, Pulling Bulls from the Breeding Pasture

Source : Kansas State University Beef Cattle Institute As a result of the supply chain pressures from COVID-19, an increasing number of consumers are interested in buying local foods. Before entering in this business venture, the BCI experts offer advice on what cattle producers need to to to make sure this is a viable option.…

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Beltway Beef Podcast: Danielle Beck Discusses Dietary Guidelines

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Beltway Beef podcast is ready for your listening pleasure and intellectual enrichment. This weekly commentary features NCBA members, leaders, staff and more every week. In this week’s Beltway Beef podcast, NCBA’s Danielle Beck discusses this week’s action on Dietary Guidelines, what it could mean for beef producers, and what the…

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