Beef News

Cargill Protein Leverages Insights for New Ground Beef Chub Packaging

Cargill Protein is engaging consumers and customers to gather insights that will deliver new, improved products and solutions. The most recent application of these insights is a significant packaging change to the ground beef chub – a packaging format that doesn’t typically get a lot of attention yet is an important part of virtually every…

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Oklahoma Names Ribeye the Official State Steak

Courtesy of Texas Cattle Feeders Association Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt signed a bill naming the ribeye as the official state steak of Oklahoma. Oklahoma Sen. Casey Murdock, a rancher from the Oklahoma Panhandle, introduced the legislation in December 2018.      “Beef cattle farmers and ranchers represent the largest sector of Oklahoma agriculture,” said Michael Kelsey, Oklahoma…

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Beef Month Opens With Proclamation Signing

Courtesy of   Gov. Laura Kelly recognized the contributions ranchers and feeders make to the state’s economy last week by declaring May as Beef Month in Kansas. The official proclamation signing took place at the Capitol in Topeka, with several members of the beef community joining the governor for the ceremony. The Kansas Beef…

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Registration Open for Stockmanship and Stewardship Events

CENTENNIAL, CO (April 24, 2019) – Registration is now open to cattle producers for four events on the Stockmanship & Stewardship Regional Tour, with the next stop in Ames, Iowa. Events will also be held in Colorado, Kansas and Louisiana. Stockmanship & Stewardship is a unique two-day educational experience featuring low-stress cattle handling demonstrations, Beef…

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USDA to Phase Out Metal NUES Tags

Source : Texas Cattle Feeders Association   USDA has released a plan to phase out the National Uniform Eartagging System (NUES) and replace it with an electronic identification system in cattle and bison. In order to achieve this, USDA put forth an implementation timeline that will phase out NUES tags over the next three years. …

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