Beef News

Relationship builder: Texas A&M AgriLife’s Larry Boleman reflects on 54 years in beef education, outreach

Writer: Blair Fannin   COLLEGE STATION – From his time as a student to time in the administrative offices, Dr. Larry Boleman has spent 54 years with Texas A&M University. As hundreds gathered Monday for a retirement reception at Kyle Field’s Lettermen’s Club honoring Boleman, Texas A&M AgriLife’s associate vice chancellor, there were all walks…

Read More

Restrictive environment? Quality still pays

By Laura Conaway   No matter the environment, cattle should improve. That common thread links everything from sustainability to carcass utilization, Phil Bass told ranchers at the Florida Cattlemen’s Association annual convention in June. The University of Idaho meat scientist who spent years as the Certified Angus Beef ® brand’s “Dr. Phil” was addressing Floridians…

Read More

BQA; A Commitment to Quality

By : John F. Grimes, OSU Extension Beef Coordinator What is Beef Quality Assurance (BQA)? BQA is a nationally coordinated, state implemented program that provides systematic information to U.S. beef producers and beef consumers of how common sense husbandry techniques can be coupled with accepted scientific knowledge to raise cattle under optimum management and environmental…

Read More

Beltway Beef Podcast: Beltway Beef: Danielle Beck on FDA’s Fake Meat Hearing

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.This week, fresh off testifying at the FDA’s Fake Meat hearing, NCBA’s Danielle Beck discusses how the hearing went, why USDA should have jurisdiction over #FakeMeat, and…

Read More

A Blast from the Past, Genetic Decisions, Yellow Fat and Niche Markets

By :  Dr. Roy Burris, Beef Extension Professor, University of Kentucky It was 1974 and I had just started my career as a beef cattle researcher for Mississippi State University. I was part of projects on grazing systems and crossbreeding but was also starting a new project on finishing cattle in south Mississippi. We were…

Read More

Our Mission Statement: To provide readers with the most up-to-date information on the beef industry in concise, easy-to-read articles designed to increase overall awareness among the feedlot community.