Beef News

Update on U.S. “Ag Gag” Laws

By : Heidi Carroll, SDSU Extension Livestock Stewardship Field Specialist & Beef Quality Assurance Coordinator, SDSU Animal Science Department, Courtesy of   2018 Animal Care Wednesday Webinars Husbandry Practices in the Spotlight During the October 3rd Animal Care Wednesday Webinar, updates regarding “ag gag” litigation in the United States were shared. Dave Aiken, Agricultural…

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Great Plains Grazing webinar spotlights beef cattle production in the United States

Source : Amber Campbell and  KSU Beef Cattle Institute   MANHATTAN, Kan. – Have you ever wondered where the food you buy comes from? Do you know the manner in which it was produced? A growing number of consumers are increasingly interested in where their food comes from and want to know that it reached their…

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Beef Quality Assurance certification sessions

Offered by IBC/ISUEO beef specialists. No cost, but preregistration strongly encouraged. Organized here by geographical regions in Iowa, so check carefully for available dates in your area.North Central Iowa   Russ Euken reuken@iastate.eduNortheast Iowa   Denise Schwab Nov. 17, time TBD. Waukon Sales Barn, 1645 Hwy 76, Waukon. Preregister by calling 319-721-9624. Northwest Iowa    Beth Doran Nov. 19,…

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Fifth Anniversary of Western South Dakota Blizzard

By : Laura Edwards, SDSU Extension State Climatologist, SDSU Agricultural & Biosystems Engineering Department, and David Ollila,  Courtesy of   As we remember the fifth anniversary of the winter storm and blizzard that occurred on October 3–5, 2013 (which some call Winter Storm Atlas), the event provides a reminder that it is time to…

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Nomination Deadline for 2018 OCA Replacement Female Sale is October 1

By : John F. Grimes, OSU Extension Beef Coordinator Nominations are due October 1 for this November 23rd sale in Zanesville. The Ohio Cattlemen’s Association (OCA) is providing an opportunity for both the buyers and sellers of beef breeding cattle this fall. On Friday evening, November 23, the OCA will be hosting their sixth annual…

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