Beef News

Cattle Market Update – May 11

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Webinar Series Addresses Industry Issues

Courtesy of kla.org A new webinar series being hosted by North Dakota State University Extension, Texas A&M Agrilife Extension and West Virginia University is focusing on current issues in the cattle and beef industries. Topics being addressed during the Intersection of the Cattle and Beef Industry series include mandatory country-of-origin labeling (mCOOL), packing industry profits,…

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The Basics of Pricing Freezer Beef

By : Garth Ruff, OSU Extension Henry County COVID-19 has proven to be a catalyst for consumer demand for local product Over the last decade the demand for locally raised meats have steadily increased and that demand has skyrocketed as of late, due to the implications of the COVID-19 pandemic on animal agriculture and the…

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Why are we importing beef?

By : Stan Smith, PA, OSU Extension, Fairfield County Two weeks ago we discussed how COVID-19 has caused challenges for consumers and farmers alike regarding beef supply and demand. As consumers concern themselves with providing quality food for family members that are now eating more meals at home, cattlemen struggle with a backlog of finished cattle…

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Livestock Auctions Going Smoothly, But Meat Processing Could Face “Backlog”

Source : Texas A & M University Agriculture & Life Sciences AUSTIN, Texas — Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, workers in the agriculture industry are tasked with keeping food on the table, meaning livestock auctions are continuing as usual. While more animals are being sold, what happens further down the supply chain is becoming an issue.…

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