Beef News

Mitigating Ruminant Methane Emissions

Source : K-State University Beef Cattle Institute Last month we evaluated data indicating that only 35% of current methane emissions from domestic ruminants is contributing to increased atmospheric methane. With reductions in methane emissions ranging from 10 to 50%, feed additives could almost eliminate the 35% contributing to atmospheric methane.  Many feed additives have potential…

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Today’s Volatile Cattle Market And How To Navigate It

Join the webinar which will feature Don Close, senior animal protein analyst with Rabo AgriFinance, who will provide an updated cattle market outlook, and Derrell Peel, PhD, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist who will share strategies for managing risk through turbulent markets with a focus on the cow-calf producer. Click here to register…

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MANHATTAN, Kan. – The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Becky Mills, Cuthbert, Georgia, the BIF Ambassador Award June 8 during the group’s annual meeting and symposium online. This award is presented annually by BIF to a member of the media for his or her efforts in spreading the news of BIF and its principles to a larger…

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MANHATTAN, Kansas – The Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) presented Paul Bennett, Red House, Virginia, the BIF Pioneer Award June 9 during the group’s annual research symposium online. Shane Bedwell, American Hereford Association chief operating officer and director of breed improvement, presented the award. The Pioneer Award recognizes individuals who have made lasting contributions to the improvement…

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Lean Beef Can Be A Part Of Heart-Healthy, Diabetic-Friendly Diets

Courtesy of  A checkoff-funded study recently was published in the Journal of Nutrition demonstrating that individuals have flexibility to include up to 6 oz. of lean, unprocessed beef in their daily healthy diet as a replacement for carbohydrates (primarily those from refined starches). This extra beef consumption does not adversely affect heart disease or diabetes risk…

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