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Calf Slaughter Changes Tied to Dairy Herd Management

In both the U.S. dairy and beef sectors, there has been lots of discussion during the last couple of years about producing crossbred calves, mostly Holstein cows bred to beef-type black bulls. Virtually all U.S. veal comes from calves that originated in the dairy sector. Dairy-origin (e.g., Holstein) calves also are inputs into the beef production system (typically entering feedlots at 350- to 450-pounds). There has…

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Western Ranchers Welcome BLM Action to Improve Grazing Regulations

Courtesy of ncba.org   WASHINGTON (Jan. 17, 2020) – Western ranchers welcomed a Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Notice of Intent (NOI), which appeared in today’s Public Inspection and will publish in the Federal Register on January 21st, announcing that the agency is preparing an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) on new grazing regulations. The NOI opened a public comment period and announced that in-person scoping meetings…

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U.S. Senate Passes USMCA

Courtesy of kla.org   The U.S. Senate yesterday ratified the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement by a vote of 89 to 10. It will now be sent to President Donald Trump for signing. A date for full implementation will be set once Canada ratifies the agreement, which is expected as soon as Parliament returns in late January. The ratification of USMCA is a major win for U.S.…

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CALF SLAUGHTER CHANGES TIED TO DAIRY HERD MANAGEMENT

Source : Livestock Marketing Information Center In both the U.S. dairy and beef sectors, there has been lots of discussion during the last couple of years about producing crossbred calves, mostly Holstein cows bred to beef-type black bulls. Virtually all U.S. veal comes from calves that originated in the dairy sector. Dairy-origin (e.g., Holstein) calves also are inputs into the beef production system (typically entering feedlots…

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NCBA: Trade Deal With China a “Game Changer” for American Beef Producers

WASHINGTON (Jan. 15, 2020) — The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today applauded the signing of a Phase-One trade agreement with China, saying this agreement will lay the groundwork for American-produced beef to be highly competitive in the world’s most populous market. “The Phase-One Agreement with China will be a game changer for the U.S. beef industry,” said NCBA President Jennifer Houston, who joined President Trump at…

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