Industry News

National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Announces 2019 Beef Quality Assurance Award Winners

NEW ORLEANS, LA (February 1, 2019) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, a contractor to the Beef Checkoff Program, has announced the winners of its 2019 Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Awards at the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention in New Orleans, La.        The National BQA Award recognizes outstanding beef and dairy producers and marketers that demonstrate animal care and handling principles as part of…

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More beef in 2019

By : Derrell S. Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist   With USDA data flowing again, the final numbers for 2018 will begin to emerge soon as well as current numbers for 2019.  The annual Cattle report will be released after a one month delay in late February.  The January Cattle on Feed report is scheduled to be released on February 22 with the…

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Education Takes Center Stage During Cattlemen’s College at 2019 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in New Orleans

More than 1,500 Attend Informative, Engaging Sessions New Orleans, La. (Jan. 31, 2019) – More than 1,500 cattlemen and women took advantage of educational opportunities at the 26th annual Cattlemen’s College in New Orleans, La., Jan. 29-30. The turnout was more than 50 percent greater than attendance at the 25th Cattlemen’s College in Phoenix, Ariz., in January 2018.            Held in conjunction with the…

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Markets Expected to Continue Strong; Leverage Shift on the Horizon

NEW ORLEANS, LA (Jan. 31, 2019) – During the first half of 2019, the United States will see a shift away from El Niño conditions as equatorial ocean currents begin to cool into the summer, Art Douglas, Ph. D., professor emeritus at Creighton University, told the audience during the popular 2019 CattleFax Outlook Seminar today. The session, held as part of the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention…

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NCBA Announces 2019 Policy Priorities

Fake Meat, Trade, Dietary Guidelines, Regulatory Relief Top List NEW ORLEANS (Jan. 31, 2019) – The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) today released its official Policy Priorities for 2019. The release came as approximately 10,000 members of the cattle industry joined together for its annual convention and NCBA Trade Show, which is being held this week in New Orleans.This year’s Policy Priorities include a mix of familiar and…

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