Beef News

I-29 Moo University to offer California dairy tours and World Ag Expo trip

Midwest dairy producers will have the opportunity to tour dairy farms in California and network with fellow dairy producers during an upcoming trip offered by the I-29 Moo University. Lincoln, Neb. — The I-29 Moo University consortium of Extension dairy specialists from Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska and South Dakota will host a “California Dairy Tours and…

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Beef Quality Assurance Transportation Certification Session Is Dec. 10

ORANGE CITY, Iowa – Beef Quality Assurance Transportation is the latest certification needed for beef cattle haulers and producers who deliver cattle to major packing plants. The BQA Transportation program has several objectives with the key components being to provide for transporter safety, to deliver cattle in a timely manner and to provide the most…

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Cattle Marketing Listening Sessions Scheduled

The Iowa Cattlemen’s Association has been dedicated to improving market conditions for Iowa’s independent cattle producers since long before the Holcomb, Kansas Tyson plant fire. However, recent market conditions have added more urgency to the situation, and ICA’s volunteer leaders are actively searching for new solutions to the market problems faced in the upper midwest.…

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“Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options” courses

Making decisions for your farm and ranch can be stressful. However, having good financial records can help make the decision making process easier. To help farmers and ranchers improve their record keeping and decision making, Nebraska Extension will be holding “Know Your Numbers, Know Your Options” courses across the state. Each “Know Your Numbers, Know…

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Beef – A Very Natural Product

BRYAN, Tex. (KBTX) – Anti-animal agriculture groups that advocate replacing animal protein with plant-based substitutes that are marketed as all-natural leave out an important point in the argument. Beef is one of the most natural products there is. Ron Gill is a Professor and Livestock Specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension. “I think it’s something we…

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