Beef News

July 1, USMCA Day

The United States–Mexico–Canada Agreement (USMCA) goes in to effect this Wednesday, July 1st and represents a big win for cattle producers. This agreement brings the trading relationship with our neighbors into the 21st century and represents USMCA has long led the list of trade priorities for the Trump Administration and NCBA as Canada and Mexico…

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Direct Beef Marketing, Top Considerations for Direct Marketing Beef, Pinkeye, Pulling Bulls from the Breeding Pasture

Source : Kansas State University Beef Cattle Institute As a result of the supply chain pressures from COVID-19, an increasing number of consumers are interested in buying local foods. Before entering in this business venture, the BCI experts offer advice on what cattle producers need to to to make sure this is a viable option.…

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Beltway Beef Podcast: Danielle Beck Discusses Dietary Guidelines

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s Beltway Beef podcast is ready for your listening pleasure and intellectual enrichment. This weekly commentary features NCBA members, leaders, staff and more every week. In this week’s Beltway Beef podcast, NCBA’s Danielle Beck discusses this week’s action on Dietary Guidelines, what it could mean for beef producers, and what the…

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Image and content provided by NDSU Extension North Dakota State University’s Carrington Research Extension Center (CREC) is holding its annual field day virtually this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “We’re eager to use this new approach to still get the latest research and information to producers,” says Karl Hoppe, Extension livestock systems specialist at…

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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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