Missouri Meets a New Kind of Longhorn

Missouri Meets a New Kind of Longhorn

There’s a new longhorn in town, and it’s got cattle producers’ attention. The Asian Longhorned Tick (ALT) has recently been discovered in northern Missouri. This problematic pest has spread across the U.S. since arriving in 2017—reaching from New England to the...
Feed Cost Frenzy

Feed Cost Frenzy

It’s the latest in a swath of price increases troubling farmers and pilfering profits. Feed costs are squeezing livestock producers, and projections are saying… dollar bills: they’re what’s for (livestock’s) dinner. Feed costs are the biggest cost category for...
Beef Market Looking Beefy…for Now

Beef Market Looking Beefy…for Now

The Rabobank Q3 outlook shows the global beef market will stay beefy in the third quarter, but change could be on the way. Consumer choices (that’s you) will determine what comes next. Beef retail prices mostly stayed on the up and up, or remained the same in Q2. The...
Beefin’ Up Beef Exports

Beefin’ Up Beef Exports

Africa: “We (want) the meats.” Beef, specifically. And the U.S. could be poised to provide. There are several factors at play here. The African population continues to expand (thus bumping up demand for affordable protein), and some trade regulations have...
99 Problems But Methane Ain’t One

99 Problems But Methane Ain’t One

U.S. and Australian company CH4 Global is making waves with its first commercial sale of a seaweed-based product to help reduce methane emissions from ruminant animals. Tell me more: Asparagopsis (not asparagus) is an important ingredient in CH4’s formulation. There’s...