Have you Herd? Shrink’s the Word.

Have you Herd? Shrink’s the Word.

Where’s the beef? Apparently not on farms… at least not as many head as there were last year. That’s according to the Cattle Inventory Report just released by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). In fact, the size of the U.S. cattle herd is smaller...
Methane Burps Busted

Methane Burps Busted

Royal DSM, the Dutch nutrition giant, just got the green light to sell their methane-busting feed supplement, Bovaer, in Brazil and Chile. Since the two countries are the first to approve it, they must think the product is remarkcowble. Or is everyone else being...
Drought Puts Beef on the Brink

Drought Puts Beef on the Brink

Desperately dry conditions across North America are driving ranchers to sell off their cattle—leaving their futures in question. Cashing out cows is an effort to cut back on mouths to feed from land that’s too dry to graze or yielding disappointing hay crops. In some...
Beef – It’s What’s for… Testimony?

Beef – It’s What’s for… Testimony?

The English language is a beautiful thing. You can use a word like grill and mean two different things. Take the sentence, “A U.S. Senate panel grilled big meat last week.” You might picture your senator at one of those fancy D.C. cookouts. But what actually happened...
The Digital Meat Case

The Digital Meat Case

The e-commerce meat biz is busy. Just last week, Canadian meat subscription service truLOCAL, the country’s 14th fastest growing startup, was acquired. And in 2020, U.S.-based peers like ButcherBox and Omaha Steaks saw year-over-year growth ranging from 138% to 300%....