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Monday, November 17,2014

Lawsuit-inspired listing ends 20 years of sage-grouse conservation efforts

by Traci Eatherton, WLJ Managing Editor
“The Gunnison sage-grouse listing takes a large step backward in species conservation and capitulates to extreme activists disregarding over 20 years of successful science-based conservation outcomes,” the Colorado Cattlemen’s Association (CCA) shared in a press release.

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Monday, November 17,2014

Production, import estimates increased

by Kerry Halladay, Associate Editor
Last Monday, the November World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) report was released. Most noteworthy was the one-month reversal of corn yield rates, even as analysts still call for higher yield estimates.

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Monday, November 17,2014

Futures, cutout climb; packers still losing

by Kerry Halladay, Associate Editor
The cash trade was slow to develop last week as packers were stretching what they had in committed cattle to cover reduced production needs. Increases in the futures also had them holding off buying in hopes of a downturn as cattle feeders were asking for higher money.

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Friday, November 14,2014

Checkoff drama continues

by Pete Crow - Publisher
Well, guess what? It’s going back to court. This time the Organization for Competitive Markets, (OCM) filed the suit but have attorneys from the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) doing the work— pro bono, I assume. The OCM has strong relationships with the aforementioned groups that have been targeting the beef checkoff for years.

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Friday, November 14,2014

Black Ink

Profit with strings attached?

by Miranda Reiman, Certified Angus Beef
Talk marketing with any longtime feeder, and they’re likely to tell you that they were skeptical of grid marketing at first.

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Friday, November 14,2014

Beef Talk

Cull deep enough to find those freeloaders

by Kris Ringwall, North Dakota State University
Even though cow numbers are down, keeping cows that are not likely to produce a worthy calf next year is fruitless. Culling really is a process of drawing a line in the sand, and those cows that cannot cross the line are sent to market. At the Dickinson Research Extension Center, the line is a combination of managerial chute-side judgments and data.

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Friday, November 14,2014

Dietary guidelines talk turns to sustainability

by Traci Eatherton, WLJ Managing Editor
The sixth meeting of the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, made up of a 14-member panel appointed by the Department of Health and Human Services, was held Friday, Nov. 7. The committee has been taking into consideration a number of comments on the future guidelines, including the sustainability topic.

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Friday, November 14,2014

GRSB releases global principles and criteria for defining sustainable beef

by WLJ
The Global Roundtable for Sustainable Beef (GRSB) announced last week that its membership has overwhelmingly approved global principles and criteria for defining sustainable beef and sustainable beef production practices.

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Friday, November 14,2014

CAB writing internship

by WLJ
Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) offers paid positions for those who will be juniors or seniors during the internships from next summer into spring 2016.

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Friday, November 14,2014

Apply now for CAB's beef scholarships

by WLJ
The Colvin Scholarship Fund has grown to award higher cash amounts to deserving students. Offered by the Certified Angus Beef (CAB) brand, the annual awards recognize Louis “Mick” Colvin’s dedication to making dreams a reality and inspiring others to be their best.

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