Western Livestock Journal - Opinion http://www.wlj.net/articles.sec-35-1-opinion.html <![CDATA[Beef Talk]]> <![CDATA[Plenty to celebrate]]> <![CDATA[CME breaks feeder markets]]> <![CDATA[Power of the purse]]> <![CDATA[Beef Talk]]> <![CDATA[Make it go away]]> <![CDATA[Vet's Perspective]]> <![CDATA[Did You Know]]> Sex No. In Weight Final Avg. Days Avg. Daily Feed/ Avg. Cost Weight on Feed Gain Gain (Dry Basis) % Death Loss of Gain Weight Steers 71,168 791 1,402 163 3.73 5.72 1.18 92.46 Heifers 96,537 722 1,245 159 3.26 6.15 1.27 98.61 Source: Kansas State University Research and Extension’s Focus on Feedlots newsletter (July, August and September 2014 data). ]]> <![CDATA[Markets gone wild]]> <![CDATA[Kay's Korner]]> <![CDATA[Letters to the editor]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion]]> <![CDATA[Strange alliance]]> <![CDATA[What beef demand numbers mean]]> In 16 of the last 17 quarters, we’ve had year-over-year increases in beef demand, the only exception being the first quarter of 2014. I think a large part of why that’s going on is success in marketing the right products to the right people and, quite frankly, to the segment of the public that continues to purchase beef. ]]> <![CDATA[Legally Speaking]]> <![CDATA[Vet's Perspective]]> <![CDATA[Checkoff drama continues]]> <![CDATA[Black Ink]]> <![CDATA[Beef Talk]]> <![CDATA[Sustainability defined]]>