Beef feedlot round table this week

Beef feedlot round table this week

Lincoln, Neb. —Beef feedlot managers, owners, employees and allied industries will learn new information related to feedlot management at Nebraska Extension’s 2021 Beef Feedlot Roundtables via webinar in March. “We are hoping feedyard employees and managers find useful information here to use in their own operations,” said Galen Erickson, beef…
Friday Feeders: FFA brothers feed livestock together

Friday Feeders: FFA brothers feed livestock together

As National FFA week comes to a close, Friday Feeders highlights two brothers who are learning about feeding cattle and lambs on the family ranch near Overton, Nebraska. The Walahaski brothers show off their Official Dress. Spencer Walahaski, an S-E-M FFA member, has already started an impressive FFA resume. He…
K-State studies effects of transporting cattle on prices paid at auction

K-State studies effects of transporting cattle on prices paid at auction

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University researchers have completed a large study of 211 livestock video auctions, analyzing the sale of more than 60,000 beef calf and feeder cattle lots to determine the effect of trucking distance on sale price of the calves.  The K-State team accessed data indicating the…
USCA wants beef imports halted because of FMD

USCA wants beef imports halted because of FMD

The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association wants beef imports from Namibia halted following reports of Foot-and-Mouth Disease outbreaks in the country. Namibia’s livestock industry is divided into two zones by what’s called the Veterinary Cordon Fence. North of the VCF is where the infections have taken place, while south of the fence…
Applications open for one-of-a-kind feedyard management internship

Applications open for one-of-a-kind feedyard management internship

The Timmerman Feedyard Management Internship is a nationally renowned feedyard management training program, exclusive to the University of Nebraska­­–Lincoln, which has been producing feedyard management and industry leaders since 1988.   Designed for students interested in pursuing a career in beef feedyard management or other related agribusiness areas, the program trains…
CattleFax cow-calf survey released

CattleFax cow-calf survey released

CattleFax has introduced its annual Cow-Calf Survey. Information requested in the survey provides participants and the rest of the industry with valuable data regarding industry benchmarks and trends. Survey participants will receive a results summary packet, with useful benchmarking information that will allow managers and owners to evaluate their own…
February cattle on feed report

February cattle on feed report

The February cattle on feed report from USDA was expected to push near last years record numbers. It followed through with higher than expected placements. According to USDA all cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more…
NCBA’s Winter Reboot features unique educational sessions

NCBA’s Winter Reboot features unique educational sessions

DENVER (Feb. 15, 2021) – The 2021 Cattle Industry Convention Winter Reboot is a two-day virtual event and will be held Feb. 23-24, featuring 15 unique educational sessions. The title sponsor of the event is Corteva Agriscience. The Winter Reboot will kick off each day with general sessions followed by…
Crawford & Walking C Cattle Co  inducted into Hall of Fame

Crawford & Walking C Cattle Co inducted into Hall of Fame

Terry Crawford and Walking C Cattle Co of Lexington were inducted into the Dawson County Cattlemen's Hall of Fame Saturday 6, 2021 during their annual meeting in Cozad. In making the introduction, Dawson County Cattlemen Executive Director Shannon Peterson said Walking C is a diversified farming operation raising corn and…