ELD delay for livestock haulers provides extended flexibility through Sept. 30

ELD delay for livestock haulers provides extended flexibility through Sept. 30

The Electronic logging device has been a cause for concern within the livestock industry since it was introduced in 2012.  According to the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, the ELD is currently in a delay phase through Sept. 30, 2021.  The current delay includes the 150 air-mile exemption.  Current federal law…
Optimism in beef industry fueled by strong demand

Optimism in beef industry fueled by strong demand

Despite pandemic disruptions, consumer demand for beef at home and around the globe remained strong in 2020. CattleFax says that trend will continue in 2021 and beyond, especially as foodservice operations begin to fully reopen. The data was presented during the recent Cattle Industry Convention Winter Reboot. The strong demand,…
Bison industry charters Center of Excellence to improve business

Bison industry charters Center of Excellence to improve business

Three years in the making and the bison industry chartered its very own Center of Excellence (COE) for Bison Studies in September 2020.  The Center was formed as a partnership among South Dakota State University, the National Bison Association, and the National Buffalo Foundation. The Center of Excellence for Bison…
Beyond Meat inks McDonald’s, Yum deals

Beyond Meat inks McDonald’s, Yum deals

Plant-based food company Beyond Meat will be partnering with several major fast-food chains in the coming years to expand offerings that could eventually include plant-based burgers, chalupas or toppings on a stuffed-crust pizza. Beyond Meat on Thursday announced distribution agreements with McDonald’s as well as with Yum Brands, the parent…
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…