The Cattle Business Weekly
  • Wall, S.D. school to begin new year serving local beef
    Ranchers Josh and Shasta Geigle of Wall were first to donate a portion of a heifer that was processed on Dec. 5 and will be served to students on Jan. 4, 2019. Josh says the program has been well-received by the community and school district so far and he looks forward to what it will mean to the children. 
  • G20 Summit brings about pause on China trade tariffs
    After weeks of speculating on what would take place at last week’s G20 Summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina where 20 of the world’s leading countries convened, it is being seen by the White House and others in the beef industry as a successful meeting in terms of re-establishing trade relations.
  • Beef production adjusted lower in 2018 and 2019
    The 2019 beef production forecast was lowered by 100 million pounds to 27.8 billion pounds. The adjustment reflects fewer-than-expected cattle placed in feedlots in third-quarter 2018, thereby reducing the expected number of fed cattle marketed and slaughtered in early 2019. 
  • USDA, FDA will jointly oversee cell-cultured foods

    The area of “cellular agriculture” as the biotech field is calling it, has been a top concern for the livestock industry that has questioned the safety regulations and proper labeling of such products. Of biggest concern to many producer groups is the potential of lab-grown, cell-cultured protein to be labeled “meat”. 

    
PreviousPlayPauseNext
Vertical thumbnails||#73919F||#384663|| font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; || font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; || font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; || font-weight:normal; font-style:normal; text-decoration:none; ||ctl00_body_ctl10_rrThumbnails57||ctl00_body_ctl10_rrFullSizePhotos57||imgStartRotator57||imgStopRotator57||75||||True||No related video||,|,|,|,||False||10259,0|10246,1|10232,2|10217,3||57
Cattle Business Weekly Calendar

Sales Calendar

"Select a day to show the events for that day below the heading "This week's events"
  • More newborn calf tips
    Second in a two-part series on calf care in the first minutes after birth
  • Wall, S.D. school to begin new year serving local beef
    Ranchers Josh and Shasta Geigle of Wall were first to donate a portion of a heifer that was processed on Dec. 5 and will be served to students on Jan. 4, 2019. Josh says the program has been well-received by the community and school district so far and he looks forward to what it will mean to the children. 
  • Economy stimulating consumers to spend more for beef
    Referring to the latest quarterly domestic product report, UW Extension Marketing Specialist Bridger Feuz says the report has been positive the last several quarters because of a consistent economy and consistent moderate growth. Solid growth has stimulated consumer confidence in products like beef. 
  • Prime Time Gala truck raffle now open
    Save the Date: Prime Time Gala is June 22, 2019. All proceeds from the concert, gala auction and truck raffle will support Feeding South Dakota as well as a scholarship program. 
  • Highest December cattle slaughter week since 2010
    Total cattle slaughter for the week ending December 8 was estimated at 667,000 head, 4.3% higher than a year ago and the second highest slaughter for the year (May 19 was the highest). This was the highest December cattle slaughter week since 2010. 
  • U.S. beef gains new market access in Morocco
      New access to the Moroccan market for beef and beef products is an important step in ensuring that American farmers and ranchers can continue to expand their exports of U.S. agricultural products,” said Ambassador Lighthizer.  “I welcome Morocco’s agreement to allow imports of U.S. beef and look forward to growing our shipments to Morocco.”
  • State beef councils join beef checkoff lawsuit
    Chaley Harney, executive director for the Montana Beef Council, said they entered the lawsuit to make sure that the voice of Montana cattlemen is heard directly on the issue which impacts them so greatly. Because of the original lawsuit which required Montana beef producers to consent to their funds being directed to the state beef council, in-state funds have dropped considerably for use in Montana.
  • Packers & Stockyards no longer a standalone agency
    The U.S. Department of Agriculture announced it will eliminate the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration as a standalone agency. USDA will consolidate the GIPSA functions into the Agricultural Marketing Service. 
GO
Contact Us
P.O. Box 700, 185 S. Center Ave.
Philip, S.D. 57567
Office: (605) 859-2022
Fax: (605) 859-2753
Hours
Monday - Friday: 7:30 AM to 4:30 PM Mountain Time
Map