Face the pace of change

Face the pace of change

Face the pace of changeFrom beef markets to production systems By Katie Alexander We are used to slow change in the cattle business.After decades at that pace, however, the North American cattle and beef industries are undergoing a rapid transition.“Farming and food...

Ag Outlook: Not so good, not all bad

Ag Outlook: Not so good, not all badBasse predicts price plateaus for most commodities  by Miranda Reiman “Who is going to flinch first?”Dan Basse, president of AgResource Co., said that’s the main question he and his team ponder when looking at this “plateau” phase...
Feeding Quality Forum challenges norms

Feeding Quality Forum challenges norms

Feeding Quality Forum challenges normsMore than 200 hear from marketing experts, animal scientists By Miranda Reiman If you think you have the cattle feeding business all figured out, you’re probably mistaken.That’s according to speakers at the Feeding Quality Forum...

You can think that, but you’d be wrong

Brace yourself. Prepare. That was the message I took from last year’s Feeding Quality Forum (FQF). Before that came other themes: Manage your risk, there’s some glimmering good news amidst the bad; and high prices don’t mean high profits. I’ve been to all but one of...