Why beef quality grades are improving

Why beef quality grades are improving

Why beef quality grades are improving  by Steve Suther Prices have eased, but a 10-year uptrend in beef quality from U.S. grain-fed cattle remains in place. That’s partly because lower quality beef has sold at a widening discount to average quality, says a beef cattle...
Loud and clear

Loud and clear

Loud and clearBeef market demands quality  by Miranda Reiman The beef market tells you what it wants. You just have to pay attention.“We know there are signals out there in the marketplace for quality. As you move further away from the end product, we know those...
The Ground Beef Market and Price Signals

The Ground Beef Market and Price Signals

The Ground Beef Market and Price Signals   by Steve Suther Beef’s getting better, to judge by the uptrend in quality grades and resurgent consumer demand. However, an increasing share of that demand has been for ground beef – and an average pound of that...
Still at the top in beef quality

Still at the top in beef quality

Still at the top in beef qualityPerformance Blenders repeats with Quality Focus Award from CAB  by Jill Dunkel It’s hard to stay at the top.But the “coaches” at Performance Blenders of Jackson, Mo., found ways to work with their team of 130 or more cattle producers to...
Quality up in the face of drought

Quality up in the face of drought

Quality up in the face of droughtDarnall Feedlot earns back-to-back Quality Focus Awards from CAB  by Jill Dunkel What’s better than winning first place? Doing that three out of four years, including two in a row and despite one of the worst droughts in history.That’s...