Beef AI can pay

Beef AI can pay

Beef AI can pay Capturing the value of artificial breeding from ranch to rail By Natalie Jones  March 9, 2020 Most dairymen use a breeding technology also proven profitable for beef cattle enterprises, but no more than 10% of commercial cattlemen bother with it. Why?...
Mostly there

Mostly there

Mostly there by Morgan Marley March 6, 2020 Marbling, marbling, marbling. Don’t we have enough of this “taste fat” in beef cattle today? Isn’t it time to move on? It’s still a big deal, especially when more than 92% of cattle don’t have enough to qualify for the...
$92 million reasons to aim high

$92 million reasons to aim high

$92 million reasons to aim high CAB grid premium progress and producer responsibility by Steve Suther March 2, 2020 Nobody can say exactly when the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand reached the tipping point. It could have been in the mid-1990s when packers started...
CAB annual premiums grow

CAB annual premiums grow

CAB annual premiums grow Market Update Last week’s fed cattle market was steady to a dollar higher, depending on the region, with the 6-state regional average up to $120/cwt. The steer/heifer harvest continues with larger head counts than a year ago with last week’s...
Marketed best

Marketed best

Marketed Best Where feeder calves have value and cushion the bottom line By Abbie Burnett February 19, 2020 Premiums for high-Choice and Prime cattle keep sending value signals, even if just word of mouth. If you’re a cow-calf producer, it may be hard to see where it...