With so many variables affecting commodity prices, one sale barn in Florida, the Okeechobee Livestock Market, has implemented a herd health program called OKEE VAC, which aims to help boost the price of cattle enrolled.
The Global Conference on Sustainable Beef, to be held October 4-7 at the Fairmont Hotel in Banff Springs, Alberta, Canada, is featuring a dedicated breakout session focusing on work being done in South America to suppor
Over the past two weeks, we've been running a series of questions and answers regarding the practice of feeding grain to cattle. The series developed after a college student, conducting research for a public-healt
During last week's Cattle Industry Convention in Nashville, the Beef Checkoff announced its 2016 Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) awards, recognizing outstanding individuals who incorporate BQA principles as part of t
Becoming Beef Quality Assurance (BQA)-certified allows us to share our story and ensure consumers that we are responsibly raising a safe, wholesome, and healthy beef supply. The checkoff's BQA practices show us th
Colorado State University hosted a BQA Stockmanship and Stewardship workshop, which ncluded classroom sessions, practical hands-on applications, demonstrations and a keynote address Temple Grandin, PhD.
The goal of the 2015 transportation symposium was to provide clarity regarding cattle well-being, research, the current state of the industry, and the future of cattle transportation in North America.<p></p>
To that end,
Beef producers all across the country, from every segment of the industry, are being encouraged to participate in a survey that will help establish a benchmark and course for the beef industry for 2017 and beyond.
Beef producers all across the country, from every segment of the industry, are being encouraged to participate in a survey that will help establish a benchmark and course for the beef industry for 2017 and beyond. The P
In our weekly "BQA Quality Report", from Southeast Ag Net's Randall Weiseman, Lindsay Wiggins from Clewiston, Fla., is another beef producer who believes in the BQA program. She says "it's valuable because i
Is BQA certification on your to-do list? It should be because it is now always FREE, online! That's right - your opportunity to become BQA-certified, or re-certified, is at your fingertips 24/7. So what are you waiting
Nominations are now open for the 2018 National BQA Awards!
If you know someone deserving of this award, visit www.bqa.org for the application and nomination requirements.
Applications are due by June 2, 2017, and should