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,
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
Minnesota producers are considering a new PRRS/PED proposal that will help them learn more about both diseases. It would be a voluntary program in cooperation with the Minnesota Board of Animal Health.
Summer often brings a few infectious ailments to beef cows. Common problems include eye infections and foot rot. Treatment of affected cows will often involve the use of antibiotics, so remember VFD rules.
The National Dairy Farmers Assuring Responsible Management (FARM) Program is partnering with the Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) program to collect nominations for the first-ever joint FARM/BQA Dairy Award for 2019.
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.
Beef packers willl require Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification from fed cattle suppliers, starting Jan. 1, 2019. This is driven by beef retailers and consumers who want assurance about how cattle are raised.