Brett Wessler

S.D. state veterinarian updates cattle losses, cause of deaths

A month after the unexpected blizzard moved through western South Dakota, state veterinarian Dustin Oedekoven shares the cause of death for so many cattle lost in the storm. FULL STORY »

K-State expanding program as interest in herd rebuild grows

Interest from producers in growing herd sizes in the years ahead is encouraging Kansas State University and the Kansas Department of Agriculture to expand its Sunflower Supreme program across the state. FULL STORY »

Smartphones play a crucial role in the future of rural America

Breakthroughs in the way we communicate with each other and the impact devices have on the younger generations’ definition of ‘community’ may be a benefit to rural America. FULL STORY »

Canada’s Ag Minister expects changes to COOL, could retaliate

Gerry Ritz, Canada's Agricultural Minister, says COOL regulations set in place by the United States are costing his country over $1 billion annually, and he’s ready to retaliate if changes aren’t made. FULL STORY »

BQA certification saves money, creates more marketable product

As beef and cattle prices set new record prices, it’s important to get as much value out of cattle as possible. University of Missouri Extension Veterinary Medicine Specialist Craig Payne listed the benefits of becoming BQA certified in this week’s MCA Cattle Call. FULL STORY »

Beef retail price increase less subtle than competitors

Consumer meat prices increased by between one and six percent compared to a year earlier in September, but beef prices remain steady compared to increases for pork and poultry. FULL STORY »

Extension experts paint optimistic future for beef industry

Environmental conditions recovering from consecutive years of drought and market prices achieving record marks are creating generous opportunities for cattle producers in the years ahead. FULL STORY »

Florida cattle producers to attract locavores with state label

Cattle producers in the state of Florida see an opportunity to enhance state pride in the beef industry and grow sales by connecting with the “Fresh From Florida” marketing campaign. FULL STORY »

Calves in high demand with limited yearling numbers

Yearling feeders are in short supply, turning interest towards calves selling steadily at higher values than the previous week. FULL STORY »

USDA says climate change task force will help ag communities

USDA says a task force established by President Obama Friday will assist agricultural communities facing the impacts of climate change. FULL STORY »

Soil nutrients affected by continued drought

Crop fields and pastures may become more difficult to maintain due to decreasing moisture levels resulting in more arid climates. FULL STORY »

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