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For decades scientists have sought to measure animal methane emissions to determine the impact food animals have on our environment. Such studies often provided unfavorable results for animal agricult

More than 500 people from across the food supply chain will convene Nov. 15-16 in Kansas City for ongoing conversations about achieving and scaling sustainable production practices.Now in its third ye

By Kenny Graner, President, U.S. Cattlemen’s Association   Dear Secretary Perdue: On behalf of the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) and its nationwide membership of cow-calf producer

No disrespect to cows, but they produce a lot of gas.And while farmers may be unfazed by the smell, the gas is methane, one of the most potent greenhouse gases.Across the globe, livestock spew 14.5 pe

In a pair of totally unrelated news releases this morning (October 24), Cargill announced its acquisition of Diamond V and Eli Lilly and Company announced it would entertain purchase offers for its El

A producer panel included insights from (left to right) Dan Hayden, a cow-calf and poultry producer from Kentucky, Tim Oleksyn, a rancher and farmer from northern Saskatchewan, Erika Murphy, a seedsto

AgriLabs has announced their decision to assist with hurricane relief efforts, by donating more than $35,000 worth of product to meet the immediate needs of livestock affected by the unfortunate weath

When purchasing ranch-direct calves, Colorado cattle feeder Steve Gabel says “I won’t buy them without verification they’ve received at least two doses of modified-live viral vaccine.”That wa

The ninth edition of Uniform Guidelines for Beef Improvement Programs represents a legacy of work that spans more than 50 years of cooperation among the various segments of the beef cattle industry.

 In my last letter to the Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC) membership I quoted the saying “the only constant is change.”  In production animal medicine we are all too famil

As we approach the end of 2016, we want to look back on the top 10 articles from Bovine Vet this year. Read the number two below.   Drovers CattleNetwork recently received an inquiry

As we approach the end of 2016, we want to look back on the top 10 articles from Bovine Vet this year. Read the number three below.   Drovers CattleNetwork recently received an inquir

As we approach the end of 2016, we want to look back on the top 10 articles from Bovine Vet this year. Read the number nine below.   Drovers recently received an inquiry from a college st

While cattle do produce greenhouse gasses, good management of pastures and grazing systems can return carbon to the soil, improve soil health and productivity and make ranching more profitable. Those

Dr. Dan Thomson, College of Veterinary Medicine at K-State University, says now is the time for beef and dairy producers to get their FREE Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) certification. Sign up by Novem

Advancing zero deforestation in beef production, assessing the overall sustainability of the beef value chain and connecting consumers and sustainability were just a few of the topics discussed at th

Corporations want to tell their customers that their businesses, including their supply chains, are verifiably sustainable. McDonald’s, for example, announced in 2014 its commitment to begin so

Music starts and the dark screen transitions to a salt-and-pepper-haired man in a purple button-down shirt sitting in front of a tin-barn studio backdrop.“Hi, folks, it’s Dr. Dan from Doc

The annual “Update for Veterinarians” program organized by Iowa State University’s Iowa Beef Center features a full day of education and demonstrations focused on beef cattle. Iowa

The USDA’s Animal Health Monitoring System (NAHMS) regularly conducts major studies of livestock-production segments to track animal-health related trends and practices. During 2017, NAHMS will