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Nichols Farms Producing Better Beef

posted on June 27, 2014 at 4:14 PM

Nichols Farms Producing Better Beef
Nichols Farms is known internationally for using innovative techniques in producing beef more efficiently. Dave Nichols has been in the cattle business for over 50 years and stays ahead of the curve by using genetic and production data from his... Full Story

Beef Prices Reach Highest Level Since 1987

posted on April 17, 2014 at 2:28 PM

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) -- The highest beef prices in almost three decades have arrived just before the start of grilling season, causing sticker shock for both consumers and restaurant owners - and relief isn't likely anytime soon. A dwindling... Full Story

Calving season brings hope to western SD ranchers

posted on March 28, 2014 at 9:36 AM

Cattle ranchers discovered tens of thousands of dead animals in their fields last fall after an unexpected blizzard slammed western North and South Dakota, a devastating loss for their livelihood, but they're finding renewed hope as spring calving... Full Story

China Promises To Promote US Beef Imports

posted on December 20, 2013 at 10:19 AM

Beijing banned U.S. beef in 2003 due to fears of mad cow disease. It has promised in recent years to ease those restrictions but effectively maintained its ban. Full Story

Missouri Processor Recalls 1,450 Pounds Of Meat

posted on December 6, 2013 at 6:27 PM

Cloud's Meats Inc. of Carthage voluntarily recalled the meat after routine testing detected E. coli in samples last month. Full Story

Minn. beef producers to vote on doubling checkoff

posted on August 23, 2013 at 2:54 PM

Minnesota beef producers vote in February on whether to double the state checkoff to $2 for every head sold to help elevate the image of beef. Full Story

Beef from a Test Tube Faces Taste Panel

posted on August 9, 2013 at 5:25 PM

Beef from a Test Tube Faces Taste Panel
Dutch scientists served up their creation of a hamburger this week made in a laboratory from cow stem cells. The public unveiling took place in London. Volunteers took the taste test and offered up a review of the product that took five years to... Full Story

Cow in northwestern Minnesota dies of anthrax

posted on June 7, 2013 at 4:15 PM

The Board of Animal Health said Friday that tests confirm a 4-year-cow found dead Monday on a farm in Pennington County of northwestern Minnesota died of anthrax. The beef herd had not been vaccinated against the disease. Full Story

McDonald's Cuts Angus Burgers From Menu

posted on May 10, 2013 at 1:18 PM

The company intends to expand its line of lower-cost Quarter Pounders in coming months, including an option with bacon. Full Story

Poland finds horse meat DNA in beef samples

posted on March 1, 2013 at 4:34 PM

One of Poland's top veterinarians said Thursday that traces of horse-meat DNA have been found in beef samples taken from three meat processors - the first acknowledgement that the country could be a source of the horse meat that fraudulently ended... Full Story

Food Prices To Rise Above Inflation Rate

posted on February 8, 2013 at 5:52 PM

Food Prices To Rise Above Inflation Rate
As snow falls across America, the reduction of drought is slight. This week’s snow cover map from Intellicast shows increasing snowpack in the northern states. But it it’s nowhere near the amount needed as evidenced by the University of... Full Story

Japan Relaxes US Beef Import Limits

posted on February 1, 2013 at 1:07 PM

Japan and the United States have agreed that imports of beef from cows up to 30 months old will be allowed. Full Story

First Came Cheese, Now Comes Charcuterie?

posted on February 1, 2013 at 12:43 PM

Vermont officials are exploring a new round of value added agriculture. Full Story

Cargill Idles Plainview, Texas, Beef Processing plant

posted on January 18, 2013 at 6:25 PM

PLAINVIEW, Texas – January 17, 2013 – Cargill announced plans today to idle its Plainview, Texas, beef processing facility effective at the close of business Friday, Feb.1, 2013.  The company said the action resulted... Full Story

SD beef plant clears final financial hurdle

posted on January 14, 2013 at 9:16 AM

A beef processing plant in South Dakota that has struggled to begin operations says it has enough finances to get to full production. Full Story
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