Saturday, February 6, 2016

Selling fed cattle on a live basis is no longer standard practice, and some day it could end up as no more than historical...

Some presents were wrapped in gold paper with a big red bow. Others were less elegant, but showed they were packaged with love. Some...

I dreamed of fresh-smelling rain that beat waves against windows and swept slowly through fields to fill every crack before moving on to refill...

The ancient Greeks used to debate what people knew and how they knew it. Deeply held convictions have wrestled with science-based knowledge ever since....

The headline reads, "Beef prices skyrocket." A little more information comes with, "Wholesale beef prices at record levels." Another adds, "Beef exports up 7...

In most investment situations, you get a chance to evaluate the risk and rewards, do some research and make an informed decision. But when...

We may think about calving season as one of new beginnings, but it's really just part of a cycle that started at least nine...

Marketers try to sell what they have, even if it's not the most complete product on the market. The phrase "guaranteed tender" may sound like it's all that matters, the one true path to great meat. But that's not all there is.

They say it takes all kinds to make the world, and the adage is all about people. Look around the mall, watch TV or check out the Internet and you find ready evidence of the individuality of individuals.

When ranchers or feedlot employees are unhappy or feeling stress, how much pride can they take in the job they're doing? Call it mammalian empathy or stress-related errors of management, but those bad feelings are contagious across species.
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