Drovers, as you might know, has been around in one form or another since 1873. Over the years, we have evolved along with the industry and the changing information needs of beef producers, leading to today’s Drovers/CattleNetwork, offering an array of print and online content. FULL STORY »
Times of change, here and in Cattle Country
Is it time for the U.S. beef herd to shift into expansion mode? Market forces and Mother Nature have driven an extended period of contraction in our beef herds, with numbers now at the lowest since the 1950s. FULL STORY »
Who is the fluffy cows artist?
Last month’s feature (“Fluffy cows, the rest of the story,” Drovers/CattleNetwork, August 2013, page 24) described how Matt Lautner’s prize bull Texas Tornado became an Internet sensation earlier this year. FULL STORY »
Measuring food security
American farmers and ranchers have been challenged in recent years to meet the food needs of a rapidly growing population. There will be 9 billion humans on Earth by 2050, and many estimates say we’ll need to double food production by then. FULL STORY »
We’re living in what many are calling the “information age.” Yet, confusion reigns over many important issues, and our easy access to information — and misinformation — helps fuel that confusion. FULL STORY »
- Soy complex seemingly confirmed Wednesday's loss of momentum
- Pace of expansion
- Does winter backgrounding present an opportunity this year?
- Cotton was the exception to Thursday's general ag market strength
- Second OCA replacement sale offers over 90 consignments
- Thursday's early release of new FSA data had little market impact