The millennial boom

At 80 million strong, the millennial generation will set the pace for beef production and consumption for 40-plus years. FULL STORY »

There’s no place like home

“Click your heels three times and say, ‘There’s no place like home. There’s no place like home.’” FULL STORY »


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 »

Auditing animal welfare

There are more opportunities than ever for producers to let consumers know how they care for their cattle. FULL STORY »

The continuing evolution of ADT

Animal disease traceability moves forward, with states setting standards and forging agreements. FULL STORY »

Iowa's sacred cows

On Sunday, Aug. 11, the animal-rights group Iowans for Animal Liberation attacked the sacred symbol of the Iowa State Fair — the Butter Cow. FULL STORY »

Night watchmen

Jeff Schenk’s sharp eye and experience help him spot sick calves — even in the dark. 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 »

GM confusion

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 »

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