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U.K. Cattle Slaughter at Lowest Since at Least 1970

Cattle slaughtering in the U.K. dropped to the lowest level since at least 1970 last year, as herd sizes declined to the smallest in decades, the Agriculture & Horticulture Development Board said.

SDSU Economist Evaluates Cattle Marketing Trends

Change and volatility are commonplace in today's agricultural markets, and those trends have been no different in cattle marketing for nearly 20 years.

Feeder Markets Keep Moving Higher

The feeder markets keep moving higher each week and have since the holidays.

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Cattle Prices Reach Another Record High

Packers came into the week bidding aggressively and the result was another week of record-high prices.

What Does FDA’s Antibiotic Control Announcement Mean to Producers?

Understanding the FDA’s December 11, 2013 announcement to remove “improve growth, gain, and efficiency” use of feed grade antibiotics.

North Dakota Company Recalls 2,664 Pounds of Beef Franks

A North Dakota company has recalled more than a ton of beef franks due to misbranding.

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Part 2: Beta-agonists, the Environment and Cattle Feed Intake

In this part 2 of a two-part series, a K-State feedlot specialist provides a look into how environmental factors, including heat stress, coupled with the use of beta-agonists potentially affects cattle feed intake.

Economist: Beef Cattle Prices Poised to Continue Record Run

For beef cattle prices to continue their record run, the 2014 U.S. corn crop will have to produce record yields, according to a Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service economist.