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Health warnings can nudge consumers to eat less meat
Labelling indicating the health risks associated with red meat could help lower consumption, tests show....
What Do the Food Labels “Organic,” “Natural,” and “Non-GMO” Actually Mean?
A UConn Extension expert breaks down all those confusing food marketing labels...
Planning and managing direct marketing opportunities for beef
Beef producers should consider utilizing safe, science-based technology where appropriate such as vaccinations and parasite control products to achieve cattle health and well-being goals....
Annual Cow Costs – The Big Three
When looking at annual cow costs and doing an economic analysis, three categories tend to make up the largest percentage of total costs: feed, labor/equipment and cow depreciation....
Is it time for Daisy to go on a truck ride?
The lower milk prices brought on from the coronavirus pandemic and the large volume of milk have caused critical cash-flow and long-term survivability issues on US dairy farms, writes David Marrison with The Ohio State University Extension. ...
Listening to Consumers Helps Maintain Agriculture’s Social Licence
Today it seems everyone has an opinion about how food should be grown, writes Angela Lovell....
Dairy Blog: Too Much Spilt Milk
In her first blog for TheCattleSite and TheDairySite, Carol Lever discusses the recent dairy downturn and her ideas for the future of dairy....
Global Protein Developments: What are the Implications for the Meat Industry ?
Global protein demand will increase by a factor of 3.5 over a 50 year period, namely from 1980-2030. Poultry will show the biggest increase in demand, followed by eggs, with seafood and beef having the lowest increase in demand, writes Stuart Lumb....
Cheese is Surprisingly Healthy
Why can the French eat a traditionally unhealthy diet and still have a relatively low level of cardiovascular disease? Scientists from Aarhus University have found the secret lies with cheese....
Create the Right Calf to Capture Value
Cattle are in short supply but quality is as important as ever, according to a US Angus industry figurehead. ...
Planning For Successful Animal Welfare on Dairy Farms
Welfare is of course a priority for dairy farmers, but standardised assessments and schemes give the consumer piece of mind....
Beef: the Tastiest Multivitamin
A rancher's daughter from Wyoming bangs the drum for beef in the first opinion article in a series from the 2015 Beef Ambassadors. ...
Taking Beef Forward: More Specialised Feeding
Cost of production should be covered ground for the beef industry, now producers need to look at securing value. ...
Grain or Grass Fed: A 'Y' In The Road
Debating grass-fed or grain-fed beef is a matter that cuts to the heart of marketing, advertising and consumer perception. ...
Who Wouldn’t Want Sustainable Beef?
Sustainability means different things to different people. “If we’re not sustainable in what we do, we’re out of business,” said Nebraska cattleman Bill Rishel. ...
 
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