CALF Features and Top Stories


Bubba Bain, Executive Director American Akaushi with E Cross Cattle Company the 2015 Legacy Award Winner; Herff and Nancy Cornelius, Len and Savannah Cornelius, Jordan Beeman, President HeartBrand Beef, in front holding the award is Wyatt Cornelius, son of Len and Savannah.

Fourth Annual American Akaushi Association Convention held near Bernalillo, New Mexico

Some 190 Akaushi breeders, industry professionals and beef enthusiasts joined together for the Fourth Annual American Akaushi Association Convention held October 30th through November 1 at the Hyatt Tamaya Resort and Spa near Albuquerque, New Mexico. Bubba Bain, Executive Director of The American Akaushi Association said, “we held our first three conventions close to home… Read the rest »


Roast Perfect app for consumers

Nearly a quarter of consumers say they’ve never cooked a beef roast, and 43% cook one roast or less per year. That’s according to a new survey, conducted jointly by the Beef Checkoff and the Certified Angus Beef ® (CAB®) brand. Consumers cited “not enough time” and “don’t know how,” among other reasons for not… Read the rest »

Belly Up to the Feed Bunk

Including an active dry yeast (ADY) probiotic can positively influence cattle feeding behavior. “When it comes to increasing cattle productivity, half the battle is getting cattle to belly up to the feed bunk and eat,” says Angel Aguilar, PhD, Dipl. ACAN, Technical Services Manager, Lallemand Animal Nutrition. “Feeding behavior can be influenced by several factors,”… Read the rest »

Top Stories

President Vetoes Resolution of Disapproval of WOTUS

After bi-partisan passage in both chambers of Congress, President Obama vetoed Senate Joint Resolution 22, disapproval of the EPA’s “waters of the United States” rule. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Philip Ellis said this is a clear indication the President does not understand the role America’s cattle producers, land owners and state governments play in… Read the rest »

Cattlemen Testify to the Importance of the Trans-Pacific Partnership

Today, the United States International Trade Commission hosted a hearing entitled Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement: Likely Impact on the U.S. Economy and on Specific Industry Sectors. Kevin Kester, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Policy Division chair, testified before the ITC, stressing the importance of TPP for the cattle industry. “We have a very mature market in the… Read the rest »

NCBA Urges House to Support Disapproval of WOTUS

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and Public Lands Council, along with 42 state affiliate organizations, today sent a letter to the House of Representatives urging support of Senate Joint Resolution 22, disapproval of the EPA and Army Corps’ “waters of the United States” rule. NCBA President Philip Ellis, said withdrawal or defunding of WOTUS remains… Read the rest »

New Products and Information

Alltech launches EPNIX feedlot program at NCBA

Global animal health leader Alltech is launching a new feeding program that aims to give their cattle customers a competitive advantage in the feedyard. EPNIX stems from Alltech’s nutrigenomics and epigenetics research platforms and provides a targeted nutritional approach to improving the carcass weight and performance of feedlot cattle independent of antimicrobial or beta-agonist supplementation…. Read the rest »

Lallemand Animal Nutrition Announces Enhancements to Advantage Line of Products for the United States

New line offers combination prebiotic and probiotic approach and increased shelf life Lallemand Animal Nutrition announces the Advantage Plus brand of microbial products for livestock — growing the trusted Advantage line of active dry yeast (ADY) probiotic products and including a unique yeast extract that provides consistently high levels of prebiotic properties. The select and… Read the rest »

RCMR, Inc. announces new Hydraulic Drive EZ Ration Processor

RCMR, Inc. is proud to announce its new Hydraulic Drive EZ Ration Processor. Hydraulically driven implements have been increasing in popularity for several years now and for good reason. When a piece of equipment is hydraulically driven you typically eliminate several mechanical wear items such as gearboxes, drivelines and universal joints. RCMR, Inc. has gone… Read the rest »