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

Cattlemen Stand Firmly Behind the Trans-Pacific Partnership

On Nov. 5, 2015, the White House released the full text of the Trans-Pacific Partnership for public review. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President and Chugwater, Wyo., cattleman Philip Ellis confirmed that this agreement is a major victory for the cattle industry: “We were pleased to have the opportunity to review the TPP agreement in full… Read the rest »

U.S. Pork Exports Improve in September; Beef Exports Struggle

U.S. pork exports showed modest improvement in September while beef exports endured the most difficult month in some time, according to statistics released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). September pork export volume was up 6 percent from a year ago to 172,012 metric tons (mt). Export value was $456.1… Read the rest »

Senate Passes Resolution to Withdraw WOTUS Rule

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council appreciate the bi-partisan show of support in the Senate today against the EPA and Army Corps of Engineers’ “waters of the United States” rule. NCBA President, Philip Ellis said the joint resolution passed today by the Senate (53-44) could finally put this burdensome regulation to… Read the rest »

New Products and Information

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 »

Newport Laboratories, Inc. Releases New Mycoplasma bovis Test

Newport Laboratories, Inc. has developed a new multilocus sequence typing (MLST) technique for Mycoplasma bovis, a significant cause of disease in cattle.  The new technology represents a major advancement over the previous diagnostic process and will provide increased resolution and a better assessment of genetic variation that may be associated with antigenic, or strain differences…. Read the rest »

Norbrook Announces FDA Approval of Norfenicol® (florfenicol) Injectable Solution For Broad Spectrum BRD Treatment

Norbrook Laboratories, Ltd. announced the FDA approval of Norfenicol® (florfenicol) Injectable Solution, a fast-acting treatment for Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) associated with Mannheimia haemolytica, Pasteurella multocida, and Histophilus somnus in beef and non-lactating dairy cattle. It is also indicated for the control of respiratory disease in cattle at high risk of developing BRD associated with… Read the rest »