BeefCast update for January 22, 2010, A look back at 2009 and a look ahead to 2010

Well, the countdown to the premier beef industry event is nearly over. I hope that you have made your plans to be with us next week in San Antonio for the Cattle Industry Annual Convention and NCBA Trade Show.

This year’s event looks to be exceptional with several new features and great educational opportunities. If you’re going to be there next week, let’s catch up for a few moments and talk about how we at BeefCast can better help you. Just drop me a note.

If you won’t be able to make it off the ranch next week, I certainly understand. So don’t worry, we will bring you the conversations and latest information on industry issues and emerging technologies right here at BeefCast.


BeefCast® Conversations

How can you manage moldy corn and silage to ensure cowherd and newborn calf performance?

MP3 fileDr. Kathleen Emery, Nutritionist and DVM, weighs in on how we can best manage higher levels of molds and mycotoxins to manage our cowherd as we enter the calving season to ensure newborn calf performance.

A look back at 2009 and a look ahead to 2010

MP3 fileGary Crawford, United States Department of Agriculture, shares a look back at 2009 and a look ahead to 2010.

What will the cattle market trends be for this new year?

MP3 fileJim Robb, Director of the Livestock Marketing Information Center, shares his thoughts on what trends we can expect to see in 2010 for feeders, fed cattle and boxed beef.

Agriculture discussions on Social Media channels

Twitter discussionsAntibiotics and their use in food production discussion.

Twitter discussionsFood Myths and Legends discussion.



BeefCast® Headliners

Dr. Ronald Lemenager, the BeefBlog

Link to blogTips To Protect Your Cattle And Property Post from Southern Livestock Publishing "Cattle rustling can conjure up different thoughts depending on who you are." "Unfortunately, cattle rustling is still a serious issue."

Don Tyler, New Year--New Attitudes

Link to blogAs we replace the wall calendar and the doodle sheet that covers our desktop, it is a good time to review procedures, policies and priorities. This is the time of year that our employees seem to be the most open to new ideas—and the most accepting of change. To maximize this opportunity, many operations schedule company-wide meetings to communicate with all the employees and provide a forum for feedback and discussion.


BeefCast® Conference Connection

Coming up

Cattle Industry Annual Convention & NCBA Trade Show Jan. 27-30, 2010, San Antonio, TX. "Its a good opportunity to interact with members of the livestock industry and to become more informed on a variety of topics of interest."


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