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Dr. Js Beef

Nov 23, 2021

John Anderson, professor in agricultural economics was guest for this week talking about price discovery for the US beef cattle industry.  His talk is based on white paper that can be read here.


Nov 16, 2021

Dr. Derrell Peel from Oklahoma State University talks about the history of the US cattle market and how that has played a role in current price trends.  A longer publication about the topics discussed can be found that includes illustrations, can be found at


Nov 10, 2021

Dr. Jaymelynn Farney (jkj@ksu.edu) talks about the importance of testing forages for nutrients as we are coming into the winter.  She talks about what information needs to be captured, the general differences in cool season and warm season harvested forages, and methods of collecting...


Nov 2, 2021

Mr. Callahan Grund, executive director of the US CattleTrace program (www.uscattletrace.org) was guest for the week talking about the voluntary cattle traceability program for US cattle producers and beef industry. 


Oct 29, 2021

We highlight an undergraduate research project conducted at Kansas State University.  Former undergraduate student, Zachary Buessing presented the data from a project where they measured cattle performance and stress based on the interval between arrival at feedlot and initial processing.