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Current cattle situation and outlook for Ohio

By Ben Brown, Program Manager for the Ohio State University Farm Management Program The U.S. cattle herd on Jan. 1, 2018 was larger than the count a year earlier, making 2017 the fifth consecutive year of herd expansion. Expansions in beef typically last four to six years. The U.S. appears …

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Amid growing supply, meat demand remains high

As the cattle herds expand across the U.S. and the poultry and pork markets recover from disease setbacks, the demand for animal protein continues to be strong domestically. Recently, the Ohio Ag Net’s Ty Higgins talked about the outlook for the meat sector with Will Sawyer from Rabo AgriFinance.

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Junior Market Beef Show results

  Chianina Champion: Addison Jones, Allen Co. Res. Champion: Lori MIllenbaugh, Crawford Co.   Hereford Champion: Samantha Norman, Fulton Co. Res. Champion: Angie Distl, Clark Co.   Maine-Anjou Champion: Montana Hulsmyer, Auglaize Co. Res. Champion: Tyler Clark, Miami Co.   Shorthorn Champion: Landon Richards, Wood Co. Res. Champion: Samantha Norman, …

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Beef tongue popular in Japan

Eleven years ago Japan banned U.S. beef imports because of one case of mad cow disease reported in the state of Washington. Never mind that Japanese cows were frequently diagnosed with the disease. In recent years, though, Japan lifted the beef embargo. And with that problem licked, American cattlemen discovered …

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Ohio beef checkoff update

There was plenty to talk about at the recent Ohio Cattlemen’s Association Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet. Top of mind for many was the Ohio Beef Checkoff that was increased from $1 to $2 per head last year through a referendum vote. “Checkoffs are about increasing demand for our products. …

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American Wagyu cattle blend the best of two worlds

Cattle getting massages and being fed alcoholic drinks may sound funny, but the Wagyu breed of cattle known for producing melt-in-your-mouth Kobe beef in Japan is shrouded in eastern mystery, tradition and lore. The breed was developed in 1868 by crossing Brown Swiss, Devon, Shorthorn, Simmental, and Ayrshire genetics. There …

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