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Published on Feb 13, 2015

Commercial Cattle Market Insight from DVAuction by Corbitt Wall that gives mention to EMCC at the 3:50 mark in the video. To WATCH VIDEO CLICK HERE.

The Amazing Meat and Poutry Industry, we have a lot of reasons to be proud to be a part of it, for more info: Click Here

Meat MythCrushers was developed in consultation with some of the leading experts in the field of meat and animal science, food safety and nutrition to provide consumers and media with the other side of the story : a side that is often overlooked in media reports and the internet. It is also a great resource of information for anyone involved in the meat industry. This was made possible by the North American Meat Institute. Please follow this link to a few dozen short informational videos: click here for Meat MythCrushers

As a good example of the quality information provide; click here for Myth:Grass-Fed is Safer than Beef from Cattle Finished on Corn and Grains. I would like to specifically point to how they discuss the issue and in the end BOTH grass fed or corn fed are legit production practices that come down to consumer preference.

Missouri Beef Summit held January 5, 2015 videos:

Governor Jay Nixon : Click Here
The Economic Panel : Click Here
The Processor Panel : Click Here
MO Science and Tech: Click Here
The Producer Panel : Click Here
The Commodity Panel: Click Here
The Closing Remarks : Click Here 

Are you looking at renting or leasing cows? This isn't an easy process but we have come across some information and worksheets that can help. Click on the following ,

In the May 2013 issue of The Cattlmans Advocate on page 3 with the publishers comments a reference was made to a Rainmakers song "Government Cheese."  It's lyrics give a very conservative midwestern commentary on the evils of government programs a rare attribute in rock and various popular music. Click here to listen for yourself... What do  you think?

EMCC makes the National Stocker Feeder Cattle Summery comments again in reference to the April 2013 Cow and Bred Heifer Sale... hear for yourself at around 7:00 minutes into the report on Youtube by clicking the following link ..

Bailey seems like a really good representative for Livestock Marketing Associacion (LMA)... auction is a great way to determin price discovery, without good competitive cattle auctions... many other marketing programs are lost! Click here to watch an interview.

Video Tour of Beef Plant Featuring Temple Grandin: This is a rare public look, and this won't be for everyone, but there have been plenty of "undercover video" of when things don't go right with meat animal production and processing... here is a VERY good video of what things should look like when handling and processing cattle in a large harvest facility.
Click Here  

Econmics on One Foot. How quickly could you sum up the principles of economics? While standing on one foot, Prof. Art Carden discusses the following economic principles in just over two minutes:

-individuals strive to achieve their goals in the best ways possible.
-every action has a cost
-incentives mater.
-value is determined on the margin.
-profits and losses help gauge value creation and destruction.
-government interventions often have unitended and undesirable consequence.

These are all basic economic principles helpful to cattlemen who participate in the livestock market system.  Click here to watch short video

Are you importing hay from long distance? If you are you might watch this video about importing pest along with your hay. Click here to watch this video from U of MO  Extension:

Our friend has suffered a backlash from the authorship of the National Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary from July 13th. This is the video that got Market Reporter Corbitt Wall in trouble with the Washington DC bosses, take special care to listen between 4:56 thru 5:51 on the video... I believe that everything that Corbitt reports here to be factual, but as a government employee he isn't allowed to point it out ... especially when the facts you are pointing out goes against the direction that political of the day in the Capitol. Click here to view;

Think you have it bad? Watch the "Greatest Story Ever Told"  for perspective and a postitive spin.
Part One  and Part Two

Wonder where the emotional outcry over "pink slime" started... Chef Jamie Oliver... watch the video
Check out this 2012 McDonald's commercial with Steve Foglesong "Raising Cattle and a Family".  Click here

Jim Warren of 101 Livestock tells a good Livestock Market story and we like a good story.  Click here.

Baxter Black sponsered by The Beef Checkoff on US Farm Report on "Two Man Jobs" ... enjoy!   Click here. 

Baxter Black does a video with Doc Cervin in mind called "Doc While You're Here" ... enjoy!   Click here.

Politics has become the art of misleading. This is an interesting 11 min video by John Stossel on Plitical Deception in which he interviews pollster Frank Luntz and Dan Mitchell from the CATO institute. 


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