Oklahoma Farm Report masthead graphic with wheat on the left and cattle on the right.
Howdy Neighbors!
Ron Hays, Director of Farm and Ranch Programming, Radio Oklahoma Ag Network  |  2401 Exchange Ave, Suite F, Oklahoma City, Ok 73108  |  (405) 601-9211

advertisements
   
   
   
   
   

Beef Buzz News


Consumers Will Have Plenty of Beef For Memorial Day Cookouts, Says NCBA's Colin Woodall

Mon, 18 May 2020 09:43:50 CDT

Consumers Will Have Plenty of Beef For Memorial Day Cookouts, Says NCBA's Colin Woodall Consumers are going to have enough beef for their Memorial Day cookout, said Colin Woodall, CEO of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. Woodall recently spoke with Radio Oklahoma Ag Network Farm Director Ron Hays, and his message was clear, the overall beef supply situation is quickly improving.

We are in a much more stabilized situation than a week ago, Woodall said. I do believe we will continue to see an increase in weekly harvest to help work through the backlog of fed cattle, Woodall said.

He credited President Trump’s invoking the Defense Production Act as helping stabilize the beef packing plants’ labor issues.

The NCBA executive assured consumers there is adequate supplies of beef available.

“We are producing meat every single day,” Woodall said.

You can have an empty meat case one day yet full again the next day, so if your grocery store doesn’t have the beef you’re looking for, go back tomorrow and you’ll probably find it, Woodall said.

In another encouraging sign, Woodall said there is discussion of a “fed cattle set aside” program to help producers forced to hold cattle waiting to be processed.

This program would pay feedlot operators an estimated $2.90 per head per day for keeping their market ready cattle until they can find a spot at the packing plants, Woodall said.

Woodall said this will help producers continue to keep animals healthy until they are ready.

“We don’t utilize euthanasia as a management tool,” he said. “This program will go a long way to avoid euthanasia.”

Click on the LISTEN BAR below to hear the complete interview with Colin Woodall as he talks with Ron Hays.

The Beef buzz is a regular feature heard on radio stations around the region on the Radio Oklahoma Network and is a regular audio feature found on this website as well. Click on the LISTEN BAR below for today’s show and check out our archives for older Beef Buzz shows covering the gamut of the beef cattle industry today.


   
   

Ron Hays Beef Buzzes With Colin Woodall
right-click to download mp3

 

WebReadyTM Powered by WireReady® NSI

 

Beef News

  • Cattle Producers Have Found Unique Ways to Promote Beef During This Challenging Time  Fri, 27 Nov 2020 08:24:41 CST
  • Greg Hanes, Cattlemen's Beef Board, Says Zoom And Other Technologies Are Helping Them Reach More Consumers  Wed, 25 Nov 2020 08:16:30 CST
  • USMEF's Dan Halstrom Says The Trump Administration Has Been a Good Period For U.S. Meat Exports  Tue, 24 Nov 2020 08:24:30 CST
  • No Surprises in Latest Cattle on Feed Report And OSU's Derrell Peel Says The Market is Leveling Out  Mon, 23 Nov 2020 07:31:31 CST
  • U.S. Meat Export Glass is Half Full But It's Filling Up Fast Says USMEF's Dan Halstrom  Fri, 20 Nov 2020 08:25:34 CST
  • October Ice Storm Dramatically Impacted Cattle Markets Says OSU's Derrell Peel  Thu, 19 Nov 2020 08:29:20 CST
  • Slow Pace of U.S. Beef Exports a Concern, Says Market Analyst Katelyn McCullock  Wed, 18 Nov 2020 08:39:32 CST
  • Katelyn McCullock, Livestock Marketing Information Center, Talks About Holiday Beef Demand During The Pandemic  Tue, 17 Nov 2020 08:34:42 CST
  • Simmental Among The Breeds to be Shown At Cattlemen's Congress in Oklahoma City in January  Mon, 16 Nov 2020 08:11:49 CST
  •   Mon, 16 Nov 2020 07:22:43 CST
  • Market Analyst Corbitt Wall Makes The Case For Cattle Producers and Beef Packers Are Not in The Same Business  Fri, 13 Nov 2020 09:02:10 CST
  • NCBA's Ethan Lane Reviews Election Results  Thu, 12 Nov 2020 08:20:33 CST
  • The Certified Angus Beef Brand Remains Focused on Providing Quallity to Consumers and Profitability to Producers  Wed, 11 Nov 2020 09:23:13 CST

  •  

    Beef Buzz Archives

    Old Archives  |   2010  |   2011  |   2012  |   2013  |   2014  |   2015  |   2016  |   2017  |   2018  |   2019  |   Jan 20  |   Feb 20  |   Mar 20  |   Apr 20  |   May 20  |   Jun 20  |   Jul 20  |   Aug 20  |   Sep 20  |   Oct 20  |   Nov 20  |   Dec 20
        

    Ron salutes our daily email sponsors!

    Oklahoma Ag Credit Oklahoma Farm Bureau National Livestock Credit Ag Mediation Program P&K Equipment Tulsa Farm Show AFR Insurance Stillwater Milling Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association KIS FUTURES, INC.

    Our Road to Rural Prosperity sponsors!

    Banc First OPSRC ORWA TPAOO TPAOO

    Search OklahomaFarmReport.com


       
       
    © 2008-2020 Oklahoma Farm Report
    Email Ron   |   Newsletter Signup   |    Current Spots   |    Program Links

    WebReady powered by WireReady® Inc.