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Some food companies are scaling back on antibiotic usage in animals.

Tyson cuts antibiotics in chickens, are hogs next?

Apr 28, 2015
Eliminating routine antibiotic use is most challenging in cattle
Posted In: Tyson, chicken, USDA, antibiotics, pork, beef, hogs, cattle, superbugs

Drought in the Midwest gives cattle farmers an edge

Jun 17, 2014
The Midwest drought helped Ken Lenox's cattle farming business increase profit.
Posted In: cattle, missouri, farmers, drought

Cow burps: The environmental hazard.

Feb 25, 2014
Belching cattle are a larger source of methane gas emissions than natural gas drilling.
Posted In: cows, cattle, EPA

Using apps to track cattle in Scotland

Feb 5, 2014
A look at the app designed by Scottish teenagers to help track cattle.
Posted In: app, cattle, Scotland

The aging economics of cattle ranching

Oct 29, 2013
We check back in with cattle rancher Ken Lenox in Rolla, Mo.
Posted In: cattle, missouri, ranching

Raising beefier cattle just got harder

Aug 19, 2013
Merck withdraws, at least temporarily, a supplement widely used to bulk up cattle at feedlots.
Posted In: cattle, ranching

Despite higher beef prices, cattle ranchers don't see better sales

Jun 6, 2013
For cattle rancher Ken Lenox, the higher price of beef at the store isn't leading to bigger profits.
Posted In: cattle, beef, farming, commodities

A hopeful spring for cattle ranchers

Apr 24, 2013
Rain in Missouri means grass is growing -- and that's a good thing for cattle ranchers.
Posted In: ranch, missouri, flood, cattle

What are your cows eating? Cookies, ice cream, and more...

Sep 24, 2012
The Midwest drought has withered the nation's corn crop and pushed prices up. Now, the market for alternative feed for cattle is skyrocketing -- sending farmers scrambling for cheaper alternatives, like gummy worms and ice cream sprinkles.
Posted In: corn, animal feed, cows, cattle, farmers, candy
Ken Lenox on his farm.

Isaac brings rain to Missouri cattle ranchers

Aug 31, 2012
Missouri cattle rancher Ken Lenox is happy for several inches of rain from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac.
Posted In: cattle, drought, Hurricane Isaac, missouri

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