Category: Ag News

LMA Works to Find Long-Term Solutions to Issues in Livestock Marketing

At the annual Livestock Marketing Association meeting, Senior Farm and Ranch Broadcaster, Ron Hays, caught up with the vice president of government and industry affairs at the LMA, Chelsea Good, about industry conversations regarding livestock marketing. “Our government affairs committee worked with Congress really hard over the years to get a dealer statutory trust passed …

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Demand For Inventory Creates Tremendous Cattle Market

KC Sheperd, Farm Director, is back talking with Bob Rodenberger, a partner with Stockman Oklahoma Livestock Marketing, as he gives the latest on the cattle markets. Rodenberger said the cattle markets are better than ever at the moment. “There is nothing negative about the market,” Rodenberger said. “It is positive. Old school- I am nervous …

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Make Father’s Day Sizzle with Beef on the Grill

Easy recipes help the whole family celebrate dad this year.  The best Father’s Day gifts are handmade, so celebrate the special dads in your life by creating a memorable culinary experience that suits their style, taste and love of the grill. The Oklahoma Beef Council has you covered with beef recipes that are sure to …

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Friday Preopening Market Update with Dave Lanning

Dakota Davis Ready for Saturday at the World Livestock Auctioneer Championship

The 59th World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) is set to take place on Saturday, June 10 in conjunction with the Livestock Marketing Association’s (LMA) Annual Convention June 7-10, 2023, in Punta Gorda and Arcadia, Fla.   A total of 31 semi-finalist auctioneers will compete in the championship event. The auctioneering contest will begin with the interview …

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Feeder Steers Higher, Feeder Heifers Mostly Steady, Steer and Heifer Calves Higher at Woodward Livestock Auction

Oklahoma Cash Grains Report for June 8, 2023

World Wheat Market Still Just as Volatile- Russian Production Numbers Continue to Increase

This Week on SUNUP is Oklahoma State University Extension grain market economist Kim Anderson. During this week’s edition, Anderson talks about the latest in the grain markets. China is in the middle of their wheat harvest, Anderson said, and they have been dealing with heavy rains and hail. “A good third of their crop is …

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Lankford Continues to Stand Up for Rural Access to Quality Health Care in Oklahoma

Attorney General Drummond challenges California truck ban

Attorney General Gentner Drummond has joined a coalition of 19 states challenging the Environmental Protection Agency decision allowing California to illegally ban trucks. The ban forces truckers to buy electric trucks and regulates trucking out of existence through mandating net-zero emissions standards.  The Biden Administration gave California the authority to force most buses, vans, trucks and tractor-trailers to be electric by 2035. Currently, only 2 percent …

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