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Updated: September 21, 2021

Animal Science Meetings

A list of meetings/events for Animal and Livestock Producers
Goat Tasting and Twilight Meeting at the Western Maryland Research and Education Center
Updated: September 8, 2021

Beef Cattle Nutrition

Resources on Beef cattle nutrition
Cattle at feeding trough
Updated: September 8, 2021

Cattle Tales Livestock Newsletter

This quarterly newsletter is focused on bringing timely, relevant information to Maryland's livestock producers
Updated: September 7, 2021

Beef Reproductive Management

Resources on beef reproductive management.
Updated: August 26, 2021

Women In Agriculture Webinar Series on Risk Management: Production

This webpage is the production archives of the Women In Agriculture webinars.
Updated: June 4, 2021

High Beef Prices

The national average for ground beef is currently $5.39 lb. Prices are not looking to scale back until 2015. A good steak hasn’t cost this much in America since Ronald Reagan was president. A dwindling number of cattle and the growing export demand from countries such as China and Japan have caused the average retail cost of fresh beef to climb to $5.28 lb. in February, up almost a quarter from January and the highest price since 1987.
High Beef Prices
Updated: March 30, 2021

Beef Production Resources for Beginning Farmers

Take a look at the resources for the basics of beef production. Approximately 54% of all agricultural sales in the state of Maryland is from livestock sales. There were over 190,000 cattle and calves in Maryland in 2012. Beef production is concentrated in the central and western regions of the state, as are beef slaughter facilities.
Updated: February 23, 2021

Slaughter and Process Facilities in Maryland

A directory with a broader listing of slaughter and/or processing facilities, including commercial plants.
Butchershop meat case
Updated: February 3, 2021

Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP): What Dairy and Beef Producers Need to Know

Information about the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) affecting Dairy and Beef producers.
Dairy farm
Updated: January 22, 2021

Maryland 4-H Requirements and Tools for Exhibiting 4-H Beef Projects

When preparing to show livestock in 4-H it can be overwhelming at times with the rules and guidelines that are found within the Maryland 4-H program and specifically in your individual county. If you take the time to read over the rules and guidelines and have open communication with your 4-H Extension Educator, 4-H Beef Department Superintendents and your Club Leader it becomes an easier process to ensure a positive experience.