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October 2016
What’s In a Number? Leveraging Scanner Data to Understand the Retail Beef Consumer
Cattle Markets Have Many Moving Parts
Ground Beef Challenges
How to Measure Trust in Beef and Beef Production and Why it Matters
Potential Use of Vaccination for the U.S. Cattle Herd in Response to an FMD Outbreak: Benefits and Challenges
Helping Consumers Reduce Food Waste
Antibiotics Q&A with BQA Advisory Board Chairman, Dan Kniffen, PhD
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis: July -- September 2016
CattleFax Insight - Fall 2016 Vol 29. No. 3

June 2016
Demand for Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Certification at an All-Time High
What’s All This Buzz About Alternative Proteins
Margin and Opportunity Shifts with Supply
The “Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.” Brand Journey
How the Beef Checkoff Uses Market Data to Understand and Drive Demand
Foot and Mouth Disease and Crisis Communications Plans
Foot and Mouth Disease and Development of the Secure Beef Supply Plan
World Resources Institute “Shifting Diets” Fails to Recognize Differences in Production
Cattle Markets and the Future - An Interview with Kendal Frazier, NCBA Chief Executive Officer
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis: April – June 2016
CattleFax Insight - Summer 2016 Vol. 29 No. 2

March 2016
Feeding GMO Crops to Livestock
Investigating Beef Market Volatility
Assessing the New Consumer and the Trust Metric
How the Beef Industry Performed on its 2011-2015 Long Range Plan
The July 2015 Consumer Beef Index – The Millennials Have Arrived
Marbling: Management of Cattle to Maximize the Deposition of Intramuscular Adipose Tissue
Traceability’s Impact on International Demand for U.S. Beef
Cowspiracy: The Film
Would Removing Beef from the Diet Actually Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions?
The Development and Importance of the FARM/BQA Partnership: Q&A With Emily Meredith
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis: January – March 2016
CattleFax Insight - Spring 2016 Vol. 29 No. 1

December 2015
Q & A with Dr. John Maas on Beef Quality Assurance and the Pneumatic Dart Gun
Antibiotic Stewardship is Not New to Cattle Ranchers: Update on New Regulations and What It Means for the Beef Industry
Carbon Footprint of U.S. Beef vs. Global Beef and Understanding the U.S. Beef Water Footprint
International Agency for Research on Cancer Evaluates Red and Processed Meat - Backgrounder
The Beef Industry’s New Long Range Plan Sets Important Direction
Farmers and Ranchers Must Raise Their Voices Louder Than Ever Before
America: Millennialized
Beef Demand: Spring 2015 Optimism in the Consumer Beef Index
Getting a Read on Great Beef Flavor
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis: September 2015 – November 2015
The Evolution of Checkoff-funded Beef Flavor Research
Letter from Leadership
CattleFax Insight - Winter 2015 Vol. 28 No. 4

September 2015
Letter from the Editor
Precipitation and Profits Signal Cowherd Expansion
Transportation Issues Impacting Cattle Well-Being in the U.S. and Considerations for the Future
Slowdown in Australia’s Beef Production and Exports Finally Materializing
The Beef Industry’s New Long Range Plan Sets Important Direction
Antibiotic Stewardship is Not New to Cattle Ranchers: Update on New Regulations and What It Means for the Beef Industry
Carbon Footprint of U.S. Beef vs. Global Beef and Understanding the U.S. Beef Water Footprint
Q & A with Dr. John Maas on Beef Quality Assurance and the Pneumatic Dart Gun
Q&A with Pia Untalan Olafson and the Tick-Induced Meat Allergy
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis: June 2015 – August 2015
Cattle Fax Insight - Fall 2015 Vol. 28 No. 3

June 2015
Letter from the Editor
Domestic Protein Supplies Building
Beef Demand: Spring 2015 Optimism in the Consumer Beef Index
Farmers and Ranchers Must Raise Their Voices Louder Than Ever Before
Media Reaction to Chipotle’s GMO Announcement May Signal Shift in Coverage of Pseudoscience
International Agency for Research on Cancer Evaluates Red and Processed Meat - Backgrounder
Water Use in Beef: Where Is It Really Coming From and How Can the Water Footprint Differ Across the U.S.?
Q & A with Dr. Karen Schwartzkopf-Genswein on Transportation Quality Assurance
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis: March 2015 – May 2015
CattleFax Insight - Summer 2015 Vol. 28 No. 2

March 2015
Letter from the Editor
Strong Beef Demand Signals Opportunities for Beef Industry, Retailers and Foodservice Operators
America: Millennialized
Charting the Course for 2015 with Beef Industry Insights and Planning
Consumers Share Insights about Production Practices: 2014 Update
Getting a Read on Great Beef Flavor
Coming Up to Speed on Beef Demand
Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee Report Update
New Feedyard Assessment Database Resource Available for Beef Industry
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis: December 2014 – February 2015
CattleFax Insight - Spring 2015 Vol. 28 No. 1

December 2014
Special Letter from Leadership
Millennials: Are They Really That Different from Other Generations?
Addressing Millennial Perceptions of Beef Production and Factory Farming
Checkoff Return on Investment Study Shows Strong Results
Beef Demand in China
A Healthy Discussion About Saturated Fat: A Perspective on Beef and Healthy Dietary Patterns
Trends 2014: Key Forces Shaping How Food is Bought and Consumed
The Impact of Higher Beef Prices: What’s Really Happening?
“Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.” Digital Advertising Campaign Achieving Big Results for Beef
Feed vs. Food: Are Cattle Really Taking Food Out of Our Mouths?
Q & A with Ron Plain on Beef Supply and Demand
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis: October 2013 – September 2014, A (Fiscal) Year in Review
Cattle Fax Insight - Winter 2014 Vol. 27 No. 4

October 2014
Letter from the Editor – Fall 2014
The New Media Dynamic: Instead of Tuning in to the News, the News is Finding You
Trends 2014: Key Forces Shaping How Food Is Bought and Consumed
Addressing Millennial Perceptions of Beef Production and Factory Farming
Issues Management 2.0: More Than a Function of Communications
Checkoff Return on Investment Study Shows Strong Results
Weakening Drought and Economic Incentive Turns Attention Toward Expansion
“Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.” Digital Advertising Campaign Achieving Big Results for Beef
Strong Demand in Asian Markets Pushes U.S. Beef Exports to Record Pace
The Importance of Including Red Meat in a Healthy Dietary Pattern
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis: June 2014 – August 2014
CattleFax Insight: Fall 2014 Vol. 27 No. 3

June 2014
Letter from the Editor
A Healthy Discussion about Saturated Fat: A Perspective on Beef & Healthful Dietary Patterns
U.S. Protein Market Supply
A Historic Move: First-Ever Digital “Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.” Advertising Campaign Launches
Producers Weigh In on the Checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance Program
Power of Meat Report Reveals Consumer Purchasing Tendencies
Current Consumer Perceptions about Beef Value
The Impact of Higher Beef Prices: What’s Really Happening?
Feed vs. Food: Are Cattle Really Taking Food Out of Our Mouths?
Q&A: What is FMD and Why Is the Beef Industry Preparing In Advance of an Outbreak?
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis: March – April 2014
CattleFax Insight: Summer 2014 Vol. 27 No. 2

April 2014
Letter from the Editor
Meatless Monday Popularity Questioned by Animal Agriculture Alliance
Growth of Live Cattle Exports
Beef Demand in China
Q&A with Ron Plain on Beef Supply and Demand
Q&A: Beef Industry Safety Summit - Evolution of Beef Safety
Chipotle Farmed and Dangerous Pushes Marketing Envelope
Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2015: Situation and Opportunities for Beef
Charting the Course with Beef Industry Insights and Planning
Millennials – Are they really that different from other generations?
Consumers Share Insights about Production Practices
Share of Wallet, Share of Plate, Share of Enjoyment
Issues Media Monitoring and Response Analysis – December 2013 through February 2014