Sunday, 30 August 2015
Login |  Register 
 
Find Products or Services in your local community
Sunday
Low  61°
High 93°
Monday
Low  66°
High 97°
Tuesday
Low  70°
High 96°
Wednesday
Low  70°
High 97°
Thursday
Low  70°
High 98°
Friday
Low  69°
High 94°
Saturday
Low  66°
High 90°
Current Temperature in Liberal KS is 89°  
KSCB Radio News US National Business Health & Science Political World Sports Top NPR Headlines Sports National Headlines
Cattle Producers "Beefing" Up Cattle
05/21/2013

Cattle feeders in the U.S. are coping with smaller herds and high corn costs in part by using more growth-inducing drugs designed to bulk up animals and get more beef from each carcass.
 
     Accelerated use of the drugs, known as "beta-agonists," is defended by producers who say they are essential to withstanding the drought. Their pharmaceutical creators insist the additives are safe.
 
     Their use is drawing new scrutiny both at home and abroad. Russia and other key markets have banned them. Some domestic producers worry about the potential effects on tenderness and flavor.
 
     In February, Russia joined the European Union and China in banning beef raised on the additives.
 
     The United States blames politics for the export bans. But some U.S. consumer groups are taking notice.
 

 

© Associated Press
You will need to be logged in to leave a comment.
Please Login

characters left

The posting of advertisements, profanity, or personal attacks is prohibited.
Click here to review our Terms of Use.



MOST VIEWED STORIES
Guymon PD Needs Help Locating Suspect
Taxi Driver Robbed, Liberal Teens Invovled
Letter From Seward County Regarding Saturday's Enduro Races
Ulysses Woman Charged With Murder, Child Abuse
Liberal's Kuhnel Tops Baseball America List
Baker Arts Center Announces Brews and Barbeque Winners
Liberal Native Looks To Bring Pro Wrestling Back To Tulsa
480 Board Gives Permission to Hire Temporary Teachers
City Commission Meets, Approves Interceptor Line
LPD Says, "You Drink, You Drive, You Lose
Click Here For All Stories

LATEST STORIES
Liberal's Kuhnel Tops Baseball America List
Ulysses Woman Charged With Murder, Child Abuse
LHS Volleyball Looks to Get Back to Winning Ways  
Irby Expects Improved Tennis Team  
Liberal Native Looks To Bring Pro Wrestling Back To Tulsa
Seward Comeback Stuns Colby
Sublette Looks to Out-Fox Opponents in 2015  
Texhoma Looks to Continue Winning Ways
LPD Says, "You Drink, You Drive, You Lose
Hutch Women Regain Eligibility
Click Here For All Stories
Click Here for KSCB Talk Radio 1270 am
Click Here for B107.5
Click Here for The Legend 102.7
click Here for ozzBlog
Click Here for the Kansas Lottery

©2015 Seward County Broadcasting Company, Inc.
1410 N. Western Ave. Liberal, KS 67901

Emergency Alert System | EEO Public Report Form | The Public and Broadcasting

Powered by Radio Media Group