Victoria Myers

Progressive Farmer Senior Editor
Victoria G Myers

Victoria Myers is an award-winning agricultural journalist, on The Progressive Farmer Magazine's editorial staff since 1989, when she was hired as the cotton editor. Since that time she has diversified into several coverage areas, including: conservation, extra income, farmland values and cattle. She coordinates and writes for the magazine's Cattlelink section, is responsible for content in the weekly Cattlelink e-newsletter and helps supply DTN with some of its livestock articles. Myers is based in Birmingham, Alabama.

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  • Record production in pork and poultry could make a direct hit on beef prices by 2019. (Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Surplus Squeeze

    Despite an unpredictable political climate, ongoing tariffs, herd expansion and increased feedlot supplies, the fall outlook for the beef market is surprisingly mediocre.

  • Record production in pork and poultry could make a direct hit on beef prices by 2019. (Progressive Farmer photo by Jim Patrico)

    Surplus Squeeze

    Seasonal price swings of beef will be mosly pointed downward in the last quarter.

  • Some states are passing labeling laws in hopes of creating an environment where manufacturers of fake meat products are less likely to try to mislead consumers. (Progressive Farmer photo by Sam Wirzba)

    Fake Meat Fight

    Fake meats are moving in on livestock producers' turf. Will they steal market share or fill a growing protein gap?

  • A change in on-farm deworming practices may not only prevent resistance, but reverse it.(Progressive Farmer photo by Becky Mills)

    Challenge The Norm

    Dewormer resistance came as no surprise to parasitologists, Ray Kaplan says, but it did shatter some long-held illusions in the beef industry. "This was a problem in sheep long before it became a problem in cattle," says...

  • Large crops and carryover levels will put livestock producers in a positive position for commodity-based feeds. (Progressive Farmer photo by Boyd Kidwell)

    Supplements and Feed

    For most cattle producers, hay is the go-to feed during those long winter months. This year, however, many commodity-based feed ingredients may seem like a bargain compared to those big, round bales.

  • These four steps can cut your feed bill without sacrificing body condition.(Progressive Farmer photo by Becky Mills)

    Get Hay Smart

    As spring finally moved into parts of the Midwest, ‌cattle producers had seen prices on some hay supplies increase more than 10 times compared to ‌year-ago levels. A weekly hay auction manager at Dyersville, Iowa...

  • Silage or grazing may be the best options to salvage value out of drought-stressed corn acres. (DTN/Progressive Farmer image by Jim Patrico)

    Corn Challenges

    Corn that did not produce as much nutrition as hoped due to drought condtions can still be useful for feed.

  • Most forages, even in a good year, need a little help to keep cows in top condition.(Progressive Farmer image by Karl Wolfshohl)

    Mineral Basics

    Feed is not just food, sometimes it also needs additional ingredients to make up for what's lacking.

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    Landwatch

    Average per acre sales in this month's Landwatch column ranged from a low of $485 to a high of $11,737.

  • A recent study indicates beef purchase decisions are less sensitive to pork and chicken prices than previously thought. (Photo by Getty Images)

    Beef's Road Map

    As consumer preference evolves, demand studies help keep the beef industry's message on point.

  • A recent study shows there is a fairly significant cost to the implant decision, especially when it comes to heifers. (DTN/Progressive Farmer photo by Victoria G. Myers)

    Implant Study

    Cattle producers are leaving money on the table, if they aren't netting a specialty-type premium, and they opt not to implant calves.