Aug 26, 2015

New book captures 100 years of combines

If you have a love for tractors, you’ll love “Red Combines 1915-2015,” a 6-pound book capturing the evolution of combines over the last century. Today’s blog reviews the book, plus looks back on eight previous blog posts with book recommendations from BEEF editors....More
Aug 20, 2015

Move over, Al Gore. Here comes Obama

President Obama is already planning for his post-president retirement years. So, while the beef business as a whole has been looking forward to a post-Obama political situation, don’t expect him to simply fade away into retirement....More
Aug 20, 2015

Is tradition holding your ranching operation back?

Most traditions are valid and useful. But don’t be afraid to cull those that aren’t....More
Aug 3, 2015

What you need to know about the final VFD rule

How you will be able to obtain antibiotics for use in feed and water for food animals is changing. Here's what you need to know about the new VFD guidelines....More
Aug 10, 2015

Burke Teichert: Are you a low-input, high-management rancher? 7

The right cattle with low input costs will always be more profitable. How are you combining high management with low inputs to match your cow herd with your environment?...More
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Aug 12, 2015

Will water become the defining issue of our time?

Whether or not you have water to use is largely up to you....More
Aug 10, 2015

Did EPA engage in illegal activities to push WOTUS? Beef Roundtable investigates 1

This month’s web-based video podcasts, now available at beefmagazine.com and beefroundtable.com, features a look at the controversy surrounding the Waters of the U.S. rule with Steve Foglesong, past NCBA president, and Bob Stallman, president of the American Farm Bureau Federation....More
fast food hamburger
Aug 5, 2015

Why restaurant customer service matters to beef producers

What perception do consumers have of beef based on the service they get at the drive-thru?...More
Jul 13, 2015

Are retailer demands taking money from your pocket?

Retail giants recent announcements on animal welfare magnifies the vexing question about if and when producers will develop a system to identify and retrieve the value of management information and individual cattle history as an asset separate from the cattle that produce the beef....More

How did your haying season go?

Earlier this year, in a BEEF magazine reader survey, respondents indicated they planned to harvest more hay this year than last. And with ample rains, that may very well be the case. With haying season drawing to a close, BEEF editors are curious how your haying season went and whether or not those predictions came true.

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