Mar 19, 2015

Where’s the beef? Unless we act, it won’t be in American diets

The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee’s recommendation to avoid red meat is based on outdated nutritional science and an erroneous assumption that beef production isn’t environmentally friendly....More
Mar 24, 2015

Sage grouse stew—The pot boils again over iconic bird 3

Since its listing in 2010, the greater sage grouse has been a wildlife species of intense interest in the 11 states in the West where it lives. Two events regarding conservation of the greater sage-grouse promise to move the sometimes heated discussion along....More
Mar 2, 2015

Expansion means emphasis must shift from cost to increasing value 1

The cattle feeding and packing infrastructure will continue to be strained as numbers build, while cattle prices should continue in record territory....More
Mar 19, 2015

It’s time to change our woeful beef marketing system 1

When cattle margins return to more historical levels, the need for radical, rapid change to the beef industry marketing system will become more apparent....More
Mar 23, 2015

3 ways to balance out the Meat Free Week conversations 4

Vegan activists are promoting a “Meat Free Week” March 23-29, 2015. Here are three ways to balance out the conversation....More
Mar 12, 2015

Relax, everyone. Beef is still king! 1

As an industry, we’ve been trained to focus on supply, whether that’s beef tonnage, or pork and poultry tonnage. Equally important, however, is maintaining or improving demand for beef....More
Mar 16, 2015

10 tips for keeping first-calf heifers in tip-top shape 2

First-calf heifers require special management to maintain body condition scores, grow a healthy calf, and breed back. Here are 10 tips for keeping first-calf heifers in tip-top shape....More

Should voting in the U.S. be mandatory?

President Obama floated the idea last week that voting in the U.S. should be mandatory. This week’s online poll question is: “Should voting in the U.S. be mandatory?” Be sure to leave the rationale on your opinion in the comments section after voting.

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