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the truth about hormones in beef
Feb 25, 2015
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Share this: 5 resources addressing hormones & beef 4

While hormones are naturally occurring in both people and the foods we eat, an increase in early onset puberty (before age 8 in girls and age 9 in boys) has many parents worried and looking for the culprit. Beef is drawing scrutiny from some parents, but this association isn’t based on facts....More
Feb 26, 2015
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Meat Market Update | Choice cutout gains ground ahead of spring grilling season

News regarding the Choice box beef cutout was positive in all respects. The Choice cutout was higher with improved volume in all segments on the heels of the steady improvement that we have been watching on the daily cutout during the last week....More
Feb 19, 2015
Commentary

5 keys to a profitable beef cow herd 6

Once a rancher recognizes the inter-connectedness of four areas of management – production, economics and finance, marketing and people – it becomes apparent that maximums are never the best or the most profitable level of production....More
Feb 19, 2015
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4 reasons Chipotle won’t get my business 2

A new survey claims the average meal at Chipotle exceeds 1,000 calories and contains a full day’s worth of sodium – and that’s without the soda and sides. Here are four more good reasons why beef producers should spend their dollars elsewhere when craving a good burrito....More
Feb 19, 2015
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Meat Market Update | Wholesale markets see a decline

The Comprehensive or Average Choice Cutout was $5.60 lower for the week ending Saturday, February 14. Additionally, the cutout saw declining sales volume of 6,102 loads, down 499 loads for the week. The exports and out-front sales also saw a dip....More
Feb 19, 2015
Commentary

It’s time to burn our boats and signal no retreat to anti-meat activists 14

I don’t think I’ve ever before seen such a level of concern as that plaguing folks in the beef industry who have been dealing with the looming release of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans....More
Feb 19, 2015
Commentary

How does the beef industry know which issues are critical?

Livestock producers failed to appreciate early on the gravity of the animal welfare movement, and sustainability is likely the next such issue....More

Will you fight removal of beef from the government’s dietary guidelines?

The government-appointed Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee has released its recommendations to the Secretaries of USDA and Health and Human Services (HHS). The recommendations call for removing beef and other red meat from the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, and are now up for public comment. USDA and HHS are expected to consider the DGAC report and release the final report later this year.


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