MARC research cattle
Nov 14, 2015

USDA opens the door to animal rights groups

A meeting at MARC with animal rights groups has beef producers worried....More
Nov 19, 2015

Vegan activists flip over Walmart toy “slaughterhouse” truck 16

A toy semi truck has sparked a debate with the vegan crowd, who call it a “disgusting reminder of animal abuse” and have named it the “slaughterhouse truck.” Here’s how I think the industry should respond....More
Nov 12, 2015

Why working in sync with nature will benefit your operation 1

Work in sync with nature and your operation, from the soil up, will benefit. Not just now, in the good times, but especially when the cattle cycle turns prices south....More
Nov 9, 2015
The Beef Checkoff

Human nutrition benefits from beef

The value of beef in a nutritious diet is sometimes questioned. However, beef checkoff-funded research shows beef is a protein choice that delivers high nutritional value....More
Oct 15, 2015

Is the cattle cycle back?

Today’s record beef cattle prices, coupled with rains in the Southern Plains, have triggered a renewed interest in expanding the national beef herd. Could this mean that the cattle cycle is alive again?...More
Seedstock 100 Guide

Seedstock 100

Finding your next set of herd bulls just got easier. Visit BEEF’s Seedstock 100 list to find the top 100 seedstock producers in the country.

How did weaning go this year?

For many spring-calving herds, October and November herald weaning time. It’s a busy, hectic time, but also the culmination of a year of hopes, dreams and hard work. How did weaning go for you this year?

What did you eat at your Thanksgiving meal?

Yesterday was a special day in American culture. First celebrated as a federal holiday in 1863, when President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a national day of  "Thanksgiving and Praise to our beneficent Father who dwelleth in the Heavens," its roots go back to 1621 and a celebration by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World. And, of course, turkey and all the fixins’ are the traditional Thanksgiving fare. What did you eat at your Thanksgiving meal?

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