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ranching takes art and science
Nov 20, 2014
blog

Is Ranching An Art Or A Science? Or Both? 1

When I am engaged in managerial thought and decision-making, I often wonder if beef production is art or science? And is it good science or bad science or, perhaps good science poorly applied? Or, is it good art or bad art, or an attempt at good art that is poorly done?...More
Nov 20, 2014
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10 Lessons I Want To Share With My Teenage Son 5

Parenting children is one of the toughest jobs anyone can have. With a son who’s a senior in high school, BEEF columnist Troy Marshall reflects on the advice he’d like to pass along....More
Nov 19, 2014
blog

The Demise Of The American Angus Association Is Overstated 2

At the American Angus Association’s annual convention last week, the organization and membership made it clear that any divisions are much smaller than the common vision and goals....More
Nov 18, 2014
blog

Beef’s Production Efficiency Contributes To Environmental Quality 1

Although scientists and agricultural producers often differ in their views of climate change, the fact is the efficiency of U.S. beef production is a model for others to follow....More
Nov 22, 2014
video

Meat Market Update | Buyers Lock In Holiday Specials; Sales See Boost

The big increase came in the out-front sales which jumped about 300 loads, a normal seasonal spike during this week. These out-front sales will not be delivered for at least three weeks which will put them between Thanksgiving and Christmas as buyers locked in their post-Thanksgiving advertisement specials....More
ranching as a family -- tips for success
Nov 17, 2014
Commentary

5 Tips For Success In The Family Business 1

Ranching is oftentimes a family business. Here are five tips to a successful business and happy family from Henry Hutcheson, author of “Dirty Little Secrets Of Family Business.”...More
USDA secretary tom vilsack
Nov 13, 2014
blog

USDA Playing Politics With The National Beef Checkoff 7

Most cattlemen favor less government control and more producer control. Does anyone seriously believe that would happen if a government agency creates a new beef checkoff?...More

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