Greg Lamp

50% Branded By 2005
Meat merchandising guru Joe Gordon sees a transformation in how to market beef in the next century.It's depressing but true. Beef's market share is in
Family Teamwork Is A Must
When twin brothers Lynn and Glenn Adamson decided to combine their Wray, CO, farming and cattle feeding operations, they discovered how difficult it is
9 Estate Planning Traps
Common estate transfer mistakes and how to avoid them.If you're like three out of 10 Americans, Uncle Sam will be the clean-up hitter when you die. The
Learn From Mistakes
The seeds to making an alliance function and grow is to learn from others' mistakes. For example, Ernie Davis, agricultural economist at Texas A&M University,
Developers Can't Have It
Bill and Cynthia May's estate transfer plan protects their land from falling into the hands of developers.It's bone-chilling cold as Bill May hitches
>From Vision To Reality
What started as a dream of turning cattle into value-added products is now reality at U.S. Premium Beef (USPB). The Missouri-based closed cooperative
Northern Plains Falls Short
As of the June 1, 1997, deadline, well-known Northern Plains Premium Beef (NPPB) alliance fell short of garnering the 250,000-share minimum ($100/share)
Family Matters
Get your family talking about estate transfer or Uncle Sam will wind up the big winner.Most producers would probably prefer a trip to the dentist over
Kick Start In Michigan
Michigan helps build a beef alliance for eastern Corn Belt producers.Unlike some of the newly formed alliances that clearly spell out operational plans,
>From Vision To Reality
U.S. Premium Beef is up and running, processing 8,000-9,000 head a week.What started as a dream of turning cattle into value-added products is now reality
Why Alliances Fail
Big or small, alliances strumble because of basic business strategies. Find your niche, set your carcass targets and go for it. If it sounds too simple,
A Niche For Natural
Coleman Natural Beef keeps health food stores stocked with natural product.Seventeen years ago Jim and Mel Coleman had a crazy idea to try and market
NCBA's 1997 Stewards
There are no better examples of top-notch stewardship than those practiced by this year's National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) regional winners.
MoonLighting: Western Hospitality
City slickers find unique experiences at Western Dakota Ranch Vacations.When Lavon and Dorothy Shearer started their Western Dakota Ranch Vacation business
Grazing bill gets House approval
The U.S. House has approved the grazing bill, formally called the Forage Improvement Act of 1997. The bill would increase cattle industry stability by

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