Jamie Purfeerst

Jamie
May
Purfeerst
Senior Associate Editor

Jamie is the newest addition to the BEEF editorial team. She is in charge of our online and digital communications, manages our monthly magazine production, and orchestrates our social media efforts. Thus, she’s instrumental in executing the creation and production of the editorial product, with special emphasis in building synergies between our electronic and print products. Jamie is a December 2010 graduate of North Dakota State University (NDSU) where she double-majored in agriculture communications and advertising. She is originally from southern Minnesota, growing up on a small hobby farm just south of the BEEF offices in Bloomington. Jamie has an ongoing passion for livestock showmanship and management that began with 4-H and FFA activities as a youngster and continued to college where she was a decorated member of the NDSU Livestock Judging Team.

In addition to her lifelong involvement in livestock, Jamie’s industry background includes communications internships with the American Angus Association and the North American International Livestock Exposition. Her enthusiasm for the livestock industry, combined with her knowledge of the growing social media and online world, makes her a valuable asset to the BEEF editorial goal of serving our readers. Find Jamie on Twitter & Google +.

E-mail Jamie Purfeerst (jamie.may@penton.com).

Articles
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Fall 2014 Cattle Industry Event Calendar
Here is a listing of cattle industry events from around the country for fall 2014.
Get BQA Certified For Free Until April 15 1
Beef Quality Assurance certification gives producers tools to provide the safest and highest quality beef to consumers. Producers can now get certified for free thanks to sponsorship by Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc.
Cattle Industry Convention Twitter Feed
Not on Twitter? Follow along with what industry leaders are tweeting at the Cattle Industry Convention here.
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Winter 2014 Cattle Industry Event Calendar
Here's a list of winter 2014 beef industry events going on around the country. Do you have one to add to the list? Email Jamie Purfeerst with event information.
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Top 10 Most Read Stories At BEEF
From the freak October blizzard that struck South Dakota to mob grazing and calving tips, here are the 10 most read stories in 2013 at beefmagazine.com.
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7 U.S. Ranching Operations Lauded For Top-Level Stewardship 1
Seven cattle operations, recognized regionally for their efforts in conservation and stewardship, will compete for the 2013 Environmental Stewardship Award Program’s national title. The winner will be announced in Nashville, TN, in February. Learn more at www.environmentalstewardship.org.
Innovative Products of America’s Air Comb® Filter
9 New Products For Fall 2013
There are a variety of new products on the market for beef producers for Fall 2013. Highlights include Elanco's new Viralign 6 vaccine, a new mower-conditioner from Vermeer and a bale slicer to increase feeding efficiency.
2013 fall beef industry calendar
Fall 2013 Beef Industry Calendar
Here's a list of fall beef industry events going on around the country. Do you have one to add to the list? Email Jamie Purfeerst with event information.
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4 New Beef Industry Products You Should Know About
We highlight four new products that beef producers should know about. Learn more about Agri-Mectin® Plus Clorsulon, Digi-Star TMR Tracker® version 4., CowBytes ration program and Kuhn SW 4004 large square bale wrapper.
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6 New Products For Beef Producers
June new product features include: Conestoga Manufacturing’s Model C-125 PTO manure spreader; EarthGuard line to include EarthGuard® EDGE™, Heat Holders socks; Kuhn’s GF 7902 rotary tedder; Ranger Gate bulk feeders and SurvivalStraps.
January BEEF Tech
January 2013 new products and information include LONGRANGE™ extended-release deworming product, Avery Weigh-Tronix Feed Foreman Ration Management Software, EXCEDE vial size, Angus Pfizer 50k price reductions and Form-A-Feed PerForMax feed.
Top 10 Feature Stories In 2012
2012 proved to be a rather challenging year for beef producers. Record input and cattle prices combined with an ongoing drought that dashed hopes of cowherd expansion in 2012 resulted in a year of huge volatility and risk. In turn, a record number of producers turned to beefmagazine.com for advice on how to weather the storm.
Social Media Is A Critical Part Of Industry's Risk Management 1

If you were on the social networking site Twitter the afternoon of April 24, you would have seen the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Policy Division (tweeting under the handle @BeltwayBeef) effectively responding to what could have potentially been a media nightmare.

Six Ranches Vie For National Environmentalism Award
Six diverse cattle operations, regional honorees of the 2011 Environmental Stewardship Award (ESA), will compete for the national award presented at the national cattle industry’s winter meeting in Nashville, TN.
Beef Battalion Serves Up Steaks As A Thank You
“It’s about beef and bullets. It’s about the soldiers who have written a check to the U.S. government, for everything, including their life,” says Bill Broadie of Ashland, KS. A U.S. Marine veteran wounded in Vietnam and discharged in 1967, Broadie has a deep respect for U.S. servicemen and women. In 2007, the fourth-generation cattleman found his way to give back.

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