My View From The Country http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13969/feed en Random thoughts about rural kids, the cattle market and the beef industry’s future http://beefmagazine.com/blog/random-thoughts-about-rural-kids-cattle-market-and-beef-industry-s-future <div class="node-body blog-body">FFA kids show BEEF columnist that the future is bright.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/random-thoughts-about-rural-kids-cattle-market-and-beef-industry-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/random-thoughts-about-rural-kids-cattle-market-and-beef-industry-s-future#comments Business My View From The Country Thu, 16 Jun 2016 01:26:00 +0000 102251 at http://beefmagazine.com Is it time for cattle producers to start looking forward to 2020? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-time-cattle-producers-start-looking-forward-2020 <div class="node-body blog-body">Many voters may be looking forward to Election Day simply to put 2016 behind them so they can look forward to 2020. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-time-cattle-producers-start-looking-forward-2020" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-time-cattle-producers-start-looking-forward-2020#comments Government My View From The Country Fri, 10 Jun 2016 01:15:00 +0000 102161 at http://beefmagazine.com There's livestock emissions then there's hot air http://beefmagazine.com/blog/theres-livestock-emissions-then-theres-hot-air <div class="node-body blog-body">Genetics and technology will help cattle producers take the lead in the environmental debate.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/theres-livestock-emissions-then-theres-hot-air" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/theres-livestock-emissions-then-theres-hot-air#comments Environment My View From The Country Fri, 03 Jun 2016 13:59:00 +0000 102041 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Cows don&#39;t emit much greenhouse gas.</p> Finding the economics of change in the sustainability and climate change debate http://beefmagazine.com/blog/finding-economics-change-sustainability-and-climate-change-debate <div class="node-body blog-body">Consumers vote with their dollars every time they buy a product, and those votes will ultimately define and dictate what sustainability and climate change mean to our industry. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/finding-economics-change-sustainability-and-climate-change-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/finding-economics-change-sustainability-and-climate-change-debate#comments Environment Business Pasture Range Government My View From The Country Thu, 05 May 2016 14:27:00 +0000 101011 at http://beefmagazine.com Go big, then go small when planning your ranch’s future http://beefmagazine.com/blog/go-big-then-go-small-when-planning-your-ranch-s-future <div class="node-body blog-body">Our ranching teams are smaller but they tend to be made of family, and that is why small businesses are the ones that change the world. Are you up to the challenge?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/go-big-then-go-small-when-planning-your-ranch-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/go-big-then-go-small-when-planning-your-ranch-s-future#comments Ranch Management My View From The Country Thu, 28 Apr 2016 13:35:00 +0000 100591 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef demand? Maybe it is our job! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-demand-maybe-it-our-job <div class="node-body blog-body">Building beef demand is the business of everyone in our industry. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-demand-maybe-it-our-job" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-demand-maybe-it-our-job#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Beef Demand Beef Advocacy My View From The Country Thu, 21 Apr 2016 02:44:00 +0000 100391 at http://beefmagazine.com The coming revolution in cattle genetics http://beefmagazine.com/blog/coming-revolution-cattle-genetics <div class="node-body blog-body">The seedstock industry has been trying to produce low-input, high-output cattle for a long time. Are we finally reaching the stage where that is going to be possible? </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/coming-revolution-cattle-genetics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/coming-revolution-cattle-genetics#comments Business Cattle Genetics My View From The Country Thu, 14 Apr 2016 18:47:00 +0000 100191 at http://beefmagazine.com NCBA should take heed from the political parties http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ncba-should-take-heed-political-parties <div class="node-body blog-body">The beef business can learn a lesson from the present state of politics—listen to your base. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ncba-should-take-heed-political-parties" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ncba-should-take-heed-political-parties#comments Cattle Industry Structure Government Employee Management My View From The Country Thu, 31 Mar 2016 13:12:00 +0000 99611 at http://beefmagazine.com Is agriculture destined to lose the conversation on sustainability? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/agriculture-destined-lose-conversation-sustainability <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s time to trade in the suits, ties and wing tips for boots and a hat and to start sharing the passion and commitment to sustainability that nearly everyone in this business wakes up and goes to bed with. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/agriculture-destined-lose-conversation-sustainability" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/agriculture-destined-lose-conversation-sustainability#comments Cattle Industry Structure Environment Business My View From The Country Thu, 24 Mar 2016 14:24:00 +0000 99451 at http://beefmagazine.com Senate fails to pass GMO labeling law, throws issue into a backspin http://beefmagazine.com/blog/senate-fails-pass-gmo-labeling-law-throws-issue-backspin <div class="node-body blog-body">Perception is reality and that means GMO labeling will ultimately be dictated. The question is to what degree and by whom. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/senate-fails-pass-gmo-labeling-law-throws-issue-backspin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/senate-fails-pass-gmo-labeling-law-throws-issue-backspin#comments Beef Quality Government Beef Advocacy My View From The Country Thu, 17 Mar 2016 14:18:00 +0000 99191 at http://beefmagazine.com What will the 2016 election mean to agriculture? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-will-2016-election-mean-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">With the primaries now shaping up and providing a somewhat less murky picture of the 2016 presidential election, the question arises about how agriculture, and particularly the cattle business, will fare under a new president.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-will-2016-election-mean-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-will-2016-election-mean-agriculture#comments Cattle Industry Structure Government My View From The Country Thu, 10 Mar 2016 14:12:00 +0000 98951 at http://beefmagazine.com The message was sent on Super Tuesday http://beefmagazine.com/blog/message-was-sent-super-tuesday <div class="node-body blog-body">What’s more important: sending a message or winning the election? </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/message-was-sent-super-tuesday" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/message-was-sent-super-tuesday#comments Government My View From The Country Thu, 03 Mar 2016 15:23:00 +0000 98731 at http://beefmagazine.com Are marketplace concerns legitimate? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-marketplace-concerns-legitimate <div class="node-body blog-body">Is increased market risk and volatility the new norm? What should we really be concerned about?</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-marketplace-concerns-legitimate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-marketplace-concerns-legitimate#comments Cattle Industry Structure Business Cattle Markets My View From The Country Thu, 25 Feb 2016 15:50:00 +0000 98521 at http://beefmagazine.com For political junkies, the fun is just beginning http://beefmagazine.com/blog/political-junkies-fun-just-beginning <div class="node-body blog-body">Do Bernie and The Donald really have a chance at the nomination? The strange world of politics is getting even stranger.</div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/political-junkies-fun-just-beginning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/political-junkies-fun-just-beginning#comments Government My View From The Country Thu, 18 Feb 2016 14:31:00 +0000 98211 at http://beefmagazine.com 40 mph winds and 14 inches of snow is Mother Nature’s wakeup call http://beefmagazine.com/blog/40-mph-winds-and-14-inches-snow-mother-nature-s-wakeup-call <div class="node-body blog-body">Nothing is better than working side-by-side with Mother Nature when she is agreeable, but nothing is crueler than when she is not. </div> <p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/40-mph-winds-and-14-inches-snow-mother-nature-s-wakeup-call" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/40-mph-winds-and-14-inches-snow-mother-nature-s-wakeup-call#comments Business Pasture Range My View From The Country Thu, 04 Feb 2016 14:26:00 +0000 97781 at http://beefmagazine.com