BEEF Daily http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2173/feed en NEW Photo Contest: Home Is Where You Hang Your Hat http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-home-where-you-hang-your-hat <div class="node-body blog-body">Greeley Hat Works is offering two hats, one each to the champion and reserve champion photographers, in a new contest with the theme, “Home is where you hang your hat.” Details to enter are in today’s blog. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-home-where-you-hang-your-hat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-home-where-you-hang-your-hat#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 81331 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Blogs That Show Why Raising Country Kids Rocks http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-blogs-show-why-raising-country-kids-rocks <div class="node-body blog-body">Raising kids in the country offers many benefits. Here are three blogs that share the pros of having children grow up on the ranch.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-blogs-show-why-raising-country-kids-rocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-blogs-show-why-raising-country-kids-rocks#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 81231 at http://beefmagazine.com What Do You Think Of The National Geographic Take On Beef Production? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-do-you-think-national-geographic-take-beef-production <div class="node-body blog-body">A National Geographic feature article offers an honest look about where beef comes from. Will this piece help or hurt the beef industry? </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-do-you-think-national-geographic-take-beef-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-do-you-think-national-geographic-take-beef-production#comments Feedlots Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 22 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 81211 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 Tips For Getting The Most Cash For Your Cull Cows http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-getting-most-cash-your-cull-cows <div class="node-body blog-body">The cull cow market is typically saturated in the late fall and early winter months. Cody Wright, South Dakota State University Extension beef specialist, offers five tips for managing and marketing cull cows to get the best price at sale time. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-getting-most-cash-your-cull-cows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-tips-getting-most-cash-your-cull-cows#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:10:00 +0000 81201 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Reasons A DVM Should Head Up Our Ebola Response http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-reasons-dvm-should-head-our-ebola-response <div class="node-body blog-body">If we want to shut down the ebola situation, perhaps we should appoint a veterinarian as the czar. Here are three things vets understand about animal and human health.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-reasons-dvm-should-head-our-ebola-response" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-reasons-dvm-should-head-our-ebola-response#comments Ranch & Feedlot Biosecurity Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 20 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 81171 at http://beefmagazine.com 9 Reasons To Cull That Cow; PLUS: Why Preg-Checking Pays http://beefmagazine.com/blog/9-reasons-cull-cow-plus-why-preg-checking-pays <div class="node-body blog-body">John F. Grimes, Ohio State University Extension beef coordinator, lists nine reasons for culling a cow and examines the economics of keeping an open female in the herd. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/9-reasons-cull-cow-plus-why-preg-checking-pays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/9-reasons-cull-cow-plus-why-preg-checking-pays#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 81121 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 Tips For Eliminating Weeds This Fall http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-eliminating-weeds-fall <div class="node-body blog-body">While many cattlemen are busy weaning calves, preg-checking cows and harvesting crops this time of year, it can be easy to forget about pasture and hay field health. There’s still time this fall to manage weeds. Here are four tips for getting ahead of the issue before the next grazing season rolls around.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-eliminating-weeds-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-eliminating-weeds-fall#comments Pasture Health Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 15 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 81051 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Resources For Crushing Beef Myths http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-resources-crushing-beef-myths <div class="node-body blog-body">After seeing six myths about beef that a vegan website has successfully written and shared thousands of times, BEEF Daily blogger Amanda Radke gathers up three resources for correcting the misinformation presented.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-resources-crushing-beef-myths" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-resources-crushing-beef-myths#comments Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 14 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80961 at http://beefmagazine.com What You Need To Know About The Beef Checkoff Drama http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-beef-checkoff-drama <div class="node-body blog-body">Citing what he says is the beef industry’s failed attempt to compromise and fix perceived issues within the checkoff program, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has vowed to create a new program. Here is a rundown of how the drama is playing out within the beef industry.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-beef-checkoff-drama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-beef-checkoff-drama#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80921 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 Beef Headlines: What Is Sustainable? Are Farmers Rich? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-beef-headlines-what-sustainable-are-farmers-rich <div class="node-body blog-body">Keeping an eye on industry trends, here are four items worth reading this week. Trent Loos talks “sustainable beef.” A barbecue competition raises money for a good cause. A common consumer question about rancher wealth is answered. Plus, we take a look at cattle demand in the U.S.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-beef-headlines-what-sustainable-are-farmers-rich" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-beef-headlines-what-sustainable-are-farmers-rich#comments Beef Demand Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 09 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80731 at http://beefmagazine.com Let’s Celebrate 4-H Week! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/let-s-celebrate-4-h-week <div class="node-body blog-body">National 4-H week is Oct. 5-11, and today’s blog and newsletter pays homage to the youth program. BEEF summer intern Becky Church reflects on her thoughts regarding her final competitive trip to Ak-Sar-Ben two weeks ago. She’s convinced that showing cattle teaches kids about production agriculture, and Amanda Radke reminisces over favorite “firsts” in her years in 4-H. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/let-s-celebrate-4-h-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/let-s-celebrate-4-h-week#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 08 Oct 2014 08:49:00 +0000 80711 at http://beefmagazine.com NEW Poll Asks, “How Do You Wean Your Calves?” http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-how-do-you-wean-your-calves <div class="node-body blog-body">Weaning time is in full swing across the country. This week’s online poll question at beefmagazine.com is: “How do you wean your calves?” Readers weigh in on their favorite weaning methods, and we’ve gathered up some resources to help make weaning day a success.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-how-do-you-wean-your-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-how-do-you-wean-your-calves#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 07 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80611 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Ways To Get Involved In The “Ag Provides” Campaign http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-get-involved-ag-provides-campaign <div class="node-body blog-body">One in eight Americans goes to bed hungry each night, but farmers and ranchers are working to end hunger by donating to local food pantries during the month of October. Find out how you can be a part of the “Ag Provides” campaign in three simple steps. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-get-involved-ag-provides-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-get-involved-ag-provides-campaign#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80541 at http://beefmagazine.com Remembering Atlas; PLUS: A Thank-You From SD Ranchers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/remembering-atlas-plus-thank-you-sd-ranchers <div class="node-body blog-body">As the anniversary of the October 2013 winter storm Atlas approaches, we remember those who were impacted by the deadly storm.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/remembering-atlas-plus-thank-you-sd-ranchers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/remembering-atlas-plus-thank-you-sd-ranchers#comments Cow-Calf Winter Weather BEEF Daily Thu, 02 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80401 at http://beefmagazine.com Let’s Congratulate Our 2015 National Beef Ambassadors http://beefmagazine.com/blog/let-s-congratulate-our-2015-national-beef-ambassadors <div class="node-body blog-body">The 2015 National Beef Ambassadors have been named following an intense competition that evaluated their abilities to promote beef, educate consumers and address misconceptions.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/let-s-congratulate-our-2015-national-beef-ambassadors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/let-s-congratulate-our-2015-national-beef-ambassadors#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80381 at http://beefmagazine.com