BEEF Daily http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2173/feed en Hay Talk Part 4: Tips for planting forages in late summer & early fall http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-4-tips-planting-forages-late-summer-early-fall <div class="node-body blog-body">Whether you’re short on stockpiled hay or looking to extend the grazing season, planting supplemental forages is one solution. Here are tips for planting cover crops in August, September and October. </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/hay-talk-part-4-tips-planting-forages-late-summer-early-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-4-tips-planting-forages-late-summer-early-fall#comments Cow-Calf Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 30 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91661 at http://beefmagazine.com Why reaching out to Northeast consumers is key for boosting beef demand http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-reaching-out-northeast-consumers-key-boosting-beef-demand <div class="node-body blog-body">Nearly 70 million people call the Northeast home; however, only 3% of the beef checkoff dollars are collected in that region. As a result, the Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative (NEBPI) was created to channel beef checkoff resources to promote beef in that area. Find out how NEBPI is promoting beef to urban consumers in today’s blog. </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/why-reaching-out-northeast-consumers-key-boosting-beef-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-reaching-out-northeast-consumers-key-boosting-beef-demand#comments Beef Quality Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Demand Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 29 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91641 at http://beefmagazine.com How youth Beef Ambassadors are tackling hot industry topics http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-youth-beef-ambassadors-are-tackling-hot-industry-topics <div class="node-body blog-body">The National Beef Ambassador Program is training youth spokespersons to advocate for the beef cattle industry. These youth advocates need support, whether it’s through sponsorships, volunteerism, or mentorship. Find out why these ambassadors are so effective at promoting 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/how-youth-beef-ambassadors-are-tackling-hot-industry-topics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-youth-beef-ambassadors-are-tackling-hot-industry-topics#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Demand People Retail Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:52:00 +0000 91621 at http://beefmagazine.com New poll asks about importance of rural development in small towns http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-about-importance-rural-development-small-towns <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranching families rely on the success of the neighboring small towns that support their rural communities, but as many rural areas lose young people to urban career opportunities, rural America is looking for ways to revitalize their towns. </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-about-importance-rural-development-small-towns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-about-importance-rural-development-small-towns#comments Cow-Calf Beef Quality Beef Demand People Business Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91581 at http://beefmagazine.com Hay Talk Part 3: Troubleshooting rain-damaged hay & inadequate fermentation http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-3-troubleshooting-rain-damaged-hay-inadequate-fermentation <div class="node-body blog-body">In this week’s “Hay Talk” installment, we are tackling two common haying problems — the costs of rain-damaged hay and the implications of inadequate fermentation. </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/hay-talk-part-3-troubleshooting-rain-damaged-hay-inadequate-fermentation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-3-troubleshooting-rain-damaged-hay-inadequate-fermentation#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Business Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91501 at http://beefmagazine.com Peterson Brothers share message with 4-H kids about ag advocacy http://beefmagazine.com/blog/peterson-brothers-share-message-4-h-kids-about-ag-advocacy <div class="node-body blog-body">As county fair season gets underway, let’s remember to instill the six pillars of Character Counts in today’s youth — responsibility, respect, trustworthiness, fairness, caring and citizenship. Perhaps one more pillar needs to be added to the 4-H program, which encourages 4-H youth to become leaders as adults; that pillar would be “advocacy.” Kansas farm boys, the Peterson brothers, share why advocacy is so important at an Oklahoma 4-H event. </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/peterson-brothers-share-message-4-h-kids-about-ag-advocacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/peterson-brothers-share-message-4-h-kids-about-ag-advocacy#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion People Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:16:00 +0000 91451 at http://beefmagazine.com Satirical video sparks debate with Congress about healthy school meals http://beefmagazine.com/blog/satirical-video-sparks-debate-congress-about-healthy-school-meals <div class="node-body blog-body">The nation’s school lunch program needs an overhaul, and the American Heart Association has created a satirical video to jumpstart conversations on this topic. Check out the video, plus see photos of school lunches from around the world. </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/satirical-video-sparks-debate-congress-about-healthy-school-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/satirical-video-sparks-debate-congress-about-healthy-school-meals#comments Beef Quality Retail Business Government Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91411 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 ag reads to kick off your Monday morning http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-ag-reads-kick-your-monday-morning <div class="node-body blog-body">From defending feedlots, to taking on Chipotle, to 4-H parents tackling county fair week and keeping kids busy on the ranch during summer, here are 4 agricultural reads worth reading this morning. </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-ag-reads-kick-your-monday-morning" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-ag-reads-kick-your-monday-morning#comments Feedlots Beef Demand People Retail Business Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 20 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91381 at http://beefmagazine.com Hay Talk Part 2: 6 resources for making haylage-in-a-day & bale grazing, processing http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-2-6-resources-making-haylage-day-bale-grazing-processing <div class="node-body blog-body">In week two of the “Hay Talk” series for July, BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke looks at two different methods to baling and feeding hay — haylage-in-a-day and bale grazing and processing. </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/hay-talk-part-2-6-resources-making-haylage-day-bale-grazing-processing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-2-6-resources-making-haylage-day-bale-grazing-processing#comments Cow-Calf Beef Quality Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 16 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91251 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef & GMOs Part 2: 5 facts about GMOs beef producers need to know http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-gmos-part-2-5-facts-about-gmos-beef-producers-need-know <div class="node-body blog-body">In week two of the “Hay Talk” series for July, BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke looks at two different methods to baling and feeding hay — haylage-in-a-day and bale grazing and processing. </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/beef-gmos-part-2-5-facts-about-gmos-beef-producers-need-know" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-gmos-part-2-5-facts-about-gmos-beef-producers-need-know#comments Business Health Nutrition Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 15 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91241 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 ways Team Beef runners are making an impact http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-team-beef-runners-are-making-impact <div class="node-body blog-body">Team Beef members are great at promoting beef as a part of a healthy, active lifestyle to athletes and millennials. Here are three ways they are making an impact. </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-team-beef-runners-are-making-impact" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-team-beef-runners-are-making-impact#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Beef Demand Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 14 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91221 at http://beefmagazine.com Are beef producers prepared to defend GMOs? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-beef-producers-prepared-defend-gmos <div class="node-body blog-body">Is consumer fear of GMOs an issue for beef producers? If so, how should the beef community respond? Today’s blog explores the issue and what beef producers can do to prepare for questions about GMOs in livestock feed. </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/are-beef-producers-prepared-defend-gmos" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-beef-producers-prepared-defend-gmos#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Demand Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 13 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91141 at http://beefmagazine.com Hay Talk Part 1: Why cutting height and moisture levels matter http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-1-why-cutting-height-and-moisture-levels-matter <div class="node-body blog-body">July is typically a busy month for baling hay; however, with excessive rains, some producers are finding it difficult to complete a first cutting. Here are some tips for getting a good hay crop, despite the extra moisture.</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/hay-talk-part-1-why-cutting-height-and-moisture-levels-matter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-1-why-cutting-height-and-moisture-levels-matter#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Ranch Management Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 09 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91021 at http://beefmagazine.com What you need to know about HSUS vs. Indiana Sen. Brent Steele http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-hsus-vs-indiana-sen-brent-steele <div class="node-body blog-body">The Humane Society of the United States is facing an investigation for wrongful fundraising tactics in Indiana. What does this mean for America’s farmers and ranchers? Find out on today’s BEEF Daily blog. </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-hsus-vs-indiana-sen-brent-steele" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-hsus-vs-indiana-sen-brent-steele#comments Regulation Ranch Management People Animal Activists BEEF Daily Wed, 08 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90991 at http://beefmagazine.com New Facebook group showcases the many hats farmers & ranchers wear each day http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-facebook-group-showcases-many-hats-farmers-ranchers-wear-each-day <div class="node-body blog-body">A new Facebook group called “Farm Hats” is an “online coffee shop” that connects producers and consumers while sharing the agricultural story about where our food comes from. Check it out and take your own “felfie” to join in the fun. </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-facebook-group-showcases-many-hats-farmers-ranchers-wear-each-day" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-facebook-group-showcases-many-hats-farmers-ranchers-wear-each-day#comments Cow-Calf Beef Demand Business Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 07 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90971 at http://beefmagazine.com