BEEF Editors' Blog http://beefmagazine.com/blog/59522/feed en Cattlemen Excited By Legislative Prospects In New Congress http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattlemen-excited-legislative-prospects-new-congress <div class="node-body blog-body">The November midterm election results definitely reset the federal legislative branch. In the 114th Congress, which begins Jan. 3, 2015, Republicans will control both houses after a stunning electoral wave. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattlemen-excited-legislative-prospects-new-congress" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/cattlemen-excited-legislative-prospects-new-congress#comments Regulation Environment BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 25 Nov 2014 21:47:00 +0000 82601 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef’s Production Efficiency Contributes To Environmental Quality http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-s-production-efficiency-contributes-environmental-quality <div class="node-body blog-body">Although scientists and agricultural producers often differ in their views of climate change, the fact is the efficiency of U.S. beef production is a model for others to follow.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-s-production-efficiency-contributes-environmental-quality" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-s-production-efficiency-contributes-environmental-quality#comments Cattle Industry Structure Environment Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 18 Nov 2014 20:32:00 +0000 82261 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef Checkoff Continues To Be A Game-Changer http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-checkoff-continues-be-game-changer <div class="node-body blog-body">he beef checkoff, through its contractors like NCBA, is the best investment that cattle producers have ever made in the long-term success and sustainability of this great business.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-checkoff-continues-be-game-changer" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-checkoff-continues-be-game-changer#comments Beef Industry Products Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 12 Nov 2014 18:43:00 +0000 82081 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>consumer shopping for beef</p> It’s Possible To Eradicate BVD: Should We? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-possible-eradicate-bvd-should-we <div class="node-body blog-body">BVD is one of the most pervasive and costly diseases that cattle producers deal with.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-possible-eradicate-bvd-should-we" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-possible-eradicate-bvd-should-we#comments Vaccination Ranch & Feedlot Biosecurity Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 04 Nov 2014 17:28:00 +0000 81781 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Vaccinating calves on the Martinez Ranch</p> 5 Ways An Investigative Reporter Got It Wrong About Beef Production http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-ways-investigative-reporter-got-it-wrong-about-beef-production <div class="node-body blog-body">I ended up applying my advocating skills for the beef industry before leaving the event. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-ways-investigative-reporter-got-it-wrong-about-beef-production" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-ways-investigative-reporter-got-it-wrong-about-beef-production#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion People Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Sun, 26 Oct 2014 01:08:00 +0000 81391 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>facts, beef, advocate, communications, Big Ag Business, journalists, misinformed, biased</p> A Nebraska Cattle Feeder Stands Up For Her Industry http://beefmagazine.com/blog/nebraska-cattle-feeder-stands-her-industry <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I just finished up doing our November issue cover story on a remarkable woman named Anne Burkholder of Cozad, NE. For those of you who follow <em>BEEF</em> magazine regularly, you know our November issue is our Trailblazer issue, so you can guess why Anne is on the cover.</p> <p>Burkholder is the magazine&rsquo;s 21st Trailblazer Award honoree. It&rsquo;s an annual award given by <em>BEEF</em> editorial staff to a U.S. producer in recognition of his or her volunteer efforts. The award is sponsored by John Deere.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/nebraska-cattle-feeder-stands-her-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/nebraska-cattle-feeder-stands-her-industry#comments People BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:28:00 +0000 81241 at http://beefmagazine.com Herd Rebuilding? Efficiency Matters As Much As Expansion http://beefmagazine.com/blog/herd-rebuilding-efficiency-matters-much-expansion <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s true that there always seems to be some land available at a price, but it’s getting tougher to find what’s needed at a price that makes sense.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/herd-rebuilding-efficiency-matters-much-expansion" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/herd-rebuilding-efficiency-matters-much-expansion#comments Cattle Industry Structure BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 14 Oct 2014 20:40:00 +0000 81041 at http://beefmagazine.com Connecting The Dots Of My 4-H Showing Career http://beefmagazine.com/blog/connecting-dots-my-4-h-showing-career <div class="node-body blog-body">Two weeks ago at this time, I was on my way to Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H National Livestock Exposition to compete in my very last 4-H livestock show.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/connecting-dots-my-4-h-showing-career" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/connecting-dots-my-4-h-showing-career#comments People Allied Industry Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:39:00 +0000 80671 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Ak-Sar-Ben, livestock, success, showing, ranchers, industry, skills, knowledge, 4-H, exposure</p> Doing The Land Price Boogie http://beefmagazine.com/blog/doing-land-price-boogie <div class="node-body blog-body">As corn prices have plummeted, so have land prices and equipment sales. Now that skyrocketing cattle prices have replaced skyrocketing corn prices as the coffee shop topic of choice, cattlemen will be well served to learn some lessons from the corn price roller-coaster. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/doing-land-price-boogie" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/doing-land-price-boogie#comments Pasture/Land Values Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 29 Sep 2014 21:29:00 +0000 80371 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>A Gleaner combine makes short work of a corn field</p> Don’t Miss Out On Your Chance At A Share Of $7,000 http://beefmagazine.com/blog/don-t-miss-out-your-chance-share-7000 <div class="node-body blog-body">The one beef industry certainty is a tight supply, while the main area of uncertainty is beef demand. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/don-t-miss-out-your-chance-share-7000" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/don-t-miss-out-your-chance-share-7000#comments Efficiency Contest Business Tips For Profit BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Thu, 25 Sep 2014 19:16:00 +0000 80221 at http://beefmagazine.com My Days Are Over, But I’ll Remain Forever A 4-Her http://beefmagazine.com/blog/my-days-are-over-i-ll-remain-forever-4-her <div class="node-body blog-body">My involvement in the 4-H program has encouraged me to personally defined ambition, perseverance, faith and hard work; and applied all of these values to my daily life, as well as my future goals.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/my-days-are-over-i-ll-remain-forever-4-her" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/my-days-are-over-i-ll-remain-forever-4-her#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 23 Sep 2014 18:01:00 +0000 80121 at http://beefmagazine.com Why Consider Wildlife In Your Ranch Management Plans? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-consider-wildlife-your-ranch-management-plans <div class="node-body blog-body">Managing for wildlife and cattle alike is a good idea.</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-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-consider-wildlife-your-ranch-management-plans" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-consider-wildlife-your-ranch-management-plans#comments Pasture Health Ranch Management Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 15 Sep 2014 20:04:00 +0000 79831 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Autumn Buck</p> Will Quality Beef Be The Industry’s Nirvana? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-quality-beef-be-industry-s-nirvana <div class="node-body blog-body">With record cash returns/cow in the cards for this year and next, and possibly longer, the signal is sent to rebuild the cowherd. The question is, how can we rebuild numbers and still keep prices at a profitable level?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-quality-beef-be-industry-s-nirvana" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/will-quality-beef-be-industry-s-nirvana#comments Beef Quality Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 09 Sep 2014 20:23:00 +0000 79551 at http://beefmagazine.com Are These The Good Old Days For This Generation Of Cattlemen? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-these-good-old-days-generation-cattlemen <div class="node-body blog-body">It’s a run like no other. Cattle prices are at record levels for all sectors, feed prices are down and drought has lifted — or at least eased — in much of the country outside the far West, most notably California.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-these-good-old-days-generation-cattlemen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-these-good-old-days-generation-cattlemen#comments Cattle Industry Structure Ranch Management BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 08 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79381 at http://beefmagazine.com BEEF, TAMU & Merial Team Up For New Interactive Contest http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-tamu-merial-team-new-interactive-contest <div class="node-body blog-body">The contest is designed to help cattle producers better understand the relationship between cattle efficiency and profitability, and an important facet of the exercise will deal with the role of RFI. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-tamu-merial-team-new-interactive-contest" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-tamu-merial-team-new-interactive-contest#comments Efficiency Contest Beef Quality Ranch Management BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Fri, 29 Aug 2014 22:07:00 +0000 79141 at http://beefmagazine.com