BEEF Editors' Blog http://beefmagazine.com/blog/59522/feed Everyday musings from BEEF Editors on the latest beef industry news and events. en BEEF reader survey shows interesting regional hay practices http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-reader-survey-shows-interesting-regional-hay-practices <div class="node-body blog-body">Exclusive BEEF reader survey shows regional practices in hay making and hay feeding.</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-reader-survey-shows-interesting-regional-hay-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-reader-survey-shows-interesting-regional-hay-practices#comments Grazing Systems Beef Cattle Feed BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:52:00 +0000 87081 at http://beefmagazine.com Megatrends in agriculture—how will they affect your ranch? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch <div class="node-body blog-body">The times, they are a’changing. But then again, they always have been, especially in agriculture. What are the megatrends in agriculture and how will those looming changes affect you?</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/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch#comments Ranch Management Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:26:00 +0000 86731 at http://beefmagazine.com 2 important trade issues on the front burner for U.S. beef http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2-important-trade-issues-front-burner-us-beef <div class="node-body blog-body">Trade promotion authority and a resolution to the West Coast shipping impasse need to be resolved in order to bolster U.S. beef’s trade picture. </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/2-important-trade-issues-front-burner-us-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2-important-trade-issues-front-burner-us-beef#comments Beef Exports BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 18 Feb 2015 17:52:00 +0000 86491 at http://beefmagazine.com Have we lost the battle on animal welfare? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/have-we-lost-battle-animal-welfare <div class="node-body blog-body">The discussion between beef producers and beef consumers about animal welfare continues to escalate.</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/have-we-lost-battle-animal-welfare" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/have-we-lost-battle-animal-welfare#comments Ranch Management Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 11 Feb 2015 20:40:00 +0000 86271 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Proper and humane animal care</p> Increase in U.S. packing capacity is good news for the beef business http://beefmagazine.com/blog/increase-us-packing-capacity-good-news-beef-business <div class="node-body blog-body">The news of late has been positive for beef producers. From start-ups in the Midwest to competing plans for more capacity in the Northwest, packing plant capacity seems to be on the rebound.</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/increase-us-packing-capacity-good-news-beef-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/increase-us-packing-capacity-good-news-beef-business#comments Cattle Industry Structure Processors Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 02 Feb 2015 20:30:00 +0000 85881 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>High quality ribeye</p> The black and white on black-and-white cattle http://beefmagazine.com/blog/black-and-white-black-and-white-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">Prophetic 1979 article shows that perhaps not much has changed in 35 years.</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/black-and-white-black-and-white-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/black-and-white-black-and-white-cattle#comments Cattle Prices Cattle Industry Structure Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 27 Jan 2015 20:50:00 +0000 85701 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Holstein steers on feed</p> Wobbly global economy adds some angst to the U.S. cattle market http://beefmagazine.com/blog/wobbly-global-economy-adds-some-angst-us-cattle-market <div class="node-body blog-body">"Tight supplies will continue to pressure (support) cattle and beef supplies and may well lead yet to new record prices, but markets in 2015 are more likely to be more about maintaining current price levels than trending up,” says Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension livestock marketing specialist. </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/wobbly-global-economy-adds-some-angst-us-cattle-market" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/wobbly-global-economy-adds-some-angst-us-cattle-market#comments Business BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 20 Jan 2015 22:22:00 +0000 85431 at http://beefmagazine.com U.S. meat, food groups anxiously await dietary committee recommendations http://beefmagazine.com/blog/us-meat-food-groups-anxiously-await-dietary-committee-recommendations <div class="node-body blog-body">The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee is charged by the government with developing recommendations for the 2015 update of Dietary Guidelines for Americans. For the first time ever, that committee weighed the environmental impact of various foods in arriving at its recommendations. That has meat and food groups, as well as lawmakers, nervous.</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/us-meat-food-groups-anxiously-await-dietary-committee-recommendations" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/us-meat-food-groups-anxiously-await-dietary-committee-recommendations#comments Environment BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 14 Jan 2015 20:15:00 +0000 85221 at http://beefmagazine.com Oldies but goodies were the most popular BEEF magazine reads in 2014 http://beefmagazine.com/blog/oldies-goodies-were-most-popular-beef-magazine-reads-2014 <div class="node-body blog-body">Here’s the lineup of the most popular articles from BEEF.</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/oldies-goodies-were-most-popular-beef-magazine-reads-2014" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/oldies-goodies-were-most-popular-beef-magazine-reads-2014#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 06 Jan 2015 23:22:00 +0000 84951 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>BEEF readers are a discerning bunch</p> 2014 – It was truly a year to remember http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-it-was-truly-year-remember <div class="node-body blog-body">Here are BEEF editors’ picks of the top 10 industry happenings of 2014, with a bonus 10 thrown in.</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/2014-it-was-truly-year-remember" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2014-it-was-truly-year-remember#comments Cattle Industry Structure Cattle Marketing Retail BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 31 Dec 2014 20:03:00 +0000 84811 at http://beefmagazine.com