BEEF Editors' Blog http://beefmagazine.com/blog/59522/feed Everyday musings from BEEF Editors on the latest beef industry news and events. en Why I disagree (sort of) with Troy Marshall http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-i-disagree-sort-troy-marshall <div class="node-body blog-body">Several recent experiences with the educational system left a BEEF editor feeling good about America’s school kids and America’s future. </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-i-disagree-sort-troy-marshall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-i-disagree-sort-troy-marshall#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 20 May 2015 13:56:00 +0000 89401 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>BEEF Senior Editor Burt Rutherford with some of the kids and adults involved with a career fair</p> Basic demand drivers still provide the most opportunity http://beefmagazine.com/blog/basic-demand-drivers-still-provide-most-opportunity <div class="node-body blog-body">Digging into the data shows more acceptance of beef industry structure, export markets.</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/basic-demand-drivers-still-provide-most-opportunity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/basic-demand-drivers-still-provide-most-opportunity#comments Beef Quality Retail Business Cattle Markets Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 13 May 2015 14:01:00 +0000 89201 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Steaks on the grill</p> The BQA beat drums on http://beefmagazine.com/blog/bqa-beat-drums <div class="node-body blog-body">The first BQA-type of program for cattle producers surfaced in the late 1980s. Since then, the idea, concepts and philosophy of beef quality assurance has been strongly supported by veterinarians and cattle producers. But is that enough?</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/bqa-beat-drums" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/bqa-beat-drums#comments Beef Quality Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Sat, 02 May 2015 14:10:00 +0000 88901 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>proper injection site</p> Saying goodbye, thank you and good fortune http://beefmagazine.com/blog/saying-goodbye-thank-you-and-good-fortune <div class="node-body blog-body">Editor Joe Roybal had the opportunity to serve 30 years with BEEF magazine. Today, he says goodbye.</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/saying-goodbye-thank-you-and-good-fortune" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/saying-goodbye-thank-you-and-good-fortune#comments People BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 28 Apr 2015 19:56:00 +0000 88831 at http://beefmagazine.com Another Earth Day, and America yawns http://beefmagazine.com/blog/another-earth-day-and-america-yawns <div class="node-body blog-body">Americans are much more aware of their role in a clean environment today, and most act to do their part. However, I think most of us would appreciate a drop in the level of alarmism emanating from some quarters.</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/another-earth-day-and-america-yawns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/another-earth-day-and-america-yawns#comments Regulation Cattle Industry Structure Environment BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:21:00 +0000 88691 at http://beefmagazine.com Energy outlook shows promise for good grilling demand http://beefmagazine.com/blog/energy-outlook-shows-promise-good-grilling-demand <div class="node-body blog-body">Last November, when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) opted to keep the supply of crude oil flowing, it set off a remarkable freefall in energy prices that continues to benefit U.S. consumers. </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/energy-outlook-shows-promise-good-grilling-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/energy-outlook-shows-promise-good-grilling-demand#comments Beef Quality Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:47:00 +0000 88451 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Steaks on the grill</p> Hay & forage growers anxiously await Mother Nature’s spring play http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-forage-growers-anxiously-await-mother-nature-s-spring-play <div class="node-body blog-body">The 2015 haying season is upon us, and growers anxiously await Mother Nature’s spring verdict.</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/hay-forage-growers-anxiously-await-mother-nature-s-spring-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-forage-growers-anxiously-await-mother-nature-s-spring-play#comments Grazing Systems Beef Cattle Feed Pasture Range BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:05:00 +0000 88331 at http://beefmagazine.com Are you ready for the next drought? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-ready-next-drought <div class="node-body blog-body">For much of the Great Plains, as well as other parts of cattle country, the drought isn’t over. Are you ready the Big Dry, second stanza?</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-you-ready-next-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-ready-next-drought#comments Pasture Range Drought Management BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:38:00 +0000 88041 at http://beefmagazine.com Ideology is at the center of the fight over federal nutrition guidelines http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ideology-center-fight-over-federal-nutrition-guidelines <div class="node-body blog-body">If the dietary guideline recommendations are adopted by the secretaries, as they have been in the past, the effects will be far-reaching. There’s still time to voice your concern. </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/ideology-center-fight-over-federal-nutrition-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ideology-center-fight-over-federal-nutrition-guidelines#comments Beef Quality Government Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:36:00 +0000 87931 at http://beefmagazine.com Sage grouse stew—The pot boils again over iconic bird http://beefmagazine.com/blog/sage-grouse-stew-pot-boils-again-over-iconic-bird <div class="node-body blog-body">Since its listing in 2010, the greater sage grouse has been a wildlife species of intense interest in the 11 states in the West where it lives. Two events regarding conservation of the greater sage-grouse promise to move the sometimes heated discussion along. </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/sage-grouse-stew-pot-boils-again-over-iconic-bird" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/sage-grouse-stew-pot-boils-again-over-iconic-bird#comments Pasture Range Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:56:00 +0000 87751 at http://beefmagazine.com