BEEF Editors' Blog http://beefmagazine.com/blog/59522/feed Everyday musings from BEEF Editors on the latest beef industry news and events. en Immigration reform critical for beef industry http://beefmagazine.com/blog/immigration-reform-critical-beef-industry <div class="node-body blog-body">The U.S. has a very long and very sorry record of its ability to effectively deal with immigration policy. For agriculture as a whole and the beef business in particular, this long-running stalemate must be resolved to ensure an adequate labor force. </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/immigration-reform-critical-beef-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/immigration-reform-critical-beef-industry#comments Regulation Employee Management BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 16 Dec 2014 20:35:00 +0000 83351 at http://beefmagazine.com It’s a great time to be in agriculture http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-great-time-be-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">Get ready, says one futurist, because the coming decades will be one of the most innovative and exciting times ever to be in agriculture. And cattle producers will be at the forefront, as more people worldwide lift themselves out of poverty and consume more meat protein.</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-great-time-be-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-great-time-be-agriculture#comments People Business Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 09 Dec 2014 20:52:00 +0000 83141 at http://beefmagazine.com Ag Education Is A Smart Investment For America’s Future http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ag-education-smart-investment-america-s-future <div class="node-body blog-body">Agricultural education is both a privilege and a necessity in raising today’s youth.</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/ag-education-smart-investment-america-s-future" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ag-education-smart-investment-america-s-future#comments People Industry At A Glance BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Sat, 29 Nov 2014 02:04:00 +0000 82681 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>agricultural education, AFA, FFA, school, kids, consumers, transparency, connect</p> 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