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Jul 14, 2014

5 Beef Headlines: Test-Tube Burgers, Veggie Burgers, Beef Prices & More

From test-tube burgers and “meatful, meatless” burgers, to beef and nutrition news, to an HSUS lawsuit, here are five beef headlines worth reading....More
Jul 10, 2014

12 Reasons You Should Be Proud To Be A Hard Worker

“Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe shares his SWEAT Pledge, as part of a $1 million scholarship fund to get Americans back to work. The pledge is one that....More
Jul 09, 2014

What Can Ranchers Learn From A Hunting Cheerleader?

Hunting has been in the crosshairs of mainstream news lately as a result of hunter Kendall Jones posting images on Facebook of her big game hunts;....More
Jul 08, 2014

5 Tips For Minimizing Heat Stress In Cattle

Hot summer temperatures can cause heat stress in cattle, which can reduce breeding efficiency, milk production, feed intake and weight gains. Here....More
Jul 07, 2014

EPA Plans Will Cripple Rural Firefighting Crews

If the EPA has its way, rural firefighting crews will no longer be able to utilize retired Department of Defense vehicles to fight wildfires in a....More
Jul 03, 2014

4 Beef Headlines: Chipotle, Ex-Vegetarians, Antibiotics & Hormones

Beef made the news again this week. Here are five headlines consumers might have seen in their news feed lately -- Chipotle lies, nutrition myths,....More
Jul 02, 2014

Researchers Discover New Beef Byproduct

USDA researchers have discovered a new beef byproduct, a coating that prevents rainwater from beading up on glass windows....More
Jul 01, 2014

3 Tips For Handling And Storing Wet Hay

Bruce Anderson, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Extension forage specialist, offers tips on how to handle rained-on hay and how to store it from now....More
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Jun 30, 2014

How Can We Show Consumers Our Morality And Integrity?

In an emotionally charged world, science doesn’t always hold a candle in discussions of morality and ethics. One reader asks how ranchers can better....More
Jun 26, 2014

I Call Bull On The Red Meat & Breast Cancer Link

A Harvard study links red meat consumption to an increased risk of breast cancer. But the study is weak, and there have been numerous counter studies....More
chipolte sources beef from austrailia
Jun 25, 2014

Chipotle’s “Beef” With American Beef Frustrates U.S. Ranchers

Chipotle is now sourcing beef from Australia after stating that U.S. beef producers can’t meet demand for its “Responsibly Raised” beef standards....More
Jun 24, 2014

A Round-Up Of 5 Beef Headlines

Which is healthier – a chicken sandwich or a burger? Why was Dr. Oz summoned by Congress recently? Is saturated fat from animal proteins good or bad....More
Jun 23, 2014

Introducing Baby Scarlett; PLUS: 5 Resources For Ranching Parents

BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke welcomes a new daughter as her muse for future blog posts....More
Jun 19, 2014

TV Show “Parks & Recreation” Promotes Beef In Big Way

Although I’m not a big TV watcher, I do make a point to keep up with a few favorites. In our household, it’s “Parks....More
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Jun 18, 2014

How Is A Herd Bull Like A Baseball Player?

Here are five resources to make sure your bull battery is ready to perform this breeding season....More
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A fifth-generation rancher from Mitchell, SD, Amanda grew up on a purebred Limousin cattle operation in which she and husband Tyler are active. She graduated with a degree in agriculture journalism...
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