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Oct 20, 2009

Media, For the Last Time, It's H1N1, Not Swine Flu

As I was driving to the Twin Cities this weekend to attend the Minnesota Beef Expo, the radio was nonstop news about a show pig that was infected....More
Oct 19, 2009

Introducing College Aggies Online

I'm so excited to tell you about a new program that just launched last week! This program is called College Aggies Online, and it is a joint venture....More
Oct 15, 2009

Blog Action Day 2009: Climate Change

Today is Blog Action Day 2009 where thousands of bloggers in countries around the globe write about the same topic on the same day to make a....More
Oct 14, 2009

HSUS Attempts Christian Public Relations Stunt

Since I started my agriculture advocacy work three years ago, I have made it a point to monitor the activities of the Humane Society of the United....More
Oct 13, 2009

Hot Topic: Last Night's Larry King Live, "Beef - Safe or Scary?"

Last night, Larry King Live aired a segment titled, "Beef - Safe or Scary?" This segment opened up with testimonies from consumers who had contracted....More
Oct 12, 2009

Introducing the 2010 National Beef Ambassadors!

It was certainly a late evening traveling back home from Ft. Smith, Ark. last night, but my adrenaline is still pumping with the excitement as the....More
Oct 08, 2009

Advice From One Generation To Another

I'm getting on an airplane this Friday and heading to Fort Smith, Ark. for the weekend to attend the 2010 National Beef Ambassador Contest. I will be....More
Oct 07, 2009

What's Your Ranch Story?

Every farm or ranch has a story; some date back hundreds of years. I was looking through my arsenal of recent interviews and recordings of different....More
Oct 06, 2009

How Do Consumers View Weaning Time?

Over the weekend, we weaned calves. It's always a big exciting weekend for us. The neighbors come to help us out, and it's a day spent with friends....More
Oct 05, 2009

BEEF Daily Reader Review Sweepstakes Winners

Two weeks ago, I opened the floor to listen to your ideas and suggestions for future topics of discussion on this blog with the BEEF Daily Reader....More
Oct 01, 2009

My Favorite Time of Year: Fall Roundup

As summer fades into the orange-glow of fall, cattlemen across the country are busy rounding up their cattle for weaning time. It's my favorite time....More
Sep 30, 2009

Local Feedlot Strives to Educate Public

Yesterday, I attended the Mitchell Area Chamber's annual agriculture tour, featuring a prominent feedlot in the area, Hostler Farms, LLC. Larry,....More
Sep 29, 2009

Farm Kid Conquers New York City

A few weeks ago, I spoke to students at South Dakota State University in an opening keynote for their brand new Beef Leadership Experience Program....More
Sep 28, 2009

Ohio Livestock Care Standards Board Opens URL For Voters on Issue 2

"Ohio families need the safe, nutritious, affordable, locally grown food that Ohio farmers provide each and every day," opens up the description at....More
Sep 24, 2009

BEEF Daily Celebrates First Year Anniversary

This weekend, BEEF Daily will be celebrating its one-year anniversary as an online resource for BEEF Magazine readers. On September 26, 2008, I wrote....More
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