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Nov 29, 2011

World's Biggest Meat Critics Are Ranchers

Opening up the Monday edition of my local newspaper, The Daily Republic, I was pleased to read Amy Kirk's opinion piece about beef safety and....More
Nov 28, 2011

Beef Up The Holidays

Beef has gotten a bad reputation from some nutrition experts and the media; America’s favorite protein has been criticized for its fat content....More
Nov 24, 2011

Thanksgiving Feast Will Cost More

As I reflect on the past year, I feel truly blessed. I have my health, the love of my family, great friendships, and a strong support system in the....More
Nov 23, 2011

Charity Gives 'D' To HSUS

There's an old saying in college that goes, "D's get degrees," and while that may sit well for a student who struggles to pass a chemistry lab, I....More
Nov 22, 2011

Keeping Up With Beef Industry Trends

In any business, staying up on current trends and technologies is a must. What are customers looking for? What new tools are available to help you do....More
Nov 21, 2011

Lawyer Says EPA Poses Serious Threat To Ranchers

Harriet M. Hageman, attorney at Hageman and Brighton, P.C., in Cheyenne,WY, was the keynote speaker at the 18th Annual Wyoming Women in Ag Symposium....More
Nov 17, 2011

75% Of American Vegetarians Eat Beef Again

When I meet vegetarians, the conversation almost always veers toward their rationale for making such a drastic dietary change. What motivates someone....More
Nov 16, 2011

Why Does Oprah Continue To Bully Beef?

Oprah is a rich and powerful woman. Via her talk show, magazine and multiple retail brands and endorsements, she is incredibly influential here and....More
Nov 15, 2011

Character is What You Do When Nobody Is Looking

How would you farm differently if a total stranger (non-farmer/rancher) followed you around all day? How would we work differently with a non-farmer....More
Nov 14, 2011

Will You Buy A Soldier A Steak?

The All-American Beef Battalion (AABB) was established in 2007 and aims to support the troops fighting the war on terror while promoting American....More
Nov 10, 2011

Miss America Making K-State Appearance

Miss America 2011, Teresa Scanlan, will speak about “Agriculture in America Today” at 7 p.m., Nov. 15, in McCain Auditorium on the Kansas State....More
Nov 09, 2011

BEEF Daily A 2011 Best Of The Barns Nominee

As a young beef producer making my way into the business, I feel so fortunate to have a career in agriculture communications, where I work remotely....More
Nov 08, 2011

Horse Slaughter Ban Still A Hot Topic

Without a doubt, the ban on horse slaughter in the U.S. has been one of the top issues of late, igniting passion among consumers, ranchers, horse....More
Nov 07, 2011

Cargill Shares Lessons Learned From Oprah Show

February 2011 was an interesting month for Cargill, Inc. The company was invited to appear on the Oprah Winfrey Show, and her crew wanted to tour and....More
Nov 03, 2011

Temple Grandin On The ABCs Of Cattle

Temple Grandin was a featured speaker at the American Meat Institute (AMI) Foundation's Animal Care and Handling Conference on Oct. 19, in Kansas....More
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