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  • Apr 17, 2014
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    Sign Petition To Remove HSUS From Non-Profit List

    The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) is certainly no friend to animal agriculture. This is a topic that has been covered extensively on the BEEF Daily blog, so it’s not new news to any of you, I’m sure. However, when I travel the country speaking to agricultural groups, I’m always surprised when someone comes up to me after a speech and reveals to me that they had no idea of HSUS’ deceptive tactics. These conversations motivate me to keep educating both ranchers and the general public about the less-than-noble efforts of this animal rights activist group....More
  • Apr 16, 2014
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    Dealing With The Grief Of A Lost Spouse & Partner

    We hosted my sister Courtney’s bridal shower over the weekend. In just six short weeks, she will walk down the aisle and marry my future brother-in-law, Riley. Both being country kids, the women in attendance had plenty of advice to offer Courtney and Riley when it comes to having a successful ranch marriage. The words of wisdom passed along reminded me of a blog post I wrote when they first got engaged: Marriage Advice From One Rancher’s Wife To Another...More
  • Apr 15, 2014
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    BLM Vs. Nevada Rancher Bundy: What Is The Real Story? 74

    I’ve been following with keen interest the case of the government seizure and sale of Nevada cattle rancher Cliven Bundy’s herd. I’ve also received countless emails from readers requesting I blog about this case. Admittedly, I’m a bit reluctant to touch this subject – not because I fear the controversy – but because I don’t feel close enough to the situation to fully grasp all the nuances and accurately report on the case....More
  • Apr 14, 2014
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    5 Best Dog Stories From Readers; PLUS: 125+ Puppy Pics 1

    We have compiled a gallery of 125 dog photographs submitted by our readers. View the gallery, enter the contest, and share your favorite photos on social media to showcase the bond ranchers have with our furry friends....More
  • Apr 10, 2014
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    Test Drive A Ram Truck, Raise Money For FFA

    I’m not in the market for a new pickup. Heck, a minivan is probably more appropriate with a baby on the way, but I’m going to test drive a Dodge pickup truck on April 26....More
  • Apr 8, 2014
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    Can The Beef Industry Get Along? 3

    Perusing the comments from several recent blog posts points out several things—we’re a very diversified business that encompasses people with a wide diversity of outlooks and opinions; and we’re an industry that allows those outlooks and opinions to become dangerously entrenched....More
  • Apr 8, 2014
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    NEW Photo Contest: “Man’s Best Friend”

    For a lot of ranchers, where they go, so do their dogs. Trusty, loyal and good help, too, these four-legged friends are part of ranching families and the ranching tradition. Whether it’s a cattle dog, sheep dog, hunting dog or just a family pet, dogs are truly “man’s best friend,” and we are celebrating canines in our latest photo contest....More
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