My View From The Country http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13969/feed en “New” Study Repackages “Old” Anti-Beef Claims http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-study-repackages-old-anti-beef-claims <div class="node-body blog-body">It doesn't matter if it’s a lie, just repeat it often enough and people will come to believe it. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-study-repackages-old-anti-beef-claims" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-study-repackages-old-anti-beef-claims#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Advocacy Industry At A Glance My View From The Country Thu, 24 Jul 2014 17:40:00 +0000 77671 at http://beefmagazine.com Expert Advice Doesn’t Eliminate Learning Things The Hard Way http://beefmagazine.com/blog/expert-advice-doesn-t-eliminate-learning-things-hard-way <div class="node-body blog-body">I’ve come to believe that with expertise comes a lack of understanding or appreciation about exactly what it took to get to that level of expertise.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/expert-advice-doesn-t-eliminate-learning-things-hard-way" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/expert-advice-doesn-t-eliminate-learning-things-hard-way#comments Ranch Management Employee Management Tips For Profit My View From The Country Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:53:00 +0000 77441 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>industry, expertise, appreciation, understanding, beef, level, experience</p> Rain & High Prices Can Overcome A Lot Of Bad News http://beefmagazine.com/blog/rain-high-prices-can-overcome-lot-bad-news <div class="node-body blog-body">I think most of us pride ourselves on being fairly open-minded. However, if we’re honest with ourselves, most of us would agree that it’s also very difficult to separate our perceptions from our experiences.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/rain-high-prices-can-overcome-lot-bad-news" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/rain-high-prices-can-overcome-lot-bad-news#comments Cattle Prices Employee Management My View From The Country Thu, 17 Jul 2014 19:35:00 +0000 77431 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>weather, perceptions, beef, industry, rain, high prices</p> The Decision To Expand Isn’t As Simple As It Once Was http://beefmagazine.com/blog/decision-expand-isn-t-simple-it-once-was <div class="node-body blog-body">Are producers going to add 100 cows and invest $300,000 to do it? Or will they use that money to pay off debt, upgrade the tractor, and remodel the kitchen? </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/decision-expand-isn-t-simple-it-once-was" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/decision-expand-isn-t-simple-it-once-was#comments Ranch Management Tips For Profit My View From The Country Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:59:00 +0000 77211 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>producers, cows, update, money, disappoint, expansion, calves, models, income</p> Communication Is A Big Need In Ranching http://beefmagazine.com/blog/communication-big-need-ranching <div class="node-body blog-body">Effective communication is the key to any successful business, business partnership or personal interaction. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/communication-big-need-ranching" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/communication-big-need-ranching#comments Ranch Management Employee Management Tips For Profit My View From The Country Thu, 10 Jul 2014 18:34:00 +0000 77201 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>communication, interaction, successful, business, structure, rancher</p> Today Is A Celebration Of Our Independence And Values http://beefmagazine.com/blog/today-celebration-our-independence-and-values <div class="node-body blog-body">The Fourth of July certainly stirs patriotic feelings in most of us. Virtually all Americans consider themselves fortunate to have been born in, or immigrated to, this country. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/today-celebration-our-independence-and-values" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/today-celebration-our-independence-and-values#comments Allied Industry Industry At A Glance My View From The Country Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:59:00 +0000 77031 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Independence Day, Fourth of July, patriotic, fortunate, country, America</p> Everyone’s Asking “Just How High Can This Market Go?” http://beefmagazine.com/blog/everyone-s-asking-just-how-high-can-market-go <div class="node-body blog-body">This is historic, folks; there’s no doubt about it. Lean trimmings, fed cattle and boxed beef all set new all-time highs this week. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/everyone-s-asking-just-how-high-can-market-go" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/everyone-s-asking-just-how-high-can-market-go#comments Cattle Prices Industry At A Glance My View From The Country Thu, 03 Jul 2014 19:45:00 +0000 77021 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>cattle, prices, market, high, boxed beef, demand</p> BIF 2014 Meeting Showcases The Power Of Genetics http://beefmagazine.com/blog/bif-2014-meeting-showcases-power-genetics <div class="node-body blog-body">The philosophy is that as the industry improves genetically, everyone gets swept along eventually, and other management factors are easier to measure and provide more immediate results. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/bif-2014-meeting-showcases-power-genetics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/bif-2014-meeting-showcases-power-genetics#comments Seedstock Ranch Management Tips For Profit My View From The Country Thu, 26 Jun 2014 18:51:00 +0000 76681 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Everyone is committed to moving the genetic improvement of beef cattle forward.</p> In Agriculture And Reining Horses, Sometimes, Things Just Happen http://beefmagazine.com/blog/agriculture-and-reining-horses-sometimes-things-just-happen <div class="node-body blog-body">Ever come up with a solution that seems a win/win for all involved? You worked out all the details only to find the other party has decided to go a different direction.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/agriculture-and-reining-horses-sometimes-things-just-happen" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/agriculture-and-reining-horses-sometimes-things-just-happen#comments Allied Industry Industry At A Glance My View From The Country Thu, 26 Jun 2014 17:44:00 +0000 76671 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>You have two options when you get bucked off, but the only viable one is to get back on and fix the problem.&nbsp;</p> Beef Industry Looks Beyond The R-CALF Vs. NCBA Debate http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-looks-beyond-r-calf-vs-ncba-debate <div class="node-body blog-body">The debate that raged not that long ago between R-CALF and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association almost seems like a distant memory today. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-looks-beyond-r-calf-vs-ncba-debate" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-industry-looks-beyond-r-calf-vs-ncba-debate#comments Regulation My View From The Country Thu, 19 Jun 2014 18:47:00 +0000 76371 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>We all know there will never be unanimity of opinion among cattlemen.&nbsp;</p> Access To Water Is A Lifeblood Issue For The West http://beefmagazine.com/blog/access-water-lifeblood-issue-west <div class="node-body blog-body">In the western part of the U.S., water is perhaps the dominant issue going forward. The demands for water, especially for urban uses, are increasing. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/access-water-lifeblood-issue-west" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/access-water-lifeblood-issue-west#comments Environment Drought Management Sustainability My View From The Country Thu, 19 Jun 2014 17:57:00 +0000 76361 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The need for additional water in the West is an issue that isn&rsquo;t going away.&nbsp;</p> Virginia Primary Results Leave GOP In Upheaval http://beefmagazine.com/blog/virginia-primary-results-leave-gop-upheaval <div class="node-body blog-body">The narrative goes that with a lame duck president, the GOP has a chance to control and direct the national agenda for the first time in six years.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/virginia-primary-results-leave-gop-upheaval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/virginia-primary-results-leave-gop-upheaval#comments Regulation Industry At A Glance My View From The Country Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:52:00 +0000 76101 at http://beefmagazine.com <p><span>This is the primary season, a time when the GOP is expected to begin to build momentum toward the next election cycle.</span></p> Ag Has A Dog In The Immigration Reform Hunt http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ag-has-dog-immigration-reform-hunt <div class="node-body blog-body">Immigration reform and agriculture is a topic I feel qualified to write about. That’s because my opinion on the subject, like that of most folks, is ever-evolving. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ag-has-dog-immigration-reform-hunt" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ag-has-dog-immigration-reform-hunt#comments Regulation Ranch Management Employee Management My View From The Country Thu, 12 Jun 2014 20:23:00 +0000 76091 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>The immigration problem is not going away. In fact, it is growing.</p> Pondering The Question Of Industry Vs. Individual Operation http://beefmagazine.com/blog/pondering-question-industry-vs-individual-operation <div class="node-body blog-body">I love cattlemen’s meetings, because they’re stocked with people who have decided to put the industry first, and have figured out that it’s an investment that pays.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/pondering-question-industry-vs-individual-operation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/pondering-question-industry-vs-individual-operation#comments Ranch Management Employee Management Industry At A Glance My View From The Country Thu, 12 Jun 2014 01:49:00 +0000 76061 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>It is more imporant to improve the overall industry or spend time improving your own operation first?</p> Kids In Rural America Dispel My Concerns About The Future http://beefmagazine.com/blog/kids-rural-america-dispel-my-concerns-about-future-0 <div class="node-body blog-body">I hear it all the time. “Kids don’t know how to work.” “Kids today are spoiled.” Without a doubt in my mind, there is no better place to raise kids than rural America.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/kids-rural-america-dispel-my-concerns-about-future-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/kids-rural-america-dispel-my-concerns-about-future-0#comments People Beef Advocacy My View From The Country Thu, 05 Jun 2014 21:27:00 +0000 75921 at http://beefmagazine.com