BEEF Daily http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2173/feed en Keep Meatless Mondays Out Of Schools; PLUS: 4 Blogs On School Lunches http://beefmagazine.com/blog/keep-meatless-mondays-out-schools-plus-4-blogs-school-lunches <div class="node-body blog-body">Changes to the school lunch program based on USDA MyPlate guidelines have greatly decreased the animal proteins and fats offered to the nation’s youth. This decision has generated a lot of criticism from parents and kids alike. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/keep-meatless-mondays-out-schools-plus-4-blogs-school-lunches" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/keep-meatless-mondays-out-schools-plus-4-blogs-school-lunches#comments People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 17 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79871 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Reasons To Ignore The “Cowspiracy” And Eat A Burger http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-reasons-ignore-cowspiracy-and-eat-burger <div class="node-body blog-body">A vegan blogger has taken BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke to task over her post about the documentary, “Cowspiracy,” which charged beef production with being a huge waste of water. She offers 6 reasons to ignore the “cowspiracy” and eat the burger anyway. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-reasons-ignore-cowspiracy-and-eat-burger" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-reasons-ignore-cowspiracy-and-eat-burger#comments People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 16 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79751 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Beef Headlines: Miss America, PETA & Healthy Meat-Eaters http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-beef-headlines-miss-america-peta-healthy-meat-eaters <div class="node-body blog-body">Here is the roundup of three news items that went viral over the weekend. Miss New Mexico was a champion for agriculture during the Miss America Pageant on Sunday. A risk communication expert suggests ranchers should work with PETA instead of against it. And, a study concludes that vegetarians aren’t as healthy as meat-eaters. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-beef-headlines-miss-america-peta-healthy-meat-eaters" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-beef-headlines-miss-america-peta-healthy-meat-eaters#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 15 Sep 2014 10:09:00 +0000 79721 at http://beefmagazine.com BEEF Daily Editor Responds To Blog Detractors http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-daily-editor-responds-blog-detractors <div class="node-body blog-body">BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke thinks it’s important to always take the high road and speak from the heart with our detractors.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-daily-editor-responds-blog-detractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-daily-editor-responds-blog-detractors#comments Business BEEF Daily Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:42:00 +0000 79511 at http://beefmagazine.com Are Your Sorting Skills Up To Snuff? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-your-sorting-skills-snuff <div class="node-body blog-body">Low-stress cattle handling can be achieved by understanding an animal’s flight zone, using pressure effectively, and remaining quiet and calm. Today’s blog explains the seven habits of highly effective stock handlers and offers a novel idea for sorting calves from cows.</div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-your-sorting-skills-snuff" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-your-sorting-skills-snuff#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Fri, 12 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79651 at http://beefmagazine.com Checkoff Reform On The Way, Vows USDA Secretary Vilsack http://beefmagazine.com/blog/checkoff-reform-way-vows-usda-secretary-vilsack <div class="node-body blog-body">USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has vowed to reform the checkoff, after the National Farmers Union announced its self-removal from the working group for the program. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/checkoff-reform-way-vows-usda-secretary-vilsack" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/checkoff-reform-way-vows-usda-secretary-vilsack#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 11 Sep 2014 10:02:00 +0000 79571 at http://beefmagazine.com NEW Poll Asks The Average Age Of Your Cows http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-average-age-your-cows <div class="node-body blog-body">This week’s poll at beefmagazine.com asks about the average age of your cow herd. Plus, we discuss culling decisions, expansion plans and the feeder calf market. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-average-age-your-cows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-average-age-your-cows#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 10 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79541 at http://beefmagazine.com Calling All Team Beef Members: Race To Raise Money To Promote Beef In The Classroom http://beefmagazine.com/blog/calling-all-team-beef-members-race-raise-money-promote-beef-classroom <div class="node-body blog-body">The North Dakota CattleWomen are hosting the third annual "Beefin' It Up; Fuel for the Finish" 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run. Learn all the details in today’s blog, and how the proceeds will help educate school children about beef. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/calling-all-team-beef-members-race-raise-money-promote-beef-classroom" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/calling-all-team-beef-members-race-raise-money-promote-beef-classroom#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 09 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79531 at http://beefmagazine.com Is Hyatt The Next Chipotle? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hyatt-next-chipotle <div class="node-body blog-body">The Hyatt Regency’s “Food Thoughtfully Sourced, Carefully Served” campaign has irked agriculturalists. Learn more about how this business is turning into the “Chipotle of hotels” and sign a petition to get Hyatt to reconsider its marketing claims. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hyatt-next-chipotle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hyatt-next-chipotle#comments Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 04 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79221 at http://beefmagazine.com Washington Post Paints Ugly Picture Of Showing Livestock http://beefmagazine.com/blog/washington-post-paints-ugly-picture-showing-livestock <div class="node-body blog-body">An article appearing in The Washington Post describes hog and cattle shows in a negative way, putting the spotlight on the politics, cost of competing, and challenges those who aren’t willing to shell out the big bucks have in succeeding. Showing livestock has a lot of positive facets to it, and the industry needs to respond to this negativity by shining a light on what’s good about kids exhibiting livestock. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/washington-post-paints-ugly-picture-showing-livestock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/washington-post-paints-ugly-picture-showing-livestock#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 03 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79201 at http://beefmagazine.com BEEF Daily Reader Warns Of HSUS & eBay Link http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-daily-reader-warns-hsus-ebay-link <div class="node-body blog-body">Shoppers on eBay might notice the option to donate to the Humane Society of the United States after each purchase. One reader noticed the link and wanted to alert the BEEF readers to the issue.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-daily-reader-warns-hsus-ebay-link" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-daily-reader-warns-hsus-ebay-link#comments People Animal Activists BEEF Daily Tue, 02 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79171 at http://beefmagazine.com Happy Labor Day! PLUS: Rancher Challenges & Beef Recipes http://beefmagazine.com/blog/happy-labor-day-plus-rancher-challenges-beef-recipes <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranchers have enjoyed high cattle prices all summer, and the good news is consumers are still buying beef despite the higher price tag at the grocery store. However, can cattlemen make a profit with the high input costs that go with beef production? Plus, here’s a round-up of beef recipes for your Labor Day celebrations. </div> <div class="field-content-focus"> <span>Content Classification:&nbsp;</span> Curated </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/happy-labor-day-plus-rancher-challenges-beef-recipes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/happy-labor-day-plus-rancher-challenges-beef-recipes#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:00:00 +0000 79151 at http://beefmagazine.com Is Beef The Best First Food For Babies? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-best-first-food-babies <div class="node-body blog-body">New research shows that beef makes the best first food for babies and supports linear growth, proportional weight gain and improved absorption of zinc and iron. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-best-first-food-babies" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-best-first-food-babies#comments Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 28 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78941 at http://beefmagazine.com Beef Checkoff Hosting Twitter Party Tonight! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-checkoff-hosting-twitter-party-tonight <div class="node-body blog-body">From Instagram to Twitter, the beef checkoff program is connecting with consumers online using the hashtags #withbeef and #beefselfie. Ranchers are encouraged to participate, and there are plenty of beef prizes up for grabs, too. Here is a roundup of the contest and event details. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-checkoff-hosting-twitter-party-tonight" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-checkoff-hosting-twitter-party-tonight#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 27 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78841 at http://beefmagazine.com Food Is A Big Expense In Raising Children http://beefmagazine.com/blog/food-big-expense-raising-children <div class="node-body blog-body">The USDA says raising a child born in 2013 will cost $245,340 from birth until age 18, with the third-biggest expense being food. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-daily">BEEF Daily</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/food-big-expense-raising-children" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/food-big-expense-raising-children#comments Retail Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 26 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78821 at http://beefmagazine.com