BEEF Daily http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2173/feed en Grazing Series Part 3: Questions to ask before planting cover crops, alfalfa & perennial grasses on irrigated pastures http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa <div class="node-body blog-body">Do cover crops pencil out? What should I plant in my irrigated pastures? Should I plant companion crops in new alfalfa stands? The third installment in April’s Grazing Series asks and answers these three questions. </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/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88461 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 articles that show water usage is a major consumer concern http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-articles-show-water-usage-major-consumer-concern <div class="node-body blog-body">National coverage of the ongoing drought in California seems to be stoking consumer concern about water usage in food production, with beef being singled out as a big user of water. How should the meat industry respond?</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-articles-show-water-usage-major-consumer-concern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-articles-show-water-usage-major-consumer-concern#comments Pasture Health Beef Quality Retail Business Pasture Range Sustainability BEEF Daily Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:05:00 +0000 88441 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 tips to shorten your calving season http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-shorten-your-calving-season <div class="node-body blog-body">A tight window for calving can result in a more uniform calf crop and enhanced price potential at sale time. Here are four management strategies to shorten your calving season. </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/4-tips-shorten-your-calving-season" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-tips-shorten-your-calving-season#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management Business Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 14 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88411 at http://beefmagazine.com 13 game-changing advocates for ag; PLUS: My favorite beef bloggers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-game-changing-advocates-ag-plus-my-favorite-beef-bloggers <div class="node-body blog-body">Great agricultural advocates are those individuals and organizations willing to step outside their comfort zone to promote the work of farmers and ranchers with consumers. Here are 13 game-changers who are making waves in the industry, plus, I list some of my favorite beef bloggers.</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/13-game-changing-advocates-ag-plus-my-favorite-beef-bloggers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-game-changing-advocates-ag-plus-my-favorite-beef-bloggers#comments Beef Quality People Retail Business Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:05:00 +0000 88391 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Series Part 2: Extensive vs. moderate grazing, effective cross-fencing & more http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-2-extensive-vs-moderate-grazing-effective-cross-fencing-more <div class="node-body blog-body">Is it time to alter your grazing system? Here are three management systems to consider to get the most out of your pastures this summer.</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/grazing-series-part-2-extensive-vs-moderate-grazing-effective-cross-fencing-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-2-extensive-vs-moderate-grazing-effective-cross-fencing-more#comments Cattle Handling Grazing Systems Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88311 at http://beefmagazine.com 10 negative reviews of the “Food Babe” worth reading & sharing http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-negative-reviews-food-babe-worth-reading-sharing <div class="node-body blog-body">The Food Babe continues to attack the food industry, but scientists are fighting back. Here are 10 reads about the Food Babe that show how she stokes consumer fear and uses strong-arm tactics to line her own pockets. </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/10-negative-reviews-food-babe-worth-reading-sharing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-negative-reviews-food-babe-worth-reading-sharing#comments Beef Quality People Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88301 at http://beefmagazine.com ACT NOW: One month left to let DGAC know beef belongs in a healthy diet http://beefmagazine.com/blog/act-now-one-month-left-let-dgac-know-beef-belongs-healthy-diet <div class="node-body blog-body">With one month left to comment on the proposed 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the industry is coordinating a positive response to spread the word about beef’s role in a healthy diet.</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/act-now-one-month-left-let-dgac-know-beef-belongs-healthy-diet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/act-now-one-month-left-let-dgac-know-beef-belongs-healthy-diet#comments Regulation Beef Quality Beef Demand People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:03:00 +0000 88271 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 ways the beef checkoff is encouraging consumers to take the 30 Day Protein Challenge http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-ways-beef-checkoff-encouraging-consumers-take-30-day-protein-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">Forget the latest diet fad and try out the 30 Day Protein Challenge. Here are six ways the fun program is encouraging consumers (and ranchers, too) to get involved.</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/6-ways-beef-checkoff-encouraging-consumers-take-30-day-protein-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-ways-beef-checkoff-encouraging-consumers-take-30-day-protein-challenge#comments Beef Quality Beef Demand People Retail Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 06 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88201 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Series Part 1: 3 tips for spring hay & pasture management http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-1-3-tips-spring-hay-pasture-management <div class="node-body blog-body">Don’t get too busy planting corn and soybeans and forget about managing your hay fields and pastures. Here are three tips to consider for best spring hay and pasture management. </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/grazing-series-part-1-3-tips-spring-hay-pasture-management" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-1-3-tips-spring-hay-pasture-management#comments Grazing Systems Cow-Calf Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 02 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88031 at http://beefmagazine.com Who won the “Bellied up to the feedbunk” contest? PLUS: A sneak peak at what we’re working on in April http://beefmagazine.com/blog/who-won-bellied-feedbunk-contest-plus-sneak-peak-what-we-re-working-april <div class="node-body blog-body">The voting is closed, and it’s time to announce the winners of the Greeley Hat Works “Bellied up to the feedbunk” photo contest. Plus, today’s blog gives a sneak peak at upcoming photo contest themes and a new series for April focusing on grazing. </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/who-won-bellied-feedbunk-contest-plus-sneak-peak-what-we-re-working-april" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/who-won-bellied-feedbunk-contest-plus-sneak-peak-what-we-re-working-april#comments Cow-Calf Beef Quality Feedlots People Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 01 Apr 2015 07:46:00 +0000 88011 at http://beefmagazine.com Last day to vote for the best “Bellied up to the feedbunk” photo; PLUS: 5 cattle nutrition resources http://beefmagazine.com/blog/last-day-vote-best-bellied-feedbunk-photo-plus-5-cattle-nutrition-resources <div class="node-body blog-body">The BEEF Daily and Greeley Hat Works “Bellied up to the feedbunk” photo contest is wrapping up, and the champions will be announced tomorrow. However, there’s still time to vote for your favorite photograph; details are in today’s blog.</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/last-day-vote-best-bellied-feedbunk-photo-plus-5-cattle-nutrition-resources" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/last-day-vote-best-bellied-feedbunk-photo-plus-5-cattle-nutrition-resources#comments Beef Quality Feedlots Beef Demand People BEEF Daily Mon, 30 Mar 2015 20:14:00 +0000 87991 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 ways to educate kids about where their food comes from http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-educate-kids-about-where-their-food-comes <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s youth are four and five generations removed from the family farm; here are three ways ranchers can get involved in educating our nation’s youth about where their food comes from. </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-ways-educate-kids-about-where-their-food-comes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-educate-kids-about-where-their-food-comes#comments Beef Quality Beef Demand People Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 30 Mar 2015 10:00:00 +0000 87891 at http://beefmagazine.com Study claims red meat triggers cancer; 5 resources say otherwise http://beefmagazine.com/blog/study-claims-red-meat-triggers-cancer-5-resources-say-otherwise <div class="node-body blog-body">A University of California study claims red meat causes a toxic immune reaction that eventually leads to cancer. Here are five resources that say otherwise. Share these on social media today, and let’s start a grassroots conversation about how red meat is part of a healthy diet. </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/study-claims-red-meat-triggers-cancer-5-resources-say-otherwise" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/study-claims-red-meat-triggers-cancer-5-resources-say-otherwise#comments Beef Quality Beef Demand People Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 26 Mar 2015 10:00:00 +0000 87761 at http://beefmagazine.com 15 “Bellied up to the feedbunk” photo contest finalists announced http://beefmagazine.com/blog/15-bellied-feedbunk-photo-contest-finalists-announced <div class="node-body blog-body">Cattle nutrition has been the focus of the latest BEEF Daily and Greeley Hat Works photo contest. The theme is “Bellied up to the feedbunk,” and it’s time to announce the 15 finalists. Readers can now vote for their favorite photograph, with the top two vote-getters earning a $300 Greeley Hat Works hat. </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/15-bellied-feedbunk-photo-contest-finalists-announced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/15-bellied-feedbunk-photo-contest-finalists-announced#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Beef Quality Beef Quality Feedlots Beef Demand Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 25 Mar 2015 10:00:00 +0000 87741 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 questions ranch families should ask before adding the next generation to the business http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-questions-ranch-families-should-ask-adding-next-generation-business <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranching is a family business, but it isn’t always easy being in business with multiple generations and in-laws. Here are five questions ranching families should ask before inviting another generation into the business. </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/5-questions-ranch-families-should-ask-adding-next-generation-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-questions-ranch-families-should-ask-adding-next-generation-business#comments Seedstock Cow-Calf Ranch Management Beef Quality People Business Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 24 Mar 2015 10:00:00 +0000 87721 at http://beefmagazine.com