BEEF Daily http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2173/feed en 4 important tips for navigating the rocky waters of WOTUS rule http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-important-tips-navigating-rocky-waters-wotus-rule <div class="node-body blog-body">The Environmental Protection Agency’s Waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule is set to go into effect on Friday. Are ranchers prepared to be in compliance with this broad and vague rule? Will the courts overturn the rule? Here are four things you need to know about WOTUS and how to stay out of trouble when EPA comes knocking at your door. </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-important-tips-navigating-rocky-waters-wotus-rule" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-important-tips-navigating-rocky-waters-wotus-rule#comments Regulation Environment Pasture Health Sustainability BEEF Daily Thu, 27 Aug 2015 10:01:00 +0000 92561 at http://beefmagazine.com New book captures 100 years of combines http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-book-captures-100-years-combines <div class="node-body blog-body">If you have a love for tractors, you’ll love “Red Combines 1915-2015,” a 6-pound book capturing the evolution of combines over the last century. Today’s blog reviews the book, plus looks back on eight previous blog posts with book recommendations from BEEF editors. </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/new-book-captures-100-years-combines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-book-captures-100-years-combines#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92541 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 ways the beef industry could better market beef jerky http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-beef-industry-could-better-market-beef-jerky <div class="node-body blog-body">In the last five years, consumers have regained their interest in purchasing beef jerky and other meat snacks. Here are three reasons behind the renewed interest and strategies for how the beef industry can better capitalize on this market trend. </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-beef-industry-could-better-market-beef-jerky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-beef-industry-could-better-market-beef-jerky#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Demand People Retail Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92531 at http://beefmagazine.com How HSUS is attempting to ban bacon & eggs in Massachusetts http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-attempting-ban-bacon-eggs-massachusetts <div class="node-body blog-body">The Humane Society of the United States has introduced a ballot measure in Massachusetts to ban the sales of pork and eggs produced from modern facilities. This doesn’t bode well for both farmers and consumers. Here’s what you need to know. </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/how-hsus-attempting-ban-bacon-eggs-massachusetts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-attempting-ban-bacon-eggs-massachusetts#comments Regulation Animal Welfare Retail Animal Activists BEEF Daily Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92491 at http://beefmagazine.com HSUS vet to serve on USDA’s Advisory Committee on Animal Health http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hsus-vet-serve-usda-s-advisory-committee-animal-health <div class="node-body blog-body">USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has revealed the names of 19 industry professionals who will serve on his Advisory Committee on Animal Health. Among the names includes veterinarians, academics and livestock producers, as well as an HSUS employee who has openly criticized modern-day livestock production. </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/hsus-vet-serve-usda-s-advisory-committee-animal-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hsus-vet-serve-usda-s-advisory-committee-animal-health#comments Regulation Cattle Industry Structure Cow-Calf Vaccination Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 20 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92331 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 methods of pest control in beef herds http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-methods-pest-control-beef-herds <div class="node-body blog-body">Flies, insects and other pests are the arch nemesis of cattle ranchers. Here are six methods for controlling pests this summer based on the differences between different flies and other pests.</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-methods-pest-control-beef-herds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-methods-pest-control-beef-herds#comments Cattle Supplements Cow-Calf Feedlots Parasites Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 19 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92311 at http://beefmagazine.com Why EPA’s weak apology & lack of action on toxic spill is disgraceful http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-epa-s-weak-apology-lack-action-toxic-spill-disgraceful <div class="node-body blog-body">After the EPA accidentally release 3 million gallons of toxic water into the Animas River in Colorado, the agency has assured the media that the river’s water quality is “restoring itself.” While EPA pushes WOTUS on land owners, perhaps the agency should follow its own advice when it comes to caring for the environment. </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/why-epa-s-weak-apology-lack-action-toxic-spill-disgraceful" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-epa-s-weak-apology-lack-action-toxic-spill-disgraceful#comments Regulation Environment Ranch Management Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 18 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92301 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 experts weigh in on fall 2015 cattle prices http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-experts-weigh-fall-2015-cattle-prices <div class="node-body blog-body">My outlook for fall cattle prices is cautiously optimistic. How about you? Do you think fall cattle prices will stay strong through the rest of the year? Weigh in on 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/4-experts-weigh-fall-2015-cattle-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-experts-weigh-fall-2015-cattle-prices#comments Cattle Prices Cow-Calf Ranch Management Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 17 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92271 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 advocates share their stories through blogs, videos & overcoming adversity http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-advocates-share-their-stories-through-blogs-videos-overcoming-adversity <div class="node-body blog-body"> Looking for some good reads this morning? Check out today’s blog post, which includes a farmer video to the song, “Whip Nae Nae,” two photography blogs on shipping cattle, and the inspirational story of a 4-H kid overcoming adversity. Here are four items worth checking out today.</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-advocates-share-their-stories-through-blogs-videos-overcoming-adversity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-advocates-share-their-stories-through-blogs-videos-overcoming-adversity#comments Beef Demand People Retail Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 13 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92201 at http://beefmagazine.com Why NFL player Jordy Nelson makes a great advocate for agriculture http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-nfl-player-jordy-nelson-makes-great-advocate-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">With many professional athletes making headlines for negative thing, it’s refreshing to hear about the positive stories in the NFL, some of whom are farm and ranch kids. Take Jordy Nelson, for example, who credits his 12-hour work days on his family’s farm for his success in the NFL. Talk about an advocate for agriculture!</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/why-nfl-player-jordy-nelson-makes-great-advocate-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-nfl-player-jordy-nelson-makes-great-advocate-agriculture#comments Cow-Calf Beef Marketing/Product Promotion People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 12 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92151 at http://beefmagazine.com Why agricultural education is desperately needed in elementary schools http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-agricultural-education-desperately-needed-elementary-schools <div class="node-body blog-body">Whether it’s volunteering at a state or county fair petting zoo or reaching out to elementary schools and sharing your agricultural stories in a classroom visit, educating our nation’s youth about where their food comes from should be a top priority. </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/why-agricultural-education-desperately-needed-elementary-schools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-agricultural-education-desperately-needed-elementary-schools#comments Beef Demand People Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 11 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92121 at http://beefmagazine.com Why ranchers have more clout than Dr. Oz http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-ranchers-have-more-clout-dr-oz <div class="node-body blog-body">This week, let’s take some notes from the 4-H Character Counts program and use trustworthiness, respect, responsibility, caring, fairness and citizenship to build strong relationships with our consumers and edge out ag-bashing, televised celebrities like Dr. Oz. </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/why-ranchers-have-more-clout-dr-oz" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-ranchers-have-more-clout-dr-oz#comments Beef Quality People Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 10 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92021 at http://beefmagazine.com How the Washington Post got it wrong on cow burps and greenhouse gases http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-washington-post-got-it-wrong-cow-burps-and-greenhouse-gases <div class="node-body blog-body">A recent article featured in the Washington Post suggests that cattle burps are the main contributor to greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. However, the figures don’t add up. Here are the real statistics on livestock production and the environment to share with friends on Facebook today. </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/how-washington-post-got-it-wrong-cow-burps-and-greenhouse-gases" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-washington-post-got-it-wrong-cow-burps-and-greenhouse-gases#comments Environment Pasture Health People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 06 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91891 at http://beefmagazine.com Are county fairs valuable experiences for kids? PLUS: 5 great fair time blogs http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-county-fairs-valuable-experiences-kids-plus-5-great-fair-time-blogs <div class="node-body blog-body">County and state fair season is upon us. What are your views on programs like 4-H and FFA? Do you believe these programs teach kids about the commercial cattle business, or is it all fluff? That’s the discussion on today’s BEEF Daily blog. </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-county-fairs-valuable-experiences-kids-plus-5-great-fair-time-blogs" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-county-fairs-valuable-experiences-kids-plus-5-great-fair-time-blogs#comments Seedstock Ranch Management Beef Marketing/Product Promotion People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 05 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91881 at http://beefmagazine.com Why the death of Cecil the lion is relevant to beef producers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-death-cecil-lion-relevant-beef-producers <div class="node-body blog-body">The death of Cecil of the lion has been a hot topic on social media lately. Here's why the debate matters to cattlemen and what we should really be talking about on Facebook this week. </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/why-death-cecil-lion-relevant-beef-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-death-cecil-lion-relevant-beef-producers#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Beef Demand People Business Animal Activists BEEF Daily Tue, 04 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91851 at http://beefmagazine.com