BEEF Daily http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2173/feed en 2015 barbecues will cost $68.22, says Rabobank; PLUS: 4 food safety tips for summer grilling http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2015-barbecues-will-cost-6822-says-rabobank-plus-4-food-safety-tips-summer-grilling <div class="node-body blog-body">With Independence Day just two days away, here are some stats on what the weekend festivities might cost you. Plus, four tips for keeping safe at summer barbecues. </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/2015-barbecues-will-cost-6822-says-rabobank-plus-4-food-safety-tips-summer-grilling" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2015-barbecues-will-cost-6822-says-rabobank-plus-4-food-safety-tips-summer-grilling#comments Beef Quality Beef Demand People Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 02 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90881 at http://beefmagazine.com Why coaching character is more important than winning cattle shows http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-coaching-character-more-important-winning-cattle-shows <div class="node-body blog-body">In the season of 4-H county fairs, regional shows and junior nationals, let’s remember it’s about building up kids, not just winning accolades with our livestock.</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-coaching-character-more-important-winning-cattle-shows" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-coaching-character-more-important-winning-cattle-shows#comments Seedstock Ranch Management People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 01 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90871 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 western novels to add to your summer reading list http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-western-novels-add-your-summer-reading-list <div class="node-body blog-body">What are the best western novels of all time? Beef up your summer reading list with these 10 suggestions. </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-western-novels-add-your-summer-reading-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-western-novels-add-your-summer-reading-list#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 30 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90851 at http://beefmagazine.com Prime Time Gala raises money to fight hunger; PLUS: 15+ photos from the event http://beefmagazine.com/blog/prime-time-gala-raises-money-fight-hunger-plus-15-photos-event <div class="node-body blog-body">More than 49 million Americans struggle to put food on the table. Here is how South Dakota cattlemen are joining together to fight hunger, promote beef and offer better protein options like meat, dairy and eggs to put on the dinner table. </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/prime-time-gala-raises-money-fight-hunger-plus-15-photos-event" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/prime-time-gala-raises-money-fight-hunger-plus-15-photos-event#comments Beef Quality Beef Demand People Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 29 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90761 at http://beefmagazine.com Summer Herd Health Part 4: 5 summer water quality tips http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-4-5-summer-water-quality-tips <div class="node-body blog-body">With the rise in temperature that summer brings, cattle need more water than ever, but is your water quality up to par? Here are five things to consider to make sure your herd is getting the best water possible. </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/summer-herd-health-part-4-5-summer-water-quality-tips" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-4-5-summer-water-quality-tips#comments Ranch Management Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 25 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90641 at http://beefmagazine.com How an HSUS employee scandal reveals incompetency of animal rights organization http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-employee-scandal-reveals-incompetency-animal-rights-organization <div class="node-body blog-body">An employee of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) has been accused of embezzling more than $31,000 in funds from donors. What’s worse is how HSUS manages the money it receives from well-intentioned animal lovers. Find out why 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/how-hsus-employee-scandal-reveals-incompetency-animal-rights-organization" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-employee-scandal-reveals-incompetency-animal-rights-organization#comments Animal Welfare Cow-Calf Business Animal Activists BEEF Daily Wed, 24 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90621 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 tips for training your cattle dog to work stock http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-tips-training-your-cattle-dog-work-stock <div class="node-body blog-body">Dogs are often beloved members of ranch families, but too often, they are poorly trained and are more pesky tag-alongs than valuable assistance when working cattle. Here are three tips for training your cow dog to work 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/3-tips-training-your-cattle-dog-work-stock" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-tips-training-your-cattle-dog-work-stock#comments Seedstock Cow-Calf Ranch Management People Business Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90601 at http://beefmagazine.com Father’s Day tribute: 4 blogs, photo galleries & recipes just for dad http://beefmagazine.com/blog/father-s-day-tribute-4-blogs-photo-galleries-recipes-just-dad <div class="node-body blog-body">Father’s Day may be over, but readers will still enjoy these four blogs, photo galleries and recipes that celebrate the cowboys and cattlemen we love. </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/father-s-day-tribute-4-blogs-photo-galleries-recipes-just-dad" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/father-s-day-tribute-4-blogs-photo-galleries-recipes-just-dad#comments Cow-Calf Beef Demand People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 22 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90551 at http://beefmagazine.com Summer Herd Health Part 3: Ranchers seeking large animal vets for maintaining herd health http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-3-ranchers-seeking-large-animal-vets-maintaining-herd-health <div class="node-body blog-body">There is a shortage of large animal vets as more vet students pursue careers in small animal medicine. This week’s poll wants to know if your area is impacted by this growing problem. Plus, today’s blog explores the reasons behind the shortage.</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/summer-herd-health-part-3-ranchers-seeking-large-animal-vets-maintaining-herd-health" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-3-ranchers-seeking-large-animal-vets-maintaining-herd-health#comments Cow-Calf Vaccination Business Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 18 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90451 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 resources for choosing the best method to control noxious weeds http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-resources-choosing-best-method-control-noxious-weeds <div class="node-body blog-body">Don’t let noxious weeds take hold of your pastures this grazing season. Here are five resources for choosing the best method to control the spread of weeds in your grasslands. </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-resources-choosing-best-method-control-noxious-weeds" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-resources-choosing-best-method-control-noxious-weeds#comments Cow-Calf Pasture Health Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 17 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90431 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 questions to ask to prioritize the summer to-do list http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-questions-ask-prioritize-summer-do-list <div class="node-body blog-body">With long summer days comes long working hours. Here are four questions to ask to prioritize which tasks get tackled on the to-do list first and which jobs are best saved for winter. </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-questions-ask-prioritize-summer-do-list" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-questions-ask-prioritize-summer-do-list#comments Cow-Calf Pasture Health Ranch Management Business Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 16 Jun 2015 10:05:00 +0000 90421 at http://beefmagazine.com Why agriculture should be incorporated into math, science & reading curriculum http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-agriculture-should-be-incorporated-math-science-reading-curriculum <div class="node-body blog-body">Today’s blog explores how ranchers can get involved through their state’s Ag In The Classroom program to give teachers the tools they need to include agriculture in their curriculum for core subjects like math, science and reading. </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-agriculture-should-be-incorporated-math-science-reading-curriculum" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-agriculture-should-be-incorporated-math-science-reading-curriculum#comments Beef Demand People Retail Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 15 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90371 at http://beefmagazine.com Summer Herd Health Part 2: 5 risk factors for summer pneumonia in calves http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-2-5-risk-factors-summer-pneumonia-calves <div class="node-body blog-body">Summer pneumonia is among the most frustrating respiratory infections ranchers have to deal with in preweaned calves. Today’s blog looks at five risk factors, as well as offers links to learn more about symptoms and treatment options. </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/summer-herd-health-part-2-5-risk-factors-summer-pneumonia-calves" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/summer-herd-health-part-2-5-risk-factors-summer-pneumonia-calves#comments Cow-Calf Health Nutrition BEEF Daily Thu, 11 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90171 at http://beefmagazine.com Peterson Farm Brothers team up with Culver’s to thank farmers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/peterson-farm-brothers-team-culver-s-thank-farmers <div class="node-body blog-body">Popular agricultural advocates the Peterson Farm Brothers have created a new YouTube video titled, “Takin’ Care of Business.” Sponsored by Culver’s, this video aims to educate consumers about how ranchers tend to their livestock and is part of the fast food chain’s “Thank a Farmer” campaign. Check it out on today’s blog and let us know what you think!</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/peterson-farm-brothers-team-culver-s-thank-farmers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/peterson-farm-brothers-team-culver-s-thank-farmers#comments People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 10 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90181 at http://beefmagazine.com Which ag-accurate kids’ books do you love? PLUS: 2 farm book reviews http://beefmagazine.com/blog/which-ag-accurate-kids-books-do-you-love-plus-2-farm-book-reviews <div class="node-body blog-body">Looking for agriculturally-accurate kids’ books can be a challenge. Today’s blog reviews two farm books children will love. Plus, we want your recommendations for best children’s books featuring farm and ranch life. </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/which-ag-accurate-kids-books-do-you-love-plus-2-farm-book-reviews" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/which-ag-accurate-kids-books-do-you-love-plus-2-farm-book-reviews#comments Cow-Calf Beef Marketing/Product Promotion People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 09 Jun 2015 10:00:00 +0000 90161 at http://beefmagazine.com