BEEF Daily http://beefmagazine.com/blog/2173/feed BEEF Daily Blog is produced by rancher Amanda Radke, one of the U.S. beef industry’s top social media “agvocates.” en 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 How One Farm Is Connecting With Consumers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-one-farm-connecting-consumers <div class="node-body blog-body">A dairy farm and restaurant in Indiana is making a concentrated effort to educate consumers through good food, farm tours and even live birth viewings. This transparency is helping consumers gain acceptance of large farms and dispelling the myth that big operations are “factory farms.” </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-one-farm-connecting-consumers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-one-farm-connecting-consumers#comments Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 25 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78801 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Ways To Improve Next Year’s Grazing Today http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-improve-next-year-s-grazing-today <div class="node-body blog-body">If you have extra grass at this point in the summer grazing season, there are ways to improve next year’s grazing through better management practices. Bruce Anderson, UNL Extension forage specialist, offers three tips to improve next year’s grazing 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/3-ways-improve-next-year-s-grazing-today" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-improve-next-year-s-grazing-today#comments Grazing Systems Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 21 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78751 at http://beefmagazine.com McDonald’s Wants Industry Help In Defining Sustainable Beef http://beefmagazine.com/blog/mcdonald-s-wants-industry-help-defining-sustainable-beef <div class="node-body blog-body">McDonald’s has vowed to serve sustainable beef by 2016, but what exactly does that mean? The Golden Arches wants the industry’s help in defining sustainable 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/mcdonald-s-wants-industry-help-defining-sustainable-beef" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/mcdonald-s-wants-industry-help-defining-sustainable-beef#comments Retail Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 20 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78611 at http://beefmagazine.com 5 Headlines That Celebrate Stock Show Kids http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-headlines-celebrate-stock-show-kids <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranch kids get to grow up with cattle, horses and wide open spaces in their backyard. This playground offers lots of opportunities to learn important life lessons, make memories and have fun, too. Here are five headlines that celebrate these kids. </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-headlines-celebrate-stock-show-kids" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/5-headlines-celebrate-stock-show-kids#comments People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 19 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78551 at http://beefmagazine.com Are You Worried About The Predicted Polar Vortex Coming This Fall? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-worried-about-predicted-polar-vortex-coming-fall <div class="node-body blog-body">Long-range forecasters are predicting another polar vortex. Are cattlemen ready for an early return of 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/are-you-worried-about-predicted-polar-vortex-coming-fall" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-worried-about-predicted-polar-vortex-coming-fall#comments Cow-Calf Disaster & Drought Winter Weather BEEF Daily Mon, 18 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78531 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Great Steak Headlines Worth Reading http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-great-steak-headlines-worth-reading <div class="node-body blog-body">Beef is making the news this week, and these headlines are all about great-tasting steaks. From Walmart’s line of all-natural steaks, to tips for grilling frozen steaks, to crowd-pleasing filet mignon, here’s a round-up of this week’s beef headlines. </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-great-steak-headlines-worth-reading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-great-steak-headlines-worth-reading#comments Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 14 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78451 at http://beefmagazine.com Are Wolves A Threat To Your Cattle? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-wolves-threat-your-cattle <div class="node-body blog-body">New Mexico ranchers are fighting for the right to protect their livestock from the threat of the Mexican Gray Wolf. Share this video explaining the situation, and let us know what you have done to ward off predators in your livestock operation.</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-wolves-threat-your-cattle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-wolves-threat-your-cattle#comments Cow-Calf Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 13 Aug 2014 10:00:00 +0000 78281 at http://beefmagazine.com