BEEF Editors' Blog http://beefmagazine.com/blog/59522/feed Everyday musings from BEEF Editors on the latest beef industry news and events. en Another Earth Day, and America yawns http://beefmagazine.com/blog/another-earth-day-and-america-yawns <div class="node-body blog-body">Americans are much more aware of their role in a clean environment today, and most act to do their part. However, I think most of us would appreciate a drop in the level of alarmism emanating from some quarters.</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-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/another-earth-day-and-america-yawns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/another-earth-day-and-america-yawns#comments Regulation Cattle Industry Structure Environment BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 22 Apr 2015 19:21:00 +0000 88691 at http://beefmagazine.com Energy outlook shows promise for good grilling demand http://beefmagazine.com/blog/energy-outlook-shows-promise-good-grilling-demand <div class="node-body blog-body">Last November, when the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) opted to keep the supply of crude oil flowing, it set off a remarkable freefall in energy prices that continues to benefit U.S. consumers. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/energy-outlook-shows-promise-good-grilling-demand" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/energy-outlook-shows-promise-good-grilling-demand#comments Beef Quality Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 15 Apr 2015 14:47:00 +0000 88451 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Steaks on the grill</p> Hay & forage growers anxiously await Mother Nature’s spring play http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-forage-growers-anxiously-await-mother-nature-s-spring-play <div class="node-body blog-body">The 2015 haying season is upon us, and growers anxiously await Mother Nature’s spring verdict.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-forage-growers-anxiously-await-mother-nature-s-spring-play" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-forage-growers-anxiously-await-mother-nature-s-spring-play#comments Grazing Systems Beef Cattle Feed Pasture Range BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 08 Apr 2015 19:05:00 +0000 88331 at http://beefmagazine.com Are you ready for the next drought? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-ready-next-drought <div class="node-body blog-body">For much of the Great Plains, as well as other parts of cattle country, the drought isn’t over. Are you ready the Big Dry, second stanza?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-ready-next-drought" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/are-you-ready-next-drought#comments Pasture Range Drought Management BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 01 Apr 2015 13:38:00 +0000 88041 at http://beefmagazine.com Ideology is at the center of the fight over federal nutrition guidelines http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ideology-center-fight-over-federal-nutrition-guidelines <div class="node-body blog-body">If the dietary guideline recommendations are adopted by the secretaries, as they have been in the past, the effects will be far-reaching. There’s still time to voice your concern. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ideology-center-fight-over-federal-nutrition-guidelines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/ideology-center-fight-over-federal-nutrition-guidelines#comments Beef Quality Government Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 30 Mar 2015 18:36:00 +0000 87931 at http://beefmagazine.com Sage grouse stew—The pot boils again over iconic bird http://beefmagazine.com/blog/sage-grouse-stew-pot-boils-again-over-iconic-bird <div class="node-body blog-body">Since its listing in 2010, the greater sage grouse has been a wildlife species of intense interest in the 11 states in the West where it lives. Two events regarding conservation of the greater sage-grouse promise to move the sometimes heated discussion along. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/sage-grouse-stew-pot-boils-again-over-iconic-bird" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/sage-grouse-stew-pot-boils-again-over-iconic-bird#comments Pasture Range Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 25 Mar 2015 02:56:00 +0000 87751 at http://beefmagazine.com Is EPA looking to steal the sizzle from backyard barbecues? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-looking-steal-sizzle-backyard-barbecues <div class="node-body blog-body">EPA-funded California research will look at limiting emissions that result from backyard grilling of meat.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-looking-steal-sizzle-backyard-barbecues" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/epa-looking-steal-sizzle-backyard-barbecues#comments Regulation Environment Beef Quality BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 18 Mar 2015 17:58:00 +0000 87551 at http://beefmagazine.com Japanese taste for beef is changing; good news for U.S. producers? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/japanese-taste-beef-changing-good-news-us-producers <div class="node-body blog-body">Japan’s taste for beef is changing. How will that affect U.S. beef exports long-term?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/japanese-taste-beef-changing-good-news-us-producers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/japanese-taste-beef-changing-good-news-us-producers#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Quality Beef Exports Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 11 Mar 2015 14:53:00 +0000 87341 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>U.S. ribeyes and strip loins are gaining favor in traditional Japanese recipes.</p> BEEF reader survey shows interesting regional hay practices http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-reader-survey-shows-interesting-regional-hay-practices <div class="node-body blog-body">Exclusive BEEF reader survey shows regional practices in hay making and hay feeding.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-reader-survey-shows-interesting-regional-hay-practices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-reader-survey-shows-interesting-regional-hay-practices#comments Grazing Systems Beef Cattle Feed BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 04 Mar 2015 18:52:00 +0000 87081 at http://beefmagazine.com Megatrends in agriculture—how will they affect your ranch? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch <div class="node-body blog-body">The times, they are a’changing. But then again, they always have been, especially in agriculture. What are the megatrends in agriculture and how will those looming changes affect you?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/beef-editors-blog">BEEF Editors&#039; Blog</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/megatrends-agriculture-how-will-they-affect-your-ranch#comments Ranch Management Sustainability BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Tue, 24 Feb 2015 21:26:00 +0000 86731 at http://beefmagazine.com