Animal Welfare http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/30091/more en Beef producers, consumers must find common ground on production ethics http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-producers-consumers-must-find-common-ground-production-ethics <div class="node-body blog-body">As food producers, we can’t say to consumers: “Growing food is a noble cause, but it’s none of your business how we do it.’” Here's why cattle producers and consumers must find middle ground. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/cattle-economics">Cattle Economics</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-producers-consumers-must-find-common-ground-production-ethics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/beef-producers-consumers-must-find-common-ground-production-ethics#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Beef Advocacy Cattle Economics Mon, 30 Mar 2015 19:30:00 +0000 87951 at http://beefmagazine.com How does the beef industry know which issues are critical? http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-does-beef-industry-know-which-issues-are-critical <div class="node-body blog-body">Livestock producers failed to appreciate early on the gravity of the animal welfare movement, and sustainability is likely the next such issue. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-does-beef-industry-know-which-issues-are-critical" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-does-beef-industry-know-which-issues-are-critical#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Business Sustainability Tips For Profit My View From The Country Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:31:00 +0000 86561 at http://beefmagazine.com It’s time to burn our boats and signal no retreat to anti-meat activists http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-time-burn-our-boats-and-signal-no-retreat-anti-meat-activists <div class="node-body blog-body">I don’t think I’ve ever before seen such a level of concern as that plaguing folks in the beef industry who have been dealing with the looming release of the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"><ul class="links"><li class="og_links first last"><a href="/blog/my-view-country"> My View From The Country</a></li> </ul></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-time-burn-our-boats-and-signal-no-retreat-anti-meat-activists" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/it-s-time-burn-our-boats-and-signal-no-retreat-anti-meat-activists#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Animal Activists My View From The Country Thu, 19 Feb 2015 14:31:00 +0000 86571 at http://beefmagazine.com 7 Trending Headlines: BSE rears its ugly head; and old rules of thumb can be misleading http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/7-trending-headlines-bse-rears-its-ugly-head-and-old-rules-thumb-can-be-misleading <div class="node-body gallery-body">The news has been wide ranging, capped by the announcement that Canada has discovered another case of BSE. But that’s not all the news that affects you. From animal welfare to wins and losses in court, the news has been varied and interesting. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/7-trending-headlines-bse-rears-its-ugly-head-and-old-rules-thumb-can-be-misleading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/7-trending-headlines-bse-rears-its-ugly-head-and-old-rules-thumb-can-be-misleading#comments Animal Welfare Business Mon, 16 Feb 2015 16:23:00 +0000 86461 at http://beefmagazine.com Is the New York Times naïve about MARC or intentionally misleading? http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/new-york-times-na-ve-about-marc-or-intentionally-misleading <div class="node-body article-body">The New York Times article on the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center underscores how a naïve media can affect public opinion and how animal rights groups take advantage of this naïveté. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/new-york-times-na-ve-about-marc-or-intentionally-misleading" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/new-york-times-na-ve-about-marc-or-intentionally-misleading#comments Animal Welfare Animal Activists Thu, 12 Feb 2015 15:33:00 +0000 86311 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: UNL stands behind MARC research, PLUS: California high school achieves nearly 100% FFA enrollment http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/6-trending-headlines-unl-stands-behind-marc-research-plus-california-high-school-achi <div class="node-body gallery-body">The annual Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio drew to a close Saturday with strong support behind both the current beef checkoff and efforts to enhance and increase the program going forward. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/6-trending-headlines-unl-stands-behind-marc-research-plus-california-high-school-achi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/animal-welfare/6-trending-headlines-unl-stands-behind-marc-research-plus-california-high-school-achi#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Business Mon, 09 Feb 2015 17:37:00 +0000 86061 at http://beefmagazine.com Merck Offers Zilmax Progress Report; Announces New Label Approval http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/merck-offers-zilmax-progress-report-announces-new-label-approval <div class="node-body article-body">Merck Animal Health provides a progress report on Zilmax safety studies, and announces a new FDA-approved label for “component feeding” of the beta agonist.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/merck-offers-zilmax-progress-report-announces-new-label-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/beef-quality/merck-offers-zilmax-progress-report-announces-new-label-approval#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Feedlots Wed, 05 Nov 2014 21:11:00 +0000 81831 at http://beefmagazine.com burt rutherford, feedlot cattle Merck Releases Zilmax Progress Report; Announces New Label Approval http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/merck-releases-zilmax-progress-report-announces-new-label-approval <div class="field-byline"> Merck Animal Health </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Merck Animal Health is announcing significant progress in the implementation of its <a href="http://www.merck-animal-health-usa.com/news/2013-8-13.aspx" target="_blank">Zilmax Five-Step Plan</a>. With insights from the company&rsquo;s advisory board, an extensive assessment and analysis of existing, as well as new, product data, was conducted. Additionally, Merck Animal Health obtained the input of industry experts, business partners and customers about the product and its use.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/merck-releases-zilmax-progress-report-announces-new-label-approval" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/feedlots/merck-releases-zilmax-progress-report-announces-new-label-approval#comments Animal Welfare Beef Quality Cattle Marketing Feedlots Wed, 05 Nov 2014 18:19:00 +0000 81811 at http://beefmagazine.com Meet Anne Burkholder, 2014 BEEF Trailblazer Award Winner http://beefmagazine.com/people/meet-anne-burkholder-2014-beef-trailblazer-award-winner <div class="node-body gallery-body">Anne Burkholder is a Florida city kid who now owns and operates a Nebraska feedyard and is one of the beef industry's leading advocates to consumers.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/people/meet-anne-burkholder-2014-beef-trailblazer-award-winner" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/people/meet-anne-burkholder-2014-beef-trailblazer-award-winner#comments Animal Welfare Feedlots People Tue, 04 Nov 2014 04:09:00 +0000 81771 at http://beefmagazine.com How Doing Things Right Pays Off http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-doing-things-right-pays <div class="node-body blog-body">According to K-State’s Dan Thomson, everyone in the beef business is on the same team and everyone is better served when everybody communicates. He did plenty of communicating during a recent chef’s tour.</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/how-doing-things-right-pays" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-doing-things-right-pays#comments Animal Welfare Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 25 Jun 2014 14:49:00 +0000 76601 at http://beefmagazine.com