Beef Quality http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/30131/more en Grazing Series Part 3: Questions to ask before planting cover crops, alfalfa & perennial grasses on irrigated pastures http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa <div class="node-body blog-body">Do cover crops pencil out? What should I plant in my irrigated pastures? Should I plant companion crops in new alfalfa stands? The third installment in April’s Grazing Series asks and answers these three questions. </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/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-3-questions-ask-planting-cover-crops-alfalfa-perennial-grasses-irrigated-pa#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Cow-Calf Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 16 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88461 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> 3 articles that show water usage is a major consumer concern http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-articles-show-water-usage-major-consumer-concern <div class="node-body blog-body">National coverage of the ongoing drought in California seems to be stoking consumer concern about water usage in food production, with beef being singled out as a big user of water. How should the meat industry respond?</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-articles-show-water-usage-major-consumer-concern" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-articles-show-water-usage-major-consumer-concern#comments Pasture Health Beef Quality Retail Business Pasture Range Sustainability BEEF Daily Wed, 15 Apr 2015 10:05:00 +0000 88441 at http://beefmagazine.com 13 game-changing advocates for ag; PLUS: My favorite beef bloggers http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-game-changing-advocates-ag-plus-my-favorite-beef-bloggers <div class="node-body blog-body">Great agricultural advocates are those individuals and organizations willing to step outside their comfort zone to promote the work of farmers and ranchers with consumers. Here are 13 game-changers who are making waves in the industry, plus, I list some of my favorite beef bloggers.</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/13-game-changing-advocates-ag-plus-my-favorite-beef-bloggers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/13-game-changing-advocates-ag-plus-my-favorite-beef-bloggers#comments Beef Quality People Retail Business Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 13 Apr 2015 10:05:00 +0000 88391 at http://beefmagazine.com 10 negative reviews of the “Food Babe” worth reading & sharing http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-negative-reviews-food-babe-worth-reading-sharing <div class="node-body blog-body">The Food Babe continues to attack the food industry, but scientists are fighting back. Here are 10 reads about the Food Babe that show how she stokes consumer fear and uses strong-arm tactics to line her own pockets. </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/10-negative-reviews-food-babe-worth-reading-sharing" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/10-negative-reviews-food-babe-worth-reading-sharing#comments Beef Quality People Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88301 at http://beefmagazine.com Grazing Series Part 2: Extensive vs. moderate grazing, effective cross-fencing & more http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-2-extensive-vs-moderate-grazing-effective-cross-fencing-more <div class="node-body blog-body">Is it time to alter your grazing system? Here are three management systems to consider to get the most out of your pastures this summer.</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/grazing-series-part-2-extensive-vs-moderate-grazing-effective-cross-fencing-more" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/grazing-series-part-2-extensive-vs-moderate-grazing-effective-cross-fencing-more#comments Cattle Handling Grazing Systems Pasture Health Beef Quality Pasture Range Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 08 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88311 at http://beefmagazine.com ACT NOW: One month left to let DGAC know beef belongs in a healthy diet http://beefmagazine.com/blog/act-now-one-month-left-let-dgac-know-beef-belongs-healthy-diet <div class="node-body blog-body">With one month left to comment on the proposed 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, the industry is coordinating a positive response to spread the word about beef’s role in a healthy diet.</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/act-now-one-month-left-let-dgac-know-beef-belongs-healthy-diet" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/act-now-one-month-left-let-dgac-know-beef-belongs-healthy-diet#comments Regulation Beef Quality Beef Demand People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 07 Apr 2015 10:03:00 +0000 88271 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Beef sales are becoming less of a commodity http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-beef-sales-are-becoming-less-commodity <div class="node-body article-body">In early 2015, the eight-week moving average for sales of Prime and Branded (combined) surpassed the Select category for the first time.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-beef-sales-are-becoming-less-commodity" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-beef-sales-are-becoming-less-commodity#comments Beef Quality Cattle Markets Mon, 06 Apr 2015 15:50:00 +0000 88221 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 Trending Headlines: Tips for better pastures, PLUS: Jimmy Buffet was right http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-trending-headlines-tips-better-pastures-plus-jimmy-buffet-was-right <div class="node-body gallery-body">Here are some tips for better pasture management, plus vindication for all you cheeseburger lovers out there. Those news bites and more are waiting for you in this week’s trending headlines.</div> <div class="field-interstitial-ads-frequency"> <span>Interstitial Ads Frequency:&nbsp;</span> -1 </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-trending-headlines-tips-better-pastures-plus-jimmy-buffet-was-right" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/pasture-range/6-trending-headlines-tips-better-pastures-plus-jimmy-buffet-was-right#comments Beef Quality Pasture Range Mon, 06 Apr 2015 14:38:00 +0000 88211 at http://beefmagazine.com 6 ways the beef checkoff is encouraging consumers to take the 30 Day Protein Challenge http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-ways-beef-checkoff-encouraging-consumers-take-30-day-protein-challenge <div class="node-body blog-body">Forget the latest diet fad and try out the 30 Day Protein Challenge. Here are six ways the fun program is encouraging consumers (and ranchers, too) to get involved.</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-ways-beef-checkoff-encouraging-consumers-take-30-day-protein-challenge" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/6-ways-beef-checkoff-encouraging-consumers-take-30-day-protein-challenge#comments Beef Quality Beef Demand People Retail Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 06 Apr 2015 10:00:00 +0000 88201 at http://beefmagazine.com