Business http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6598/more en Assess team dynamics for greater productivity, efficiency http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/assess-team-dynamics-greater-productivity-efficiency <div class="node-body press_release-body"><p>Managing the cattle is the easy part. Managing your people is what&rsquo;s tough.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/ranch-management/assess-team-dynamics-greater-productivity-efficiency" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Ranch Management Tue, 28 Jul 2015 01:27:43 +0000 91631 at http://beefmagazine.com How youth Beef Ambassadors are tackling hot industry topics http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-youth-beef-ambassadors-are-tackling-hot-industry-topics <div class="node-body blog-body">The National Beef Ambassador Program is training youth spokespersons to advocate for the beef cattle industry. These youth advocates need support, whether it’s through sponsorships, volunteerism, or mentorship. Find out why these ambassadors are so effective at promoting the beef industry. </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-youth-beef-ambassadors-are-tackling-hot-industry-topics" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-youth-beef-ambassadors-are-tackling-hot-industry-topics#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Demand People Retail Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:52:00 +0000 91621 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: The importance of dairy calves in the beef business http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-importance-dairy-calves-beef-business <div class="node-body article-body">While beef cow and feeder calf numbers have dwindled, the supply of dairy calves has remained constant.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-importance-dairy-calves-beef-business" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-markets/industry-glance-importance-dairy-calves-beef-business#comments Business Cattle Markets Industry At A Glance Mon, 27 Jul 2015 20:30:00 +0000 91611 at http://beefmagazine.com New poll asks about importance of rural development in small towns http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-about-importance-rural-development-small-towns <div class="node-body blog-body">Ranching families rely on the success of the neighboring small towns that support their rural communities, but as many rural areas lose young people to urban career opportunities, rural America is looking for ways to revitalize their towns. </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/new-poll-asks-about-importance-rural-development-small-towns" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-poll-asks-about-importance-rural-development-small-towns#comments Cow-Calf Beef Quality Beef Demand People Business Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 27 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91581 at http://beefmagazine.com USDA pegs July 1 cattle inventory 2% higher http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/usda-pegs-july-1-cattle-inventory-2-higher <div class="field-deck"> As expected, beef heifer retention is well underway. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">As expected, beef heifer retention is well underway.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/usda-pegs-july-1-cattle-inventory-2-higher" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/usda-pegs-july-1-cattle-inventory-2-higher#comments Cattle Industry Structure Sustainability Fri, 24 Jul 2015 23:18:00 +0000 91571 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>calf on summer pasture</p> Hay Talk Part 3: Troubleshooting rain-damaged hay & inadequate fermentation http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-3-troubleshooting-rain-damaged-hay-inadequate-fermentation <div class="node-body blog-body">In this week’s “Hay Talk” installment, we are tackling two common haying problems — the costs of rain-damaged hay and the implications of inadequate fermentation. </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/hay-talk-part-3-troubleshooting-rain-damaged-hay-inadequate-fermentation" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/hay-talk-part-3-troubleshooting-rain-damaged-hay-inadequate-fermentation#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Business Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Thu, 23 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91501 at http://beefmagazine.com Peterson Brothers share message with 4-H kids about ag advocacy http://beefmagazine.com/blog/peterson-brothers-share-message-4-h-kids-about-ag-advocacy <div class="node-body blog-body">As county fair season gets underway, let’s remember to instill the six pillars of Character Counts in today’s youth — responsibility, respect, trustworthiness, fairness, caring and citizenship. Perhaps one more pillar needs to be added to the 4-H program, which encourages 4-H youth to become leaders as adults; that pillar would be “advocacy.” Kansas farm boys, the Peterson brothers, share why advocacy is so important at an Oklahoma 4-H event. </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-brothers-share-message-4-h-kids-about-ag-advocacy" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/peterson-brothers-share-message-4-h-kids-about-ag-advocacy#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion People Retail Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 22 Jul 2015 21:16:00 +0000 91451 at http://beefmagazine.com Josserand, Doll inducted into Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame http://beefmagazine.com/people/josserand-doll-inducted-cattle-feeders-hall-fame <div class="field-byline"> Burt Rutherford </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Now in its seventh year, the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame adds to its growing honor roll of industry leaders with its 2015 class—Robert Josserand with AzTx Cattle Co. in Hereford, Texas; Loren Doll with Irsik and Doll in Cimarron, Kan.; Topper Thorpe, retired CEO of Cattle Fax; and Karla Olson with Hoxie Feedyard at Hoxie, Kan. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/people/josserand-doll-inducted-cattle-feeders-hall-fame" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/people/josserand-doll-inducted-cattle-feeders-hall-fame#comments Cow-Calf Feedlots People Business Tips For Profit Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:39:00 +0000 91461 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry leaders propose updated Long Range Plan http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-leaders-propose-updated-long-range-plan <div class="node-body article-body">New beef industry Long Range Plan establishes roadmap for 2016-2020.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-leaders-propose-updated-long-range-plan" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-industry-structure/industry-leaders-propose-updated-long-range-plan#comments Cattle Industry Structure Tue, 21 Jul 2015 18:59:00 +0000 91421 at http://beefmagazine.com Satirical video sparks debate with Congress about healthy school meals http://beefmagazine.com/blog/satirical-video-sparks-debate-congress-about-healthy-school-meals <div class="node-body blog-body">The nation’s school lunch program needs an overhaul, and the American Heart Association has created a satirical video to jumpstart conversations on this topic. Check out the video, plus see photos of school lunches from around the world. </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/satirical-video-sparks-debate-congress-about-healthy-school-meals" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/satirical-video-sparks-debate-congress-about-healthy-school-meals#comments Beef Quality Retail Business Government Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Tue, 21 Jul 2015 10:00:00 +0000 91411 at http://beefmagazine.com