In recent columns, I’ve touched on the following topics:
• Empowered People, because everything in our businesses happens because of and through people – usually those closest to the business, land and livestock....More
A Harvard study links red meat consumption to an increased risk of breast cancer. But the study is weak, and there have been numerous counter studies over the years concluding that the link between beef and cancer is erroneous. Help spread the word with these five blog posts that debunk the red meat and cancer myth....More
The fed and feeder cattle market, ignoring historical norms and every price chart ever constructed, continues to gain tsunami-like momentum as summer officially kicks off. What does that mean for your fall marketing plans?
Beef prices continue to get higher, but sales volume is starting to struggle compared to previous years, especially when you consider just how important the Fourth of July holiday is to grilling....More
Doubling the $1/head national beef checkoff should be a no-brainer. But perceptions about “control” of the checkoff and its spending continue to stymie efforts by various groups to do what should be obvious....More
Entitled “Started Small And Just Got Lucky,” Kenneth Eng’s book is due out this fall and is described as “an autobiographical and historical account of a country boy’s 50+ years journey through the cattle industry.”...More
Although I’m not a big TV watcher, I do make a point to keep up with a few favorites. In our household, it’s “Parks & Recreation,” a show about government workers working in the Parks and Rec department in Pawnee, IN....More
The U.S. cattle industry received some very positive news this week when Hong Kong announced it would fully reopen to U.S. beef. For more on the export front, as well as a roundup of more news that made headlines this week, check out BEEF’s Top Headlines.
Dinklage Cattle Co. was among cattle operations suffering major cattle and property losses as a result of tornados that hit northeast Nebraska on Monday, one of which devastated the small farming community of Pilger, NE....More
The cold winter months might have kept you from hitting the gravel and logging in some miles. However, now that June is finally here, it’s time to start thinking about participating in some local races and representing all beef producers when you do it....More