People http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6603/more en NEW Photo Contest: Home Is Where You Hang Your Hat http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-home-where-you-hang-your-hat <div class="node-body blog-body">Greeley Hat Works is offering two hats, one each to the champion and reserve champion photographers, in a new contest with the theme, “Home is where you hang your hat.” Details to enter are in today’s blog. </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-photo-contest-home-where-you-hang-your-hat" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-photo-contest-home-where-you-hang-your-hat#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 27 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 81331 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 Blogs That Show Why Raising Country Kids Rocks http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-blogs-show-why-raising-country-kids-rocks <div class="node-body blog-body">Raising kids in the country offers many benefits. Here are three blogs that share the pros of having children grow up on the ranch.</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-blogs-show-why-raising-country-kids-rocks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-blogs-show-why-raising-country-kids-rocks#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Thu, 23 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 81231 at http://beefmagazine.com A Nebraska Cattle Feeder Stands Up For Her Industry http://beefmagazine.com/blog/nebraska-cattle-feeder-stands-her-industry <div class="node-body blog-body"><p>I just finished up doing our November issue cover story on a remarkable woman named Anne Burkholder of Cozad, NE. For those of you who follow <em>BEEF</em> magazine regularly, you know our November issue is our Trailblazer issue, so you can guess why Anne is on the cover.</p> <p>Burkholder is the magazine&rsquo;s 21st Trailblazer Award honoree. It&rsquo;s an annual award given by <em>BEEF</em> editorial staff to a U.S. producer in recognition of his or her volunteer efforts. The award is sponsored by John Deere.</p></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/nebraska-cattle-feeder-stands-her-industry" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/nebraska-cattle-feeder-stands-her-industry#comments People BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Wed, 22 Oct 2014 20:28:00 +0000 81241 at http://beefmagazine.com What You Need To Know About The Beef Checkoff Drama http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-beef-checkoff-drama <div class="node-body blog-body">Citing what he says is the beef industry’s failed attempt to compromise and fix perceived issues within the checkoff program, USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack has vowed to create a new program. Here is a rundown of how the drama is playing out within 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/what-you-need-know-about-beef-checkoff-drama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/what-you-need-know-about-beef-checkoff-drama#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 13 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80921 at http://beefmagazine.com Let’s Celebrate 4-H Week! http://beefmagazine.com/blog/let-s-celebrate-4-h-week <div class="node-body blog-body">National 4-H week is Oct. 5-11, and today’s blog and newsletter pays homage to the youth program. BEEF summer intern Becky Church reflects on her thoughts regarding her final competitive trip to Ak-Sar-Ben two weeks ago. She’s convinced that showing cattle teaches kids about production agriculture, and Amanda Radke reminisces over favorite “firsts” in her years in 4-H. </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/let-s-celebrate-4-h-week" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/let-s-celebrate-4-h-week#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 08 Oct 2014 08:49:00 +0000 80711 at http://beefmagazine.com Connecting The Dots Of My 4-H Showing Career http://beefmagazine.com/blog/connecting-dots-my-4-h-showing-career <div class="node-body blog-body">Two weeks ago at this time, I was on my way to Ak-Sar-Ben 4-H National Livestock Exposition to compete in my very last 4-H livestock show.</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/connecting-dots-my-4-h-showing-career" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/connecting-dots-my-4-h-showing-career#comments People Allied Industry Beef Advocacy BEEF Editors&#039; Blog Mon, 06 Oct 2014 19:39:00 +0000 80671 at http://beefmagazine.com <p>Ak-Sar-Ben, livestock, success, showing, ranchers, industry, skills, knowledge, 4-H, exposure</p> 3 Ways To Get Involved In The “Ag Provides” Campaign http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-get-involved-ag-provides-campaign <div class="node-body blog-body">One in eight Americans goes to bed hungry each night, but farmers and ranchers are working to end hunger by donating to local food pantries during the month of October. Find out how you can be a part of the “Ag Provides” campaign in three simple steps. </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-ways-get-involved-ag-provides-campaign" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-get-involved-ag-provides-campaign#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Mon, 06 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80541 at http://beefmagazine.com Let’s Congratulate Our 2015 National Beef Ambassadors http://beefmagazine.com/blog/let-s-congratulate-our-2015-national-beef-ambassadors <div class="node-body blog-body">The 2015 National Beef Ambassadors have been named following an intense competition that evaluated their abilities to promote beef, educate consumers and address misconceptions.</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/let-s-congratulate-our-2015-national-beef-ambassadors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/let-s-congratulate-our-2015-national-beef-ambassadors#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 01 Oct 2014 10:00:00 +0000 80381 at http://beefmagazine.com 2014 National Stocker Award Winner Builds Value From The Middle http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/2014-national-stocker-award-winner-builds-value-middle <div class="node-body article-body">Building relationships on both sides of the trade are what drive Young Cattle Company’s expansion and success. Rick & Jayne Young are the 2014 BEEF Stocker Award Winner. The award is sponsored by Zoetis.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/2014-national-stocker-award-winner-builds-value-middle" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/stockerbackgrounders/2014-national-stocker-award-winner-builds-value-middle#comments Stocker/Backgrounders People Sectors Sustainability Wed, 01 Oct 2014 05:00:00 +0000 80321 at http://beefmagazine.com 4 Beef Headlines: Consumers & Animal Welfare, Cheeseburger Day, First Lady Takes You Shopping & HSUS Snags Another One http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-beef-headlines-consumers-animal-welfare-cheeseburger-day-first-lady-takes-you-shopping-hsus-s <div class="node-body blog-body">HumaneWatch.org is calling for a boycott of Discover. Michelle Obama wants to bribe you with movie tickets to buy healthy food at the grocery store. A new study shows only 39% of consumers believe ranchers are doing a good job of caring for their livestock. Plus, we’ve got 9 heavenly cheeseburger recipes for you to try. Here are four beef headlines that have folks buzzing this week.</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/4-beef-headlines-consumers-animal-welfare-cheeseburger-day-first-lady-takes-you-shopping-hsus-s" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/4-beef-headlines-consumers-animal-welfare-cheeseburger-day-first-lady-takes-you-shopping-hsus-s#comments People Beef Advocacy BEEF Daily Wed, 24 Sep 2014 21:20:00 +0000 80141 at http://beefmagazine.com