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  • miranda lambert & carrie underwood differ on farming support
    Jul 17, 2014
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    Miranda And Carrie – Which One Holds 'Somethin’ Bad' For Ranchers? 22

    Country music sensations Miranda Lambert and Carrie Underwood have a few things in common. However, there’s one big difference between the duo -- their choice of animal welfare charities....More
  • Jul 16, 2014
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    4 Feel Good Stories: Peterson Bros, Steer Auction, Burger Facts & Ranching Memories

    Too often, beef is portrayed in the media in a negative light, so it’s always nice to see positive stories make the headlines. Here are four stories that celebrate animal agriculture....More
  • lessons learned from showing cattle
    Jul 15, 2014
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    Showing Cattle Is More Than Ribbons And Banner 3

    When it comes to showing livestock, an individual not only reaps physical reward at shows, but more important, gains underlying skills that will never be replaced....More
  • Jul 15, 2014
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    5 Ways Rodeos Can Help Connect City & Country 6

    Rodeos are a public arena to showcase rural America. Cowboys and cowgirls, make sure to put your best foot forward at these events, so our consumers continue to respect and appreciate farmers and ranchers. Here are five ways rodeos can help to connect city and country....More
  • Jul 10, 2014
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    12 Reasons You Should Be Proud To Be A Hard Worker 4

    “Dirty Jobs” host Mike Rowe shares his SWEAT Pledge, as part of a $1 million scholarship fund to get Americans back to work. The pledge is one that ranchers follow every day, and I think you’ll appreciate the advice Rowe gives....More
  • Jul 9, 2014
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    What Can Ranchers Learn From A Hunting Cheerleader? 6

    Hunting has been in the crosshairs of mainstream news lately as a result of hunter Kendall Jones posting images on Facebook of her big game hunts; the photos were later banned from the social media site. The images caused a heated debate about hunting, conservation and eating meat. I believe ranchers can learn a few lessons from this debate to better represent meat production online....More
  • Jul 2, 2014
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    5 Good Books For Summer Reading 6

    I do a fair amount of recreational reading, by which I mean reading that it isn’t related to my job. My wife likes to kid me that my reading subjects aren’t all that recreational, because it mostly revolves around autobiographical history....More
  • Jun 26, 2014
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    I Call Bull On The Red Meat & Breast Cancer Link 5

    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
  • Jun 23, 2014
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    Introducing Baby Scarlett; PLUS: 5 Resources For Ranching Parents 23

    BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke welcomes a new daughter as her muse for future blog posts....More
  • Jun 19, 2014
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    TV Show “Parks & Recreation” Promotes Beef In Big Way

    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
  • Jun 16, 2014
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    It’s Time To Gear Up For Team Beef Events!

    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
  • Jun 10, 2014
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    7 Lessons I Want To Teach My Ranch Baby 7

    As I write this in preparation of taking a brief maternity leave from blogging, I’m overjoyed about the upcoming arrival of our first baby. Tyler and I are excited and nervous to bring a little cowboy or cowgirl to our ranch, and we can’t wait to start making memories as a family!...More
  • Jun 5, 2014
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    Kids In Rural America Dispel My Concerns About The Future

    I hear it all the time. “Kids don’t know how to work.” “Kids today are spoiled.” Without a doubt in my mind, there is no better place to raise kids than rural America....More
  • Jun 4, 2014
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    10 Ways A Country Wedding Is Different Than Other Weddings 6

    My sister Courtney married her sweetheart Riley last Friday. The wedding was picture-perfect, and as I watched these two exchange their I-dos, I knew I wouldn’t be able to resist sharing a few of the finer details from the special day on the blog....More
  • May 29, 2014
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    Barnum & Bailey Shows The HSUS Juggernaut Isn’t Invincible 2

    Just the mention of those four little letters – HSUS – can evoke strong emotions in most cattlemen....More

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