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  • Oct 23, 2014

    3 Blogs That Show Why Raising Country Kids Rocks

    Raising kids in the country offers many benefits. Here are three blogs that share the pros of having children grow up on the ranch....More
  • Oct 22, 2014

    A Nebraska Cattle Feeder Stands Up For Her Industry 2

    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 BEEF magazine regularly, you know our November issue is our Trailblazer issue, so you can guess why Anne is on the cover. Burkholder is the magazine’s 21st Trailblazer Award honoree. It’s an annual award given by BEEF editorial staff to a U.S. producer in recognition of his or her volunteer efforts. The award is sponsored by John Deere....More
  • Oct 13, 2014

    What You Need To Know About The Beef Checkoff Drama 14

    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....More
  • Oct 8, 2014

    Let’s Celebrate 4-H Week! 1

    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....More
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    Oct 6, 2014

    Connecting The Dots Of My 4-H Showing Career 4

    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....More
  • Oct 6, 2014

    3 Ways To Get Involved In The “Ag Provides” Campaign 1

    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....More
  • Oct 1, 2014

    Let’s Congratulate Our 2015 National Beef Ambassadors 1

    The 2015 National Beef Ambassadors have been named following an intense competition that evaluated their abilities to promote beef, educate consumers and address misconceptions....More
  • Sep 24, 2014

    4 Beef Headlines: Consumers & Animal Welfare, Cheeseburger Day, First Lady Takes You Shopping & HSUS Snags Another One 6 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....More
  • Sep 23, 2014

    My Days Are Over, But I’ll Remain Forever A 4-Her 4

    My involvement in the 4-H program has encouraged me to personally defined ambition, perseverance, faith and hard work; and applied all of these values to my daily life, as well as my future goals....More
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    Sep 22, 2014

    4 Ways To Better Manage Your Employee Relationships

    As managers of businesses engaged in agricultural livestock production, we must manage four areas: production, economics/finance, marketing and people....More
  • Sep 22, 2014

    Cowgirl Fights Breast Cancer & Spreads The Word About Early Diagnosis

    Sadie Lynn, a member of the All American Cowgirl Chicks, is inspiring fellow cancer patients by continuing to perform her rodeo act while fighting an incurable form of breast cancer. After hearing her story, Tartar Farm and Ranch Equipment created a line of pink equipment to raise dollars and awareness about early diagnosis and treatment of cancer....More
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    Sep 17, 2014

    Keep Meatless Mondays Out Of Schools; PLUS: 4 Blogs On School Lunches 9

    Changes to the school lunch program based on USDA MyPlate guidelines have greatly decreased the animal proteins and fats offered to the nation’s youth. This decision has generated a lot of criticism from parents and kids alike....More
  • Sep 16, 2014

    6 Reasons To Ignore The “Cowspiracy” And Eat A Burger 54

    A vegan blogger has taken BEEF Daily Editor Amanda Radke to task over her post about the documentary, “Cowspiracy,” which charged beef production with being a huge waste of water. She offers 6 reasons to ignore the “cowspiracy” and eat the burger anyway....More
  • Sep 15, 2014

    3 Beef Headlines: Miss America, PETA & Healthy Meat-Eaters 2

    Here is the roundup of three news items that went viral over the weekend. Miss New Mexico was a champion for agriculture during the Miss America Pageant on Sunday. A risk communication expert suggests ranchers should work with PETA instead of against it. And, a study concludes that vegetarians aren’t as healthy as meat-eaters....More
  • Sep 9, 2014

    Calling All Team Beef Members: Race To Raise Money To Promote Beef In The Classroom

    The North Dakota CattleWomen are hosting the third annual "Beefin' It Up; Fuel for the Finish" 5K Run/Walk and 10K Run. Learn all the details in today’s blog, and how the proceeds will help educate school children about beef....More
  • Sep 3, 2014

    Washington Post Paints Ugly Picture Of Showing Livestock 34

    An article appearing in The Washington Post describes hog and cattle shows in a negative way, putting the spotlight on the politics, cost of competing, and challenges those who aren’t willing to shell out the big bucks have in succeeding. Showing livestock has a lot of positive facets to it, and the industry needs to respond to this negativity by shining a light on what’s good about kids exhibiting livestock....More
  • Sep 2, 2014

    BEEF Daily Reader Warns Of HSUS & eBay Link 12

    Shoppers on eBay might notice the option to donate to the Humane Society of the United States after each purchase. One reader noticed the link and wanted to alert the BEEF readers to the issue....More

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