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  • 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
  • employee management
    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
  • meatless monday in schools
    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
  • beef checkoff twitter party
    Aug 27, 2014

    Beef Checkoff Hosting Twitter Party Tonight!

    From Instagram to Twitter, the beef checkoff program is connecting with consumers online using the hashtags #withbeef and #beefselfie. Ranchers are encouraged to participate, and there are plenty of beef prizes up for grabs, too. Here is a roundup of the contest and event details....More
  • COOL labeling issues
    Aug 20, 2014

    Appeals Court Ruling On COOL Could Hamstring All Producers 3

    A federal appeals court ruling in late July on country-of-origin labeling should have sent a chill down the spine of every single member of the industry, be they COOL supporters or opponents. Judge Janice Rogers Brown’s dissenting opinion nailed the producer ramifications of the decision perfectly....More
  • Aug 19, 2014

    5 Headlines That Celebrate Stock Show Kids

    Ranch kids get to grow up with cattle, horses and wide open spaces in their backyard. This playground offers lots of opportunities to learn important life lessons, make memories and have fun, too. Here are five headlines that celebrate these kids....More
  • My cousin Mikayla, sister Laura, cousin Kristin, and I after baling hay
    Aug 11, 2014

    My Good Old Days Were On The Farm 2

    From feeding to baling, and planting to training, my cousins, siblings and I always found ways to turn hard work into fun challenges. These memories, among many others, were the simple pleasures and privileges of being a farm kid that I will cherish forever....More

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