Sectors http://beefmagazine.com/taxonomy/term/6625/more en 3 tips for being a better pasture manager http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-tips-being-better-pasture-manager <div class="node-body blog-body">“Grass is like the potatoes in a meal, that’s the energy for the livestock. Where the steak or protein comes from is the forbs,” say Tim Steffens, Texas AgriLife Extension range specialist. Find out how a variety of vegetation in your pastures can help extend the grazing season and how to get the most out of your available grasses, forbs and seeds. </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-tips-being-better-pasture-manager" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-tips-being-better-pasture-manager#comments Cattle Feeding Systems Grazing Systems Cow-Calf Pasture Health Nutrition Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 01 Sep 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92751 at http://beefmagazine.com 2015 BEEF Stocker Award Winner - Shovel Dot Ranch http://beefmagazine.com/sectors/2015-beef-stocker-award-winner-shovel-dot-ranch <div class="node-body gallery-body">Buell family’s Shovel Dot Ranch named BEEF Stocker Award winner. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/sectors/2015-beef-stocker-award-winner-shovel-dot-ranch" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/sectors/2015-beef-stocker-award-winner-shovel-dot-ranch#comments Sectors Mon, 31 Aug 2015 18:09:00 +0000 92731 at http://beefmagazine.com Why gender roles are becoming obsolete in agriculture http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-gender-roles-are-becoming-obsolete-agriculture <div class="node-body blog-body">For women in agriculture, breaking down gender stereotypes and keeping up with the men has been a century’s-old struggle. Today’s modern agricultural woman is making her mark and makes up one-third of the nation’s farmers and ranchers. A new documentary captures some of the struggles of women in ag, and a blog post explains how dads view their little farm girls. </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/why-gender-roles-are-becoming-obsolete-agriculture" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/why-gender-roles-are-becoming-obsolete-agriculture#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Mon, 31 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92701 at http://beefmagazine.com New book captures 100 years of combines http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-book-captures-100-years-combines <div class="node-body blog-body">If you have a love for tractors, you’ll love “Red Combines 1915-2015,” a 6-pound book capturing the evolution of combines over the last century. Today’s blog reviews the book, plus looks back on eight previous blog posts with book recommendations from BEEF editors. </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/new-book-captures-100-years-combines" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/new-book-captures-100-years-combines#comments Cow-Calf Ranch Management People Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Wed, 26 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92541 at http://beefmagazine.com 3 ways the beef industry could better market beef jerky http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-beef-industry-could-better-market-beef-jerky <div class="node-body blog-body">In the last five years, consumers have regained their interest in purchasing beef jerky and other meat snacks. Here are three reasons behind the renewed interest and strategies for how the beef industry can better capitalize on this market trend. </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-beef-industry-could-better-market-beef-jerky" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/3-ways-beef-industry-could-better-market-beef-jerky#comments Beef Marketing/Product Promotion Beef Demand People Retail Tips For Profit BEEF Daily Tue, 25 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92531 at http://beefmagazine.com How HSUS is attempting to ban bacon & eggs in Massachusetts http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-attempting-ban-bacon-eggs-massachusetts <div class="node-body blog-body">The Humane Society of the United States has introduced a ballot measure in Massachusetts to ban the sales of pork and eggs produced from modern facilities. This doesn’t bode well for both farmers and consumers. Here’s what you need to know. </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/how-hsus-attempting-ban-bacon-eggs-massachusetts" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/blog/how-hsus-attempting-ban-bacon-eggs-massachusetts#comments Regulation Animal Welfare Retail Animal Activists BEEF Daily Mon, 24 Aug 2015 10:00:00 +0000 92491 at http://beefmagazine.com Three-legged approach to using carcass data http://beefmagazine.com/health/three-legged-approach-using-carcass-data <div class="field-byline"> Laura Conoway </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Well planned cow programs still need the catalyst of veterinary consultation to optimize profit opportunities. Cattle health is vital to the success of the ranch. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/health/three-legged-approach-using-carcass-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/health/three-legged-approach-using-carcass-data#comments BEEF Vet Sectors Health Cattle Genetics Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:15:00 +0000 92441 at http://beefmagazine.com Veterinary-led research, management has perfect feeder calf as end goal http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/veterinary-led-research-management-has-perfect-feeder-calf-end-goal <div class="field-byline"> By Paige Nelson </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Bovine veterinarian takes on management and research role at the J.R. Simplot Company.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/veterinary-led-research-management-has-perfect-feeder-calf-end-goal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/nutrition/veterinary-led-research-management-has-perfect-feeder-calf-end-goal#comments BEEF Vet Cow-Calf Sectors Nutrition Thu, 20 Aug 2015 17:14:00 +0000 92451 at http://beefmagazine.com How and why commercial beef producers are using genomic tools http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/how-and-why-commercial-beef-producers-are-using-genomic-tools <div class="node-body article-body">Combined, genomic-enhanced genetic evaluation and specific genomic-based tests offer producers a level of selection accuracy never before available. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/how-and-why-commercial-beef-producers-are-using-genomic-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/cattle-genetics/how-and-why-commercial-beef-producers-are-using-genomic-tools#comments BEEF Vet Cow-Calf Cattle Genetics Thu, 20 Aug 2015 16:09:00 +0000 92431 at http://beefmagazine.com Industry At A Glance: Are cow-calf returns enough to keep producers out of a cash trap? http://beefmagazine.com/sectors/industry-glance-are-cow-calf-returns-enough-keep-producers-out-cash-trap <div class="node-body article-body">Prices in 2014 provided cow-calf producers unprecedented returns, sufficiently high enough to spur meaningful expansion. At least for the time being, cows are no longer being perceived as “cash traps.”</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://beefmagazine.com/sectors/industry-glance-are-cow-calf-returns-enough-keep-producers-out-cash-trap" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://beefmagazine.com/sectors/industry-glance-are-cow-calf-returns-enough-keep-producers-out-cash-trap#comments Cattle Industry Structure Sectors Industry At A Glance Thu, 20 Aug 2015 13:22:00 +0000 92411 at http://beefmagazine.com