Tuesday, April 15, 2014 - 10:12

Here's another video to watch: http://scgnews.com/bundy-ranch-...

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 16:59

For additional reading on the topic of pets vs. livestock, click here:


Monday, April 14, 2014 - 16:55

Here is another article from the Independent Sentinel: "Chilling Truth: The Siege of the Bundy Ranch Reaches into the White House"


Monday, April 14, 2014 - 16:54

Here is a Glenn Beck interview with rancher Bundy:


Thursday, April 10, 2014 - 17:15

I wanted to add that despite the declining dollars available in the Beef Checkoff Program, it appears producers feel confident that these dollars are being used effectively. Read more about it...

Wednesday, April 2, 2014 - 10:27

Thanks for sharing this information with me. I think the point we can focus on is he is promoting cattle grazing as a positive for the land. Instead of focusing on his struggles with that theory,...

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 13:00

Thanks, Kenny. Very good points!

Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 12:58

That's too bad about your son. I have had similar situations with cousins of mine. I would tell him that the likelihood of horse meat in his ground beef would be slim to none. In addition to the...

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 18:00

Still gluten-free like always. Once you get a celiacs diagnosis, there isn't much changing it. But, I get to eat a lot of beef, so who really misses the bread? Thanks for asking.

Wednesday, February 19, 2014 - 14:04

I have thoroughly enjoyed all of the personal experiences and antidotes, and I'm glad I'm not the only one to get compared to a bred heifer. My grandpa was the first to make the "puller and chains...

Tuesday, February 11, 2014 - 09:23

It sounds like you are familiar with both cases. Thanks for weighing in. To me, PETA still printed the comics with the intent of passing them out to children -- whether they were there are not isn...

Thursday, January 23, 2014 - 07:59

Many of you forget that in South Dakota, we can get blizzards well into May. And, if you're in the seedstock business, nobody wants to buy a June bull calf. Yes, calving in summer might be easier...

Thursday, October 24, 2013 - 08:49

Congrats, Chappfordboy! You were named one of our winners in this contest! Can you please email me your mailing address at amanda.radke@penton.com, so...

Wednesday, October 16, 2013 - 13:04

It's a "U."

Monday, September 30, 2013 - 10:14

I believe 30/week refers to how many animals have been killed in the shelter's history.

Sunday, September 22, 2013 - 17:08

Vote here: http://...

Thursday, September 19, 2013 - 07:15

Love all of your stories and sentiments about what your old barns mean to you. It always brightens my days to hear from readers, especially when the topic is close to my heart. Thank you all!

Thursday, August 8, 2013 - 11:34

Hey salergal! Your title was selected as one of our honorable mentions. Can you email me your mailing address, so we can send you your prize? amanda.nolz@...

Thursday, August 1, 2013 - 09:24

This is really great advice, and I know Michelle will appreciate it. She is very dedicated to her craft, and I'm very proud to call her the illustrator of my children's book. She really makes...

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 11:30

$200,000-300,000 sounds a little vague to me. Would it be possible to get the expense report or final report on cost for this project. The AR I read says $2.27 million and as John Schafer pointed...

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 - 11:08

Thanks for clarifying this, John. I appreciate you taking the time to explain this. I agree that we absolutely NEED transparency in the checkoff. Producers deserve the right to know exactly how...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 19:20

If I can clarify anything I've written in my blog, please let me know, Anonymous. Most of the information presented is quotes from readers, NCBA and CBB, so I'm not sure where the discrepancy lies...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 19:16

I would also like to encourage everyone to keep this conversation civil. Please be reminded that my blog's sole purpose is for beef producers to discuss important items of the day. This is, in...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 19:13

Please, correct me if I'm wrong, but the proposed report I have in my hands from NCBA reads $300,967 from the Federation of State Beef Councils AND $1,976,033 from the Cattlemen's Beef Board. This...

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 12:28

I'm certainly not bashing another industry. Instead, I see pork doing that to us by price comparing our porterhouse to theirs to convince consumers that pork should be at the center of the plate....

Tuesday, July 9, 2013 - 11:23

I've been told the proposed cost was $2,277,000.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 11:57

Thanks for the update on the meeting. I really appreciated your comments, and I think your blog was a wake up call for many. Thanks for all you do.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 11:53

Sounds like you had yourself a good business! I bet the ladies liked your big muscles from throwing all those square bales! :)

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 11:50

This is so so true! I always say I learned the value of hard work from scooping manure out of the barn by hand and throwing square bales. A hard work ethic from ranch work certainly extends to...

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 - 11:49

Agreed! It sure would be nice to spread some of this moisture around!

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