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Grass-Fed Vs. Grain-Fed Ground Beef -- No Difference In Healthfulness Commented on: 24 weeks ago (March 28, 2014)

I sure hope that some of the grass fed producers who have been openly degrading conventional producers in their comments on various BEEF daily blogs in the past few months read this article! Yes W...

Talking Technology With Non-Technical Consumers Commented on: 25 weeks ago (March 19, 2014)

W.E. As usual you bring a lot of good points to the table, but as usual you have a corn fed beef is the devil and grass fed is the savior of man kind undertone. I don't think that producers don't...

NEW Poll Asks How Your Forages Are Looking For Spring Commented on: 25 weeks ago (March 19, 2014)

Here in central Alabama things are looking great!!! Spring has definitely begun, as the trees are starting to bust out and the ryegrass and fescue are kicking into high gear. We'll probably put a...

How Should Ag Respond To Chipotle's Negative Campaigns? Commented on: 26 weeks ago (March 13, 2014)

In all my years of farming and raising cattle I have never met a single fellow producer who has a "by God they'll eat what we produce mentality," and to suggest such is absolutely assinine!...

Is Grass-Fed Beef Really Healthier? Commented on: 40 weeks ago (December 4, 2013)

The fact that there is a debate over grass fed vs. grain fed is somewhat comical, and just goes to show how great our country is. Both methods have a market and either can play an important role...

Does The Show Cattle Industry Need A Wake-Up Call? Commented on: 45 weeks ago (November 5, 2013)

I've often wondered how long it was going to be before this topic hit the public. I can't tell you the number of show calves I've seen here in Alabama shows that come in blood shot eyed, and just...

Opinion: Is A Lack Of Opportunity Or Commitment Keeping Young People Out of Ag? Commented on: 47 weeks ago (October 18, 2013)

As a thirty year old farmer and cattle producer, I agree that there are several factors influencing young peoples entry into agriculture. Young people in general these days don't want to do dirty...

Rebuilding Your Herd, At What Cost? Commented on: 1 year ago (September 16, 2013)

At our farm here in central Alabama we are retaining the majority of our heifers. We will probably purchase a few as well. Bred heifers have been on the rise here as in the rest of the country.The...

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