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Preparing For the Fall Run...

The month of August can mostly be described as the calm before the storm at the feed yard. It is during this time that we finish up maintenance projects in preparation for… 463 more words

General

The Beef Lifecycle: From Farm to Fork

The beef lifecycle is perhaps one of the most unique and complex lifecycles of any food. It takes anywhere from 2-3 years to bring beef from farm to fork. 701 more words

5 Reasons Why I Prefer a Cattle Feed Yard To a Shopping Mall...

Thoughtful Thursday

I prefer a cattle feed yard to a shopping mall…

My daughters went back to school this week.  Just like many teenage girls, they thought that they needed to do  “school shopping” prior to… 138 more words

General

Utilizing Genetics To Combat Bovine Respiratory Disease Complex

The adoption of advanced genetic selection tools such as Expected Progeny Difference (EPD) has been one of the greatest success stories in improving productivity in the beef industry. 458 more words

Cattle

Cattle Psychology – Where the Romantic Meets the Pragmatist…

A couple of weeks ago at the International Symposium of Beef Cattle Welfare, I heard Dr. David Fraser speak about the conflicting ideas of “romantic” vs “industrial” thoughts toward animal welfare. 464 more words

General

Why beef isn't all bad

If you are an omnivore with a conscience, you might have been feeling a little guilty of late. A couple of big data papers were released recently showing that beef production produced… 871 more words

Food & Agriculture

Price or Cost

Last week Mark Bittman tried to calculate the cost of our national love affair with the fast food hamburger. In the article he tried to differentiate the low price of the meal from the high cost of the meal. 927 more words

Health