Capturing the Power of Breeding Bull Selection
The term, “Bull Power,” is a favorite conversation topic among cattlemen with the discussion often ending in controversy over what the term means. A generally accepted definition of bull power is the genetic contributions of a bull to the cow herd.
Steve Cornett: Revisiting Oprah’s Beef with Beef
One hates to brag on one’s local newspaper, but Chip Chandler did a very nice story http://amarillo.com/news/local-news/2011-05-22/we-cleaned-her-act recounting the Oprah Winfrey mad cow debacle of 1996.
Vladimir Mironov’s Lab-Grown Meat: Would You Eat It?
Miami New Times
The cows that make up our burgers consume 80 percent of the planet’s farmland, generate 20 percent of our greenhouse emissions, and consume 10 percent of our fresh water. Also, cows don’t like getting killed.
Producers of beef go online to create buzz
ALAN SCHER ZAGIER
The national beef industry has enlisted college students across the country in its public relations fight for America’s hearts, minds and stomachs. The Masters of Beef Advocacy program also recruits farmers, ranchers, high-end chefs and school dietitians to spread the gospel of red meat consumption
Cattle Producers Don’t Want to Miss Summer Conference
The 2011 Cattle Industry Summer Conference will be held in Kissimmee, Florida August 1st through the 4th. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Bill Donald says cattlemen can expect to hear from a variety of speakers and hear about the latest trends in cattle marketing and management.
What’s a Beefalo?
Pat Stockett Johnston
I have to confess. Before I visited the Terry Bison Ranch in Cheyenne, Wyoming I had never heard of a Beefalo. Not until our ranch train tour guide John told us to look out for the one Beefalo on the ranch.
NCBA Leads Industry Charge for Immediate Passage of FTAs
In recognition of World Trade Month and National Beef Month, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) today, May 24, 2011, hosted a news conference on Capitol Hill urging the Obama administration to send pending free trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea to Congress immediately.