Daily Archives: September 15, 2011

Utilizing By-Product Feeding for Beef Cattle

Presentation by Dr. Lawton Stewart, UGA Extension Beef Nutritionist, at the 2011 Corn Silage and Conserved Forage Field Day (June 16) in Tifton, GA. This presentation provides additional information about current practices of using by-product feeds to provide supplemental energy to beef cattle.

Take a crash course in butchering, from A to beef

Take a crash course in butchering, from A to beef

Kari Underly

MSNBC

Welcome to your personal crash course in beef. Get ready to learn everything from simple definitions and types of beef to the grading system and carcass separation process — complete with illustrations. Don’t worry, there is no final exam!

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Texas Pastures Could Take 2 Years to Recover

Texas Pastures Could Take 2 Years to Recover

Beef Today

Many agricultural producers in East Texas are feeling caught between a rock and a ‘hot’ place, according to Texas AgriLife Extension Service personnel.

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Clone on the Range

Clone on the Range

Melissa del Bosque

Texas Observer

On February 22, 1997, scientists in Scotland stunned the world. They announced they had successfully cloned an animal in an Edinburgh laboratory—a lamb they called Dolly, created from the cells of a six-year-old ewe.

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Where’s the Best Beef?

Where’s the Best Beef?

LYDIA ITOI/SAN SEBASTIAN

Time

No wonder good steak is hard to find: it’s going extinct, along with the elderly cattle it comes from. For years I have been chasing down the secret to the ultimate steak, and I had reason to believe it lay somewhere in northern Spain.

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‘Enough Is Enough’ – of Obama Administration’s Agriculture Policies

‘Enough Is Enough’ – of Obama Administration’s Agriculture Policies

Salem-News

R-CALF USA has scheduled a news conference for 1:00 p.m. CDT on Sept. 20, 2011, at the Callicrate Cattle Company feedlot located at 940 County Road 12, St. Francis, Kansas. Prior to the news conference, beginning at noon, a free lunch consisting of Callicrate beef burgers will be served to the public and media.

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Cattle Raisers Meet with Officials in D.C.:  Urge Passage of Trade Agreements

Cattle Raisers Meet with Officials in D.C.:  Urge Passage of Trade Agreements

The Gilmer Mirror

Members of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) met with officials at the United States Trade Representative’s (USTR) office to urge the administration to immediately send the pending trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea to Congress for ratification.

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Beef Safety Leader Speaks Out

Beef Safety Leader Speaks Out

KRVN

Todd Allen, vice chairman of the beef industry’s beef safety committee says the U.S. beef cattle industry is steadfast in its efforts to prevent foodborne illness from its product and supports research to close knowledge gaps surrounding non-O157 shiga toxin-producing E. col.

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The merits of meat and humane husbandry

The merits of meat and humane husbandry

The Guardian

Meat is a delicious and integral part of a varied diet which should also include fish, fruit and vegetables. The NFU wants people to eat more fruit and vegetables – we support the five-a-day campaign – but we also want people to understand the merits of eating a well-balanced diet.

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K-State Fall 2011 Beef Calf Conferences Planned in Three Locations

K-State Fall 2011 Beef Calf Conferences Planned in Three Locations

Kansas AGLand

Kansas State University will host the K-State Fall 2011 Beef Calf Conference in three locations – Atwood, Oakley, and Stockton, in late September.

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