Daily Archives: October 6, 2011

The Customer Is Always RIGHT

The Customer Is Always RIGHT

Wendy Mayo

Hereford World

When Chuck and Kathy Kohlbeck decided to return to the family’s Hereford seedstock operation in 1981, they knew they would need to make a few updates to ensure its success and longevity.

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Nebraska beef sector feeling effects of trouble in Texas

Nebraska beef sector feeling effects of trouble in Texas

Art Hovey

Lincoln Journal Star

At the northern and greener end of the hay and cattle lifeline connecting Nebraska and drought-stricken Texas, Van Neidig counted three trailer loads of hay headed through the Grand Island area on U.S. 281 in the span of a few minutes on Tuesday.

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BEEF  It’s your story.

BEEF  It’s your story.

Randy Kuhn

Beef Today

Telling the REAL Story of Beef means telling YOUR story of why you produce the world’s safest beef.

That story needs to be told at your local farmers markets and on-farm stores.

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Strong Stock Farm going against the grain

Strong Stock Farm going against the grain

Carly Harrington

Knoxville Business Journal

The 900-acre Strong Stock Farm, just six miles east of Interstate 40 along Rutledge Pike, has seen the number of cattle grazing on its green pastures go up and down like a roller coaster over its 220-year history.

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Pregnancy Checking

Pregnancy Checking

Southwest Booster

The fall season is an important time for cattle producers. It is time to wean the year’s calf crop and figure out which are being sold and when.

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JBS honored for beef expertise by Certified Angus Beef

JBS honored for beef expertise by Certified Angus Beef

Northern Colorado Business Report

JBS was honored for identifying new international customers for Certified Angus Beef products and providing education for the company’s sales team, customers and wait staff.

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4-H Club Calves and Show Steers

4-H Club Calves and Show Steers

Lincoln Rogers

If you have a destination, the first step needs to be in the right direction. That not only applies to travel, but also to the world of 4-H. For 4-H participants choosing cattle as a project, breeders and producers of “club calves” (also known as “show steers”) believe they are that important right step in reaching a successful destination.

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Efficient cattlemen and women are a boon for the environment.

Efficient cattlemen and women are a boon for the environment.

AgriMarketing

"I am absolutely not anti-grass-fed beef. There is a place for every single kind of system: grass-fed, grain-fed, local, organic and so on," said Jude Capper, Washington State University animal scientist at the Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) Annual Conference last week. "What I am ‘anti’ is mis-marketing and the perceptions that are passed on to the consumer about what is and isn’t environmentally friendly."

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USDA OKs Minnesota As Bovine TB-Free

USDA OKs Minnesota As Bovine TB-Free

CBS

State officials say the U.S. Department of Agriculture has approved Minnesota’s application for statewide bovine tuberculosis-free status.

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Tips to Reduce Hay Feeding Losses

Tips to Reduce Hay Feeding Losses

Beef Today

Research shows that hay losses from improper feeding of bales can be has high as 43%. The good news is that there are several methods producers can use to minimize those losses too, says Tim Schnakenberg, an agronomy specialist with University of Missouri Extension.

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