Daily Archives: August 28, 2019

Mark Parker:  The Top 10 product names for fake meats

Mark Parker:  The Top 10 product names for fake meats


#10. Prime Fib.

#9. Pork Whatlets.

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Dr. Justin Rhinehart

University of Tennessee

A good definition of “deep work” for our purposes here is activity performed with distraction-free concentration that pushes you to the limit of your capabilities. The book is more specific about the definition, and it focuses more on mental capacity that physical capability. So, an example that relates to managing a cattle herd is setting aside a large block of time to focus on your annual production calendar; mapping out every detail of what you will do that year to accomplish your objectives.

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Baxter Black, DVM: Sir Loin

Baxter Black, DVM:  Sir Loin

Do you have any friends named James Roberto, Barnard or Elizabeth who don’t go by Jim Bob, Barney or Liz? If you do, they are no doubt a hangover from parents who insisted that their children be addressed by their legal name.

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Breeding Season Worries

Breeding Season Worries

Dr. Ken McMillan

Founder is an inflammation of the sensitive lamina of the hoof that holds the hoof to the coffin bone (P3). With founder, the P3 can come unattached from the hoof wall and rotate downward. This can damage the sole or create a break in the white line where the sole attaches to the hoof.

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US-Japan Trade Deal Announcement Called Huge News by USMEF CEO Dan Halstrom

US-Japan Trade Deal Announcement Called Huge News by USMEF CEO Dan Halstrom

Oklahoma Farm Report

This past Sunday, President Donald Trump and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe announced an agreement in principle that will greatly improve access for U.S. red meat in Japan – the largest value destination for U.S. pork and beef exports.

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The Rise of Master Brisket

The Rise of Master Brisket

Paige Nelson

F&R Livestock Resource

If fairy tales were about beef items) brisket would be cast as Cinderella. The lowly brisket would enter the scene as a big, tough and unattractive character) sourced from a hardworking muscle. The narrative would portray brisket as cast down; however) not cast out-a beef item used last and eaten by society’s poor. The pioneers of carcass fabrication and culinary exploration would never have plated brisket as an entree at the ball.
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Calving facilities

Calving facilities

Katy Lippolis

Angus Beef Bulletin

Newborn calves have difficulty maintaining body temperature, and calving in cold and/or muddy conditions can lead to significant sickness and mortality. After difficult births, calves are often weak for several days and require additional care to ensure healthy recovery. Therefore, providing a facility to get calves out of the cold and offer additional bedding and assistance can help prevent calf losses in harsh conditions

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Researchers link outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella to beef, cheese

Researchers link outbreak of antibiotic-resistant Salmonella to beef, cheese

Coral Beach

Food Safety News

Serious problems with Salmonella Newport strains that have decreased susceptibility to azithromycin have been documented by scientists in a review of an outbreak involving beef from the United States and some raw milk cheeses made in Mexico.

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Get more out of your hay while wasting less

Get more out of your hay while wasting less

Jill Larson

Progressive Cattle

As the days get shorter and morning temperatures stay cooler in many parts of the country, producers are reminded that fall and winter are on the way, which means hay feeding season will soon begin.

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Volatility is ‘name of the game’ in cattle markets, NDSU economist says

Volatility is ‘name of the game’ in cattle markets, NDSU economist says

Jenny Schlecht


“Volatility is going to be the name of the game,” he says.

A fire destroyed part of the beef plant in Holcomb on Aug. 9. While the company has said it plans to rebuild in the same location, the plant is down indefinitely. The plant had the capacity to slaughter 6,000 head of cattle, or about 5% of U.S. beef production.

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