Daily Archives: July 6, 2020

Pasture Management, “I read on the internet that . . .”

Pasture Management, “I read on the internet that . . .”

Victor Shelton

Ohio Beef Cattle Letter

This issue marks the one hundred and fiftieth time that I have sat down to write the article I call “Grazing Bites.”  I started this twelve and half years ago in 2008 to help producers that I was working with think about what they needed to be looking at and how they needed to prepare for the upcoming weeks.  It was an attempt or way to do follow-up with a lot of producers and landowners and provide helpful reminders for whatever situation or season was upon them.

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NCBA’s Alisa Harrison Explains New United We Steak Grilling Campaign

NCBA’s Alisa Harrison Explains New United We Steak Grilling Campaign

Oklahoma Farm Report

The What’s For Dinner. brand, managed by NCBA and funded by the Beef Checkoff, is launching United We Steak, a new integrated campaign celebrating Americans’ universal love of beef sizzling on the grill. Alisa Harrison, senior vice president of global marketing and research for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, explains the new campaign.

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The toolbox of today’s cattleman consists of more than just a hammer and nails

The toolbox of today’s cattleman consists of more than just a hammer and nails

Megan Silveira

Angus Journal

Social media is an easily accessible tool that perhaps we as an industry haven’t fully embraced. Before you dismiss my comment as the ramblings of a young 21-year-old who is attached at the hip to her smartphone, bear with me for a moment.

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Consumer Preferences for Beef Alternatives

Consumer Preferences for Beef Alternatives

Jayson Lusk

The journal Food Policy just published a paper I co-authored with Ellen Van Loo and Vincenzina Caputo entitled, “Consumer preferences for farm-raised meat, lab-grown meat, and plant-based meat alternatives: Does information or brand matter?”. . . What I thought I’d do here is convey some results from the study that are not in the published paper but that are based on the models described therein.

 

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Beef Cattle Field Day Offers Education & Meeting

Beef Cattle Field Day Offers Education & Meeting

Lancaster Farming

A one-day educational opportunity for cattle producers will feature speakers addressing genomics, cow nutrition, livestock handling and digital media. The field day will be held Saturday, July 25, at the farm of Greg and Peg McKean, 193 E. Zahniser Road, Mercer, Pennsylvania.

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Live demonstrations highlight Texas A&M Virtual Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 3-5

Live demonstrations highlight Texas A&M Virtual Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 3-5

Kay Ledbetter

AgriLife Today

The annual Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course set for Aug. 3-5 has extended the early registration deadline to July 15, so there’s still time to register for the education-packed event featuring live demonstrations.

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Adaptive rangeland management provides resilience

Adaptive rangeland management provides resilience

DOUG WARNOCK

Capital Press

The management style practiced by Jack and Teresa Southworth on their Eastern Oregon ranch focuses on rangeland health and the flexibility to adapt as the need arises. The result is healthy land and soil, as well as, economic viability.

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Summer conditions, forage quality can reduce cattle gains

Summer conditions, forage quality can reduce cattle gains

ADAM RUSSELL

Waco Tribune-Herald

Joe Paschal, Ph.D., AgriLife Extension livestock specialist, Corpus Christi, said livestock are entering a period he calls the “summer slump,” where weight gains and body condition scores can dip as animals deal with the heat and declining forage quality.

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Volatile Cattle Markets: Navigating management options through uncertainty

Volatile Cattle Markets: Navigating management options through uncertainty

Wyoming Livestock Roundup

Uncertainty is a common household word today, especially in terms of cattle markets. In a Cattlemen’s webinar presented by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) on June 18, Senior Animal Protein Analyst with Rabo AgriFinance Don Close and Oklahoma State University Extension Livestock Marketing Specialist Dr. Derrell Peel share strategies for managing risk through volatile markets.

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Modern Marvels: Evolution of The Butcher

Modern Marvels: Evolution of The Butcher

In a carnivorous world, a butcher is a necessary link in the food chain, carving a carcass of unsavory flesh into mouthwatering cuts