Month: February 2012

Beef IS Lean Meat

Had an interesting conversation at the supper table tonight (and yes this probably means I’ll get more prodding from my friends about blogging about my life, but oh well…) and I actually was told someone didn’t eat beef, except maybe once a week. Now his reasoning wasn’t cost. It wasn’t dislike for production methods. It […]

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Why I Occupy My Food Supply

When was the last time you walked down the grocery aisle and looked at food labels. I bet you probably look at the Nutritional Facts and maybe a few flashy labels for the latest trending buzz word. But have you looked at the manufacturer information on the label? Or even the country of origin label? […]

Give a helping hand

People who know me even a little bit, know I’m not much of a night owl. After a lifetime on the ranch a few months of shipping starter cattle in the feedyards I am perfectly happy waking up at Stupid-Dark:30 to get a little extra work done. If I’m staying up until 2, or Heaven […]

Will you be part of the Food Conversation?

This morning a friend shared with me a link to an Occupy Our Food Supply page. A group of “thought leaders and activists,” including the likes of Willie Nelson, Michale Pollan, and Woody Harrelson, plan to invite the masses in their crusade to end corporate exploitation of our food system , starting on Monday, February […]

Late Winter Cow Management

Much of the country has been blessed with a mild, dry winter, avoiding many of the problems severe winter storms can bring to the cow herd. With this good weather, we can become side tracked and forget about some very important nutritional needs from Spring calving cows. North Dakota Beef Specialist, Carl Dahlen, recently shared […]

National Ag Day – Celebrate Agriculture Diversity

Yeah I think it’s THAT big of an event and I want to get everyone involved. March 8th is National Ag Day in America. A day set aside to celebrate the contributions and abundance of the agriculture community around us. This also begins the 3rd year behind my Agriculture Proud efforts. In 2010, I wrote […]

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