Why Blame The Beef Checkoff For Promoting Beef?

There has been a lot of news in recent years concerning the role of the Beef Checkoff dollars and how they're utilized. A few of my personal observations: Gauging from the discussions online and in coffee-shop talk, some critics have not read the regulations establishing the role of the Beef Checkoff Some critics assume the … Continue reading Why Blame The Beef Checkoff For Promoting Beef?

Christmas Wish List: Experiences Not Things

When family members requested my Christmas Wish List this past month, I had a very difficult time coming up with items. I've spent much of 2016 decluttering - scanning and shredding old paperwork, cleaning out the closets and donating unused items, and reducing the general amount of clutter around me. I also dedicated much of … Continue reading Christmas Wish List: Experiences Not Things

Team Beef at the 41st Marine Corps Marathon

Press Release from Northeast Beef Promotion Initiative following the 2017 Marine Corps Marathon. I am proud to have assisted NEBPI with weekend events and team promotion in return for their sponsorship to participate in the marathon. More details on my personal experiences during marathon weekend coming in a future post. Forty-two runners sponsored by the … Continue reading Team Beef at the 41st Marine Corps Marathon

Beef. It’s What’s for the Montana Running Ranchers’ Pre-Race Dinner

The following is a repost of a column by Nicole Ginley-Hidinger shared on the Ragnar Road Blog. The Montana Running Ranchers are very thankful for Ragnar featuring our team prior to the recent Ragnar Relay Hawaii. Be sure to read all my coverage of our relay team, the Montana Running Ranchers. Like what you see here? Sign … Continue reading Beef. It’s What’s for the Montana Running Ranchers’ Pre-Race Dinner

Billie Jo Holzer | Montana Running Ranchers

Today we’ll continue with a series on the Montana Running Ranchers relay team. The team will be participating in the Ragnar 200-mile relay event in Hawaii, October 14-15, 2016. The team uses this event as an advocacy opportunity to share the message of beef in a healthy diet and Montana ranching with runners and athletes from across … Continue reading Billie Jo Holzer | Montana Running Ranchers

Cattle Fly Control with Dave Thomas | Agriculture Proud Podcast 017

You know that graduate student who gets the lucky draw to help with those "fun" summer projects? Yep, that was my role when I first met today's podcast guest. Now, to be honest, the summer project wasn't too bad. I had the opportunity to help measure the results with a new fly tag project by … Continue reading Cattle Fly Control with Dave Thomas | Agriculture Proud Podcast 017

Open Lands Contributions by Livestock

Much of what we love about the western states involves open lands. Both private and public ownership of millions of acres make up these open spaces where we can enjoy wildlife, big skies, and the last remaining wide-open country. Do livestock and farming operations contribute to retaining these open lands? I decided to tackle this topic … Continue reading Open Lands Contributions by Livestock