Misleading Food Labels with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer Podcast 036

Take a look at the labels on food packages near you or in your kitchen. What do you see? These food labels can confusing, leading to misinformation and often guilty feelings that we’re not doing the right thing for ourselves and our family. How do we filter through the marketing to understand what labels have … Continue reading Misleading Food Labels with Dairy Carrie | Over A Beer Podcast 036

Earls Certified Humane Beef Highlights Concern About Marketing Labels

During the past few weeks, Canadian cattle farmers and ranchers have been disgruntled as a popular restaurant chain, Earls Kitchen + Bar, made an announcement that it would begin sourcing its beef from a Kansas and program specializing in Certified Humane Beef products because Canadian beef sources could not supply its restaurants. The initial reaction by … Continue reading Earls Certified Humane Beef Highlights Concern About Marketing Labels

Beef Questions and Answers | Interview with a Nutritionist

During the past few weeks, there has been an onslaught of questions about the beef supply chain and how beef is arriving in our grocery stores. Accurate answers to many of these questions are difficult to come by because there is so much uncertainty surrounding our current pandemic. Last week, I had the opportunity to … Continue reading Beef Questions and Answers | Interview with a Nutritionist

Can Beef Be Part of a Diet for Weight Loss and Heart Health?

I frequently receive questions about how (of if) beef can be part of a healthy diet. Often times, beef is acquainted with cuts of yesteryear which carried more saturated fat. Thanks to advances in meat cutting to trim excess fat, cattle breeding and feeding, we see more lean beef today than we have in previous … Continue reading Can Beef Be Part of a Diet for Weight Loss and Heart Health?

Considerations for Accident Prevention When Handling Livestock

Farming and ranching continue to be one of the most dangerous occupations with more than 28 deaths per 100,000 workers every year, not accounting for those under the age of 16. Most farm accidents occur with tractor work, but don’t discount the risk of working with unpredictable live animals. Two of the major contributing factors … Continue reading Considerations for Accident Prevention When Handling Livestock

5 restaurants farmers should visit, including Chipotle

I’m well aware negative spin headlines garner all the attention these days. However, when a fellow ag blogger took on a list of restaurants people should avoid due to anti-science stances, I decided to take a positive look at the story. I believe it can be a mistake to slam the door in the face … Continue reading 5 restaurants farmers should visit, including Chipotle

Campbell’s Shows Support For GMO With Labeling

This week, Campbell’s set the bar high for its competitors with the announcement of a voluntary labeling of foods containing GMO ingredients. In some aspects this has folks on both sides of the GMO debate in agreement. While this is great news for those who want more information about our food supply, there is a piece … Continue reading Campbell’s Shows Support For GMO With Labeling

We Need To Manage Resources and Prevent Catastrophic Wildfires

We get it. 2015 has been dry, major portions of the West are in the middle of a big drought and things will catch on fire. But it doesn’t have to be this bad. In a previous post, I briefly discussed the impact wildfires are having on Western states this year, specifically the ranching communities … Continue reading We Need To Manage Resources and Prevent Catastrophic Wildfires