Beef Runner Travel Blog

Running and Travel Fueled by Beef

Life happens and time changes things. We learn how to buy better beef, runner smarter races, and write better blog posts. As my blogging efforts near a decade, I realized it may be time for those to change as well. Agriculture Proud will always be an important chapter in my story, but recognizing that my … Continue reading Running and Travel Fueled by Beef

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Top 10 Industry Leaders Under 40 – Cattle Business

Earlier this year, I received word that I would be recognized in a group of Top 10 Industry Leaders Under 40. Of course, I have quite the excitement and appreciation for being listed among some top cattle business leaders in the region. This is a community of many hard-working, independent and bright people. So to … Continue reading Top 10 Industry Leaders Under 40 – Cattle Business

Dealing with Unemployment and Finding a Career Path

On a Monday in mid-December, I received the unexpected news of company-wide layoffs as the business was restructuring. The company was relatively new in a competitive marketplace. Our rate of adoption was slow, but I’ve come to expect that when the world of agriculture meets technology. Investors wanted more and they wanted it yesterday. When … Continue reading Dealing with Unemployment and Finding a Career Path

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?