32 Beef Advocates to Follow on Twitter

One of the difficult parts of jumping on a new social media network can be figuring out how to use it. Twitter can be one of those platforms that can seem overwhelming if you don't have good examples to follow. Maybe even in the beef world. I am pretty darn lucky to work with some … Continue reading 32 Beef Advocates to Follow on Twitter

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Beef’s Role in Weight Improvement, Satisfaction, and Energy

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 Worker Safety When Handling Livestock

Farming and ranching continues 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 Worker Safety When Handling Livestock

Succession Planning Tools For Younger Generations

Succession planning for farm and ranch businesses has been a popular topic for news stories and meeting workshops during recent years. No one likes to plan for or to talk about his or her own demise, but as primary operators in our agricultural communities become older, these discussions are necessary. We often hear of operations … Continue reading Succession Planning Tools For Younger Generations

Podcast 027 – Raising Texas Cotton with Jeremy Brown

Beyond the fence post also means that I must be involved. There are so many different aspects to agriculture. The more I learn through involvement, the better I can be as a farmer. I believe that it is important to “AgVocate” for agriculture at the local level and beyond. - Jeremy Brown, Beyond the Fence … Continue reading Podcast 027 – Raising Texas Cotton with Jeremy Brown

5 Tips for Managing Forage, Grazing Systems

Pasture management and grazing systems vary greatly between regions of North America. No matter when the grazing season begins in your area, there are a few common components in preparing to measure and manage your forage and grazing systems. “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” This advice once given to me by a Montana … Continue reading 5 Tips for Managing Forage, Grazing Systems

Why Are You Agriculture Proud? – National Agriculture Day 2017

Hard to believe, but the calendar rolls around on another anniversary for the Agriculture Proud blog! It all started on National Agriculture Day in 2010 and the site continues to grow with even larger audiences on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube. If you'd like to learn where it all began, visit this archived post. To … Continue reading Why Are You Agriculture Proud? – National Agriculture Day 2017