Category: Beef

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 […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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