Category: Beef

Podcast 019 – Raising Bison For Meat in Montana

In Episode 018 of the podcast, I visited with the National Bison Association to learn more about raising bison commercially across the United States. We touched on a fair number of statistics to describe this sector of the agriculture business on a national level. On Episode 019 of the Agriculture Proud Podcast, I follow up […]

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Podcast 018 – Bison Ranching with National Bison Association

When most of us hear about bison and Montana, what comes to mind? Usually, it is images of Yellowstone and free-roaming mammals of American history. While these animals have an important role in our North American heritage, bison is also becoming a popular item on restaurant menus across the country. Earlier this month, I had […]

Livestock’s Long Shadow and Greenhouse Gas Emissions

In 2006, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) released a report titled Livestock’s Long Shadow: Environmental Issues and Options. The report aimed to assess the total environmental impact of global livestock and determined this sector of agriculture is among the world’s top contributors to negative environmental impacts, including Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions. Following […]

Land O’Lakes Pays Tribute With The Farmer by Amelia Barr

Remember when RAM Trucks paid tribute to farmers and ranchers with their 2013 campaign featuring Paul Harvey’s “So God Made A Farmer”? The video was a great success stirring conversation and emotion with impressive scenes from America’s heartland. The video debuted during the Super Bowl and has since garnered 20+ million views online. Take a […]

Five Ways Livestock Make Contributions to Open Lands

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 […]

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