Tag: Beef

Working On The Bull Test

Many of my favorite memories as a kid include working with my dad. One in particular is a trip made to the Oklahoma State Bull Test Station Spring Sale. We had a 32’ stock trailer loaded up with bulls and headed back home. Just as we drove onto I-40 at Shawnee, we had a flat […]

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Advocating for the Beef Community (Part 3)

In the previous two posts (Part 1, Part 2), I have discussed tips from my discussion with Daren Williams, Director of Communications with NCBA. Story telling is the most effective method of communication and we have a responsibility to communicate our story of production agriculture to the world. In Part 2, I gave a challenge […]

Advocating for the Beef Community (Part 2)

(Don’t forget to read part 1 first and continue to part 3 in the series.) In case you missed out on Monday… I took a quick trip to Petit Jean Mountain last week to visit with other Arkansas Young Cattlemen about becoming better leaders in our community. Daren Williams from NCBA came down and shared a […]

Why do farmers and ranchers castrate cattle?

Why do we castrate cattle? First thought that comes to mind, because I do not want my heifers bred to an inferior bull. Castration also comes to mind when I think of the neighbors’ traveling bulls. But in reality, it’s a management decision. Why would you castrate your dog? When I asked for a blog […]

Beef Stuffed Pepper Recipe

Here’s the second of my Ground Beef recipes, and it was hard to choose. Last time I included a great breakfast/supper recipe with the Ground Beef Omelets. Today I wanted something simple, an “all in one” meal. So I have something easy, tasty, and nutritious. How does having your grains, veggies, and protein all in […]

A Day at the Feedyard

Labor Day weekend for most is filled with memories of family and friends gathered around the water or a BBQ soaking in the last days of summer. For many of us in production Agriculture, those memories also include getting around early to finish the chores before going off to the party. This is how it […]

AgProud at Arkansas Cattle Auction

My family’s owned and operated cattle auction in Searcy, Arkansas is AgProud because we help small producers in our area be better cattleman. We assist them in selecting marketing options for their cattle, choosing replacement cattle that best fit their operation objectives, and learn better management etchniques, like scheduled vaccination programs, to produce a better […]

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