A religion professor might not be the first thought when scheduling a slate of speakers for a livestock meeting, but Alan Levinovitz, shared his thoughts on religion and science as it relates to food during his segment at the Animal Agriculture Alliance’s Stakeholders Summit May 7 and 8. Read more
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Taking a proactive approach to combating the coronavirus disease, known as COVID-19, has meant many organizational leaders at local, state and federal levels are canceling or postponing events and meetings at a minimum until the end of March and is likely to carry into mid-spring.
In a state with fewer than 1,000 confirmed positive cases of COVID-19, six rodeo committees stepped up and canceled their 2020 events.
The Great Minnesota Get-Together will not be held in 2020. This was announced following a meeting of the board of managers of the Minnesota State Agricultural Society, which governs the Minnesota State Fair. The event was scheduled for Aug. 27 through Labor Day, Sept. 7.
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During the past week, widespread rain and thunderstorms fell across parts of the Great Plains, including a few instances of severe weather. Particularly large amounts of rain in central and eastern Nebraska, as well as in adjacent states, improved what had been a quickly drying scenario in many locations. Widespread rain in parts of Texas also led to drought improvement in the state, though some areas that missed out on the rain (particularly in the Panhandle) saw conditions worsen.
COVID-19 might be on the minds of just about every American right now, but another virus has been and continues to cause issues for cattle producers. Bovine viral diarrhea is caused by the bovine viral diarrhea virus. Although diarrhea is in the name, Dr. Bruss Horn, DVM, and owner at Verden Veterinary Clinic in Verden, Oklahoma, said this is actually a misnomer, because diarrhea is not actually a symptom.
Hugh Aljoe, director of producer relations at the Noble Research Institute, shares how land stewardship can aid producer profitability. This video news is provided by Certified Angus Beef LLC and the American Angus Association. Visit www.CABcattle.com or www.angus.org for more information.
The Arkansas weekly livestock auction summary indicated receipts of 7,021 head of cattle selling the week ending on May 21, compared to 3,561 head the previous week and 3,878 head a year ago, according to the USDA-Arkansas Department of Agriculture Market News, Little Rock, Arkansas.
My mom never had much imagination when it came to what was for dinner when I was growing up. We raised cattle and had our own calves butchered, so that was just about the only protein in our freezer and thus on our dinner plates. For lunch it was spaghetti with meat sauce, next we have taco meat and burritos, one night it was chicken fried steak or on Sundays we’d grill hamburgers and stea…
From Beef Checkoff and Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner., we’re sharing a family friendly recipe that can go from stove to table in minutes. For more beef recipes, visit www.beefitswhatsfordinner.com/recipes.
I'm a rodeo has been. I competed in youth rodeos, college rodeos and amateur rodeos for many years. I served on the board for the Kansas Professional Rodeo Association for four years as barrel racing director. Even though I haven't competed in a number of years, I still follow the sport and have deep-rooted feelings for it.
If you are searching for comfort foods this recipe with crumbled bacon and cubed potatoes smothered in melted cheddar cheese is sure to satisfy.
The spring season brings to mind flowers blooming and plants springing back to life, making it the ideal time to enjoy fresh produce in meals throughout the day. Salads are of course one of the easiest ways to combine the flavors of your favorite fruits and veggies, but you can take your greens to the next level with refreshing recipe ideas.
When the Starbuck fire blazed through Clark County, Kansas in 2017, our family had to make some tough decisions regarding the burned cows and calves. Many other ranchers in the same predicament shot cows who were burned, but still alive and buried them. Dead ones were buried too. All this was documented and provided to USDA for a disaster payment.
Cook once, eat twice. It’s a kitchen practice as simple as it sounds. Cook a base dish that can be enjoyed today and used for an entirely different meal tomorrow. For example, bake some fish for tonight’s dinner, and enjoy fish tacos for tomorrow’s lunch.