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‘It might be time to stock up on beef’

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Brian Bowne watched carefully, with a cell phone pressed tightly against his ear, as cattle barreled through the gates of the auction ring during a sale this month at Mitchell Livestock Auction.

Lingering effects of the drought that devastated the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cargill adds ‘textured beef’ wording to labels

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cargill, one of the nation’s largest meatpackers, has added wording to its labels on ground beef packages that indicates whether the meat inside includes a product that’s been called “pink slime.”

Since Jan. 20, all of Car…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Grabbing the bull by the EPDs

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

The act of purchasing a bull is turning more and more into an exact science.

With advancements in modern technology — especially in the world of genetics and expected progeny difference — producers are faced with the task of keeping up with ch…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grabbing the bull by the EPDs

February 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

The act of purchasing a bull is turning more and more into an exact science.

With advancements in modern technology — especially in the world of genetics and expected progeny difference — producers are faced with the task of keeping up with ch…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Benefits of beef touted

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Tracy Frank

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State University researcher Eric Berg says beef’s reputation as being unhealthy is likely undeserved.

Berg, a meat scientist and professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, has been studying the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Benefits of beef touted

January 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Tracy Frank

FARGO, N.D. — North Dakota State University researcher Eric Berg says beef’s reputation as being unhealthy is likely undeserved.

Berg, a meat scientist and professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, has been studying the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

NDSU meat scientist says beef can be part of healthy diet

January 30, 2014 in Uncategorized

FARGO — North Dakota State University researcher Eric Berg says beef’s reputation as being unhealthy is likely undeserved.
Berg, a meat scientist and professor in the Department of Animal Sciences, has been studying the role beef plays in our di…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Protein can help fill in missing pieces for some kids’ diets

January 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Holly Swee  
SD Beef Industry Council – hswee@sdbeef.org

The New Year is here and we are well into the second year of USDA’s MyPlate. This brings a good question to mind: What’s really on your plate? Are you getting the recommended se…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

No shortcuts in the beef business

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Kris Ringwall

Once again, Mother Nature reigns and we follow. The challenges that cow-calf producers face are immense. The wind, temperature extremes and just the sheer forces of nature are mind-bending.
Given the recent cold wave across the c…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

No shortcuts in the beef business

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Kris Ringwall

Once again, Mother Nature reigns and we follow. The challenges that cow-calf producers face are immense. The wind, temperature extremes and just the sheer forces of nature are mind-bending.
Given the recent cold wave across the c…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com