Category Archives: Beef

Cattle! Beef!

Thought you would like to learn some new exciting information about cattle, to lock away in your brain, so you can impress your friends.   In 1955, the population of the United States was 165 million people.   The cattle … Continue reading

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Field Trip to the Palouse

Spring is more than halfway through.  The crops are growing.  We thought we’d best check on everything for you.    

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New Farm Stats

Thought you’d enjoy having some more statistics on farms and food, for your daily conversation with the world.  These figures are from 2012 USDA Ag. Census.     40% of all U.S. land is in farmland 97% of all farms … Continue reading

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Beef Producers are the Good Guys

A little infomercial for our good cattlemen.  This, from the fabulous Ag. Pavilion at the Western Idaho Fair, last summer, put on by Food Producers of Idaho.

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Thought of the Week

I work our family ranch that was settled over one hundred years ago.  Ranching is not an easy life, but it it intensely rewarding.  It can be brutally difficult – physically, emotionally and financially – but in the midst of … Continue reading

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CAFOs* Feed The World

*Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation Scenario 1: 1.6 million beings are crowded into 23 square miles. This is an occupation rate of 108.9 beings per acre. These beings must provide their own food, shelter and medical care. They live on top … Continue reading

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Our Nation’s Meat is Already Antibiotic-Free

There has been a furor lately about antibiotics in meat, largely tipped off by Subway’s recent announcement that they would no longer be serving meat containing antibiotics.  This is solely a marketing ploy to make their company look better to consumers, … Continue reading

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Millennial Panel Shocks Idaho Cattlemen

During the Idaho Cattlemens’ 100 year convention, the Idaho Beef Council hosted a millennial panel during their luncheon.  The millennials were chosen by an outside party and were not in any way affiliated with the IBC staff, programs or colleagues. … Continue reading

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RANCHER PROFILE – RYAN BROS. CATTLE

This month, we are happy to introduce you to RYAN BROS CATTLE of Colton, Washington.  RYAN BROS CATTLE include Bill, Gary and Les Ryan, and their brother-in-law, Chet Pearce.  These guys are the real deal – they are ranchers and … Continue reading

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Branding at Hyde Ranch Angus

BRANDING AT HYDE RANCH ANGUS!   Earlier this month we profiled Bill and Beverly White and their purebred Angus cattle operation, Hyde Ranch Angus.  They invited us to visit them during their annual branding, which was held in April.  Branding … Continue reading

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