Category Archives: Beef

Thought of the Week

“We wouldn’t have a beef industry without rangeland.” –Gretchen Hyde, Idaho Rangeland Commission Advertisements

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Buy Good Beef!

We have heard the term “hanging beef,” or “aged beef” when we go to the butcher’s counter.  What does this mean?  Hanging or aging beef is an extensive culinary process, and worth it! Dry aged beef is more expensive than … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

  Where there’s smoke, there’s fire. And hopefully STEAK!

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Idaho Is Rich With Agriculture!

It’s true that every state grows a large variety of crops and livestock.  Here is Idaho’s list – 194 products and counting!  This list was compiled by Idaho Ag. in the Classroom. Alfalfa Alfalfa seed Alligators Alpacas Apples Apricots Aquatic … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Now that is a beautiful udder! -Livestock producers everywhere YOU’RE WELCOME, AMERICA!

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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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