Category Archives: Livestock Production

Thought of the Week

“It is impossible to be anti-hunger and anti-technology.” -Julie Borlaug, Global Anti-hunger Advocate Advertisements

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American Wool in the Military

As the single largest domestic buyer of American wool, it is important that the United States Military understands all that wool has to offer when it comes to outfitting American soldiers, airmen and women and sailors. The American Sheep Industry … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

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

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Dirty Jeans

So, I’ve been hearing about people who are willing to pay big money for “real” dirty jeans. Have I got a deal for you… These jeans are authentic.  They’re made by Lee, a well known old brand of Western wear.  … Continue reading

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Thought of the Week

Grazing is a tool. It doesn’t take away, but enhances our environment. Grazing is beneficial to our rangelands. -Gretchen Hyde, Idaho Rangeland Commission  

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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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Did You Notice?

The U.S. Olympic team is wearing American Wool to stay warm at the Pyeongchang Olympics this winter.  Have you seen the smart looking outfits?  Be on the lookout for them tonight! Ralph Lauren was commissioned to design arctic-worthy and stylish … Continue reading

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PIZZA!

We all love pizza, and with good reason – it’s fully balanced, really, as long as you don’t pay too much attention to the calories.  You will be happy to know that your pizza comes from America’s farms and ranches.  … Continue reading

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Ag Programs and the USDA Budget

When we hear  news of the “Farm Bill,” we think that farmers and ranchers benefit from these programs.  Not so much!  Take a look at this: TOTAL USDA BUDGET IN 2017 71%     Food Assistance and Nutrition Programs 16%    … Continue reading

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America’s Farmers and Ranchers

Farm and ranch families make up less than 2% of the U.S. population.  They are diverse, growing conventional, biotech and organic crops.  They raise traditional and specialized livestock for meat, milk and eggs.  Whether their businesses are big or small, … Continue reading

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