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Montana Ranchers Build Processing Facility for Donated and Direct-Market Meat

FB.org | What began as one rancher’s effort to help meet his local food bank’s 300% increase in demand last spring has progressed to the development of the first federally inspected non-profit purchased and run meat processing facility in the country....

Published on 7/13/2021 (1 years 30 days ago) Ranch News

 

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NCBA Thanks Reps. Johnson and Spanberger On Critical Processing Capacity Bill

ncba.org | This week, the National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) secured the introduction of the Butcher Block Act in the U.S. House, a bipartisan bill that would provide critical funding to expand capacity for small, regional, and independent processing facilities. The bill is the latest in a long line of efforts by NCBA to create more opportunities for cattle producers to get their cattle processed and capture more of the beef dollar. ...

Published on 7/2/2021 (1 years 41 days ago) Ranch News

 

Kansas Rancher and NCBA Member Testifies Before Senate Agriculture Committee on Cattle Market Concerns

ncba.org | Today, Mr. Mark Gardiner, the owner-operator of Gardiner Angus Ranch and an NCBA member, testified before the U.S. Senate Agriculture Committee on key market challenges that have long threatened the profitability of cattle and beef producers. He was joined by leading industry economists who NCBA has worked closely with to explore solutions to the current unsustainable market dynamics....

Published on 7/2/2021 (1 years 41 days ago) Ranch News

 

Plant-Based Meat Substitutes Drive Headlines, Beef Drives retail Sales

beefitswhatsfordinner.com | Meat and poultry consumption is expected to hit record highs this year.1 However, the news about animal proteins’ popularity has been overshadowed by recent headlines generated by plant-based meat substitutes, with national foodservice distribution deals and IPOs garnering attention in both trade and mainstream media. It is important to look beyond the headlines to put these next-generation meat substitutes, and the claims made by the companies producing these products, in context with sales numbers and consumer perceptions, as well as environmental and nutritional facts. While some of the companies behind plant-based meat substitutes aim to replace animal proteins, in 2018 beef was the most valuable protein at retail....

Published on 7/2/2021 (1 years 41 days ago) Ranch News

 

Are the big meatpackers corrupt? Growing consensus in Congress

Great Falls Tribune | A different decade, a new administration, a shuffle in Congressional leadership. Much has changed across the U.S. political landscape in the last several years, yet one concerning issue has lingered for nearly half a century ... corporate concentration within the meatpacking industry....

Published on 6/28/2021 (1 years 44 days ago) Ranch News

 

Can Responsible Grazing Make Beef Climate-Neutral?

New research found that the greenhouse gases sequestered in one grass-fed system balanced out those emitted by the cows, but some meatless advocates are skeptical....

Published on 5/7/2021 (1 years 97 days ago) Ranch News

 

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Digging Deep Reveals the Intricate World of Roots

If you've ever driven past wild prairie grasses swaying in the Kansas breeze and felt a wave of appreciation for America's heartland, you should know that those visible grasses are just the tip of the iceberg....

Published on 5/7/2021 (1 years 97 days ago) Ranch News

 

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Beef is, and always will be sustainable

There is an ongoing conversation in consumer spaces about beef’s contribution to climate change. In many circles, beef is being painted as a villain that can be minimized and/or eliminated to help solve global climate issues. On the ground, as cattle producers, we know this isn’t accurate. In fact, we know it’s an outrageous lie that’s being used to sell consumers a fake meat product they don’t want or need and one that won’t do anything to solve climate problems. The reality is that we know cattle can be a part of the solution. We know that pasture and rangeland, through proper management, can actually reduce the amount of carbon and more than offset the short-lived methane emissions of our cattle....

Published on 2/26/2021 (1 years 167 days ago) Ranch News

 

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Benefits of Charolais Bulls in Commercial Herds

There are a number of advantages when using Charolais bulls in commercial herds. Many ranchers utilize Charolais as a ter-minal cross to produce superior calves. Doug Rogers, Rogers Bar HR Charo-lais in Collins, Mississippi, has been in business since 1959 and sells about 250 Charolais bulls each year, almost all of them to commercial cattlemen. “The reason commercial producers should use a Charolais bull is that they always get heavier wean-ing weights. Today, with lower prices per pound, you need more pounds to make the same amount of money,” he explains....

Published on 2/16/2021 (1 years 176 days ago) Ranch News

 

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