Growth Hormone Use in Cattle Production

I’m no expert, but my guess is, when questions arise about beef safety, especially when asking moms, growth hormones are probably one of the biggest concerns out there. That was my biggest question before going ‘On the Ranch’. How does the use of growth hormones in cattle (or any agriculture animal we consume

Cattle Ranchers: Committed to a Healthy Environment

Farmers and ranchers consider themselves the original environmentalists. Their livelihood depends on the long-term health of their land and natural resources. Identifying and using practices that preserve and use these resources responsibly is a necessity for the long term sustainability of the beef industry.

On the Ranch–Vaccinating and Using Antibiotics

In some groups and communities there seems to be a misconception of the use of vaccinations and antibiotics in particular with cattle. Perhaps it’s the same groups that have issues with vaccinating their own families or using prescribed antibiotics when they get sick, I don’t know.

Meanwhile Back On the Ranch…

If you would have asked me last week if I knew where the steak on my plate came from, I likely would have said…the grocery store.  But in all seriousness, while I knew the basics of how food gets from farm to table, I had NO idea what was really involved in the process.

On The Ranch

Right about the time this post was published, I’m in the air somewhere over the Beef Belt. 

This city slicker is being shown where our beef comes from courtesy of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association.