Western Livestock Journal - Opinion http://www.wlj.net/articles.sec-35-1-opinion.html <![CDATA[Markets in limbo]]> <![CDATA[Union chokes economy]]> <![CDATA[Black Ink]]> <![CDATA[Do you support your Beef Checkoff Program? I do.]]> That’s something I’m excited to support. In fact, an overwhelming majority of beef and dairy producers continue to say their beef checkoff has value for them in many ways, including contributing to a positive trend in beef demand and the profitability of their operations. ]]> <![CDATA[Black Ink]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion]]> <![CDATA[Double edge]]> <![CDATA[Beef Talk]]> <![CDATA[Did You Know]]> Yet we still see daily limits on dietary fat, as though all fat is the same. What is the truth? Well, the answer and what you did not know about fat grams is best addressed by Dr. Stephen Smith, Texas A&M University Meat Biologist, who has spent most of his career studying the subject. ]]> <![CDATA[Cow herd growing; not so fast]]> <![CDATA[Guest Opinion]]> <![CDATA[Beef Talk]]> <![CDATA[Pasture Management]]> After a recent trip to Nicaragua in Central America on a USAID Farmer-to- Farmer volunteer assignment to instruct farmers on rotational grazing and electric fencing technology, we tested some very effec tive ways to build an inexpensive grazing system. ]]> <![CDATA[The New West]]> <![CDATA[DID YOU KNOW?]]> We don’t know how many times we’ve heard someone just back from a trip abroad say, “I really would like a juicy steak,” or how many times we’ve seen a small child hand their mother the bun just to eat the hamburger patty. Yes, thank goodness consumers love the unique taste of beef. ]]> <![CDATA[Kay's Korner]]> <![CDATA[Details omitted]]> <![CDATA[Respecting our global marketplace]]> <![CDATA[Beef Talk]]> <![CDATA[Market adjustments]]>