April 2012


CT: April 10, 2012 07:19:40 CST
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- SLIMED
“Would you feed that to your children?” That's the basic question Jamie Oliver, chef and media personality, posed to children and parents at the end of an episode of Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution.

CT: April 10, 2012 07:22:26 CST
TANNER FARMS: SOUTHERN HOSPITALITY IN THE CATTLE BUSINESS
Southern culture has always been about hospitality; people open their arms to welcome you. The same can be said about Tanner Farms.

CT: April 10, 2012 07:25:19 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- TRADING TIME
I am an irregular American; only sort of human; a black sheep, you could say. My detractors would lump me in with the loafers, deadbeats, drunks, gamblers, hoboes and tramps.

CT: April 11, 2012 15:10:07 CST
CONSIDER SEVERAL FACTORS WHEN PURCHASING BEEF HEIFERS
When purchasing a bred heifer as a replacement breeding female, consider several factors.

CT: April 11, 2012 15:16:58 CST
PERCEPTION OF MEAT PRODUCTS NOT BASED ON FACTS
It seems that every few weeks another news story hits the national headlines concerning our food supply. Beef seems to be the target of these reports more often than not and once again our industry has to deal with the negative information generated by the media.

CT: April 12, 2012 15:28:46 CST
SCIENTISTS MOVE CLOSER TO SOLVING PASTURE BLOAT
Livestock love alfalfa. Alfalfa doesn't always love them back.

CT: April 13, 2012 15:26:06 CST
CHALLENGES RECOGNIZED AT BEEF INDUSTRY SAFETY SUMMIT
It was at the same time a celebration of a decade of beef safety progress and a solemn recognition of the long road ahead. When about 230 food safety experts gathered in Tampa, Fla., for the 10th anniversary of the Beef Industry Safety Summit in early March, they heard about the beef industry's success in improving beef safety and increasing consumer confidence in the product.

CT: April 13, 2012 15:31:29 CST
DIFFICULT BIRTHS RESULT IN REDUCED IMMUNITY
Losses due to difficult births go beyond a dead calf or dam. Calves with difficult births, or dystocia, are apt to have reduced immunity compared to those born without difficulty because they receive inadequate colostrum from their dams.

CT: April 16, 2012 14:49:42 CST
CONSUMER DEMAND MORE COMPLICATED THAN EVER
Charting a course in the beef industry means acting on market signals and being ready for the reactions to those actions.

CT: April 18, 2012 14:07:53 CST
SENEPOL BULL TEST SALE TO BE HELD APRIL 21, 2012 IN BLADENBORO, NC
The Senepol Bull Test Sale will be held April 21, 2012 at HJ White Farm in Bladenboro, NC.

CT: April 23, 2012 15:18:26 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK...GULLY'S BAPTISM
If you've ever been a pallbearer, fighting to keep hold of your part of the precious cargo, lest your slip sets loose a chain reaction that ultimately upends the proverbial applecart, then you have some idea how desperate Thomas Terwilliger was becoming.

CT: April 23, 2012 15:25:24 CST
PROPER DEVELOPMENT LEADS TO PRODUCTIVE COWS
Finding common ground when it comes to developing the next generation of productive cows has always been a challenge for the beef industry.

CT: April 24, 2012 15:10:37 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- OR SO I HEAR
I am one of the 10 percent of adult Americans who don't own a cell phone. It's not that I think cell phones are the work of the devil, or that they aren't handy, it's just that I am far too busy listening to other people's conversations to have one of my own.

CT: April 25, 2012 15:05:01 CST
PRODUCERS FACE SCRUTINY FROM PUBLIC OVER ANTIBIOTIC FEEDING
The use of antibiotics in food animal feeding has been a common practice for years. It has also been under fire from a variety of scientists, doctors, consumer groups and the media for years.

CT: April 25, 2012 15:06:46 CST
BLACK INK -- FAMILIAR OR LOADED WORDS
By its simplest definition, a cliché is something you have heard before. Writers are taught to avoid using them unless it is with a twist or to “shine new light on” something previously unexplored or even imagined.








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