Intern shares her CAB mythbusting experience

    Count this as your formal introduction. Folks– this is former beef ambassador and Wyoming Livestock Roundup reporter and current Red Raider and Certified Angus Beef intern Tressa Lawrence. Tressa—Here’s your chance to chat with some pretty cool folks from...

Angus to Limousin=Apples to oranges

Every ranch I’ve been to this summer has been pretty much focused on straightbred Angus cattle. (Remember my visits to Zutavern Ranch Co. and Guggenmos River Ranch?) They know Angus EPDs (expected progeny differences) like nobody’s business. Er, nobody else’s...

Yield grade 4 AND CAB?

Producers often turn to the guys in our office to help them make heads or tails of carcass data. It is our kind of thing… A call came in last week that sounded an awful lot like one our team has heard before: “There must be some mistake…I got a yield grade 4 discount...

Here in the real world

Sometimes I hear commercial cattlemen discussing seedstock producers like they’re some elite class of uber-rich that don’t have to adhere to the same fiscally conservative practices most of the rest of the folks in production ag do. I’ve also heard talk of how they...

Not forced to love it

Perhaps you’ll notice a new level of excellence in my writing or be able to sense that I’m less stressed thanks to my recent professional training at the Agriculture Media Summit in Albuquerque, New Mexico last week. But when more than 500 professional in the ag...