Direct Marketing Beef

Direct Marketing Beef Direct Marketing, CSAs and Grassfed Beef In addition to the more common means of marketing beef cattle, feeder calves, and as cull cows, direct marketing is another method of marketing cattle that can work in some locations, and for certain...

Cow Beef – It’s What’s for Dinner

Cow Beef – It’s What’s for Dinner Cow Beef Most of the steaks that end up in higher-end restaurants, or the premium steaks at your grocery store, are from “fed cattle”, young animals that eat a high energy ration on a feedlot. Ground beef...

Beef Industry Basics – Part 2

Beef Industry Basics – Part 2 Beef Market Basics Way back in the day, when I was a kid, the local TV stations all did a morning commodity market report, and I used to wonder what in the hell they were talking about. We’ve come a long way. The raucous...

Beef Industry Basics

Beef Industry Basics When Others Look to You for Answers     ​Knowing How the Beef Industry Works is a Great First Step in Knowing How Virginia Farming Works When you feel like you’ve just sort of been plopped down on a farm, it can be really hard to...