Grilling may seem a bit daunting to a beginner and it really shouldn't be! I fell into the "too scared to grill" category not that long ago (like a few months ago). In fact, I was downright afraid of the entire process but what really got me was the open flame. I finally decided that … Continue reading Grilling Made Easy
Do you purchase your beef from the grocery store or direct from a beef cattle farm? Is one source better than another? Isn't it all the same beef? I am going to attempt to provide a little insight to beef purchasing in this blog post that can hopefully put your mind at rest. Myth: Beef … Continue reading Beef Purchasing Decisions
Did you know that the average American is at least three generations removed from the farm? With such a disconnect between farmers and consumers, it is important that we (farmers, educators, industry) educate the public about how our food is grown and raised. Not only do I teach producers how to raise livestock through my … Continue reading Beef Education
Each year for the past 4 years, we have had one steer processed to provide our family with healthy and nutritious beef. Choosing to finish a steer for our own beef was an easy decision. We enjoy eating ground beef, steaks, roasts, and other cuts throughout the year and thought, how awesome would it be … Continue reading Beef is Nutritious
May is National (and North Carolina) Beef Month! How are you going to be celebrating? I know for my family we are going to eat beef and lots of it! Now that the weather is warm we are firing up the grill each week with hamburgers and steak. I still love a good slow cooker … Continue reading May is National Beef Month!
If you google the word, "weaning", here is what you will find: Weaning is the process of gradually introducing a mammal infant to what will be its adult diet and withdrawing the supply of its mother's milk. The process takes place only in mammals, as only mammals produce milk. (Google, Wikipedia) When it comes to … Continue reading Weaning Time