May 31

Discussion Dinner Highlights: Beef in 2020

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During symposium we brought our beef industry attendees together for a discussion dinner, paired with the delicious Lyons Farm Fillet of Beef Wellington. The topic of discussion was sustainability in the global beef industry. Through the participation of attendees from North America, Europe and Latin America we were able to benefit from a variety of different viewpoints on the sustainability of using antibiotics, hormones and other growth promoters in beef production as we look to the future in 2020.

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Apr 15

Raised on a Farm

Categories: Agriculture, Beef Cattle
Raised on a Farm

Rosemary Gambino is from Pattison, Texas which is 40 miles outside Houston. She lives with her family on Rose Hill Ranch www.santagertrudiscattle.com. They raise purebred Santa Gertrudis cattle and we sell bulls for herd sires, heifers for breeding stock, show heifers and calves sold as stockers. Third generation in the beef industry, Rosemary is currently the chairman of the National Beef Ambassador Program for American National CattleWomen, and her greatest honor was to serve as President of Texas CattleWomen.

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Apr 15

Snow Problem

Categories: Agriculture, Beef Cattle
Snow Problem

Sandhill Pines Farm is a 80 acre farm in Prairie du Sac, WI. Named for the cranes and pine trees on the farm. Jon Sawle and his family have been raising registered Highland cattle since 2002. They have focused on improving our genetics through Artificial insemination, performance monitoring and showing.

Currently at 10 cows, they are now looking to increase the Highland herd and start crossing Highlands to produce F1 females for northern grass-fed operations and network with other producers.

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Apr 12

Moving Cows Home

Categories: Agriculture, Beef Cattle
Moving Cows Home

This picture was submitted by Samantha Smith of her son and two sets of grandkids. Taken on a beautiful day in mid-February near Oakley, Kansas, the family moved cows about seven miles before a Midwestern snow storm was expected. The grandkids all enjoyed taking turns riding horses and riding in the ATV.

Samantha has about 130 cows and also has a background feeder calf operation. They grow wheat, corn, mile, alfafa and cane hay.

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