• Feb 9, 2016
    If you want to raise food AND...

    ...improve the health of your soil - you need to integrate livestock and row cropping. Here is a terrific article that about one farmer’s journey to first start using co...

  • Feb 3, 2016
    Wasting Sunlight

    by Russ ConserIn my last post, I told the story of how grasses co-developed with grazing animals like cattle. This time, I want to give you a sense of the...

  • Feb 3, 2016
    U.S. Beef Industry Risks Big Export Losses

    In 2015, Japan and Australia signed an economic partnership agreement that provides significant tariff reductions for Australian beef to be imported into Japan. The Japan-Australia Partnership Agreement (JAEPA) is to be...

  • Jan 26, 2016
    USDA Revokes Grass Fed Label Standard: The Calm After The Storm

    Allen R Williams, Ph.D.On January 12, the Sustainable Agriculture Coalition released an article that immediately became the talk of the U.S. grassfed beef community. Titled "USDA Revokes Grass...

  • Jan 15, 2016
    Breaking News: USDA - AMS has removed/rescinded its standards...

    USDA - AMS has removed/rescinded its standards for marketing claims for grass fed beef and naturally raised beef.  We will post updates in this topic by Monday.  Check back fo...

  • Dec 14, 2015
    With Respect to Agriculture

    With respect to agriculture, dismay and sadness comes to mind when reading the Internet or social media. By in large my experiences in agriculture would indicate the people I have...

  • Dec 10, 2015
    Grass Fed Beef Delivery

    A fledgling company, ButcherBox, has just launched a new grass fed beef delivery service that will allow consumers to place orders online and receive delivery of grass fed beef items...

  • Sep 25, 2015
    Post Conference Blog

    The preparation, the planning, and the conference calls are over for the 2015 Grassfed Exchange conference. Michigan hosted us with some really great weather and ended it with a nice shower....

  • Aug 28, 2015
    Are You Smart Enough To Be A Grass Farmer?

    Managing a grazing operation seems easy. You buy some cows, put them out there in the pasture on grass and wait for the checks to come in. Pretty simple business...

  • Aug 18, 2015
    Conservation or Regeneration?

    Joshua DukartCan you describe what agriculture is in one word? The word sustainability has become a rather common term in our society today. It has also become our best attempt...

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