The Amazing Meat and Poutry Industry, we have a lot of reasons to be proud to be a part of it, for more info: Click Here
Meat MythCrushers was developed in consultation with some of the leading experts in the field of meat and animal science, food safety and nutrition to provide consumers and media with the other side of the story : a side that is often overlooked in media reports and the internet. It is also a great resource of information for anyone involved in the meat industry. This was made possible by the North American Meat Institute. Please follow this link to a few dozen short informational videos: click here for Meat MythCrushers
In the May 2013 issue of The Cattlmans Advocate on page 3 with the publishers comments a reference was made to a Rainmakers song "Government Cheese." It's lyrics give a very conservative midwestern commentary on the evils of government programs a rare attribute in rock and various popular music. Click here to listen for yourself... http://youtu.be/vJj1SSng9zg What do you think?
Bailey seems like a really good representative for Livestock Marketing Associacion (LMA)... auction is a great way to determin price discovery, without good competitive cattle auctions... many other marketing programs are lost! Click here to watch an interview.
Video Tour of Beef Plant Featuring Temple Grandin: This is a rare public look, and this won't be for everyone, but there have been plenty of "undercover video" of when things don't go right with meat animal production and processing... here is a VERY good video of what things should look like when handling and processing cattle in a large harvest facility. Click here to view the video.
Econmics on One Foot. How quickly could you sum up the principles of economics? While standing on one foot, Prof. Art Carden discusses the following economic principles in just over two minutes:
-individuals strive to achieve their goals in the best ways possible. -every action has a cost -incentives mater. -value is determined on the margin. -profits and losses help gauge value creation and destruction. -government interventions often have unitended and undesirable consequence.
Our friend has suffered a backlash from the authorship of the National Feeder Cattle Weekly Summary from July 13th. This is the video that got Market Reporter Corbitt Wall in trouble with the Washington DC bosses, take special care to listen between 4:56 thru 5:51 on the video... I believe that everything that Corbitt reports here to be factual, but as a government employee he isn't allowed to point it out ... especially when the facts you are pointing out goes against the direction that political of the day in the Capitol. Click here to view;
Think you have it bad? Watch the "Greatest Story Ever Told" for perspective and a postitive spin. Part One and Part Two
Wonder where the emotional outcry over "pink slime" started... Chef Jamie Oliver... watch the video Check out this 2012 McDonald's commercial with Steve Foglesong "Raising Cattle and a Family". watch the video
Jim Warren of 101 Livestock tells a good Livestock Market story and we like a good story. watch the video
Baxter Black sponsered by The Beef Checkoff on US Farm Report on "Two Man Jobs" ... enjoy! watch the video
Baxter Black does a video with Doc Mc Hugh in mind called "Doc While You're Here" ... enjoy! watch the video
Politics has become the art of misleading. This is an interesting 11 min video by John Stossel on Plitical Deception in which he interviews pollster Frank Luntz and Dan Mitchell from the CATO institute.
A day at the Eastern Missouri Commission Co. livestock auction: Click here for multimedia presentation.
Ag economy gives Missouri cattle farmers incentive to plant crops: Click here to read the full article.
Upcoming or Private Offerings
Haw Ranch of Cottonwood Falls KS, black hided bred heifers due to calve the Spring of '13, this will be a private offering to EMCC friends and customers if you are interested contact Justin by his cell phone (voice or text at 573-819-8000) or email jon at; firstname.lastname@example.org Here is the video:http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-d3nhGEe6Y