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- This Cattleman's Got A Beef
Photo: Sean Cayton - 2003People producing good food from happy animals, while improving the environment, shouldn’t have to fear the government.
Photo above featured in a 2003 article: This cattleman's got a beef, Mike Callicrate and Ranch Foods Direct take on the big meat packers by Kathryn Eastburn
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- Mike Callicrate
An Endangered Species
Every month 1,000 ranches go out of production. It's the national security issue that no one is talking about.
Food Policy & LawE. Coli Confessions Part I
by John Munsell | Oct 11, 2011
Editor's Note: This is the first part in a series written by John Munsell of Miles City, MT, who explains how the small meat plant his family owned for 59 years ran afoul of USDA's meat inspection program. The events he writes about began a decade ago, but remain relevant today.
They say that confession is good for the soul. I've been involved in a series of ugly events since my plant in 2002 recalled 270 pounds of ground beef contaminated with E.coli O157:H7 and now want to admit the embarrassing truth for public review. more
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Author Archives: Mike Callicrate
Listen to the KXDJ Radio Interview with Mike Callicrate by clicking here How did we lose our markets? See the following editorial from 2013: It’s Still Called Stealing By Mike Callicrate | April 5,2013 Grade and yield buying used to … Continue reading
Send them to prison Texas Union Would Adopt Extreme Measures Against Crop Statisticans The Farmer’s Union of Reagan, Texas, has taken an advanced stand on the question of crop statistics by adopting the following resolution: Resolved, That Reagan Union No. … Continue reading
Many industrial feedlots see routine use of antibiotics as essential. Some cattlemen disagree, calling them “performance enhancing drugs.” By Danny Hakim | March 23, 2018 Ben Holland holds a Mason jar, tilting it slightly to show the powdery 90 milligrams … Continue reading
Must Collectively Own the Machines We quote from a statement made by J. G. Stokes, the young millionaire, who for several years has been devoting his talent and means to advance the interest of the industrial and producing class. In … Continue reading