Author Archives: Mike Callicrate

A Recap of the fight to restore COOL in 2019

January 6, 2020 Cattle producers now have the dubious distinction of being betrayed by the President and both political parties.  There was no Country of Origin Labeling (COOL) in the recent vote by the House of Representatives to re-do the … Continue reading

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Food Maven – A Force for Good, or a Curse?

Hello Tamara,  Contrary to the positive theme of your Colorado Sun article, Food Maven is not a new innovative way to reduce food waste. They have simply diverted the value in excess food into their own bank account, leaving the … Continue reading

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The fools game of livestock production …

Farmers and ranchers invest big, work hard and take risks, while believing a market will take care of them. It hasn’t, and it won’t until the concentrated power is broken up! Continue reading

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Catholic Rancher Mike Callicrate: ‘Eating Truly is a Moral Act’

Blogs |  Oct. 21, 2019 “My stance on agriculture is an expression of my Catholic faith and the values I was raised with.” By Alexandra Greeley Catholic Mike Callicrate is an outspoken champion of independent farmers and ranchers, and who … Continue reading

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“It’s Our Last Chance!” See you in Omaha!

When the Omaha based Federal judge, Lyle E. Strom, reversed the jury’s verdict and the $1.28 billion dollar jury award in the Tyson/IBP case, we lost our last chance to fix what little was left of the cattle market. Like … Continue reading

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