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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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- Great Ranches of the West
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"An eye opening and heart touching portrait of a culture and industry that we are in great danger of losing. This book will help readers understand the urgency of preserving the Western ranchlands inhabited by families and rural communities that provide nourishing food for our nation, preserve a healthy natural environment and entrust that great American values will endure."
- 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
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
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
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
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