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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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Tag Archives: Joe Maxwell
Australian Livestock producers are suffering the same devastating effects of corporate concentration, consolidation, and loss of fair, open and competitive markets that have driven families from the land in the US.
A presentation at Rocky Mountains Farmer Union in association with The Humane Society of the United States at the Meeting of the Markets Summit on October 15th 2012. 00:55 How important is a Farmer? 03:10 Changing the way we eat … Continue reading
I am Joe Maxwell, a fourth generation family farmer from Missouri, and Director of Rural Development and Outreach for the Humane Society of the United States. HSUS is not asking that you join them, only that we join together to stop … Continue reading
Meeting of the Markets Presentation from Ranch Foods Direct Meeting of the Markets’ presentation held at the Isles Convention Hall in Lincoln, NE on May 17th 2012 with focus on market creation opportunities for farmers and ranchers that will create … Continue reading
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE New Agricultural Council Brings Colorado Farmers, Ranchers and Animal Welfare Advocates to the Table to Discuss Common Goals Council Offers Long-Term Benefits for Animals, Ranchers and Consumers (April 26, 2012) – To advance more humane practices on … Continue reading