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Digital marketing a tool to build beef demand

The Minnesota Beef Council is leveraging digital marketing to build demand. CEO Kelly Schmidt says its an easy way to target consumers. “Anytime that they are looking for beef recipes or knowledge about beef or questions about where their food comes from, we want to... Read More.

The most important tool in your kitchen

To get a really great eating experience for the meat coming off your grill, Dr. Anna Dilger an animal science professor at the University of Illinois says temperature matters. AUDIO: Healthy Living on a great grilling experience ...

UNL, SDSU launch new risk management tool for beef producers

A new heifer development program from the Universities of Nebraska and South Dakota State will help producers improve genetics in their herds. Kiernan Brandt with Trans Ova Genetics, a partner on the project, says this can be a tool for producers to help manage... Read More.

Risk management tool

Commodity price volatility continues to present challenges, and Harvest Profit digital specialist Ben Longlet says their software helps farmers analyze data to identify break-evens or track contracts. And he tells Brownfield Harvest Profit can lay a foundation for budgeting next year’s crop. ...

DRP remains a good dairy risk management tool

A risk management advisor says dairy producers should take a serious look at the Dairy Revenue Protection program for 2024 now. Katie Burgess is from Ever.ag. She tells Brownfield, “Right now, there’s a lot of uncertainties so I’ve been a little less excited... Read More.

New tool streamlines farmland evaluation process

The largest farmer-to-farmer network in the US has launched the first online, comprehensive farmland evaluation platform. TJ Wilson, director of finance sales with Farmers Business Network says AcreVision consolidates essential information about parcels and local market trends into a single, user friendly report. “They... Read More.

Battery technology has changed power tool preferences

During the WPS Farm Show in Oshkosh, Wisconsin, Jonathan Walter with Milwaukee Tools explained why battery-powered tools are rapidly taking the place of corded electric and pneumatic tools in the shop, and it all comes down to more power and portability with less... Read More.

A tool to help assess food safety risks

Often times foods like pickles, ketchup, and mustard get pushed to the back of refrigerator shelves and consumers can be unsure if they’re still safe to eat. Questions also come up about how long lunch meat is safe after it has been opened. Archie Magoulas... Read More.

The most important tool in the kitchen

For many, the holidays are a time for gathering and enjoying family and friends.  And what better way to do that than around a good meal? Meredith Coruthers, a food safety expert with the USDA says if you’re preparing a meal at home this... Read More.

Online tool prevents fertilizer runoff

An online tool uses weather and soil information to help farmers prevent spreading fertilizer when there is a risk of runoff.  Andrea Topper Andrea Topper is with Wisconsin’s Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection.  She tells Brownfield the potential for runoff events is highest... Read More.

Interactive tool tracks #meat mentions

A new free tool is tracking mentions of meat and meat alternatives in social media and online news. The meat sentiment dashboard by Purdue University’s Center for Food Demand Analysis and Sustainability allows users to explore sentiment and volume of #meat mentions. Healthy Living: Click... Read More.