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Montana rancher and broadcaster Lane Nordlund hosts this monthly “coffee talk” style podcast focusing on the producers in the beef industry. Learn and laugh together with the stories of cattlemen and women from across the country. We all have stories to tell; we all have successes and failures; we all work with family and it’s always great to talk about what is going on in the beef industry across the country.

Montana rancher and broadcaster Lane Nordlund hosts this monthly “coffee talk” style podcast focusing on the producers in the beef industry. Learn and laugh together with the stories of cattlemen and women from across the country. We all have stories to tell; we all have successes and failures; we all work with family and it’s always great to talk about what is going on in the beef industry across the country.

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United States

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Montana rancher and broadcaster Lane Nordlund hosts this monthly “coffee talk” style podcast focusing on the producers in the beef industry. Learn and laugh together with the stories of cattlemen and women from across the country. We all have stories to tell; we all have successes and failures; we all work with family and it’s always great to talk about what is going on in the beef industry across the country.

Language:

English


Episodes

Feeding On Your Profit: Horn Flies

4/21/2021
Loses from horn flies cost the cattle industry an estimated $1 billion each year due to the stress they inflict and the disease they spread. Oklahoma’s Mark Upton is a trusted name in cattle health. As a cattleman himself and the Dir. of Sales for Livestock Feed Additive brands at Central Life Sciences, he understands the importance of horn fly control. He shares how Altosid® IGR and management strategies can improve cattle health and keep producers profitable.

Duration:00:30:00

Setting the Narrative

4/12/2021
Why do cattlemen and women need to set the narrative of sustainable beef? Jim Strickland of BlackBeard’s Ranch in Florida and Clay Burtrum Chair of the Federation of State Beef Councils of Oklahoma answer the “Cattlemen’s Call” and share firsthand knowledge, experiences and research all producers will benefit from.

Duration:00:48:34

Self-Advocate, Beef Advocate: Kiah Twisselman

4/1/2021
Health and beef advocate Kia Twisselman answers the “Cattlemen’s Call” once again. She has shared her story of bettering her life on Good Morning America, The Kelly Clarkson Show and People Magazine. She continues to inspire others who are also on a journey to health and happiness. As always, when sharing her story, she continues to be an advocate for beef and how the protein is a part of a healthy lifestyle.

Duration:00:33:53

Tips for Better Pasture Management

3/1/2021
With today’s current grain prices, managing and working pastures is becoming more important than ever. West Virginia Rancher Jeff Clark answers the “Cattlemen’s Call” on this essential topic. As Market Development Specialist at Corteva Agriscience, he shares how grazing can help producers put more pounds on their calves and cattle. From simple things producers can do today to help improve their pastures – no matter where they’re located – and how grazing can affect the overall health of your...

Duration:00:50:30

Beef Lovers, Start Your Engines

2/24/2021
The Beef. It's What’s For Dinner. brand partnered with the Daytona International Speedway to sponsor the 40th season-opening race for the NASCAR Xfinity Series - The Beef. It’s What’s For Dinner.® 300. The promotion reached millions of consumers on national TV and social media. Oklahoma Rancher Clay Burtrum is Chair of the Federation of State Beef Councils and Wyoming Rancher Mark Eisele Chair of NCBA’s Policy Division, answer the “Cattlemen’s Call” and tell the story of all the...

Duration:00:45:38

Cattle Genetics Advancing Sustainability

2/12/2021
Improvements in cattle genetics are making the cattle business more sustainable. Kansas State University’s Dr. Bob Weaber discusses improvements in cattle generics and how producers can utilize proven, new and upcoming tools and techniques to become more profitable and sustainable.

Duration:01:06:09

Increased Focus on Sustainability

1/26/2021
Sustainability and livestock production go hand-in-hand. So how do cattle producers direct the sustainability conversation? NCBA CEO Colin Woodall shares how advocacy, profitability, learning from consumers and finding mentors in the industry will aid the livestock industry in being the leader in sustainability and climate policy.

Duration:00:42:23

Change Comes To DC

1/13/2021
The 2020 Election has brought changes to Washington D.C. Ethan Lane, NCBA VP of Government Affairs, shares insight on how the changes may impact the cattle industry and how NCBA will continue to work and advocate for cattlemen and women no matter the political climate.

Duration:00:32:35

Amazon of Beef: Direct to Consumers

12/24/2020
Three college friends put their heads together and took the “Amazon” approach to selling beef. Leaning heavily on the direct to door shipping, and online sales and marketing. Luke Frantz shares more on the Illinois based business Graized. https://graized.com

Duration:00:51:59

COVID-19 & the Beef Consumer

12/14/2020
The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has been transformative in every corner of the economy. The good news is that consumers are choosing beef more often as they adapt to cooking more at home. Nebraska feedlot manager Buck Wehrbein, 2020 NCBA Federation Division Chair, and Shawn Darcy, NCBA Sr. Dir. of Market Research, answer the Cattlemen’s Call to expand more on the topic.

Duration:00:54:46

Election 2020 and its Influence on the Cattle Business

11/10/2020
How will the 2020 election results impact the cattle business? NCBA V.P. of Government Affairs Ethan Lane answers that question and more when he answers the Cattlemen’s Call.

Duration:00:47:53

Family, Cattle and Advocacy: Kevin Ochsner

10/27/2020
Many know Kevin Ochsner as the host of the TV show Cattlemen to Cattlemen. But he stays busy when not in front of the camera. The rancher and businessman gives his insight on the livestock industry and lessons he’s learned along the way.

Duration:01:01:38

Cattle & Corn: Mike Drinnin

10/19/2020
Mike Drinnin and his family own and operate two commercial feedlot locations in Columbus and Palmer, Nebraska with a combined capacity of 13000 head. As the immediate past president of the Nebraska Cattlemen, Mike is a proven leader in the cattle industry.

Duration:01:00:16

A Rancher Buys a Butcher Shop

10/7/2020
Jake Feddes and his family raise Red Angus Cattle in Montana. They also have a branded beef brand. One day they got a call that the local meat shop was for sale. Learn more about how a ranch family took a leap of faith and bought a butcher shop.

Duration:00:53:30

The “Ranch Geek” Jared Wareham

9/20/2020
Jared Wareham, from Deepwater, Missouri has followed a non-traditional path into the livestock business. As a self-proclaimed “ranch geek”, the first-generation cattleman shares how he has committed himself to become a better stockman and leader in agriculture by continuing to learn, network with industry leaders, and much more.

Duration:00:51:47

Ranching on the Big Island of Hawai’i

9/1/2020
Doug Beaton and his family ranch on the northside of the Big Island of Hawai’i. Beaton discusses the opportunities and challenges ranchers face raising cattle on a tropical island and much more.

Duration:00:46:05

Calf health – birth to weaning

8/27/2020
Setting up a calf for success starts before calving season. Ron Scott, Ph.D. and Zack Dombek, DVM with Purina, share important information cattlemen and women should consider from breeding all the way to weaning.

Duration:00:48:14

Cattle and Politics

8/18/2020
From price discovery, the impact of COVID-19, meat processing, 2020 Election and much more, NCBA Vice President of Government Affairs Ethan Lane answers the “Cattlemen’s Call” sharing insight on policy and politics.

Duration:00:45:55

Steaks for Troops: Bill Broadie

7/22/2020
U.S. Marine Veteran Bill Broadie is a fourth-generation Kansas cattleman. Broadie founded the All American Beef Battalion to support service members and their families, both past and present. The group organizes and sponsors steak feeds, entertainment, programs, meetings, and projects with Service Members and their families. https://www.steaksfortroops.com/

Duration:00:28:01

Jaclyn Wilson: Livestock Leader

7/8/2020
5th generation rancher Jaclyn Wilson calls the Sandhills of Nebraska home. Wilson has multiple enterprises ranging from her commercial red Angus cattle herd, a cattle genetics recipient (recip) business, to building a direct to consumer beef brand. She also finds time to be a leader in the cattle industry and advocate for rural America.

Duration:00:55:54