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By Cali Hillsman, 2022-2023 MO Beef Leadership Academy Member Sustainability is important with our growing population. A large component of being sustainable is the efficiency and manner our beef, a renewable resource, is utilized. With over 130 billion pounds of world wide beef consumption in 2020, it’s no wonder the first thing that comes to mind
Eleven Missouri FFA and 4-H members selected to “beef” up school lunches throughout 2022 and 2023. Their mission – to bridge the gap between pasture to plate in their schools and communities. The Academy is led by four returning members, serving as mentors for the new cohort: Kelsey Miller – Warrenton Georgia Ehrhardt – Russellville
By Clara Wallace, 2022-2023 MO Beef Leadership Academy Member Anytime someone asks me what my favorite food is, 100% of the time I say “steak.” Usually they will ask me what’s so good about a steak and I tell them my story – I am a beef producer and raise my own cattle. I grew up on
By Jack Norfleet, 2022-2023 MO Beef Leadership Academy Member The summer is always the busiest time of the year. Families are embarking on vacations, county fairs are bustling, and everyone wants to soak up the sun before it is too late. Although we may be staying busy during the summer, it is critical we do not forget
Donations support Mo Beef Kids’ mission of providing more beef, more often in local schools. This program year, Mo Beef Kids (MBK) will benefit from cattle donations made by Green Acres Farm, owned and operated by Novus International. Their generous beef donations will support multiple schools in Montgomery, Audrain and Shelby counties. MBK connects schools and
A charming farmhouse nestled along a rural highway with pastures of cattle and a big red barn is where the Blaue family calls home. Ryan and Caren Blaue, along with their daughter Emily, have been a part of the cattle industry for over 20 years. The Blaues started their small cattle herd on a piece