The Hoven Blog — Agriculture

Anti-beef push

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Have you noticed that there is a big anti-beef push right now?  We're being told that from a diet perspective bugs are in and beef is out.  This was a fantastic podcast, and we hope you tune in to listen.  Jill Winger from The Prairie Homestead interviews Diana Rodgers, author of the book Sacred Cow.  Some of the fascinating ideas that are covered in this podcast:-the idea of "carbon tunnel vision"-why the grasslands NEED cattle-why is beef being vilified right now-examining the "red meat is bad for you" myth-what we can do about current (and future) food issuesAnd much more.If you have an appetite...

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October Grazing!

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October grazing! The grass isn't as green like in June but the cows still love the fall stockpiled grass. Our grazing plan has the animals grazing into mid-December as long as the snow stays away.

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2022- Open Farm Days

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Thank you for supporting our family farm in 2022!  You are the reason that we are able to put food on our table.Because you have walked alongside of us this year we wanted to offer you a special invitation to Open Farm Days 2022.On Saturday, August 13th; 11 AM - 5 PM we will be opening our farm to you.  We will be hosting tours to show you how we grow our organic grass-finished beef.   **Free Access**-Walking tours (40 min) to see our beef cattle, Tabita our family milk cow, horses, ducks, specialty breed chickens, baby chicks, laying hens, bees, kittens,...

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Look what arrived at the Farm!

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Francis picked up his pigs and brought them to the farm.  These little guys are going to be our free ranging pigs.

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Weighing the Steers for Summer 2021/04/06

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Tim Hoven and the boys at Hoven Farms spend the day weighing the steers on their grass finished organic beef farm located in Alberta. 

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