The Hoven Blog — beef

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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The Real Deal on Organic Regenerative Beef

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There is no magic bullet in growing good food.  It is the daily grind of doing the work, moving the cows, checking the waterer, checking the electric fences, watching and being aware of things that are going on....

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Powerful October Sunset

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I was finishing up with chores for the day and as I looked to the west, my eye caught this amazingly powerful sunset.   I am constantly reminded about how beautiful Alberta is.

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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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Healthy Soils make Healthy Grass

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Healthy soil makes healthy grass, which makes healthy cows, which makes for healthy humans!

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