Season 1, Episode 18
Here’s a breakdown of the articles we’ve featured in this podcast:
- Like the rare kid that organizes his holiday candy into size, color and flavor piles, I’m sure there are a few rare farmers and ranchers out there who also organize – but most of us do not. We use the packrat and boneyard system. But we’re not alone – even NASA has satellite junk. Editor Lynn Jaynes reminds us this month to be thankful – even for our farm trash.
- Co-ops have been around a long time, but co-ops for beef production are a more recent development. Let’s look at 25 ranchers from four states who have come together to produce a consistent supply of grass-fed beef marketed directly to consumers. They call themselves Desert Mountain Grass-Fed Beef Co-op.
- 1.7 million pounds of flour per day is what Grain Craft mills in its Blackfoot facility. This family-owned company contributes to your daily food intake without you hardly recognizing their contribution to dinner rolls, tortillas, pizza dough, noodles and breakfast cereals.
- Success doesn’t look the same for everyone, and everyone sets goals a little differently. But humor columnist Paul Marchant encourages everyone from basketball players to sale-topping cattle breeders to just aim to do their best – however they define it.
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