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Grazing the Net

RSS By: Greg Henderson and Friends, Beef Today

Our editors spend some time roaming the web looking for stuff cattle people and others in agriculture might find useful or entertaining. 

What a Fine Draconian Farm Bill

May 16, 2013

The general media didn't much notice the Senate farm bill Monday, but Tuesday's House farm bill had a shiny object: More restrictions on food stamps. So, it gets more coverage. This story is not, of course, over. Not even close. The Senate passed a farm bill way back last year, but the House rejected it. These guys don't always agree with each other. 

If Obamacare makes you sick

You might want to spend the 1.5 hours--yes, 1.5 hours--watching this video about how employers can live with upcoming changes in health care requirements. Expect to be in a bad mood later.

Lori Bell xoxoxo Her Non-Cafo Pig

NPR xoxoxo Vilsack

Bad idea: Making your friends play vegan

Grist has a lady trying to get her friends to stay vegan for a month. Turns out it's more hard than fun

Good idea: A hamburger eating club

This bunch of folks makes a regular event out of looking for better hamburgers. Let's all join clubs like that.

Bobby calves in Australia

Dairy calves aren't worth much in Australia. And it's always fun to see how Australians talk.

JBS is doing fine

Tyson: Lower beef demand

The company plans to do more product innovation, but says high chicken feed prices, reduced beef demand and a supply-demand imbalance in pork are impacting profits.

A job we may not want

Here's a look at the bottom rung of the chicken business

 

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