Back in the day, cattle thieving was one of the things you could be hanged for without much in the way of a trial. Things have changed, but cattle are still a serious business in the Lone Star State. Pro tip: When you're going to steal someone's bull, you'd best make sure said bull doesn't belong ... More >>
Thanks to a drought across much of the major cattle-ranching states and a deadly pig virus, we may soon be doing what those pesky Chick-fil-A cows are always encouraging on the billboards: "Eat mor chikin." Or veggies. Or tofu. The United States Department of Agriculture reports that beef prices ar ... More >>
This year will mark the 136th time the Cattle Raisers Convention has met, but it's in a climate that these cattlemen haven't battled for a long time. More than 2,500 ranchers and landowners are convening in Fort Worth this March to discuss a trifecta of issues that won't easily be solved. Ranchers ... More >>
Seth Rogan takes his Centrum Silver in Guilt Trip
In a blog post today, Texas Agriculture Commissioner Todd Staples says the U.S. Department of Agriculture's call for Meatless Mondays as part of a green environmental effort is a gross betrayal of everything the federal government should stand for. He calls for the firing of whomever came up with ... More >>
The bustling East Texas cattle auction that the Washington Post recently featured in an article about cattle prices couldn't have been more different from the near-empty auction that I attended last fall, during the worst of the 2011 drought. "Since we've gotten rain and everything, the price has r ... More >>
You'll probably be paying more for your rib eyes and Whoppers thanks to the great Texas drought of 2011.
Slim pickings at an East Texas cattle auction point to a grim future for the industry.
"Vaqueros y Rancheros" Exhibit hosted by Casa Ramirez
Beef soup always tastes better with a dash of Bovril liquid beef bouillon added. So do beef stews and beef gravies. Legend has it that Bovril was invented because Napolean III needed to feed his army during the war with Prussia. So he ordered an enormous quantity of canned beef from a Scotsman named ... More >>
The future of the best beef in America may depend on a herd in East Texas
Beef-mad Houstonians keep eating steaks
Lynn's Steakhouse proves a few restaurants still serve up USDA Prime
The U.S. beef industry's lower standards have led to an increase in chop houses
It's the Queen of Talk versus the Meat Men, and outside the courtroom, master media manipulator Winfrey is already the clear winner.