Beef's Role in Child Development

Have you ever wondered if beef is needed for your child to develop properly? The internet is flooded with so much information these days on what foods a child should eat or not eat in order to develop properly so it’s easy to feel misguided, overwhelmed, and confused.

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When is Father's Day this year?

Okay, back to Father’s Day! It’s just over a month away on Sunday, June 16, 2019. While I may have ruined the breakfast-in-bed gift for my mom on mother’s day, something I refuse to ruin for Father’s Day is the grill out.

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Corn Fed Beef- Not just because we are the "cornhuskers!"

“Why do you feed your cattle corn?” Glad you asked! There are a lot of reasons we feed corn, and not just because we are the “cornhuskers!” (#GBR)
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Our cattle spend the majority of their life kicking up their heels in green pastures, and they continue kicking up their heels when they reach adolescence and switch to eating a corn diet with free choice hay for dessert.

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Hannah Esch
Stew Warms the Soul

“Cold temperatures cause the need for a belly-filling warm meal for lunch or dinner. Our family loves to throw a few ingredients together into a pot and let it simmer and have a delicious, filling meal. “

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Cows impact on the environment:

“According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the largest sources of U.S. GHG emissions in 2016 were electricity production (28 percent of total emissions), transportation (28 percent) and industry (22 percent). All of agriculture accounted for a total of 9 percent. All of animal agriculture contributes less than half of this amount, representing 3.9 percent of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions.”"

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Our Story

When a third grader from a rural community told me that eggs came from cows because they were next to the dairy items in the grocery store, I knew it was the agricultural community’s job to step up and start educating the people that matter to food producers the most: consumers.

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Hannah EschOak Barn Beef