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.Read More
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.Read More
“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)
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.
Let's talk sustainability.
COW FARTS is what everyone is saying produces the most methane in agriculture? Cows don't fart very much- they burp! The cow's burp is what adds the methane to the environment that everyone is talking about. There's no denying that cows contribute to greenhouse gases, but the real question is how much do they actually contribute?Read More
“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. “Read More
If you’ve been following along with Oak Barn Beef, you have probably already asked yourself, “What exactly is dry-aged beef?” Well, dry aging is utilizing time and technique to make the highest quality beef for you and your family.Read More
Stir fry is a great way to provide a meal a little more unique with fair priced cuts of beef that also slip vegetables into everyone’s diet.Read More
Neogen, a local livestock DNA Testing Company, recently interviewed Hannah about how a DNA test substantially improves the taste of Oak Barn Beef! The test helps us determine things like tenderness gene, marbling gene, or ribeye area + a million more!Read More
This Slow Cooker Beef Roast Recipe will be your Godsend when you are limited on time and need a warm-up in the winter cold! As a college kid, I am all about ease, and a beef roast in one of the easiest, most delicious meals you can do.Read More
“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.”"Read More
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.Read More
During my time in this industry, I've learned a lot of people do not know what "grass-fed beef", or any of the "buzz words" that are constantly used to describe how animals are raised really are. I made an easy-to-read list to help break it down.Read More
What does dry aging mean? It’s mature! No wonder it makes a cut of beef so much more tender and flavorful…Read More
Summer is here and it's so easy to make mistakes that'll ruin the tender, juicy steak. Find out how we do it!!
Of course, there are many variables like the type of grill used and the heat it puts off, but this is how we grill our Oak Barn Beef ribeyes:Read More