Blog/ recipe

Want to find out more information about how Oak Barn Beef raises cattle? How about when you’re running out of dinner ideas and you’re looking for a dang good beef recipe? Well, you came to the right place…

 
 
Corn Fed Beef

Blog: Corn-Fed Beef- Not Just Because We Are The "CORNHUSKERS!"

“As an animal science major, I have taken many classes focusing on animal nutrition, animal care, and learning from the experts about why ranchers do what they do. In my animal nutrition class, we learned corns abundance of protein, energy, and how easy corn is to digest in the stomach systems of cattle.”

 

Blog: Cow Farts & Seaweed: What the ag community is doing to decrease methane production-

Instead of going into the statistics that can easily be skewed by bias organizations, I'd rather share a research experiment that happened in the University of Nebraska's Animal Science Department and by other researchers all over the country.

 
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Blog: Why Everything Is Better with Age

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.

 

Recipe: 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.

Picture courtesy of: The Kitchen

 

Recipe: SKIRT STEAK STIR FRY RECIPE

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.

Picture Courtesy of Snake River Farms

 
DNA Tenderness

Blog: 23 & ME FOR CATTLE? DNA TESTING IMPACTS BEEF QUALITY

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!

 

Recipe: How to Make a “Fall off the Bone” Beef Roast

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.

 

Blog: How Cows Impact the Environment

A recent article written by The Conversation titled, “Yes, eating meat affects the environment, but cows are not killing the climate” there was new information posted about how the livestock industry contributes to global warming. Here’s the statistics I found most important to share:

 

Blog: 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.