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How to Drain Grease from Ground Beef

How to Drain Grease from Ground Beef

May 31, 2020

 Draining the grease from ground beef should be an easy task, but somehow it always ends up being a huge pain in the rear. I set out to research the best ways to drain grease from ground beef.  

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Pasture Check with Dad #1

Pasture Check with Dad #1

May 17, 2020

Dad goes on pasture checks twice a day to check on cows and calves. I went with him yesterday and compiled these videos of what we look for when we are doing checks.

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Shipping Day with Hannah - Mail Order Steaks and their packaging

Shipping Day with Hannah - Mail Order Steaks and their packaging

May 03, 2020

This week I decided to do a little bit of the background on how shipping day looks and how we ship our family farms beef directly to consumers across United States!

To give you a little background we ship once a week on Mondays - to ensure that the product doesn't sit over the weekend and get stuck at UPS. It can potentially thaw, so we try to avoid the weekends at all costs. We use some:

  • Dry Ice
  • Insulated Coolers
  • And more to help keep the beef in great condition until it reaches you!

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Newborn Calf & Cow - Instagram Live Video

Newborn Calf & Cow - Instagram Live Video

April 26, 2020

Sometimes cows need help giving birth, which is where farmers and/or ranchers come in handy! This cow was having trouble because the calf was in the breeched position. When dad realized she needed help giving birth, he called me and we brought the cow in from the pasture to the barn. There, we safely put her in a head chute and helped pull the calf.  This video was taken a few minutes after that moment.

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“Where to get Dry Aged Steak?”

“Where to get Dry Aged Steak?”

April 19, 2020

A lot of people know that dry aged steak is the best, but people don’t always know where to look for it. In this changing day and age, you can find dry aged beef in more and more places. There are grocery stores, niche beef producers, and even people at home dry aging beef that have realized dry aged beef is the best beef out there.

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Oak Barn Beef Business Pitch

Oak Barn Beef Business Pitch

April 05, 2020

Hannah keeps promising videos of the Oak Barn Beef Business Pitch when she is up on stage giving the presentation, but somehow it never happens! Video quality is poor or other technical difficulties. Finally she sat down and recorded it from her office.

Hannah has given this presentation at multiple business pitch competitions. She is a senior at the University of Nebraska- Lincoln at the time of the presentation. She is excited to share it with all of you!

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What a beef subscription box is like...

What a beef subscription box is like...

April 05, 2020

A Beef Box Subscription is EASILY one of our favorite products here at Oak Barn Beef.⁠ If you love premium beef and steaks to your doorstep from online, this is the option for you. A Beef Box Subscription has many benefits, including:
  • ⁠CONVENIENCE⁠.
  • QUALITY BEEF TO YOUR DOORSTEP⁠.
  • EXPERIENCE NEW CUTS⁠.
  • CUSTOMIZED TO YOUR HOUSEHOLD⁠.
  • KNOW YOUR FARMER. KNOW YOUR SOURCE.⁠
  • OPT OUT AT ANY TIME - NO QUESTIONS ASKED.

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How to cut beef 101 - 'Cut against the grain' explanation and how to

How to cut beef 101 - 'Cut against the grain' explanation and how to

March 22, 2020

Have you ever noticed that in most beef recipes, you are told to cut your meat “against the grain”? Have you ever wondered why this step is so important? Do you wonder what the grain is and how to cut against it? And what are the best tools to do so?

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Campus experiences help Husker launch beef enterprise

Campus experiences help Husker launch beef enterprise

March 22, 2020

The experiences she had through the Engler Program and as a Nebraska Beef Ambassador revealed an opportunity in the beef industry. Esch, a senior animal science major, realized there was a disconnect between many producers and their consumers, and she decided to start her own farm-to-table beef supplier: Oak Barn Beef. It officially became a limited liability company in 2018.

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Extra Precautions during COVID-19

Extra Precautions during COVID-19

March 18, 2020

We've done our research and have been praying for our customers and their families. It's a tough spot to be in as a small business owner, though we are unique as it is just Hannah who is handling the beef.

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Lean Beef - Which cuts are the best?

Lean Beef - Which cuts are the best?

March 15, 2020

The good news is that unless a doctor says otherwise, you do not have to cut beef completely out of your diet. You just need to readjust what parts of the cow you are preparing. And instead of purchasing a perfectly marbled ribeye, you might consider a leaner sirloin instead. 

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UNL Senior Runs Farm to Table Beef Company

UNL Senior Runs Farm to Table Beef Company

March 01, 2020

An interview with 1011 News was done on Oak Barn Beef on December 17, 2019. Hannah had the opportunity to show Ellis Whitley around their farm and tell her about all things Oak Barn Beef. Here's the original posting.

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