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When is Father's Day this Year?

When is Father's Day this Year?

May 13, 2019

Okay, back to Father’s Day! It’s just over a month away on Sunday, June 21, 2020. 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

Corn Fed Beef - Not Just Because We are the "Cornhuskers!"

March 19, 2019

“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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Cows Farts & Seaweed: What the Ag Community is Doing to Decrease Methane Production

Cows Farts & Seaweed: What the Ag Community is Doing to Decrease Methane Production

March 07, 2019

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?

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Oak Barn Beef - Dry Aged Beef

Everything is Better with Time - Dry Aged Beef

December 03, 2018

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 most premium beef for you and your family.

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Oak Barn Beef DNA Testing

23 & Me for Cattle? DNA Testing Impacts Beef Quality

November 19, 2018

Neogen Corporation, a local DNA Testing Company has helped us significantly improve our beef quality since adopting the DNA Test.

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Oak Barn Beef Cow

Cows Impact on the Environment

November 05, 2018

“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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Oak Barn Beef Hannah Esch

Our Story

October 17, 2018

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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Buzz Word Dictionary - What Does All the Grocery Store Slang Mean?

July 01, 2018

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.

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