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Board Member Looking for Historical Records of Red Devon Cattle

Anne Derousie, who has a great deal of experience in historical research, has agreed to write historical articles on Red Devon Cattle for RDUSA.  With her educational level and previous experience with historical research with other organizations, Anne is an excellent choice for this task.  She […]

Follow Up to Last Post

Two Interesting Comments

We welcome comments to any of our posts on the RDUSA blog and recently have received several excellent responses.  The last post,” USDA’s AMS Making Changes”, received two very good and informative responses.  Because I don’t know if many follow up on old posts to check for comments, I decided to make everyone […]

USDA’s AMS Making Changes

AMS is Pulling Grass Fed and Naturally Raised Standards 

A couple of weeks ago fellow board member Anne DeRousie sent me the following article found on the meatingplace.com website.  Written by Rita Jane Gabbett, the article is “USDA’s AMS Pulls Standard for Grass Fed, Naturally-raised Meat”.  Ms. Gabbett reports that the USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Services has announced […]

Buyers are Looking for Quality Red Devons

Buyers are Calling, Do You Have What They Want?

Red Devon USA has been contacted by potential buyers wanting quality Red Devon and Red Devon cross calves.  Three buyers would like to put together large lots, one of steers, one of organic steers, and one of Red Devon cross heifers for breeding.  If you have any […]

4th Annual Southern Iowa Grazing Conference

The Southern Iowa Grazing Conference is Feb. 12-13 in Bloomfield, IA.
The annual Southern Iowa Grazing Conference will emphasize soil health, dairy farming, and grassfed beef production on Friday and Saturday, February 12-13, at the Mutchler Community Center in Bloomfield, IA. Join farmers and colleagues from across the Midwest to network, learn, and enjoy delicious farm-grown […]

January 20th, 2016|Association News, Cattle News, Grass Fed Beef, Health, News, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Marketing Survey Says

Marketing Research on the Millennial Generation

A high percentage of RDUSA members and others who visit our website market grass finished beef directly to the consumer.  There is an interesting article on marketing beef in the September 2015 issue of COW/CALF PRODUCER  that I think will be useful to direct marketers.  This magazine is a publication […]

2015 RDUSA National Sale

Results of the 2015 RDUSA National Sale

Registered Devon Lots  (Top Selling Lots)

Lot 17   Consignor: Oak Hill Farm, VA       Oak Hill YT6                              Buyer: Enrique Garcia, TX     $5600

Lot 20   Consignor: Full Moon Farm, NY     […]

Steak of Origin Contest, NZ

The Contest

The Steak of Origin Contest started in New Zealand over 13 years ago with a modest beginning and has grown into a very large competition.  Cattle farmers and ranchers from all over NZ enter steaks to be judged in this competition.  The steaks must be sirloin steaks from a carcass aged 3 weeks.  The […]

Here Comes the Judge(s)

All the Way from Australia
As we have previously announced, the judges for the National Devon Show at the Fall RDUSA Conference at Walker’s Century Farm at Anderson, SC are Vic Edwards and Alison Heap.  Both are highly respected cattle judges in the Devon world and both are talented breeders, Vic building the Vix Devons herd […]

SGF, Are You Kidding?

No, once again I am not kidding.  In the last issue of The Stockman Grass Farmer (for many in the sustainable livestock farming and ranching world the equivalent of Martha Stewart Living) has a RDUSA member, Hillside Pastures owned by Daniel and Linda Marquardt, featured in the Producer Profile.  It can be found on page 23 of the […]