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

Back to the Same Source

We Want to Hear Your Comments

We had two excellent comments submitted about our last blog post and a phone call from New Zealand so I decided to go back to the same source.  But first, I want to invite everyone to submit comments on our blog posts.  It does not make any difference if you […]

Is the Average Cow Too Big?

Drovers Cow/Calf Thinks So!

The October 27 blog post, titled “Marketing Survey Says”, came from the Drovers Cow/Calf  which is part of www.cattlenetwork.com.  Today I’m going back to that source using the recent December 2015 issue and the editorial page written by Alan Newport.  In that article Mr. Newport concludes that the cows in the nation’s cowherd […]

PA Farm Bureau Member Appointed to National YF&R Committee

Red Devon USA is excited to share some news about one of our own members, David Bentrem! Please see the below article produced by Pennsylvania Farm Bureau.  
(Camp Hill) – Pennsylvania Farm Bureau (PFB) is pleased to announce that the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) has appointed Washington County cattle farmer David Bentrem as a […]

December 30th, 2015|Association News, Cattle News, Devons, News|0 Comments

Have Promo Booth, Will Travel

Practical Farmers of Iowa and Iowa Forage & Grasslands Council Annual Conferences

Practical Farmers of Iowa and the Iowa Forage & Grasslands Council are holding their annual conferences in conjunction at the Iowa State University Conference Center, Scheman Building in Ames, Iowa.  The IFGC conference is Jan. 21-22, 2016 and the Practical Farmers conference is Jan. […]

Save These Dates

The Dates for the 2016 RDUSA Conference, Show and Sale

The Event Committee is working hard putting the final touches on the 2016 RDUSA National Conference, Show and Sale.  The dates for the Event are September 8, 9 and 10.  It will be a three day event located at Lancaster, Wisconsin.  The hosts will be Jamie […]

December 19th, 2015|Association News, Business, Cattle News, Conference, Devons, News, Show, Uncategorized|1 Comment

The World Devon Congress and Tour

The UK is the Place to be in Early June of 2016

Just a reminder that the World Devon Congress and Tour will be in the UK next June.  The actual dates are June 5-20, 2016.  In the middle of the the two weeks will be the the actual congress with reports from the different Devon […]

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 […]