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Enjoy smoked meats in your own backyard after you build a custom smokehouse. It's easier than you think.
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If you're willing to work hard, try selling beef to customers directly from the farm
You’ve got a small cattle herd and would like to sell the meat to customers. Direct marketing your own beef eliminates the middleman and in theory returns more profit. But, it’s a lot of...
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New grading efforts are bringing consistency to the dinner table
There are 85,000 producers of lamb meat in the United States. Different breeds and raising practices have led to consistency issues in cut size and taste in the meat product. Industry partners are...
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Keep foods from spoiling or becoming potentially dangerous with these recommended refrigerator and freezer storage times.
Keep foods from spoiling or becoming potentially dangerous with these recommended refrigerator and freezer storage times.
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Learn about the Belted Galloway breed and why they may be a good addition to your small farm.
Learn about the Belted Galloway breed and why they may be a good addition to your small farm.
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In just 30 minutes you can prepare this warm, juicy sandwich for the main course at dinner.
Start to Finish: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 medium sweet onion, cut into thin wedges 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 tablespoon butter Ground black pepper 1 17-ounce package refrigerated cooked beef...
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The industry is laying out action steps so producers can stay competitive in the market
The American lamb industry is changing the way it does business. It has created what’s called a “roadmap project” with action steps to bring back profitability. Dan Lippert is...
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Let's hear it for ham! Whether you serve it glazed and sliced, or in a sandwich, casserole, or appetizer, ham is sure to please even the pickiest eaters!
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Make your traditional baked ham with a new sweet glaze. This recipe gives you a choice of plum, maple-pecan, or cranberry.
Number of Servings: 16 Prep: 20 min | Bake: 1 hr 15 min 1 4- to 6-pound cooked boneless ham  Five-Spice Plum Glaze, Maple-Pecan Glaze, or Cranberry Glaze (see below)...
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I find this shocking and nearly impossible to believe, but there are some people out there who have never had a ham ball. Chances are good those people are not from Iowa. There are a few schools...

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