A glossary of the most common food ingredients with bizarre names. Find out how the ingredients are derived, their potential benefits, and their risks.
How to decipher what your body is trying to tell you.
Tips for finding the right balance of pasture, harvested forages, feed, and supplements for your animals.
Is drinking coffee good for your health? Or is it bad for you? Often, we seem to receive conflicting information on this subject from the media. And while there are good reasons we probably really don’t want a straight answer to the question…some of us are just too curious to resist the urge to digContinue reading “Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee”
The crucial heath roles of a much-maligned nutrient.
Tenderness is critical to the meat-eating experience—nobody enjoys sinking their teeth into a tough steak. A tried-and-true method of testing beef tenderness is the plain old taste test. These days, however, there are ways to objectively measure the precise tenderness of a cut of beef. The Warner-Bratzler Shear Force Test The Warner-Bratzler shear force testContinue reading “Beef Tenderness and the Shear Force Test”
From 3 in 1 to heterosis to yield grade, all those confusing cattle terms you have wondered about.
The second of a two-part series on the benefits of eating the rainbow.
How a little math can help you build your best compost pile ever.
The first of a two-part series on the benefits of eating the rainbow.