Arizona Beef Blog

Monthly Archives: August 2016

Food waste is a huge issue here in our country. In the United States alone, 30-40% of the food supply is wasted. That’s more than 20 pounds of food per person per month. Let’s put it in perspective.  That’s enough to fill a 90,000 seat Rose Bowl stadium every day! Do you want to take a guess at how much money that is for each American family? $2,500 in food annually. This month, we’re challenging… Read More

Let’s cut to the chase. Some beef cuts are tender (think Tenderloin, Ribeye, Flat Iron, New York Strip) and some are a little more tough (Flank Steak, Top Round, Skirt Steak). They don’t have to stay that way, though. The tougher cuts really are tender at heart – they just need a little more TLC and voilà! You have a juicy, flavorful piece of beef to enjoy. How can you tenderize and… Read More

This week, Bass Aja of Pinal Feeding Co. offers his perspective on cattle feeding. Read on to find out why feeding cattle is so much more than just the obvious. I grew up in Buckeye, Arizona, working with my grandfather on his sheep operation and his two ranches. It was there that I learned that all men are created equal, but are segregated by their own work ethic. He ran feeder lambs… Read More

This week we are excited to feature our 2016 Arizona Beef Ambassador’s Molli Griffin and Kailee Zimmerman. This article was originally printed in the August 2016 Arizona Cattlelog. Arizona Beef Ambassadors are passionate youth advocates for the Arizona beef community. The winners are the official youth representatives of the Arizona State Cowbelles (ASC) and the beef community. The winners will travel the state sharing the story of beef from pasture to plate with… Read More