The Purpose Driven Herd
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Cold, spiraling details

Hay, fellow seekers–   When winter weather restricts grazing, you have to step up your attention to detail just a bit.  Looking up past Black Ink columns that mention little things, I found August 2006 Close but no premium, about the slight edge it takes to make incremental progress toward quality, but it is mostly about […]

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Award/contest winners, On the ranch, On the road
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A small world of happy surprises

Isn’t it fascinating how small the beef business is? 800,000 cattle ranchers in our country, and I guarantee every time you meet someone in this business, they are likely to know someone who knows you. I just happened to be home in Wyoming this week on an extended holiday when the folks in St. Joe […]

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The Purpose Driven Herd
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“Purpose Driven”

Hey fellow seekers, In my first post I was just going to introduce the herd. Then I remembered that the big picture plan was that my blog will be known as “the purpose-driven herd,” after a column I wrote in 2006. That’s why I included that phrase. Back then, I wrote, “The cows in your […]

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The Purpose Driven Herd
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Getting to know the purpose-driven herd

Hey fellow seekers– When I started writing a monthly column for Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) in 1999, the first one was about establishing an ID system for the herd. I may have been thinking about the parade of unknown, salebarn cows that had been through the revolving-door gates to my pastures since I had […]

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Award/contest winners, On the road
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Hello, world!

Welcome to our world! What’s that look like? Well, a lot like yours, I’m sure. The idea for this blog came along one afternoon as I drove away from the Wehrmann Angus Ranch in New Market, Virginia last summer. A writer by trade, I had just spent the day with the management team at Wehrmann […]

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