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Cattlemen's Call Episodes

Cattlemen's Call Episodes

Election 2020 and its Influence on the Cattle Business - Tuesday, November 10, 2020

How will the 2020 election results impact the cattle business? NCBA V.P. of Government Affairs Ethan Lane answers that question and more when he answers the Cattlemen’s Call. Cattlemen's (full story)

Family, Cattle and Advocacy: Kevin Ochsner - Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Many know Kevin Ochsner as the host of the TV show Cattlemen to Cattlemen. But he stays busy when not in front of the camera. The rancher and businessman gives his insight on the livestock industry (full story)

A Rancher Buys a Butcher Shop - Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Jake Feddes and his family raise Red Angus Cattle in Montana. They also have a branded beef brand. One day they got a call that the local meat shop was for sale. Learn more about how a ranch family (full story)

Cattle & Corn: Mike Drinnin - Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Mike Drinnin and his family own and operate two commercial feedlot locations in Columbus and Palmer, Nebraska with a combined capacity of 13000 head. As the immediate past president of the Nebraska (full story)

The "Ranch Geek" Jared Wareham - Monday, September 21, 2020

Jared Wareham, from Deepwater, Missouri has followed a non-traditional path into the livestock business. As a self-proclaimed “ranch geek”, the first-generation cattleman shares how he has (full story)

Ranching on the Big Island of Hawaii - Monday, September 21, 2020

Doug Beaton and his family ranch on the northside of the Big Island of Hawai’i. Beaton discusses the opportunities and challenges ranchers face raising cattle on a tropical island and much more. (full story)

Cattle and Politics - Thursday, August 20, 2020

From price discovery, the impact of COVID-19, meat processing, 2020 Election and much more, NCBA Vice President of Government Affairs Ethan Lane answers the “Cattlemen’s Call” shari (full story)

Steaks for Troops: Bill Broadie - Thursday, July 23, 2020

U.S. Marine Veteran Bill Broadie is a fourth-generation Kansas cattleman. Broadie founded the All American Beef Battalion to support service members and their families, both past and present. The gro (full story)

Jaclyn Wilson: Livestock Leader - Thursday, July 9, 2020

5th generation rancher Jaclyn Wilson calls the Sandhills of Nebraska home. Wilson has multiple enterprises ranging from her commercial red Angus cattle herd, a cattle genetics recipient (recip) busin (full story)

Clint Berry: Looking At the Big Picture - Thursday, June 18, 2020

Clint Berry is a well-known face across the countryside. The fifth-generation cattlemen’s work in the livestock sector ranges from cow/calf, seedstock, marketing, processing and the feed yard. (full story)

Main Street Butcher: Lindsay Fulton Loken - Thursday, May 7, 2020

Lindsey Fulton Loken, owner of Blondies Butcher Shop in Wanamingo, MN, shares her story of being a small-town butcher, being a bridge between producers and consumers and sharing advice for those who (full story)

Beef: Direct to Consumer Advice - Monday, April 27, 2020

There are many successes and challenges in creating a direct to consumer beef business. Jake Perino of Illinois, Joe Lowe of Kentucky and Traves Merrick from Missouri share their experiences and insi (full story)

CattleWoman, Cindy Tews - Monday, April 20, 2020

California’s Cindy Tews was born and raised in the saddle. She co-owns Fresno Livestock Commission with her father, Phil Tews. Her family also runs a fall calving operation. An active member (full story)

NCBA Officers Discuss the Impacts of Coronavirus - Friday, March 27, 2020

In this edition of Cattlemen’s Call, NCBA leaders discuss the impact of Coronavirus on their lives and families, as well as how the pandemic is impacting the entire beef industry. Tune in and (full story)

Beef Problem Solver - Dean Fish - Friday, March 20, 2020

Living a mile from the Mexican Border, Arizona rancher Dean Fish Ph.D. develops problem-solving research for his fellow beef producers. Fish is the ranch manager for the Santa Fe Ranch Foundation and (full story)

Stewards Of The Land: Jim Strickland & Matt Lohr - Thursday, March 5, 2020

      Blackbeard’s Ranch in Myakka, Florida was recognized as the 2019 Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) winner. Jim Strickland with Blackbeard&rsquo (full story)

Optimizing Pasture Health - Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Damon Palmer & Scott Flynn with Corteva Agriscience share insight on tools and management systems that cattlemen and women utilize to improve pastureland health.   (full story)

Ag Influencers: Telling Our Story - Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Kiah Twisselman, Courtenay DeHoff and Macey Hurst are well known agricultural influencers on social media. They share their stories of growing up in livestock production, challenges they&rsquo (full story)

Industry Innovator: Jon Mollhagen - Monday, February 10, 2020

From his own start in production agriculture in the 1980s to his creativity in his livestock handling equipment, Jon Mollhagen has revolutionized the livestock industry. Along with daughte (full story)

Dan. The Voice. - Thursday, January 9, 2020

    Dan McCarty’s deep bass voice is known by many. The Colorado rancher raises  Gelbvieh cattle, is a talented auctioneer, and is now the voice of beef promotion. He answ (full story)

Sustainability: An Opportunity for Profitability - Friday, December 27, 2019

Sustainability. Agriculture. Livestock. Rancher Kevin Kester, Ben Weinheimer V.P. of the Texas Cattle Feeders Association and Don Close with Rabo AgriFiance discuss the phrase sustainable agricultu (full story)

A life of service: Jennifer Houston NCBA President - Monday, December 16, 2019

  NCBA President Jennifer Houston shares the story of how her roots in Tennessee agriculture led her to become a leader in the beef industry. Photo: NCBA (full story)

Beltway Beef After Dark - Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Get a behind the scenes look at the role NCBA plays in Washington D.C. CEO Colin Woodall and V.P. of Government Affairs Ethan Lane pull back the curtain to explain how NCBA advocates in the Beltwa (full story)

Building a Home on the Range: Skye and Penny Krebs - Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Skye and Penny Krebs raise cattle and sheep near Ione, Oregon. The Krebs share insight on their diversified operation, tips on having a happy marriage on the range and the importance of being invo (full story)

Sit Down with Industry Leader, Bill Rishel - Thursday, October 3, 2019

Bill Rishel can be described as a true pioneer in the beef industry. Heading west with a dream and the determination to succeed, Bill has lived the American Dream. Email suggestions for future (full story)

Introducing Colin Woodall, NCBA CEO - Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association has named Colin Woodall as the association's new Chief Executive Officer. As Woodall takes the reins of NCBA, he joins the Cattlemen’s Call (full story)

Ranching on Public Lands - Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Cattlemen and women maintain 250 million acres of U.S. public land. The Public Lands Council (PLC) advocates for these western ranchers who preserve our nation’s natural resources while prov (full story)

50 Producers. 10 Days. 3 Cities. - Tuesday, August 27, 2019

  In this episode, we focus on the 2019 Young Cattlemen’s Conference. Our guests include Kahla Geis Mills of Wyoming, Chisholm Christensen of Montana and Andy Bishop from Kentucky. Thes (full story)

Coming Back to the Ranch - Tuesday, July 30, 2019

  In this episode, we sit down with young producers Jake Feddes of Montana, Reiss Bruning of Nebraska, Sage Weston of Utah. They discuss entering the family farm and ranch and all the challen (full story)

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