Sara BrownLivestock and Production Editor

Sara covers the livestock beat and copy edits articles for Farm Journal and Beef Today magazines. She also proofreads articles in Dairy Today and Implement & Tractor. Growing up on a Missouri diversified crop and livestock farm, Sara knew she was meant for a job in the agricultural field. A 2004 University of Missouri Ag Journalism graduate, Sara previously worked for The Cattleman’s Advocate, a regional beef publication in northeast Missouri. In college, she worked for the University of Missouri Ag Extension News Service and interned with the American Agricultural Editors Association and Osborn & Barr in St. Louis. Sara
Sara covers the livestock beat and copy edits articles for Farm Journal and Beef Today magazines. She also proofreads articles in Dairy Today and Implement & Tractor. Growing up on a Missouri diversified crop and livestock farm, Sara knew she was meant for a job in the agricultural field. A 2004 University of Missouri Ag Journalism graduate, Sara previously worked for The Cattleman’s Advocate, a regional beef publication in northeast Missouri. In college, she worked for the University of Missouri Ag Extension News Service and interned with the American Agricultural Editors Association and Osborn & Barr in St. Louis. Sara

Articles By Sara Brown

May 17, 2019

U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan Market

Japan on Friday lifted longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef in an agreement announced by USDA Secretary Sonny Perdue. The move is expected to pave the way for expanded sales to the U.S.’s top beef export market.
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May 14, 2019

Australian Meat Scientist Claims Maggot Sausage Will Feed the World

Many Americans gag at the idea of maggots, locusts or other insect-proteins. But Louwrens Hoffman, a meat science professor at University of Queensland, says unusual protein sources might be needed to meet future demand.
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May 01, 2019

"We’ve Exhausted All Other Remedies” R-CALF CEO Says of Lawsuit

Bill Bullard joins AgriTalk to discuss R-CALF USA's lawsuit, alleging that beef packers Tyson, Cargill, JBS and National Beef, had engaged in collusion to unlawfully depress prices paid to U.S. cattle producers.
Apr 23, 2019

McDonald’s Drops Signature-Crafted Burgers In Favor of Fresh Beef

Say goodbye to McDonald’s Signature Crafted burgers, including Pico Guacamole, Sweet BBQ Bacon and Maple Bacon Dijon, as the restaurant focuses on providing fresh beef options to its customers.
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Apr 11, 2019

Census Roundup: Dairy Consolidates, Beef and Pig Operations Grow

Livestock continued to show a strong presence on U.S. farms and ranches, according to the 2017 Census of Agriculture. Livestock production in 2017 totaled $195 billion, up 7% from 2012.
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Apr 08, 2019

Stay Safe Operating UTVs and ATVs: 8 Tips

As this area of equipment evolves, keep safety in mind. ATVs and UTVs both offer good utility on the farm and they can respond differently in times of challenge.
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Apr 05, 2019

5 Tips to Create Employee Success. It Starts On Day 1

Selling more than five million market hogs each year doesn’t come without a fully staffed team on each of The Maschhoffs’ production sites. Finding, training and keeping good employees is a large part of the success story of The Maschhoffs’ fifth-generation business.
Mar 27, 2019

Worldwide Hog Industry on Alert for ASF; Flood Wipes Out NE Cattle

Jim Wiesemeyer joins Chip Flory on Agritalk to discuss the illegal shipment of pork food products from China, and the flooding in Nebraska.
Mar 18, 2019

Cattlemen Suffer Extreme Flooding in Nebraska and Iowa

Flooding in eastern Nebraska and western Iowa continues to impact cattlemen, right in the middle of calving season. Additional moisture this week, will aggravate the situation even more, meteorologists say.