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This white paper explores the advantages of using Angus breed cattle with no dairy influence in this industry. We delve into the characteristics of Angus cattle, their impact on grass-fed systems, and their role in promoting environmental sustainability and producing high-quality, nutritious beef.
This white paper explores the concept of humanely raised and processed cattle within the sustainable grass-fed beef industry and discusses the role of the Certified Humane program in promoting responsible practices.
The Benefits of Prioritizing No Antibiotics Ever and No Added Growth Hormones Ever Standards in Grass-fed Beef Production
By adhering to the principles of no antibiotics ever and no added growth hormones ever, producers can further elevate the quality of their grass-fed beef and promote a more sustainable future for the industry.
At American Farmers Network (AFN) we have developed and implemented our own strict set of quality and production processes which help us create the healthiest, best tasting meats available today.
This white paper explores the benefits of adopting non-genetically modified organisms (non-GMOs) in the sustainable grass-fed beef industry, particularly focusing on the advantages of becoming Non-GMO Project Verified.
This white paper aims to explore the numerous benefits of grass-fed beef, focusing on its positive impact on the environment and human health.
This white paper explores the many benefits of promoting sustainable grass-fed beef production within the United States for domestic consumption.
A lot of people think turning to natural or organic products means sacrificing flavor and missing out on things they grew up loving to eat. With grass-fed beef you still get to eat something you know and love, but know that it is better, cleaner and healthier.
American Farmers Network grass-fed beef offers an array of health benefits that make it a superior choice for conscious consumers. Below we are sharing six areas that grass-fed beef serves as a nutritional powerhouse.
The term “non-GMO” is thrown around a lot in the food industry, but what does it mean when you see it on beef packaging?
Choosing Certified Humane® grass-fed beef supports family-owned farms that prioritize animal welfare and sustainability.
For American Farmers Network, regenerative agriculture practices are mission critical and ensure we are producing food that is better for you, better for the animals and better for our planet.
We always look forward to reviewing the Power of Meat study released at the Annual Meat Conference each year as it gives us some key insights to guide our business decisions throughout the year.
Can you trust a food label? When it comes to food safety and nutrition, the USDA and FDA have made great strides in ensuring food that we put in our cart is safe to eat and shows clearly what is included inside the package. However, food origin and how the food made its way from soil to the supermarket is unfortunately not as standardized.
“I love my cows dearly,” Amanda says, breaking into a laugh. It’s infectious, her passion palpable. “They bring so much happiness to me. They’re not just livestock; they’re also part of our family.”
“My favorite day of the year is when that first baby calf is born,” she says. Angelo Cattle Co. births about 400 calves a year during the waning months of winter — a time when wintertide releases its hold on the earth in fits and starts. Calving season here might mean temperatures that plunge below zero, blizzards, wind, rain, mud or the embrace of golden rays of sun.