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Meat monikers aplenty can lead to consumer confusion

Consumers and agriculturalists alike are getting a bit confused about the differences between meat, “clean meat” and plant-based “meat” that are being provided and promoted in the modern marketplace. A new law in at least one state that legally defines what constitutes “meat.” Lawmakers in Missouri recently became the first …

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BEST Character awards highlight attributes of exhibitors

By Lea Kimley and Matt Reese Work ethic, a positive attitude, patience, and focus — those involved with showing livestock have long understood there are many positive character traits young people can develop through working with animals. In 2018 the Ohio Cattlemen’s Association BEST (Beef Exhibitor Show Total) Program took …

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