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Animal Welfare at Cattle Empire

April 13, 2015

At Cattle Empire, our number one priority belongs to our animals and our employees. In order to maintain this promise we developed animal care policies for both Cattle Empire feedyards and Empire...

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Congratulations On Your Nomination, Calie!

By Alycia McClure on March 9, 2015

As the Assistant Foreman at Empire Calf Ranch, Calie Kalkowski (say that ten times fast), is responsible for maintaining the milk and feed rations as well as overseeing appropriate and timely care of...

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How To Buy Meat

February 13, 2015

Buying meat can be very intimidating when you aren’t exactly sure what you are looking for or at. What’s the difference between this cut and another? How can you tell when meat is of good quality?...

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The Top 10 Reasons YOU Should Be Eating BEEF

January 7, 2015

1. It’s environmentally friendly. Ranchers and farmers play an important role in the survival of native species and our grasslands as these open spaces provide habitat for 75% of America's wildlife...

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The Best Bovine Gifts

December 19, 2014

It’s no secret we have a love affair with the bovine species (cows) around here. So in celebration of the Christmas season we put together a must have list of cow related gifts for each person in...

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Don’t worry about beef’s adversaries; satisfy our consumers

December 16, 2014

Here's another great article from Cattle Empire Veternarian Dr. Dave Sjeklocha written for BEEF magazine website. You can find the original article HERE. We value Dr. Dave's insite and contributions...

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Beef for Thanksgiving?!?

November 26, 2014

Do you consider yourself a non-traditionalist? Do you wear white after Labor Day and root for the underdog? If this is you, then you are our kind of person – the kind that even likes to add their own...

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What Does it Mean to Age Beef?

November 21, 2014

What does it mean to age beef Aging beef is the process of letting meat fibers break down into a more tender state. This also gives the meat a chance to develop a more flavorful profile. There are...

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A letter to the state of Kansas on the "50 Year Water Vision"

November 12, 2014

As we prepare today for the meetings regarding the future of water in Kansas, please see our letter written by CSO Trista Brown. Secretary Jackie McClaskey Director Tracy Streeter Dear Secretary...

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Football Roundup - Best Tailgating Foods

November 7, 2014

It’s that time of year again and the football season madness is in full swing! The best part of a tailgating party is definitely the food, though. Sure everyone is anxious to watch the game but...

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