America's Big Beef Beef Checkoff Feud Exposes Divide Within Cattle Industry By Frank Morris & Peggy Lowe • Dec 13, 2012 Peggy Lowe / Harvest Public Media When Allen Berry brought his 11 yearlings to the Green City Livestock Market in central Missouri last month, he paid into a fund that at first blush, seems a bargain. Beef Feedlots Grapple With Endless Waste By Jeremy Bernfeld • Dec 12, 2012 Jeremy Bernfeld / Harvest Public Media You think you deal with a lot of bull crap? Allan Sents needs a front-end loader and a dump truck to deal with all the cattle manure he’s up against. Literally. Judging A Cow By More Than Its Cover By Frank Morris • Dec 11, 2012 Frank Morris / Harvest Public Media Backstage behind the cattle pens at the giant livestock show at the American Royal in Kansas City, Mo., “cow fitter” Maddee Moore was awash in glamour goods. Public Research For Private Interests By Peggy Lowe • Dec 11, 2012 Peggy Lowe / Harvest Public Media Agricultural colleges in the top five beef-producing states have become quasi-arms of the cattle industry, selling science to corporate bidders who set the research agenda with their dollars. America's Big Beef By Beth Lipoff & Steve Kraske • Dec 10, 2012 Thomas Bjørkan Just how much influence does Big Beef have in Cowtown? Newspaper Series Faults Big Beef By Donna Vestal • Dec 9, 2012 Keith Myers / The Kansas City Star What should you know about the beef on your table? The Kansas City Star answered that question with a three-part series on the beef industry. New Reporting Series Covers 'America's Big Beef' By Harvest Public Media • Dec 7, 2012 On Monday, Harvest Public Media launches a five-part series called "America’s Big Beef: An Industry in Transition." It's a deep dive into the big business of cattle.