Grassfed Beef Value Chain Research

This PDF file accompanies the special report at the 2018 Annual Meeting, given by Allen Matthews, Director and Instructor of Sustainable Agriculture, Chatham University, Pittsburgh, PA, on Grass Fed Beef Value Chain Marketing.

This research was undertaken to update Vermont on the market for grass-fed, grass-finished Vermont beef. The study …

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Northwest PA Grazing Conference 2017

The 20th Annual Northwest Pennsylvania Grazing Conference was held March 16, 2017, in Clarion, PA. Keynote speaker Jim Gerrish spoke on “Getting the most out of your pastures,” and “Why you should be out of the hay business.” Aaron and Melissa Miller talked about “Economics of grass-fed beef,” and Jay …

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NEPC 2013 Annual Meeting: Decision-Making Economics

Jennifer Colby, Program Coordinator of the Vermont Pasture Network at UVM, Colchester, took the floor to wrap up the
Developing Economic and Energy Tools to Aid Farmer Decision-Making session.

She gave some history on dairy farm economics. Agricultural economists have looked at these economic indicators:

  • Debt to asset ratio (Karszes …
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