Author Archives: Shana Beattie

About Shana Beattie

Born and raised on my family’s cattle ranch in North Central Florida, I now reside in Sumner, Nebraska, where I farm with my husband Bart and his parents on Beattie Ranch, a, fifth-generation family farm. Currently, we farm corn, soybeans, alfalfa, and certified grass seed. In addition to raising crops, we run a cow/calf ranch and a wean-to-finish swine operation where we utilize the corn we’ve raised as the primary feed source for the livestock. While my husband and I understand the immense responsibility of producing quality food to feed the world, I cannot think of a better opportunity to give my four children than our way of life in agriculture.

Pork is cooler

By Shana Beattie Now there’s more reason than ever to believe that pork is “cool”! Pork producers, like my family and I, across the nation are welcoming the news that the USDA has officially lowered the recommended cooking temperature for … Continue reading

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