Grass-Fed Stuffed Burger Recipes to Try on National Cheeseburger Day 2019

Grass-Fed Stuffed Burger Recipes to Try on National Cheeseburger Day 2019

One of the most satisfying things you can make at home, is a delicious scratch or homemade hamburger.  National Cheeseburger day is on September 18th, and this year, we’ve found some delicious recipes you can make with your family to celebrate America’s favorite food!

When you compare the flavor of our Florida Raised grass-fed beef to economy ground-beef there is absolutely no comparison.  When you are building your gourmet burger at home, and you want to enjoy all the rich flavors, start with healthy (hormone and antibiotic free) beef from Florida Raised.   

What Breeds of Cattle Are Florida Raised for the Beef Industry?

What Breeds of Cattle Are Florida Raised for the Beef Industry?

We think its kind of unfair that the Texas Longhorn gets all the attention, don’t you? After all, the first beef cattle in the United States originated right here in Florida, when the Spaniards imported them in the early 1500s.  And why should we be humble about it, when virtually every strain and breed of cattle in the United States started in Florida?

The Seminole Tribe and Florida Cattle Ranching: History of Native Cattlemen

The Seminole Tribe and Florida Cattle Ranching: History of Native Cattlemen

For centuries, the Seminole Tribe in Florida have been expert cattlemen and an important part of our cattle ranching history and industry. Forget what you may have seen on popular western movies, because Native Americans were anything but ‘sidekicks’ to cowboy heroes.  They were (and still are) some of the most talented cattle ranching communities in the State of Florida.

In this article, we’d like to pay some tribute and share some of the fascinating history of the Seminole Tribe as cattlemen (and woman) in our state. 

Florida Has a Natural Abundance of Grasses That Produce World Class Beef

Florida Has a Natural Abundance of Grasses That Produce World Class Beef

Have you ever heard of St. Augustine grass?  It was first evaluated by the Everglades Research and Education Center, and the findings were released in 1944.  The study showed that the Roselawn variety of St. Augustine grass produces a greater forage mass than other varieties.   It grows low to the ground, and then produces 90% leafy tissue per plant, no matter how mature each individual cluster is.

Beef Ranchers and Their Role Protecting Florida Land and Endangered Species

Beef Ranchers and Their Role Protecting Florida Land and Endangered Species

Not only do Florida beef ranchers raise some of the most internationally recognized quality beef, but most of them consider themselves to be stewards of the land they own, or lease as part of their operations.  

Talk to a Florida cattle rancher about how he or she really feels about losing thousands of acres annually to development, and you’ll get a clear picture of how committed they are do something about it.  Not only to protect their livelihood and businesses, but to preserve the Florida they know and love.

6 Delicious Ground Beef Party Appetizers for Any Occasion

6 Delicious Ground Beef Party Appetizers for Any Occasion

When you are having family or friends over for a grill out or gathering, and you want to eat healthy, you can innovate protein rich appetizers that are delicious, nutritious and satisfying.  Sometimes all it takes is a new twist on an old favorite, by adding some fresh Florida Raised grass-fed (antibiotic and hormone free) ground beef to your recipe, to create a new family favorite everyone can feel good about.

The History of Cracker Cowboys and Their Cattle Dogs in Florida  

The History of Cracker Cowboys and Their Cattle Dogs in Florida  

Are you surprised to learn that cowboys still use the same methods they have been using for hundreds of years, to raise world-class grass-fed beef in Florida?  They do. And beside a cowboy and his or her team as they ride out to check on the health and well-being of their herds, and drive them to new pastures, you can usually find another helper; the Florida cattle dog.

Why Are Florida Cattle Stocks in Historic Decline?

Why Are Florida Cattle Stocks in Historic Decline?

What are the factors that are placing excessive pressure on our domestic beef producing ranchers in Florida? How can we help conserve and support our cattle ranchers, to maintain this very important industry, domestic food supply, and the jobs that the beef industry contributes to the Florida economy?  In this article we’ll take a look at the growing pressures, and what local residents in Florida can do to support our ranch families.