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What were the top stories in 2015?

As we wrap up 2015 and look back on the year that was, Charles Dickens’ familiar quote seems appropriate—It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.

Coming off a 2014 cattle market that we likely won’t see for a very long time, if ever again, hopes were high that 2015 would continue the momentum. And it did, for a while. But reality came crashing down in a big way in late summer and fall as the cattle market took a hard turn south.

As BEEF editors tally the score for 2015, we look at the articles you clicked on the most this past year. While our coverage of the 2015 market drew plenty of attention, the market wasn’t the only legacy that 2015 will leave. As BEEF Senior Associate Editor Jamie Purfeerst says, “We talked COOL, WOTUS, EPA and every other acronym that dominated the industry in 2015. But, the articles you come back to time and again cover the basics of raising beef cattle -- how to fence, how to prevent cattle diseases and how to make more money for your operation.”

Jamie has put together galleries of the Top 10 articles, blogs and photo galleries for 2015. We think you’ll enjoy this look back at 2015 as much as we do and we truly appreciate all of you for being there with us as we chronicled a very eventful year.

What were the Top 10 articles for 2015? Click here to find out.

Which blogs drew the most attention? Here are the Top 10 for 2015.

BEEF’s photo galleries are one of the favorite places for readers to go. Click here to see the Top 10 for 2015.

We hope you found useful content at BEEF this year. We're looking forward to filling your mailbox with even more breaking news and in-depth stories on how to make your ranch better in 2016.

 

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