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2016 December 2
Considerable ado has been made about large beef cold storage totals for the past year. This has resulted in questions, concerns and confusion among cattle producers and others about the implications of large cold storage holdings. I have gotten numerous questions about “huge supplies of beef in cold storage that would keep beef markets depressed.


by WLJ
2016 December 2
“As an association, we’ve been blessed with strong leadership that has had the resolve to plan for the future, to make the right decision at the right time,” Moczygemba told delegates and attendees. “Those landmark decisions ensured our breed was positioned for long-term growth.


2016 December 2
Someone once said, “Success occurs when opportunity meets with preparation.” Planning and preparing ahead for next spring’s calving season can help increase the chances of success. There are several key preparation steps that would be good to conduct in December to insure success in February, March, and April.


by WLJ
2016 December 2
As the VFD Jan. 1, 2017 implementation date grows ever closer, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is looking ahead to other areas of concern relating to the use of “medically important antimicrobials” in food animals. “Medically important antimicrobials” are defined as those important for treating human disease.


by WLJ
2016 December 2
Albany County, WY, rancher Stacy Berger discussed agriculture issues at a recent Wyoming Farm Bureau Young Farmer & Rancher (YF&R) Discussion Meet and earned $500 cash and a trip to the American Farm Bureau Federation annual convention Jan. 6-11 in Phoenix, AZ.


by WLJ
2016 December 2
In late September, the United States Department of Agriculture notified the CFIA that a case of bovine TB had been detected in a cow from Alberta when it was slaughtered in the United States. The CFIA has initiated an investigation into the case and is working with provincial agriculture and health authorities.


2016 December 2
After more than 60 years of working closely with University of California’s Agriculture and Natural Resources (UCANR) researchers to identify and learn how to manage a disease that causes the death of up to 90,000 calves annually, ranchers are optimistic that they are on the home stretch to getting a vaccine that will protect cattle.


2016 December 2
Now that Thanksgiving turkeys are out of the way, it’s time to fire up the grill again and enjoy a delicious steak. That’s what Americans have been doing all year and will continue to do well into next year.


by WLJ
2016 December 2
As calving season approaches, many ranchers look forward to the newborns that represent hours of studying sire summaries and bull catalogs. For all the optimism, however, there’s one source of lingering dread: the cow or cows that you know should have been culled due to attitude.


2016 December 2
Embedded in that question is the need to control costs. However, the fiscal focus points do change, depending on what phase of the beef system with which an individual is involved. These focus points are very evident when the differences between the acre-based cow/ calf producer are compared with the individual animal based point of harvest.


by USDA
2016 November 25
Many of the differences between rural and urban economies reflect differences in their industrial composition. While service industries account for the largest share of jobs and earnings in both rural and urban areas, rural areas are more dependent on manufacturing and industries producing primary goods—such as farming, forestry and mining.
by DTN
2016 November 25
Harvest 2016 isn’t officially over, but already predictions of a fourth and fifth consecutive year of grim commodity prices in 2017 and 2018 are putting a damper on agricultural lenders’ attitudes.
by WLJ
2016 November 25
Daniels was known for his singing, good humor, horsemanship, and award-winning Purebred Hereford Cattle. He was an active member in the LDS Church. He held several callings including Bishop from 1990- 1996 and working with Gloria in the Logan Temple for eight years.
by WLJ
2016 November 25
Maynard Hogberg of Ames, IA, was honored with a Saddle & Sirloin Club Portrait Nov. 13 by the Kentucky State Fair Board. This tradition has been going on for 113 years. It honors leaders who have demonstrated lifetime achievements and provided valuable service to animal agriculture.
by WLJ
2016 November 25
USDA’s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for enrollment in the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), the nation’s largest conservation program. Applications will be made available in local service centers and will be accepted through Feb.


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