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2016 January 22
“We’ve been having good cotton yields lately, the last two years,” he said. “Some growers have managed to produce four bales per acre. With each bale weighing about 500 pounds, some have been meeting that 1-ton cotton goal that before the decline in boll weevils was just a dream here.


2016 January 22
People were less excited to buy cattle last week compared to the prior week. Whereas the prior week saw 90,000 head trade by Thursday, last week couldn’t even muster 4,000 head traded by Thursday. Cattle buyers were likely waiting for the release of the Cattle on Feed report to give the manic market some direction.


by WLJ
2016 January 22
In the first World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimate report of the year, forecasts for beef production in 2016 have fallen 75 million pounds (mp) from the previous report’s estimate to 24.67 billion pounds (bp).


by USDA
2016 January 22
As China enters a new phase of its economic development, its demand for higher-valued products like meat and dairy products is growing rapidly. China’s imports of meats during 2013-14 were more than double the volume imported during the early 2000s.


2016 January 22
The latest international trade data for November confirms that the trade picture for beef and cattle is recovering from the dramatic changes in recent months. A variety of factors contributed to the adjustments in beef and cattle imports and exports late in 2015.


by WLJ
2016 January 22
“Thanks to existing free trade agreements, the United States enjoys strong trading relationships with both Chile and Peru,” said Vilsack. “In addition, both nations are part of the Trans- Pacific Partnership, which, if implemented, will boost the Chilean and Peruvian economies and tighten integration with the U.


2016 January 22
Banta said time of year can also affect prices paid. Spring typically brings some of the higher prices for weaned calves and cull cows, while fall will bring the lowest since many cattle operations are selling at this time. — Blair Fannin, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension.


by DTN
2016 January 22
Canadian Agriculture and Agri-Food Minister Lawrence MacAulay said that Canada opposes the U.S. Agriculture Department’s plan to set up standards for a voluntary country-of-origin labeling (COOL) program for beef and pork, but the subject did not come up when MacAulay met with Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack recently.


by USDA
2016 January 22
While Americans are consuming more vegetables, dairy products, and fruit than in 1970, the average U.S. diet still falls short of federal recommendations for these major food groups, as provided in the 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released Jan.


by USDA
2016 January 22
The Agricultural Marketing Service’s (AMS) Livestock, Poultry, and Seed Program’s Quality and Assessment Division (QAD) provides verification services to the meat, poultry, and egg industries. AMS published a notice in the Federal Register on Jan. 11 to withdraw the United States Standards for Livestock and Meat Marketing Claims.


by WLJ
2016 January 22
The Beef Leaders Institute (BLI) provides a learning experience for American Angus Association members looking into the entire beef supply chain, while enhancing participant knowledge of the association and strengthening leadership skills.


2016 January 22
Last Tuesday, Obama used his veto power on S.J. Resolution 22, the bill which would have blocked the implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA’s ) new Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule. Obama called WOTUS “critical” to the protection of.


2016 January 22
15, sided with the government in a decades-long Nevada grazing rights case. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals overturned a lower court ruling from 2013 that found in favor of Tonopah, NV, ranchers E. Wayne Hage and his son, Wayne N. Hage, who are accused of grazing cattle on federal land without a permit.


2016 January 22
More than 10 years ago, the Commission approved a plan entitled, Findings and Recommendations for Managing Wolves that Migrate into Colorado. The plan, a collaborative result of the Colorado Wolf Management Working Group (WMWG), was in response to the reintroduction of gray wolves by the U.


2016 January 22
January has arrived. Traditionally this is the time of year when people reflect on the past year and also think about changes that could be made in the New Year to move them toward their goals. As you make plans for this year, decide now to schedule time that will be spent working on the business in the year ahead.


2016 January 22
Remember, that you can plan for a successful calving season starting with the breeding season and be prepared for emergencies when they occur. Talk to your veterinarian and Extension agent to prepare for your next calving season. — Milton Orr, University of Tennessee Extension.




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