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2009 May 1
The report was produced by the ususal universities with a cast that most everyone in the cattle and beef industry is familiar with. The report was funded by USDA. The report suggests that if beef producers do not adopt a full traceability system with at least a 90 percent compliance rate, we could lose $13.
2009 May 1
The beef industry is struggling with data and data tracking. This statement, while met with a wide range of pro and con reaction, does point to the fact that there is slippage occurring. There is a lot of very good data collected, processed and utilized within the beef industry.
by WLJ
2009 April 24
Fed cattle trade developed last Thursday with live trade at $88 in Texas and dressed trade at $143-144 in Nebraska, $1 higher than the prior weeks action.
by WLJ
2009 April 24
Two weeks ago, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a formal determination which could have a profound impact on the agriculture industry in the U.S. EPA ruled that global warming, and the greenhouse gases (GHGs) that are believed to contribute to the problem, endangers the nations human health and well-being.
by WLJ
2009 April 24
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has decided it will implement the ruminant animal feed ban on April 27, 2009, despite a number of problems with the regulation which have not been addressed.
by WLJ
2009 April 24
USDA reported cattle on feed numbers right in line with analysts pre-report expectations on April 17. The report showed a decrease in the number of cattle on feed and a surge in placement numbers, but more importantly, feedlots reported an improvement in marketing numbers during the month of March.
by WLJ
2009 April 24
On Wednesday, April 1, 2009, Gov. C.L. Butch Otter signed the bill to increase the beef checkoff by fifty cents in the state of Idaho. Producers across Idaho, who are presently paying a checkoff assessment of $1 per head each time a bovine animal is sold, will begin being assessed $1.
by WLJ
2009 April 24
Insufficient evidence associates the consumption of meat, eggs or milk to having a significant impact on heart health, according to a study which reviews the results of nearly 200 other scientific studies. The research, which appears in the latest issue of Archives of Internal Medicine,.
by WLJ
2009 April 24
Three nationally recognized experts on beef production are scheduled to speak at the Beef Profitability Conference May 19-20 at the Shiloh Inn in Richland, WA. Kit Pharo, a Cheyenne Wells, CO, rancher, will discuss the difference between being production-driven and profit-driven, focusing on three key ways to maximize available forage.
2009 April 24
After seeing prices rise to all-time highs during 2008, then drop at an unprecedented rate, California hay growers say theyre preparing for a tough year in 2009. Hay prices hit record highs last summer before dropping by as much as half for some grades of hay by the end of the year, the steepest singleseason decline on record.
by WLJ
2009 April 24
Rio Arriba County rancher Delfin Quintana remembers buying hay for his cattle several years ago. It wasnt long before the 80-year-old realized he got more than he had bargained for with those bales. Noxious weeds started popping up on the range where his family has ranched for more than a century.
by WLJ
2009 April 24
Distressed by a documented wolf kill of 29 lambs and one calf on fellow Oregon Cattlemens Association (OCA) member Curt Jacobs Keating Valley, OR, property, the 1,900 members of OCA called on Oregon lawmakers to amend a bill currently before the state legislature to change the language so ranchers could protect their livestock.
2009 April 24
The U.S. has become a debtor nation. Our federal government now owes more than $10 trillion in national debt, or about $35,000 for every man woman and child now living in this country. That money has been borrowed from other nations and from huge private banking consortiums.
2009 April 24
The end justifies the means must be the mantra in R-CALF United Stock Growers of Americas board meetings these days. Last week, we caught wind of a new marketing program R-CALF is pursuing.
by WLJ
2009 April 20
Korea. Donald married Mary Alice Donald Wesley Albert, 78, passed Sigman in Prineville on June 18, away April 2, 2009. He was born June 1960. He is survived by his wife; a 26, 1930, in Boulder, CO, to Charles daughter, Dawn Marie (Ron) Alexan- and Una (Arbuthnot) Albert.
by WLJ
2009 April 17
Fed cattle prices got a good boost last week as buyers were aggressive in their search for the last remaining pens of yearling cattle as calf-fed cattle begin to come to market, according to analysts.


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