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by WLJ
2016 December 9
Last spring the Anderson Creek fire tore across northwest Oklahoma and the devastation was vast, but relief is underway thanks to many generous donations. According to Jeff Jaronek, Coordinator of the Oklahoma Cattlemen’s Foundation (OCF), donations poured in from all over the U.
2016 December 9
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) is taking steps that could again list the lesser prairiechicken as endangered under the Endangered Species Act (ESA). The bird was first listed as threatened in 2014, then following a September 2015 court order it was removed from the list in July of this year.


2016 December 2
The 2017 water year, as defined by the U.S. Geological survey, began Oct. 1 and while moisture in some areas is better than in the past, drought conditions remain persistent or likely in other areas. California is no exception to the sporadic moisture distribution with areas in the northern part of.


2016 December 2
In an effort to assist landowners, IDFG has for many years provided fencing materials with landowners providing labor to construct fences around stack yards. The 8-foothigh wire fences have proved effective in protecting stored forage that is intended for livestock.


2016 December 2
“With the markets where they are, livestock producers cannot afford to let any hay go to waste,” said Taylor Grussing, South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist. “Depending on which form hay bales are delivered, the amount of waste will vary.


2016 December 2
“Roughage has always been known to be an important part of a ruminant’s diet, but has been largely forgotten about in feedlot research,” she said. “Limited forage in a grain-based diet can result in metabolic disorders on the back end, which can cost the producer and the packer money.


by USDA
2016 December 2
terms, up from 1.250 percent in November; • 1.75 percent with seven-year loan terms, up from 1.5 percent in November; • 2 percent with 10-year loan terms, up from 1.75 percent in November and; • 2 percent with 12-year loan terms, up from 1.75 percent in November.



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.


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.


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