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2015 October 2
Hernandez said the presence of a crown structure above the ground assures that some cover will be provided to insulate the roots as well as provide adequate carbohydrate storage within the root structure to support spring regrowth. — SDSU Extension.


2015 October 2
The time to process fall-weaned calves and determine pregnancy rates among cows will soon be here. Management of open cows is critical to the financial bottom line of a cow/calf operation, said Julie Walker, Associate Professor and South Dakota State University (SDSU) Extension Beef Specialist.


by WLJ
2015 October 2
Last week Kathy Simmons, DVM, Chief Veterinarian, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), delivered comments before a joint public meeting of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Centers for Disease Control addressing antimicrobial use and resistance data collection.


2015 October 2
The TPP is a comprehensive trade agreement intended to open markets, set high-standard trade rules and address current issues in the global economy. The Obama administration is guided in the negotiations by the Trade Priorities and Accountability Act (TPA) that was passed by Congress earlier this year.


2015 October 2
Colorado State University’s Department of Animal Sciences will host the 24th Range Beef Cow Symposium Nov. 17-19 at The Ranch in Loveland, CO.


by USDA
2015 October 2
The informal survey shows the total cost of 16 food items that can be used to prepare one or more meals was $54.14, down $.12 or less than 1 percent compared to a survey conducted a year ago. Of the 16 items surveyed, 10 decreased and six increased in average price.


2015 October 2
Page acknowledges that agriculture, even in its own tent, has been unwilling to talk about climate change. His talks to larger ag groups have resulted in relatively unfriendly reactions. However, in smaller groups, the conversation is more informed and encouraging.


2015 October 2
Personnel at the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM’s) Jarbidge field office have announced the issuance of a new plan governing the management of more than one million acres of BLM land in southwest Idaho and northern Nevada. This updated management plan is the long-awaited re sult.


2015 October 2
Last Tuesday, the New Mexico Department of Game and Fish (NMDGF) voted unanimously to deny release permits to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS). The USFWS has been in a year-long battle with the state to release a dozen new captive-born Mexican wolves into the state.


2015 October 2
The livestock industry is losing a valuable team member in Washington, DC, according to ranchers WLJ talked to across the West. Public Lands Council’s (PLC’s) Executive Director Dustin Van Liew is moving on after six years in the position. He will be moving to Texas to work for an oil and gas trade association.


2015 September 25
Cattle producers are always looking for ways to reduce feed costs for beef cattle production. One possibility is to use commodities that are available at salvage value. Purchasing commodities at salvage value can be a win-win situation for both the cattle producer and the owner of the commodity that is no longer worth its original value.


by DTN
2015 September 25
Finishing steers can be made a little more economical without sacrificing performance, according to a recent University of Nebraska feeding trial that examined the effects of replacing corn in finishing beef diets with a newly developed, treated corn stover/distillers grain pelleted product.


by WLJ
2015 September 25
The Nature Conservancy (TNC) in Nebraska bought the 840-acre Graves Ranch in Garden County in 1983 because its conservation value was so profound. For years, blowout penstemon was thought to be extinct, until 3,000 plants were discovered in the Sandhills— with a third of them on Graves Ranch.


2015 September 25
Consumers could help decrease their risk of heart disease by consuming more omega-3 fatty acids, commonly found in foods such as fish and some nuts and seeds. Research at K-State examined the potential of adding beef, enhanced with omega-3 fatty acids, to that list of foods and if consumers would be willing to pay a premium for the enhanced product.


by USDA
2015 September 25
The environmental effects of agricultural production, e.g., soil erosion and the loss of sediment, nutrients, and pesticides to water, can be mitigated using conservation practices. Some practices are more widely adopted than others; no conservation practice has been universally adopted by U.




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