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by WLJ
2016 January 8
Alaska is at times a world of its own. While down in the contiguous 48 states, the gray wolf is federally listed under the Endangered Species Act (ESA) and has been delisted in a confusing patchwork across various territories, up in Alaska it is almost open season on wolves.

by WLJ
2016 January 8
Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the U.S. Department of Agriculture, reaffirm the role of lean beef in a healthy diet and confirm that Americans are, on average, consuming lean meat in daily amounts that are consistent with the recommendations for protein foods.

by WLJ
2016 January 8
“The story of the Kane’s ranch epitomizes the greatness of Wyoming ranching families,” states Jim Magagna, Wyoming Stock Growers Association (WSGA) Executive Vice President. “After 132 year of success, they continue to expand and implement exciting new conservation practices while bringing the 5th generation onto the ranch.

by DTN
2016 January 8
Five months ago when farmers were looking ahead to a grim 2016, “we thought we would see a lot of pressure on cash rents,” recalled Jim Farrell, President of Farmers National Company in Omaha. “But in reality, most professionally-managed cash rents are staying even or are down 5-8 percent.

2016 January 8
Adequate colostrum ingestion is so critical for calves because they are born without the protective immunity of antibodies to common environmental disease organisms. The “first milk,” or colostrum, is what transfers protective antibodies to the calf..

by WLJ
2016 January 8
It’s a new year and—as will certainly be more obvious as the year wears on—it is an election year. Thus far, 2016 has lost no time in getting into the election race in terms of ballot measures for agriculture..

by USDA
2016 January 8
Newly appointed members representing cattle producers are: Mary Jo Rideout, Red Rock, AZ; Hugh Sanburg, Eckert, CO; Cindy Greiman, Garner, IA; Stephanie Dykshorn, Ireton, IA; DJ Edwards, Hamilton, KS.

by WLJ
2016 January 4
The National FFA Organization announced Dec. 17 that W. Dwight Armstrong, PhD, Chief Executive Officer of the National FFA Organization and the National FFA Foundation, will retire effective June 30, 2016.


2016 January 4
“Don’t knock the weather. If it didn’t change once in a while, nine out of 10 people couldn’t start a conversation.” —Kin Hubbard, Humorist That quote rings true in many settings, but those in agriculture seem to have a special interest in the weather.


2016 January 4
Just before Christmas, Montana Governor Steve Bullock released a decision that has been a decade and a half coming. The result is several hundred thousand acres of public land have been accepted for increased “tolerance zones” for bison migrating out of Yellowstone National Park.


by WLJ
2016 January 4
“Rural America is challenged  with recruiting veterinarians,” said Dr. John Clifford, Chief Veterinary Officer for the USDA. “These professionals often face high student loan debt, leading them to work in locations with larger populations and higher pay.


by DTN
2016 January 4
A Morgan Stanley survey of commercial insurance brokers shows a 12.6 percent increase for individual insurance policies in 2016 and a 13.5 percent increase for small group rates. But some ag producers are grappling with steeper increases.


2016 January 4
Common interest in beef-cattle health has brought New Mexico State University Professor Clint Loest, center, and graduate students Zeno Bester, left, and Eben Oosthuysen from their homeland of South Africa to do research at NMSU on issues associated with the cattle-feeding industry.


by WLJ
2016 January 4
Traditionally, wheat producers in the Southern Great Plains have applied about 80 pounds of actual nitrogen (N) per acre at planting time and 60 pounds of actual N per acre at spring top-dress time.