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by WLJ
2016 December 9
The Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) recognized eight members during the organization’s annual convention in November for 50 years of membership. This year’s honorees epitomize the diversity and commitment of the organization’s membership, the organization said in announcing the names of long-time members.
by USDA
2016 December 9
Small family farms—those with less than $350,000 in annual gross cash farm income (GCFI)—accounted for about 90 percent of U.S. farms, half of all farmland, and a quarter of the value of production. Midsize and large-scale family farms, which have at least $350,000 in GCFI, made up only 9 percent of U.
2016 December 9
Presentations at the 2016 Texas Plant Protection Association addressed the theme of this year’s conference: Advanced Technologies for Texas Agriculture. From smartphone apps to unmanned aerial vehicles, also known as UAVs, speakers said there are big changes in how food and fiber is going to be produced.
2016 December 9
Manure is often an undervalued and underutilized resource and has many soil health benefits. When manure is managed properly and applied at appropriate rates, soil benefits include better drought tolerance and greater resilience to heavy rainfall events when compared to soil where manure is not applied.
2016 December 9
Volume usually refers to huge data sets, while velocity refers to the speed at which the data is generated (real-time data processing). Finally, variety refers to the diverse types and sources of data. For example, a variety of data forms generated could be structured (XML files), semi-structured (emails), and/or unstructured (video files).
by WLJ
2016 December 9
In addition to being involved with CCA, Daley is also a past-president of Butte County Cattlemen’s Association, has been active in land-use issues for the Farm Bureau and cattlemen; was a member of the University of California’s Animal Welfare Task Force, and co-chair of CCA’s Animal Welfare Task Force.
by WLJ
2016 December 9
Most of these premises are located in Alberta, with no more than five in Saskatchewan. These numbers will continue to change as the investigation continues. The total number of animals quarantined by this investigation is currently over 26,000, including infected premises.
by WLJ
2016 December 9
2. David Clawson, a rancher and farmer from Englewood, KS, was elected the 100th President of the association, and members chose Garden City, KS, cattleman Lee Reeve as President-elect. Both men are part of family businesses that have been involved in ranching and farming for multiple generations.
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.





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