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2016 September 30
Mountain lions, or cougars as they are also known, have long been associated with regions other than the Plains, but mountain lions are expanding their territory into the area. According to a new study conducted in North Dakota and South Dakota however, livestock in the Great Plains may be relatively safe from the big cats.


2016 September 30
On a recent late-summer Wednesday, a freight container filled with cases of expired Muscle Milk protein drink awaited unloading at the University of California (UC) Davis Renewable Energy Anaerobic Digester (READ) while a front-loader scooped heaps of spoiled vegetables into a mechanical processor.


by WLJ
2016 September 30
The U.S. is expecting a large corn crop, projected as high as 15.09 billion bushels, and the 2016 wheat crop yields have been at or near record levels in several wheat classes. However, Alltech Mycotoxin Expert Dr. Max Hawkins has a warning: Quantity should not distract producers from being vigilant regarding quality and the potential for mycotoxin risk.


by USDA
2016 September 30
USDA baseline projections provide a long-term view of the U.S. farm sector. These projections show that production of beef and pork will expand steadily between 2016 and 2025, driven by lower feed costs and strong meat demand domestically and abroad..


by WLJ
2016 September 30
At an early age, Graham moved to San Angelo where he attended school, graduating from San Angelo High School in 1939. He graduated from Texas A&M in 1943 with a Bachelor of Science degree in geology. He supported the Abilene A&M Club and the Texas A&M Corps of Cadets.


2016 September 23
The report documents through a number of case studies how the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) have used broad interpretation of their authority to enforce and regulate WOTUS even while implementation is stayed by the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals.


2016 September 23
Last Wednesday, the House of Representatives’ Agriculture Committee’s Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations held a public hearing on the federal government’s management—some said mismanagement—of wolves. Two vastly different visions of reality were presented at the hearing.


2016 September 23
In an ongoing dispute regarding the national Beef Checkoff Program, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) announced it will seek intervenor status in a lawsuit filed by attorneys of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) on behalf of the Organization for Competitive Markets (OCM) against the USDA Office of Inspector General (OIG).


by WLJ
2016 September 23
Texas Tech University’s International Center for Food Industry Excellence (ICFIE) has been selected to be a National Surveillance Lab for the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA’s) National Antimicrobial Resistance Monitoring System (NARMS) Retail Meat Surveillance Program through a competitive federal grant process.


by WLJ
2016 September 23
The House Committee on Agriculture recently passed a bill intended to modernize the Packers and Stockyards Act of 1921 (PSA). The committee described the need for the bill as being “to protect buyers and sellers of livestock from unfair, deceptive, and discriminatory practices.


by WLJ
2016 September 23
Dedicated to volunteer commitment and service, this award is presented to a sheep producer who has made substantial contributions to the sheep industry and its organizations in his/her state, region, or nation. The award may recognize a lifetime of achievement or may recognize a noteworthy, shorter-term commitment and service to the industry.


by WLJ
2016 September 23
Since the veterinary profession began 250 years ago, veterinarians have been helping farmers and ranchers do what they do best; produce safe, nutritious food for the world. And there is no one more dedicated to the health and well-being of animals than the cattle production veterinarian.




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