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by WLJ
2017 February 24
He truly lived life to the fullest and had a contagious, ornery grin that was sure to make you smile. He was genuine, determined, independent, godly, and had a positive impact on all those who knew him. Meriwether graduated from Waynoka High School in 2012 where he was active in FFA, weightlifting, football, basketball, FCA and FCCLA.
2017 February 24
Your year-long investment in each cow, and her success or failure, will live or die by the calving event. To prepare for potential calving problems, a review of some basic equipment and management recommendations to assist with calving will not go amiss.
2017 February 24
The digital farm of the future uses all kinds of sensors—drones, fiber-optic cables, radio-frequencies— to collect all kinds of sensory information. But what does a farmer do with all this information? Chad Higgins, an environmental engineer at Oregon State University (OSU), helps make sense of sensory data.
2017 February 24
“Biosecurity” is actually just a fancy way of saying “common sense” as it refers to preventing disease introduction into a herd. Calf diarrhea or calf scours is a disease entity that can transported onto a cow/calf ranch when common sense should intervene and help prevent the introduction of new calf scour pathogens.
2017 February 24
Soren Schroder, Chief Executive Officer for Bunge Limited, told analysts Feb. 15 in a quarterly earnings call that it would require a price shift in Brazil and Argentina to significantly change the market flow of exports. He noted, “The extent to which there is any switching that takes place to South America, frankly, it all depends on price.
2017 February 24
Last Wednesday saw the first and last hearing of a Colorado state bill that sought to limit the power of federal agencies. The bill aimed to make any action taken by a federal employee that might negatively affect the use of a public grazing allotment a felony.


2017 February 24
The U.S. Senate confirmed former Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in a 52-46 vote that largely followed party lines on Feb. 17. Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito administered the oath of office to Pruitt.


by WLJ
2017 February 24
In its 12th year, the 2017 Power of Meat study, made possible by Sealed Air’s Food Care Division, demonstrates how thoughtful curation of the meat case tailored to shopper needs, trends and innovation can influence incremental sales and provide the industry with opportunities to foster high levels of satisfaction and drive spending and loyalty.
by WLJ
2017 February 24
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was among the first foreign heads of state to visit Washington D.C. During their weekend visit, Abe and President Donald Trump golfed, took selfies in the White House and on Marine One, and had working lunches at Mar-a-Lago.


2017 February 24
It will soon be that time of year again when the feces are flowing faster and more fluid than anyone likes to see in neonatal calves. This article reviews some points to keep in mind when collecting antemortem or postmortem samples from calves for submission to the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Veterinary Diagnostic Center (VDC).
2017 February 24
A new instrument has enabled veterinarians at the Nebraska Veterinary Diagnostic Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) to identify potentially deadly bacteria in a matter of minutes—compared to the days it once took to identify pathogens via lab culture.
by WLJ
2017 February 17
The American Angus Association recently announced its collaboration with participating universities to assess foot structure on behalf of breeders who seek help in assessing their herds. The new service allows animal science students and judging team participants to collect foot scores as they visit Angus operations.
2017 February 17
A bill intended to establish a fair and balanced process to conduct an accurate survey of land along the Red River that divides Texas and Oklahoma received House approval last week. Introduced by Rep. Mac Thornberry (R-TX13) as the Red River Gradient Boundary Act (H.


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