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by WLJ
2010 May 15
The Iowa Cattlemens Association (ICA) announced last week the hiring of Duane Gangwish as their new CEO. ICA President Kent Pruismann from Rock Valley, IA, said, Duane joins ICA with a broad knowledge of the cattle industry, possessing a deep understanding of environmental issues.
by WLJ
2010 May 15
Don called Rob up one day and said, Hey Rob, Ive got this prolapsed cow over at the Double Adobe Ranch locked up in the corral and I was wondering if you could give me a hand? Sure, says Rob, just come on over and get me on your way.
by WLJ
2010 May 7
Several producer groups last week increased the pressure on Congress to get pending free trade agreements (FTA) ratified. There are three agreements hung up in Congress which, if enacted, could serve to benefit producers through greater market access in Panama, Columbia and
by WLJ
2010 May 7
Ethanol subsidies have long been the subject of criticism from the livestock industry, but in recent months, the call to end government subsidies for the industry have been growing. Late last month, the American Meat Institute and others sent a letter
by WLJ
2010 May 7
Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. announced last week that it will implement additional beef safety measures designed to further protect customers against foodborne illnesses. The new process of control standards and goals are additions to a food safety program that already requires ground beef suppliers to test for E.
by WLJ
2010 May 7
Cattle share this habitat with sage grouse, which are chicken-sized birds that are notorious for the showy commotion they create during mating season. But the sage grouse numbers have declined throughout their range, and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) has added the species as a candidate for Endangered Species Act protection.
by WLJ
2010 May 7
With a theme of Beginning with the End in Mind, Colorado State Universitys (CSU) Department of Animal Sciences will be offering Beef University, a hands-on workshop on June 3-4 at CSUs Agricultural Research Development and Educational Center, 4482 E.
by DTN
2010 May 7
Japanese and U.S. officials will meet soon, perhaps as early as this month, for the first in a series of planned sessions to discuss improving beef trade between the two countries, U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack said last Tuesday..
by WLJ
2010 May 7
Montana Neighbor Award winners are selected each year by a committee comprised of the Montana Alliance of Land Trusts, Montana Trout Unlimited, The Nature Conservancy, Montana Department of Fish, Wildlife Parks, and Artemis Common Ground..
by WLJ
2010 May 7
Colorado State University (CSU) has received a $15 million grant to look at the impact of climate change on livestock around the globe, particularly in developing countries.
by WLJ
2010 May 7
The Sheep Venture Co., the American Sheep Industry Associations wholly owned for-profit company, received approval of its loan application by the National Livestock Producers Associations Sheep Loan Fund Committee to purchase manufacturing equipment for the U.
by WLJ
2010 May 7
Producers who pay close attention to soil fertility fundamentals will help ensure desirable forage production and nutritive value, a management tool that is especially important with introduced forages.
by WLJ
2010 April 30
Cattle on feed numbers were reported at 10.8 million head, down 3.5 percent from the April 1, 2009, figure reported by the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS). The number of cattle in feedlots of 1,000 head or more has been lagging year-ago totals, adding a great deal of support to the market since the fourth quarter of last year.


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