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2012 February 17
“The significance of high quality forages on western dairy operations is reflected in this year’s World Ag Expo Forage Challenge participants. We congratulate all the winners and finalists for their dedication to high-quality forage production,” said Greg Cannon, Mycogen Seeds forage marketing specialist.
2012 February 17
The Budget Control Act passed last year stipulates that any increase in the debt limit has to be accompanied by corresponding budgetary cuts. While farm programs occupy a comparatively small share of overall federal appropriations, Novak says they are no less likely to escape the budgetary ax.
2012 February 17
“This rule has been a long time coming, and we stand ready to work with members of Congress and the administration to finalize this rule because it will give trade negotiators from the United States a stronger position to press other nations to follow OIE standards.
2012 February 17
With a focus on outdoor recreation, renewable energy, environmentally-sound oil and gas development, sage-grouse conservation, and other key priorities, President Obama requested $1.1 billion in appropriations for the Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Land Management (BLM) in Fiscal Year 2013.
2012 February 17
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has granted more than $1.8 million to a researcher looking at tobacco as a potential fuel source. And if that succeeds within 18 months, almost $2 million more will be given to transfer the technology into giant reed, a fast-growing grass species.
2012 February 17
As demand seasonally improves each spring, the market typically sees beef production in the second quarter increase by about 300 million pounds, according to CME. The increase last year was just 148 million pounds, and this helped to provide solid support for the uptrend in futures trade.
2012 February 17
A group of judges made up of farmers, ranchers and industry professionals selected the Top-10 New Products. The winners will be showcased inside the New Product Pavilion on Expo Lane and R Street..
2012 February 10
Under fire from critics and lawmakers calling for CME to be stripped of its oversight powers, CME has announced the creation of a $100 million fund to protect farmers and ranchers in the event of another CME-member bankruptcy. The proposed fund would not cover losses sustained from the collapse of MF Global.
by WLJ
2012 February 10
“Domestic ending stocks numbers for corn, beans and wheat all came within expectations falling mostly in the neutral category,” DTN Analyst John Sanow said. “Corn fell 45 mb (50 mb increase in exports, 5 mb increase in imports) from January to 801 mb. In the near-term, this could be considered neutral-to-bullish.
by WLJ
2012 February 10
A weekend of winter weather delayed trade in some areas last week, with Midwest feedlot operators spending much of their time cleaning up after a heavy moisture front moved over the Rockies and onto the Plains, bringing with it heavy snows to the north and beneficial rain to the south.
by WLJ
2012 February 10
“If the tires you are using on your operation have wire in the walls, this wire can break off and subsequently be consumed by cattle,” warns North Dakota State University Extension Service beef cattle specialist Carl Dahlen. “Cattle ingesting these pieces of wire can develop a condition known as hardware disease.
by WLJ
2012 February 10
Five years of grazing research in eastern Nebraska showed that brome/legume pastures produced almost 0.4 pound (lb.) higher average daily gain on yearlings than did straight brome pastures fertilized with 50 lbs. of nitrogen. That may not sound like a lot, but that produced an extra 51 lbs.
by WLJ
2012 February 10
“We, as cowboys, cattlemen and cattlewomen, like to think that we are rough and tough enough to take care of ourselves on every front. At least once a year we admit that this isn’t true,” said Rex Wilson, NM- CGA President, Carrizozo. “Andrea is a force to be reckoned with, and we are thankful to have her on our side.
by WLJ
2012 February 10
Farmington-area rancher Pat Montoya was presented with the 2011 Restore New Mexico Award in early December at the New Mexico Joint Stockman’s Convention in Albuquerque for his work to improve range conditions on his ranch and Bureau of Land Management (BLM) public land allotments.
by WLJ
2012 February 10
Arun Bhunia, a professor of food science, Mary Anne Amalaradjou, a Purdue postdoctoral researcher, and Ok Kyung Koo, a former Purdue doctoral student, found that the same Listeria protein that allows the bacteria to pass through intestinal cells and into bloodstreams can help block those same paths when added to a probiotic.
by WLJ
2012 February 10
All too often, pasture leases fail to include an appropriate plan to adjust to this problem. Without a plan, both the landowner and the tenant are at risk. The landowner risks having the pasture become over-grazed, resulting in future weed problems, reduced long-term production and lowered value.
2012 February 10
“As members of the agriculture industry, we strongly oppose language in the Highway Bill that prohibits the use of double deck trailers to transport horses. The Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation recently marked up The Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Enhancement Act of 2011 (S.
by WLJ
2012 February 10
BLM seeks one or more long-term pasture facilities capable of providing humane care to 400 to 2,000 wild horses for a one-year period, with a renewal option under BLM contract for nine oneyear extensions.


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