The South Dakota Beef Industry Council recently collaborated with other Midwestern beef councils to ensure that beef had a major presence at the American Culinary Federation central region conference in Indianapolis, IN. Several hundred chefs, culinary educators and industry partners throughout the Midwest attended the four-day event.
Washington horse owners should plan to protect their livestock from West Nile Virus (WNV)a potentially fatal disease in horsesparticularly since Washington led the nation the past two years for equine cases of the disease.
Trying something new rarely comes without hesitation. However, when the payoff is obvious, the satisfaction is even greater. Kurt McPherson, Saint Ignatius, MT, wanted to make some changes in his familys cow/ calf operationall of which paid off in a hurry.
AgriLabs is awarding scholarship grants totaling $1,500 to three state associations as part of its booth promotion at the recent National Cattlemans Beef Association (NCBA) convention in San Antonio, TX.
Brazil will be one of the beneficiaries of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finding that greenhouse gases will be reduced by ethanol, soy-diesel, and ethanol made from sugarcane. While the decision is good for U.S. corn and soybean producers, questions are being raised why U.
The American Sheep Industry Association (ASI) is announcing the Sheep Heritage Foundation Memorial Scholarship in the amount of $1,500. This scholarship aims to advance the lamb and wool industries through financial support of a graduate-level student.
The nations beef quality has continued its rise in recent weeks, with nearly 65 percent of federally graded cattle grading Choicean increase compared to 60.1 percent reported July 2009, according to Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB).
Shawn and Lex Madden, along with Michael Schmitt, co-owner of Torrington Livestock in Torrington, WY, are excited about providing a new concept in video cattle marketing, A New Brand in Regional Marketing.
Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. is partnering with National Cattlemens Beef Association (NCBA) on a membership recruitment program this spring. The membership incentive program is for new members who join NCBA and its state affiliates.
The USDA is forecasting an increase in the number of U.S. acres planted to corn and soybeans in 2010, while wheat and sorghum plantings are expected to fall, according to the report issued last Wednesday.
Springs coming on, and that means rodeo season is getting underway. For many small ranching communities across the West, the real meaning of rodeo is ranch-hand rodeo, where working men and women get to put their cowboying skills to the test in...
The beef trade dispute appears to be on the back bu burner as U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack says he will not push for a full reopening of the Japanese market. He said the Obama White House prefers to take a different approach than the one taken by his predecessor, George W.
A scientific report on actions to protect fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta confirms the need for better justification of water restrictions and confirms flaws in the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), according to the leader of Californias largest farm organization.
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), at the Annual Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio, TX, approved a series of changes to their leadership structure meant to streamline the decision-making process, allowing the organization to respond more rapidly and
Landfills and huge piles of cattle manure in feedlots are generally thought of as not only unsightly, but also unuseful as well. Additionally, many landfills are currently leaking into the groundwater supply or dangerously close to doing so. A power plant set to be