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by WLJ
2010 November 12
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) issued a Temporary Preventative Quarantine for portions of Maverick, Dimmit and Webb counties in August 2007. TAHC is now modifying that boundary as the areas currently within the zone have met the requirements for quarantine release.
by WLJ
2010 November 12
Dr. Austin Ayars had plenty of sleepless nights as a practice owner with $140,000 in student debt. He would lie awake worrying whether he would be able to pay the bills that month. Or hed think about what would happen if he couldnt meet his clients needs.
by WLJ
2010 November 12
Since the days following the Dust Bowl, Colorado State University (CSU) researchers have headed to a spot on the eastern Plains to study everything from cattle grazing to prairie dog plague. The research facilities, originally built in the 1960s, were a modest group of temporary buildings that had to do for the last 50 years.
by WLJ
2010 November 12
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced last week that USDA will begin issuing Conservation Stewardship and Conservation Security Program payments this month to thousands of farmers and ranchers in all 50 states to help maintain and improve the natural resources on their land.
2010 November 5
The House of Representatives switched hands in last Tuesday's elections with Republicans handing Democrats their largest loss in the House in seven decades. In the Senate, losses were also steep, although the Democrats managed to maintain a slim majority.
by WLJ
2010 November 5
Ethanol industry officials say that there is little chance that Congress will pull subsidies from the industry any time soon. Despite losing some big proponents in last weeks elections, officials said they expect the industry is on solid ground and will remain a key part of the U.
by WLJ
2010 November 5
Fed cattle trade last week was reported mostly $2-3 lower than the prior weeks levels. In Texas, trade was reported at $97-98 live, while Kansas sales came at mostly $97. Northern dressed trade in Nebraska and the Corn Belt came in a range of $153-154.
by WLJ
2010 November 5
The American Meat Insti- tute (AMI) has joined a number of agriculture associa- tions in expressing serious concerns over a new proposal from the ethanol indus- try that would extend the expiring ethanol blenders credit and import tariff on foreign...
by WLJ
2010 November 5
South Koreas president expressed confidence last week that South Korea and the U.S. might still final- ize a long-stalled free trade agreement, but didnt offer any clues about how they could narrow differences on autos and beef ahead of a meeting with President Barack Obama.
by DTN
2010 November 5
The number of veterinarians who work with cows, pigs, chickens and other farm animals is on the decline as many prepare to retire and fewer students opt for large animal practice, results from a recent study showed.
by DTN
2010 November 5
Most American beef travels a familiar, traditional trail from pasture to plate. Here and there, though, some producers have chosen a road less traveled to meet the more specific needs and wants of consumers.
by DTN
2010 November 5
The Red Angus Foundation, Inc. (RAFI) raised $28,000 through the auction of seven signed and numbered prints of Tim Coxs limited-edition Where Change Comes Slowly piece during the 2010 Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) national convention in Springfield, MO.
by WLJ
2010 November 5
Water for Life, a nonprofit organization with the mission of protecting agricultural water rights, elected new officers at their annual board of directors meeting Oct. 6, 2010, in Salem, OR.
by WLJ
2010 November 5
Pictured is the 2010-11 American Hereford Association (AHA) Board of Directors. Seated (l to r) are: John Woolfolk, Jackson, TN, president; David Breiner, Alma, KS, vice president; James Milligan, Kings, IL; Jerry Huth, Oakfield, WI; and Craig Huffhines, Kansas City, MO, executive vice president.
by WLJ
2010 November 5
Bovine babesiosis, commonly known as Texas cattle fever, is a deadly disease of cattle caused by single-celled organisms that are transmitted by cattle fever ticks. Texas cattle fever greatly harmed the cattle industry in the U.S. until the beginning of the 20th century.


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