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by WLJ
2010 July 9
Idaho beef producers Laurie Lickley, Jerome, ID, Brenda Richards, Murphy, ID, and Jay Theiler, Boise, ID were named to leadership positions at the June 1-2, 2010, Idaho Beef Council (IBC) meeting in Boise, ID, at the Idaho State Department of Agriculture.
by WLJ
2010 July 9
The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) recently proposed listing the mountain plover as threatened under the Endangered Species Act. Citing agriculture, oil and gas, and other alleged threats, a listing would severely affect agriculture activities in Colorado, Wyoming and New Mexico.
by WLJ
2010 July 2
Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued draft guidance meant to limit the use of antimicrobials in livestock operations, saying the drugs should only be used to protect animal health. The government has been working to limit the sub-therapeutic use of drugs in livestock
2010 July 2
U.S. District Judge Donald Molloy will not indicate exactly when he will rule on a renewed attempt by environmentalists to protect gray wolves in Idaho and Montana as endangered species, but both sides of the controversy hope he will decide the issue before the hunting of the predators resumes in
by WLJ
2010 July 2
National Cattlemen’s Beef Association announced June 25 that it was calling a time out in the process of moving the proposed governance restructuring plan to a vote later this month at the association’s summer meeting in Denver, CO. The delay is meant to allow the dust to settle after
by WLJ
2010 July 2
The building that was formerly home to the Paso Robles Meat Sausage Company in Paso Robles, CA, has been purchased out of bankruptcy court by The Hearst Corporation. Hearst is leasing the shuttered plant to Kaney Foods, a well-known foodservice com- pany operating in San Luis Obispo County since 1955.
by DTN
2010 July 2
Corn acreage is up 2 percent and soybean acreage is up 2 percent over a year ago, according to USDAs Planted Acreage report released early last Wednesday.
by WLJ
2010 July 2
Profitable steers, cattle nutrition research, drylot or pasture for cows, and timing manure applications will be among the topics at the beef production portion of the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Carrington Research Extension Centers annual field tours on July 20.
by WLJ
2010 July 2
Kyle Shobe said he was definitely very surprised being named the winner of the Livestock Marketing Associations (LMA) 2010 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC)probably because he had picked three other contestants to win the three world titles.
by WLJ
2010 July 2
Last month, President Obama directed the United States Trade Representative (USTR) to initiate new discussions with Korea to resolve outstanding trade issues prior to the presidents visit to South Korea for the next G-20 meeting in November.
by WLJ
2010 June 30
There is a new movement occupying the minds of the leaders at the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS). The Center for Consumer Freedom (CCF) is taking on the leadership of HSUS and working to beat them at their own game. On
by WLJ
2010 June 25
Keeping livestock away from poisonous locoweed during seasons when its a forage favorite is one way ranchers can protect their animals and their profits, according to a 20-year collaboration by Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and their university partners.
by WLJ
2010 June 25
The Wyoming Beef Council (WBC) recently approved the budget and marketing plan for fiscal year 2011 and re-elected chairman Spencer Ellis, Lovell, WY, and vice-chairman Judy West, Chugwater, WY, to serve in the leadership positions.
by WLJ
2010 June 25
The number of cattle on feed in the U.S. was reported up 1 percent from year-earlier totals at 10.5 million head, according to USDA�s National Agricultural Statistics Service. Cattle on feed totals were down in only three states last month. Arizona posted the biggest decline, falling 13 percent from last year�s levels.


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