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by WLJ
2010 December 23
The 2010 Nebraska Cattlemen (NC) Convention held Dec. 8-10 in Kearney, NE, was well attended with over 500 individuals participating. NC members and quests enjoyed a great line of speakers and discussed numerous industry issues. NC would like to thank all the sponsors who helped make this years convention a success.
by WLJ
2010 December 23
The 2010 Nebraska Cattlemen (NC) Convention was held at the Holiday Inn in Kearney, NE, Dec. 8-10. Over 500 members and guests were present to participate in committee and council meetings. Members were able to voice their concerns with issues affecting the beef industry.
by WLJ
2010 December 23
Secretary of Interior Ken Salazar on Nov. 15, 2010, signed a Secretarial Order (the Order) elevating the Office of the National Landscape Conservation System and Community Partnerships in the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) to the level of a directorate within BLM.
by DTN
2010 December 23
Youve got to be prepared, says Alice Koupal. If youre not, you can have a disaster. The Dante, SD, rancher should know. Come January and February, when temps are well below zero, this cattle operation is focused on calving chores for the familys 450 to 500 Angus cows.
by WLJ
2010 December 23
With feeder cattle prices near record levels at the end of 2010, market incentives to rebuild critically low U.S. cattle numbers are increasing. Severe market shocks since late 2006 have completely masked the cattle cycle and the resulting additional liquidation has pushed the cow herd inventory to new lows.
by WLJ
2010 December 23
The seventh annual North Central Idaho Grazing Conference will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 4 at the Williams Conference Center on the campus of Lewis- Clark State College in Lewiston, ID. The conference begins at 8:00 a.m. with a trade show featuring pasture and range equipment and supplies.
by WLJ
2010 December 17
The 2011 National Western Stock Show (NWSS) is making preparations for its 105th annual run, set for Jan. 8-23, 2011, at the historic Denver Stockyards. This years show promises a wide variety of activities that will appeal to everyone.
2010 December 17
Nearly a year after the first arguments were heard, a federal Judge in Wyoming has ordered the US Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) to reexamine the validity of that state’s wolf management plan. The suit was originally brought in response to a 2008 decision by USFWS officials that called into
by WLJ
2010 December 17
In what amounted to a last-minute vote, the Senate last week passed a package of tax extensions and reforms to prevent the largest tax increase in U.S. history from taking effect Jan. 1, 2011. The deal, which extends the so-called Bush tax cuts for another two years, passed the Senate by
by WLJ
2010 December 17
USDA has reversed course on their plans to push forward with regulations to reform agricultural competition rules without an economic review. Last week in a conference with livestock industry representatives, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack said the agency would conduct the analysis prior to finalizing its draft regulations.
by WLJ
2010 December 17
The worlds largest international food and beverage trade exhibition, SIAL, was the setting for a unique blind taste challenge this October that put U.S. striploins, top blades and flank steaks in direct comparison, side by side, with top-quality striploins from Argentina, Ireland, Germany and France.
by WLJ
2010 December 17
McNicholas, who is in his 40th year as concessionaire for NWSS, also runs the food and retail concessions for 32 zoos, aquariums, and museums across the country, including the Denver Zoo. McNicholas began his career in concessions in 1954 as a high school student running a popcorn stand at the Chicago Bears Stadium.
by WLJ
2010 December 17
8:00 a.m. 4-H/FFA Livestock Judging Contest - C 8:00 a.m. 4-H/FFA Meats Judging Contest - CSU, Ft. Collins, CO 8:00 a.m. Colorado Rocky Mt Fiddle Championships - BP 8:00 a.m. National South Devon Show - SA 8:00 a.m. Quarter Horse Performance Classes - EC 10:00 a.
2010 December 10
Brucellosis, an infectious bacterial disease which commonly leads to abortion in livestock and wildlife, may be on the rise in northwest Wyoming. Animal health officials in that state confirmed infections in two separate herds in Park County in recently, and have identified a possible third outbreak in nearby
by WLJ
2010 December 10
The beef industry won some concessions last week when the U.S. and South Korea finally settled on terms for the pending free trade agreement (FTA) between the two countries. The FTA was originally signed in 2007, but has not been ratified by either country over disputes with automobiles and
by WLJ
2010 December 10
The U.S. Department of Justice and USDA last week convened their final public meeting in Washington, D.C. The focus for this meeting was on margins in the industry and the fact that producers are seeing a decline in the overall dollar percentage being spent on food. Both Attorney General Eric Holder and Agriculture
2010 December 3
In an attempt to aid management of the greater sage grouse in western states, the Bureau of Land Management released on Nov. 23 a range-wide breeding density map of the bird’s populations. The map identifies density of sage grouse populations across its range based on estimation of male grouse attendance at
by WLJ
2010 December 3
The push to end subsidies for the ethanol industry got stronger last week as a group of environmentalists, food activists, livestock producers, food companies, taxpayer organizations and others sent a request to Congress to allow the 45 cent per gallon ethanol tax credit to expire at the end of the year.
by WLJ
2010 December 3
The Food Safety Modernization Act (S. 510), which looked to be set to sail toward passage two weeks ago, may now be hung up on a technicality that wont be easy to overcome. The bill, which passed the Senate last week on a 73 to 25 vote on Nov. 30, was passed with an amendment that may derail the bill.
by WLJ
2010 December 3
For the fifth week in a row, beef exports exceeded 35.2 million pounds and remained well above pre-BSE 2003 levels, according to a report from the U.S. Meat Export Federation. Exports to Mexico (8.8 million pounds) continued their rebound, and volumes remained strong to other markets, including Korea (5.


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