The Arizona National Livestock Show Scholarship Program began in 1991 by awarding $13,500 to 11 students in that year. Nineteen years later, the Arizona National Livestock Show has now awarded 593 students a total of $593,909.
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In a public listening session held Aug. 24 in Pasco, WA, officials from USDA’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service unveiled the tentative framework of their newly crafted animal and disease traceability program. The last in a series of similar meetings held around the nation, the Pasco meeting
China has imposed anti-subsidy duties for five years on imports of U.S. chicken products after concluding producers received improper support, the Commerce Ministry said last Wednesday amid a string of trade spats with Washington.
Federal officials said a JBS packing plant in Nebraska should provide Muslim employees with prayer time and not retaliate against workers who ask to pray. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit last Monday on behalf of more than 80 Somali Muslims.
A Colorado State University professor is developing an anaerobic digester that turns animal waste into methane using much less water than conventional technology, making it more economically feasible and easier for use by feedlots and dairies in western states.
Noting that the proposal will affect farmers and ranchers in a wide area of northeastern California, the California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) has urged state and federal agencies to conduct a thorough review and consider all potential impacts of a plan to remove four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River.
Cattle producers will Celebrate Red Angus in the Ozarks at the 2010 national convention of the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) Sept. 16-17 at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center in Springfield, MO.
In the first large study to track the fate of a wide range of antibiotics given to dairy cows, University of California, Davis (UC Davis) scientists found that the drugs routinely end up on the ground and in manure lagoons, but are mostly broken down before they reach groundwater.
Efficient markets allocate production resources to their highest and best use. As a practical matter, that means that industries, and the individual producers within the industry, must bid resources away from other alternative uses.
Littlefield will continue in his current role as executive vice president-Risk Management for Farm Credit West for the remainder of the year while working closely with Graff on transition issues. He will assume full responsibility for the president/CEO position on Jan.
U.S. farm exports are forecast to increase to $113 billion in fiscal year 2011, the second-largest total on record, amid reduced competition from Russia and neighboring countries hit by drought, the Agriculture Department said last Tuesday..
Consumers are always in the drivers seat when it comes to selling products, beef included. Thats why success in the beef industry during the coming decade will depend so heavily on the industrys ability to give consumers what they wantno matter how often they change their minds.
The nations highest altitude beef cattle research facility, managed by New Mexico State University (NMSU) at the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico, is determining if there are DNA markers that will identify if cattle are genetically predisposed to develop hypertension while at high el evations.
For more than 56 years, cattle producers from around the world have traveled to College Station to attend the Texas A&M University Beef Cattle Short Course. As one of the premier educational beef programs in the country, this year, a special track designed
One month into what is arguably the widest reaching public lands ranching crisis in recent memory, efforts are ongoing to achieve a satisfactory outcome following El Paso Corporations's agreement to give a total of $22 million dollars to support the Western Watersheds