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2016 August 26
The USDA’s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) has issued new guidelines on how companies can make label or labeling claims concerning the fact that bio-engineered or genetically modified organism (GMO) ingredients or animal feed were not used in the production of meat, poultry, or egg products.


2016 August 26
Some grain will be stored for many months or even more than a year due to low grain prices, so maintaining grain quality during extended storage will require extra care and management, according to a North Dakota State University (NDSU) grain storage expert.


2016 August 26
A University of Wyoming educator is warning about poisonous plants in pastures this late summer and early fall. The species of poisonous plants posing danger can change as pastures move through the seasons, said Brian Sebade, based in Albany County and serving southeast Wyoming.


by WLJ
2016 August 26
The National Program for Genetic Improvement of Feed Efficiency in Beef Cattle is primarily focused on genomics, with one of the goals being to identify genes associated with differences in feed efficiency in beef cattle.


by WLJ
2016 August 26
A number of environmental groups recently filed for a preliminary injunction to block the National Park Service (NPS) from pursuing a ranching expansion and elk-removal plan until the agency updates the park’s “general management plan” and assesses...


by WLJ
2016 August 26
The Texas Cattle Feeders Association (TCFA) partnered with other agriculture associations, government officials, regulatory agencies, public safety officials, agricultural producers and many others to test the Texas Panhandle area’s preparedness for a potential future foreign animal disease outbreak.


by WLJ
2016 August 26
The Atlanta court heard oral arguments in July in a case challenging the WOTUS rule. In that case, 11 states—Georgia, Kentucky, Kansas, West Virginia, South Carolina, Alabama, Wisconsin, Utah, Indiana, North Carolina and Florida—asked the court to overturn the Sixth Circuit on the question of jurisdiction.


2016 August 26
In managed rangelands and farms, wild pigs are significant pests, wreaking havoc in a number of ways. Whether you call them wild hogs, feral pigs, feral hogs, wild boars, Russian boars, or Eurasian boars, in California, they are all the same destructive animal.


by DTN
2016 August 26
A year ago, university economists warned that typical Illinois corn farmers would need to shave $100 an acre off average cash rent and production costs if they hoped to break even in 2016. Renters hesitated, landlords balked, most input suppliers held firm.
by WLJ
2016 August 26
Though some states attempted to get such initiatives on their ballots this year, none have successfully made it, and most have been rejected. This year, the confirmed state ballot initiatives dealing with energy have been directly energy-focused.

by WLJ
2016 August 26
Hiroyuki Ishige, Chairman and CEO of the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), will speak at the University of Nebraska, Lincoln (UNL), on Sept. 13 as a guest of the developing Clayton K. Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Finance. Ishige will address the progress made toward Asia-Pacific economic integration and the role of the U.


2016 August 19
Regaining access to export beef to China remains a priority for producers in the U.S. The market to that country was closed in 2003 after a cow in Washington State tested positive for bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE). The World Organization for Animal Health (OIE) has since classified

2016 August 19
In the summer months, cattle will consume approximately two gallons of water per hundred pounds of body weight. Heat waves may increase this intake by 50 percent or more. If the water source you have is high in iron or sulfur, this represents a dramatic increase in.

by DTN
2016 August 19
Average June prices for hanwoo beef stood at 19,142 won ($16.89) per kilogram ($37.24/lb.), an increase of 20.8 percent from the previous year. Hanwoo is a local breed that shares traits with both European and African cattle breeds and its heavily marbled meat is prized by Koreans as of greater value than imported beef.



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