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Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Jun 16, 2017
He was born on June 14, 1938 in Hamilton, the son of Elwood and Velma Crowell Holland. Ron graduated from Hamilton High School in 1955. After graduation, he worked for several farmers and also on an oil drilling rig in the area. He then served in the United States Army at Fort Carson, CO.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Jun 16, 2017
News personalities at 115 TV stations in the top 30 U.S. media markets received bouquets of beef jerky to celebrate National Beef Jerky Day on June 12. The bouquets, arranged in custom “Beef. It’s What’s for Dinner” vases, were delivered along with information that included tips on how beef jerky is the “ultimate snack hack” for consumers.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Jun 16, 2017
baseball practice. Among the five people injured in the shooting was Tyson Foods Director of Government Relations, Matt Mika. “We have confirmed that Matt Mika, director, government relations for our Washington, D.C. office, is among those who was shot this morning in Alexandria,” read a prepared statement from Tyson Foods, as reported in The Hill.
Livestock Industry Opinions
by WLJ
Jun 16, 2017
You’ve managed the ecosystem of your farms and ranches since you started in the cattle business, likely putting most of the emphasis on the living things. There are living things in the digital ecosystem, too (you and me, for example). But it is the non-living things that take up most of the space: all those apps, photos, music, etc.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Jun 9, 2017
The brucellosis eradication program that began in the 1930s was wildly successful. On the human front, it took a zoonotic disease that infected roughly 6,000 people annually in the 1940s down to roughly 160 cases annually today, with nearly all of those infections being contracted abroad.


Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Jun 9, 2017
Don owned and operated the Don Oppliger Companies, which include feedlots, farms and ranches spread across roughly 150,000 acres in Texas, New Mexico and Nebraska. He began his business in 1980 with rented farmland in Hereford, TX, and quickly began expanding it with the purchase of a 15,000-head feedlot in Farwell, TX.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Jun 9, 2017
CS Beef Packers began processing cattle at its new facility in Kuna, ID, on May 30, according to a press release. The meat packing facility was created through a joint venture between the J.R. Simplot Company and Caviness Beef Packers.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Jun 9, 2017
In a press release, OIE said the aim is to achieve “A world where the welfare of animals is respected, promoted and advanced, in ways that complement the pursuit of animal health, human wellbeing, socio-economic development and environmental sustainability.
Livestock Industry Opinions
by WLJ
Jun 9, 2017
Fresh green grass is a welcome sight come spring. However, early spring grass with limited growth or volume should be approached with caution when it’s used as the sole source of nutrition for recently-calved cows. With limited grass volume, cows can expend more protein and energy than they are taking in and lose body condition.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
Jun 2, 2017
The U.S. Senate recently approved legislation (H.R. 1238) to address the threat of agro-terrorism and ensure the safety of the U.S. food supply. The bill, introduced by Senate Ag Committee Chairman Pat Roberts (R-KS) and Rep.

Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
May 26, 2017
Dr. O’Dell G. “Dan” Daniel passed away at his home on May 18, 2017. He was the son of Mr. and Mrs. Leonard DeForest and Martha Ann White Daniel. Born in Paris, AR, he attended public school there, graduating from Paris High School in 1940. Following his graduation from Arkansas State Teachers College, he served in the Armed Forces during World War II.

Livestock Industry Opinions
by WLJ
May 26, 2017
A constant drum beat in ag today is the call for ranchers to get involved. “Tell your story!” you’re told. But it can get overwhelming, particularly given the sheer volume of places and ways you can do that, not to mention the needs of running your operation.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
May 19, 2017
Verde Farms, based in Boston, MA, and a provider of 100 percent grass-fed and free-range beef, recently announced it has acquired Estancia Beef, the import division of El Raigon Natural Beef based in Petaluma, CA. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed.
Cattle and Beef Industry News
by WLJ
May 19, 2017
President Donald Trump nominated long-time Iowa Gov. Terry Branstad to be the U.S. ambassador to China and it was expected that the Senate would vote to confirm him last week. According to reports, the Senate is likely to confirm Branstad due in part to his long-standing relationship with China and agricultural acumen.


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