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Feb 6, 2015
The program consists of two phases. The first phase is the “Recipe to Reality” seminar, which helps attendees understand how the food industry works, the challenges they will encounter and the decisions they should make before starting a busi ness..
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Feb 6, 2015
Deere & Company announced it will make workforce adjustments at several factories in Iowa and Illinois. The actions include indefinite layoffs at five locations that build agricultural equipment as well as an extended inventory adjustment shutdown at another factory.
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Feb 6, 2015
“When I was a young kid, we tried every breed you can think of. But since we went to Red Angus, we’ve never looked back. The Red Angus is really a good breed,” assured commercial rancher Ryan Pancheri from Howe, ID. And, from his experiences with different breeds, he would know.


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Feb 6, 2015
Morcom is the Assistant Feedmill Manager at the JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding yard near Gilcrest, CO. She is one of the only females in the company to do this job, and one of the youngest at only 23. “I can keep up with the boys and excel at one of the hardest, most demanding jobs on the feedlot.
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Feb 6, 2015
To order the Herd Navigator test, producers must complete and submit the DNA order form found at redangus.org/genetics/dna-tools or call the National Office at 940/387-3502. Blood cards will be provided free of charge.
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Feb 6, 2015
Pick up any agriculture publication and you are sure to find an article commenting on the strength of the cattle market. Indeed, commercial producers are experiencing great financial revenues, but, with the high prices we must also recognize that we are operating in quite possibly the most risky financial environment experienced in decades.


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Feb 6, 2015
Profitability starts with the cow. The right cow— chock-full of maternal capabilities and bred for efficiency and longevity—sets the stage for profit returned to the ranch. Red Angus influenced cows are the profitable answer for many commercial operations and are also utilized in research herds.


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Feb 6, 2015
As a result, many producers who culled deep into their herds due to previous droughts are now preparing to restock to pre-drought numbers. In many restocking cases, replacement heifers can represent a significant percentage of the total cow herd.


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by WLJ
Feb 6, 2015
A topic often discussed in cattle production is whether the level of nutrition given to a pregnant female late in gestation affects birth weight and dystocia. Many producers worry providing good nutrition to a pregnant female—especially heifers— increases birth weight of the calf and, subsequently, dystocia.
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Feb 6, 2015
Cattle producers across the U.S. are heeding economic indications to rebuild and expand their herds, but a 32 million-acre decline in pasture availability over the last 10 years is hindering expansion and causing producers to weigh options that...
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Feb 6, 2015
Retirement farms had the highest percentage of older operators (67 percent)—as might be expected— followed by low-sales farms (41 percent). The advanced age of farm operators is understandable, given that the farm is the home for most farmers, and farmers can gradually phase out of farming over a decade or more.
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Feb 6, 2015
Five years ago, the export sector accounted for 30 percent of the U.S. grain sorghum market. At that time, Mexico was the largest importer, committing to approximately 973,042 bushels of grain sorghum weekly. However, in 2013 sorghum exports skyrocketed when Gun Jen Juee Agriculture Trading Company became the first company to import U.
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Feb 6, 2015
is one of the most important and destructive diseases of small grain crops,” she said. “This particular aphid can feed on more than 30 different species of grasses and cereal crops, including corn and sorghum, although wheat and barley are reported to be its preferred hosts.
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Feb 6, 2015
Researchers at New Mexico State University (NMSU) are seeking donations to fund a project that could help the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (USFWS) estimate the population of Mexican wolves in the country in a way that is faster, cheaper and more accurate than the current method of tracking.
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Feb 6, 2015
The winners were selected based on relation to Colorado agriculture, creativity and technical quality. The grand prize winner is Travis Harvey of Castle Rock, CO, with his entry entitled “Day Break.” The winning photograph shows the morning sun beaming through the clouds onto a combine in a newly harvested field.
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by WLJ
Feb 6, 2015
The program consists of two phases. The first phase is the “Recipe to Reality” seminar, which helps attendees understand how the food industry works, the challenges they will encounter and the decisions they should make before starting a busi ness..
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