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by WLJ
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.
News
by WLJ
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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by WLJ
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.
News
by WLJ
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.
News
by WLJ
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.
News
by WLJ
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 Angusinfluenced cows are the profitable answer for many commercial operations and are also utilized in research herds.
News
by WLJ
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.
Opinion
by WLJ
Feb 6, 2015
During the course of conducting grazing research at the Noble Foundation, we routinely receive and “straighten out” stocker cattle. Many of these cattle are sourced from sale barns and would be considered to be at high risk for contracting bovine respiratory disease (BRD, also known as shipping fever).
Opinion
by WLJ
Feb 6, 2015
During the course of conducting grazing research at the Noble Foundation, we routinely receive and “straighten out” stocker cattle. Many of these cattle are sourced from sale barns and would be considered to be at high risk for contracting bovine respiratory disease (BRD, also known as shipping fever).
Markets
by WLJ
Jan 30, 2015
U.S. retail Choice beef values climbed through 2014, reaching a record high of $6.30 per pound in November (most recent complete data). Retail value is defined as the average value at the grocery store of a basket of beef cuts, measured in cents per pound of retail weight.


Markets
by WLJ
Jan 30, 2015
U.S. retail Choice beef values climbed through 2014, reaching a record high of $6.30 per pound in November (most recent complete data). Retail value is defined as the average value at the grocery store of a basket of beef cuts, measured in cents per pound of retail weight.
News
by WLJ
Jan 30, 2015
As the spring calving season approaches, the cows will show typical signs that will indicate parturition is imminent. Changes that are gradually seen are udder development, or “making bag” and the relaxation and swelling of the vulva. These indicate the cow is due to calve in the near future.
News
by WLJ
Jan 30, 2015
Carpenter, speaking at the recent Southwest Beef Symposium in Amarillo, said, “The thing we know about managing bull fertility is the breeding soundness exam performed by a qualified vet is the best and most practical predictor of potential fertility.


News
by WLJ
Jan 30, 2015
The trade show is a part of NCBA’s Cattle Industry Convention, the oldest and largest convention for the cattle business. Reyes’ cattledog demonstration is one of this year’s sessions on ways to increase cattle performance by reducing handling stress and how cattlemen can shape consumers’ perception of beef.


News
by WLJ
Jan 30, 2015
With California farmers and ranchers preparing for a potential fourth consecutive drought year, the California State Board of Food and Agriculture will meet with federal and state officials to discuss drought operations and potential actions for 2015.
News
by WLJ
Jan 30, 2015
Written records were mentioned in the first portion of this story, and they are extremely important when following BQA guidelines and these records become even more valuable when they are passed along to the next segment of the industry with the cattle.
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