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by WLJ
Mar 27, 2015
Following a robust and transparent public process that included more than 1.5 million public comments, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, on Mar. 20, released final standards that will support safe and responsible hydraulic fracturing on public and American Indian lands.
News
by WLJ
Mar 27, 2015
Robert “Bob” Lee, a rancher from Judith Gap, MT, and respected leader in the agricultural community, will receive an honorary doctorate in animal and range sciences from Montana State University (MSU) during the university’s spring commencement, set for May 9.


News
by WLJ
Mar 27, 2015
The beef industry reached more than 30,000 athletes, their friends and families attending the 2015 United Airlines NYC Half Marathon Health & Fitness Expo in Manhattan Mar. 12-14, thanks to a first-time sponsorship by the National Beef Checkoff, in partnership with the New York and South Dakota Beef Councils.
News
by WLJ
Mar 27, 2015
Although it is still early, the temperatures in some parts of cow country have been relatively warm and a few of the cool season grasses are beginning to green up sooner than expected. With that green-up and cows lactating heavily comes the concern of grass tetany, said Adele Harty, South Dakota State University Extension Cow/Calf Field Specialist.
News
by WLJ
Mar 27, 2015
Following a robust and transparent public process that included more than 1.5 million public comments, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell, on Mar. 20, released final standards that will support safe and responsible hydraulic fracturing on public and American Indian lands.
News
by WLJ
Mar 27, 2015
Robert “Bob” Lee, a rancher from Judith Gap, MT, and respected leader in the agricultural community, will receive an honorary doctorate in animal and range sciences from Montana State University (MSU) during the university’s spring commencement, set for May 9.
Opinion
by WLJ
Mar 27, 2015
When I started at the Noble Foundation in the late 1970s, agriculture in the Southern Great Plains was still dominated by traditional producers engaged primarily in foragebased beef production. Most operations were fairly large and run by experienced full-time farmers and ranchers.
Opinion
by WLJ
Mar 27, 2015
The old saying is “hope for the best but plan for the worst.” When it comes to forage considerations for cow/calf producers I believe there is a need to plan for the worst… and plan for the best. And it’s not too early to begin forage planning for 2015.
Opinion
by WLJ
Mar 27, 2015
When I started at the Noble Foundation in the late 1970s, agriculture in the Southern Great Plains was still dominated by traditional producers engaged primarily in foragebased beef production. Most operations were fairly large and run by experienced full-time farmers and ranchers.
Opinion
by WLJ
Mar 27, 2015
The old saying is “hope for the best but plan for the worst.” When it comes to forage considerations for cow/calf producers I believe there is a need to plan for the worst… and plan for the best. And it’s not too early to begin forage planning for 2015.
Markets
by WLJ
Mar 20, 2015
Several factors joined forces simultaneously to seriously impact beef exports and imports so far this year. The situation in 2015 is a continuation of trade issues that developed in 2014. Total beef production decreased nearly 6 percent in 2014 and resulted in dramatic increases in U.
Markets
by WLJ
Mar 20, 2015
The Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFDP) was initially authorized by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to reimburse eligible farmers and ranchers for grazing losses due to a qualifying drought or fire through Sept. 30, 2011 (the end of the period covered by the 2008 Act).


Markets
by WLJ
Mar 20, 2015
Several factors joined forces simultaneously to seriously impact beef exports and imports so far this year. The situation in 2015 is a continuation of trade issues that developed in 2014. Total beef production decreased nearly 6 percent in 2014 and resulted in dramatic increases in U.
Markets
by WLJ
Mar 20, 2015
The Livestock Forage Disaster Program (LFDP) was initially authorized by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 to reimburse eligible farmers and ranchers for grazing losses due to a qualifying drought or fire through Sept. 30, 2011 (the end of the period covered by the 2008 Act).
News
by WLJ
Mar 20, 2015
Isabella Aurora Allen- Millerd, a third generation Montanan and avid lover of the outdoors, recently won the film role of Clara Anderson. She will portray the young daughter of Montana cattle ranchers Margaret and Tom Anderson in the upcoming docu-drama, “Cowboy.


News
by WLJ
Mar 20, 2015
“Interning with NCBA and PLC has allowed me to become a part of the team that fights for agriculture and the beef industry each and every day. Not many college students are able to say that they lived and worked in the nation’s capital while representing our country’s most vital industry.
News
by WLJ
Mar 20, 2015
Being prepared is one of the best ways to ensure that the season goes smoothly, says Carl Dahlen, North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension Service Beef Cattle Specialist, and Gerald Stokka, NDSU Extension Veterinarian and Livestock Stewardship Specialist.
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