New expected progeny differences (EPDs) from the spring 2017 international cattle evaluation were released Jan. 27, 2017 for the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) and Canadian Limousin Association (CLA).
Boehner was the 53rd Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, and served Ohio’s eighth Congressional District from 1991 to 2015. During his time in Congress, Boehner served as Vice Chairman of the U.S. House Committee on Agriculture and as Chairman of the U.
While I was in the United States Peace Corps, a stranger came to my small village in Kenya and stood on a box to gather villagers around him. He delivered a powerful and convincing story so that he could sell vials of water that he claimed would protect the people from the malaria that was ravaging the community.
There are dozens of committees and even more subcommittees between the House of Representatives and the Senate. When it comes to agriculture and land-use issues, however, there are four key committees: the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry; the Senate Committee on Energy and.
“I am excited about the possibility of working with the agency on problems of national and international interest,” Martin said. “It is an opportunity to explore areas of interest and a place where my expertise in statistics and modeling will be very useful.
The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) applauded the introduction of bipartisan legislation last week that would permanently kill the onerous death tax. The bipartisan Death Tax Repeal Act of 2017 (H.
Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) leaders and many other Texas-based organizations have taken an aggressive, offensive approach to eminent domain reform in the 2017 session of the Texas Legislature.
The sixth annual comprehensive survey now covers 141 countries and more than 30,000 feed mills. The results show that the U.S. and China are the top two countries, producing onethird of all animal feed, and that predominant growth came from the beef, pig and aquaculture feed sectors as well as several African, Asian and Middle Eastern countries.
The North American Meat Institute (NAMI) recently unveiled the first-ofits-kind mobile app aimed at helping consumers become more confident when buying meat and poultry. The free MyMeatUp app includes a full guide to beef, pork, lamb and veal retail meat cuts, and draws on content from www.
As mentioned in the companion piece on page 6, congressional committees wield enormous amount of power. Congressional committees fairly literally have the ability to decide what bills see the light of day and have a slim hope of making it to laws. This is true both for the committees of the House of Representatives and the Senate.
The 2017 Auction of the Junior Livestock Champions sets a National Western Stock Show (NWSS) record with the top eight champion animals posting total sales of $442,500. The auction started with a bang when the Reserve Grand Champion Lamb sold for $34,000, exceeding last year’s bid by $6,000.
Developing a proper stocking rate is among the most important practices a manager can accomplish. No fertilization plan, brush management plan, rotational grazing plan or herd genetic selection can overcome overgrazing from a continually high stocking rate.
ABS Global has built a facility named Future Genetics, dedicated to house and care for bull calves under 6 months old. The facility, located near Madison, WI, allows ABS staff to improve care for animals through better nutrition, veterinary care and biosecurity at an earlier age.
Lander Nicodemus, Cheyenne, WY, was named Champion at the 2017 World Livestock Auctioneer Championship (WLAC) Midwestern Regional Qualifying Event. West Point Livestock Auction, West Point, NE, hosted the final of three WLAC qualifying events.
The western land-use events of the last few years seem to have been analyzed, pondered, condemned, praised and generally discussed into a state of confusion and stalemate. For 40 or so years I have been active in the advocacy for economic natural resource development, mining, timber, grazing and water.
He was born Oct. 3, 1924 at the family farm Southeast of Chapman, KS, to Andrew J. “AJ” Schuler, Sr., and Susanna (Moore) Schuler. He began working alongside his father as a school boy and even at that age his passion for raising Angus cattle began to develop.
The Garrett Ranch was established in 1937. Over the years, the Garrett family has made significant improvements to pastures with help of the Bureau of Land Management. The family has also made improvements to rangeland health and repaired creeks and other waterways.
Due to the considerable herd expansion that has occurred over the last three years, forecasters predict that 2017 and 2018 cattle markets will be considerably lower than even the transition that took place during the latter half of 2016. Only time will tell, but cattle producers are pretty resilient, and most have seen this market transition before.