Daily Archives: April 23, 2009

Calving season considerations

Calving season considerations

Greg Lardy

Tri State Livestock News

This winter’s weather has many producers considering moving calving season back or changing calving seasons all together. However, the easy decision in this process is keeping your bulls locked up a few weeks or a month longer than your usual turnout date.

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Montana cattle producers promote beef genetics in Russia

Montana cattle producers promote beef genetics in Russia

Cattle Business Weekly

Montana livestock breeders Darrell Stevenson of Stevenson Genetics in the Judith Basin; Jack Holden of Holden Herefords near Valier; Jack Ward, chief operating officer of the American Herford Association, Rob Thomas, board member for the American Angus Association and Marty Earnheart, livestock marketing officer for the Montana Department of Agriculture spoke at the April 6-8 “Development of Cattle Breeding in Russia” conference in Moscow.

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Kansas Man Faces 9 Counts in Cattle Scam

Kansas Man Faces 9 Counts in Cattle Scam


A Topeka-area man faces federal charges for allegedly defrauding a Jefferson County cattle ranch.

Prosecutors say Dennis Stebbins of Overbrook on Tuesday was charged with one count of conspiracy to commit bank fraud and money laundering, four counts of bank fraud, and four counts of money laundering.

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Three elements to entrepreneurship

Three elements to entrepreneurship

Codi Vallery

The Cattle Bsiness Weekly

John S. Patton of JM Web Designs started his design company at the incredibly young age of 14. He and his friend, Michael, loved the World Wrestling Federation, now known as the World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. and decided to build a website that would cater to others that loved it as well.

They began to teach themselves how to design, market and launch a website over the course of a year. It eventually launched and became a top website for WWF fans.

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Mississippi Premium Replacement Heifer Program

Mississippi Premium Replacement Heifer Program


Selection and development of beef heifers, to replace culled cows or increase herd numbers, impacts the economics of a cow-calf operation through genetics and longevity. Improved genetics can enhance growth performance and carcass value, while eventual longevity of the heifer as a mature cow is influenced by reproductive success during the first breeding season.

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Producer Promotes Benefits of Value Added Beef Production

Producer Promotes Benefits of Value Added Beef Production

Cattle Today

In the current environment of high production costs and tight margins, beef producers need to pursue every option for improving economic returns. Toward that goal, John Queen has been tirelessly educating anyone who will listen on the benefits of value-added beef production.

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IBBA Announces 2nd Annual International Issue of the Brangus Journal

IBBA Announces 2nd Annual International Issue of the Brangus Journal


The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA), along with Brangus Publications Inc (BPI), is currently in production of its 2nd annual international issue of the Brangus Journal. Following the recent success of the Global Brangus Roundup, held March 8, 2009, the IBBA is continuing its aggressive plan to reach out and expand the Brangus breed into international markets.

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