Daily Archives: June 22, 2009

Proper Handling of Beef Cattle

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UT Institute of Agriculture to host Tobacco, Beef and More field day

UT Institute of Agriculture to host Tobacco, Beef and More field day

The Leaf Chronicle

Tobacco, Beef and More, a field day to highlight new research, management and production strategies for the region’s tobacco and beef cattle producers, will be held June 25 at the University of Tennessee Highland Rim AgResearch and Education Center in Springfield.

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Neb. meeting to address cattle DNA technology

Neb. meeting to address cattle DNA technology

WCAU

DNA technology in cattle is the topic of a conference next week at the U.S. Meat Animal Research Center in Clay Center.

Topics include the history of DNA technology, its current status in the beef cattle industry and where it is headed.

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Why a COW Should Be in Investors’ Portfolios

Why a COW Should Be in Investors’ Portfolios

Seeking Alpha

I suspect that Keith is a Canadian cowboy at heart. I arrived at this suspicion based on several clues: 1) last Halloween he came in to the office dressed in full cowboy regalia, 2) when he and I first met it turned out that one of the few friends that we had in common was the former two-time national Bull riding champion of Canada (it takes one to know one principle, myself notwithstanding), and 3) his tendency to shout "Hoowah!" when trades work out better than anticipated.

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JBS Denies Involvement in Beef-Industry Graft Scheme

JBS Denies Involvement in Beef-Industry Graft Scheme

Carlos Caminada

Bloomberg

JBS SA, the world’s biggest beef producer, said it isn’t involved in an alleged beef-industry graft scheme under investigation in Brazil, following a police raid at one of its offices.

JBS, which hasn’t been accused of any wrongdoing, said Federal police officers searching one of its units in Porto Velho, northern Brazil, took audit reports, licenses and other documents as part of a nationwide probe yesterday. Investigators didn’t seize any computers or equipment, JBS said in a statement to Brazil’s stock regulator.

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Ranchers worry sick Mexican cows could step into U.S.

Ranchers worry sick Mexican cows could step into U.S.

Washington Times

Longtime New Mexico cattle rancher Judy Keeler is keenly aware of how tough it is to raise livestock in the dusty desert near the U.S.-Mexico border.

Drought, intense heat, security and illegal immigrants who cut down ranchers’ fences and drink water meant for livestock are constant concerns.

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Bath farm donated to MSU education fund

Bath farm donated to MSU education fund

LSJ.com

Thanks to the generosity of Michigan State University (MSU) beef program supporters Jim and Melissa Reichenbach, of Sterling-Hunter Farms, Bath, the MSU Beef Education and Endowment Fund received a gift designed to continue to return dividends to the university’s program for years to come.

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