Daily Archives: May 13, 2010

Baxter Black, DVM:  LETTER TO NORM ‘BOUT SPRING GATHER

Baxter Black, DVM:  LETTER TO NORM ‘BOUT SPRING GATHER

Dear Norm,

I just wanted you to know we’re still punchin’ cows here on the S X.  Not much has changed.  The Beacon well is working again.  Its opened up the west side for us.

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Grandin is a ‘hero,’ Pollan is a (gulp) ‘thinker?’

Grandin is a ‘hero,’ Pollan is a (gulp) ‘thinker?’

Greg Henderson

Drovers.com

It’s a sign of the times we live in, I guess, that one of our country’s most influential print publications stoops to the level of The National Enquirer in order to lure readers and drive newsstand sales.

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Management tools for preventing foot rot

Management tools for preventing foot rot

Sara Thissen

The Cattle Business Weekly

It’s that time of the year where sunny temperatures are on the rise and an increase of foot rot, can be found in producers’ cattle herds.

Foot rot can be troubling for the animal itself but also for the producer. Dr. Arlyn Scherbenske of Steele Veterinary of Steele, N.D. handles many foot rot cases each year.

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The Future Of Farming

The Future Of Farming

Mike Rowe

The Office

The last time I was in Indianapolis was the summer of 2003. I remember it pretty well because I was still sulking about The Colts being moved there without my permission and not quite over their inglorious departure from my hometown of Baltimore twenty years earlier.

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Five Ranches Where Being A Little Different From the Herd Pays Off

Five Ranches Where Being A Little Different From the Herd Pays Off

Boyd Kidwell

DTN/Progressive Farmer

If you aren’t happy with the returns you see selling cattle through today’s traditional markets, maybe it’s time to think outside the box. Here are five ways producers are squeezing profits from alternative markets.

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Special Feedlot Meeting Scheduled to Address EPA Rulings

Special Feedlot Meeting Scheduled to Address EPA Rulings

KMEG

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) officials are visiting feedlots in Northwest Iowa with increased frequency this spring. The visits are the result of the Agency looking at operations that require an NPDES permit, and a new effort to monitor 300 to 1000 head feedlots.

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Grass-fed Beef: Good for Cattle, Environment and Local Communities

Grass-fed Beef: Good for Cattle, Environment and Local Communities

 PR Newswire

Whole Foods Market (Nasdaq: WFMI), the leading natural and organic foods supermarket, announces that grass-fed-and-finished beef is offered in the meat departments of all of its 284 stores in the United States.

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