Daily Archives: June 22, 2010

Baxter Black, DVM: LIZARD ABUSE

Baxter Black, DVM:  LIZARD ABUSE

1 APR 2038 HEADLINE: X-HSUS FILES SUIT AGAINST GEICO FOR LIZARD ABUSE!

(AgP) Attorneys for the Extreme Humane Society of the United Suers (X-HSUS) have filed suit in the San Francisco Court of Steals, Deals, Repeals and Conceals against Geico (Government Engineered Insurance Conspirators) for Mistreatment, Mental Anguish and Misrepresentation of Reptiles.  Conjugal charges involve Impersonation of the British (a protected aboriginal group in western European Socialist Republic) and using humor for frivolous purposes.

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Effective Pest Control Strategies Critical Component in Overall Strategic Program

Effective Pest Control Strategies Critical Component in Overall Strategic Program

Blair Ciecko

American Cattlemen

During the past couple of years we have seen the economy negatively impact the profitability of many cattle operators across the country. And, while the outlook has been slowly improving, there is still a combination of factors that have many on edge

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More Regulations for Livestock Farms?

More Regulations for Livestock Farms?

Gary Baise

Bacon’s Rebellion

Environmental groups, including the Natural Resources Defense Council, Sierra Club, and Robert F. Kennedy Jr.’s Waterkeeper Alliance reached a Settlement Agreement with EPA in 2009 which required EPA, by May 28, 2010, to develop a guidance document “…designed to assist permitting authorities in implementing NPDES permit regulations and Effluent Limitations Guidelines and Standards for concentrated feeding operations (CAFOs)…”.

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Record keeping for the ranch

Record keeping for the ranch

Amanda Nolz

Tri State Livestock News

Record keeping. It’s been compared to sitting in a dentist chair or cleaning the bathroom. It’s a chore that is often put on the back burner in lieu of more important tasks on the ranch like chores, baling hay and fixing fence.

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Handling Rained on Hay

Handling Rained on Hay

Dr. Bruce Anderson, Professor of Agronomy, University of Nebraska

Rained on hay causes many problems. Obviously, feed value of the hay is lowered. And many times, in our rush to put this hay up, it gets baled or stacked too wet, which causes mold or heat damage to develop.

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Proposed Livestock Marketing Rules Produce Heated Debate

Proposed Livestock Marketing Rules Produce Heated Debate

Gary Truitt

Hoosier AG Today

USDA is looking to make major livestock and poultry marketing reforms. According to the American Meat Institute, the proposed rule, unveiled last Friday, attempts to dramatically change the way livestock are procured and marketed in the U.S. The debate is whether that change is for the better.

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Ranchers and environmentalists go to bat for El Dorado grasslands

Ranchers and environmentalists go to bat for El Dorado grasslands

Carlos Alcalá

Sacramento Bee

Ed Borba’s hat, mustache, oversized belt buckle and boots suggest a rancher. The bumper sticker on his truck completes the picture. It reads, “Eat Beef: The West Wasn’t Won on Salad.”

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