Daily Archives: June 25, 2010

North Dakota eases cattle import restrictions

North Dakota eases cattle import restrictions

Businessweek

North Dakota has eased testing requirements for most cattle entering the state from Minnesota and Montana.

The state Board of Animal Health decision means beef cattle from most areas of Minnesota will no longer need to be tested for bovine tuberculosis prior to being brought into North Dakota.

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One Vegan’s Account of a Cattle Feedlot

One Vegan’s Account of a Cattle Feedlot

Center for Consumer Freedom

And, I have to say it.  If my experience at Magnum is representative of other cattle farms, all those accounts of the dismal, depressing, disastrous cattle conditions seem to be exaggerated…

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Land owners workshop addresses cattle health

Land owners workshop addresses cattle health

Bandera County Courier

To get a Hill Country Landowner’s attention, say “cattle.” This simple word draws lots of attention with the ranching community.

On Wednesday, June 30, Burnet County Extension Agent Wade Hibler and a team of knowledgeable experts will present a free program on beef cattle health, sponsored by the Texas AgriLife Extension Service.

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Cattle Raisers pass policy on USDA’s animal disease traceability plan

Cattle Raisers pass policy on USDA’s animal disease traceability plan

North Texas e-News

The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA), the state’s largest and oldest livestock association, passed policy regarding the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) new animal disease traceability plan. The policy was passed Friday at the association’s summer meeting.

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Hunt receives ag leadership award

Hunt receives ag leadership award

KNEB

U.S. Premium Beef (USPB) Chief Executive Officer Steven D. Hunt was awarded the 2010 J.B. Dillingham Award for Agricultural Leadership and Excellence by the Agricultural Business Council of Kansas City.

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Ranchers decry EPA gas oversight

Ranchers decry EPA gas oversight

Jerry Lackey

Reporter News

The U.S. Senate has given the Environmental Protection Agency approval to regulate carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases by voting down a resolution that would have prevented the agency takeover, and ranchers are bracing for an increase in operating costs as a result.

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Pros and Cons of Multi-species Grazing

Pros and Cons of Multi-species Grazing

David Burton, University of Missouri extension

Beef Today

It is becoming more common for producers to use multi-species grazing — mixing sheep or goats together with cattle — to improve the use of forages and cut down on the expenses of mowing and spraying weeds in pasture.

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