Daily Archives: July 15, 2011

Commitment to Veterinarians

Commitment to Veterinarians

Dave Russell

Brownfield Network

Following a very successful Purdue University Senior Boiler Vet Camp, Pfizer Animal Health, as a component of their Commitment to Veterinarians platform, contributed $50,000 to the program.

The Purdue vet camp provides 40, 10th, 11th and 12th grade students with an interest in veterinary medicine an opportunity to participate in a weeklong interactive educational program.

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100% CASH-FED

100% CASH-FED

Randy Kuhn

Beef Today

The cost of traditional cattle production is rising and producers seeking to put more gra$$ weight on their cattle are finding that sound pasture management has never been more attractive and/or profitable.

Here are some tips on increasing your forages, with the first one being….

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NCBA Summer Conference to be Held in Florida

NCBA Summer Conference to be Held in Florida

Cattle Today

Washington, June 22, 2011 – National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Bill Donald said U.S. cattlemen need to make plans today to attend the 2011 Cattle Industry Summer Conference Aug. 1-4 in Kissimmee, Fla.

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Calf Identity After the Sale

Calf Identity After the Sale

Gilda V. Bryant

The Cattleman

When you watch a livestock auction, you’ll understand why many experts advise cattle producers to brand livestock, in addition to using ear tags. Tags are, at best, a temporary form of identification.

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Guidelines for delivering cattle to a packing plant

Guidelines for delivering cattle to a packing plant

TSCRA

The following guidelines are for cattle producers who are delivering their cattle to a packing plant for harvest. This checklist will help ensure the packing plant is ready for the cattle and can process them as quickly and with as little risk as possible.

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BeefTalk: Hay Quality Means Correct Harvesting

BeefTalk: Hay Quality Means Correct Harvesting

Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

Although somewhat delayed, the haying season is upon us, so the thought of winter feed, despite ongoing heat and rain, needs to be reintroduced.

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South Dakota beef plant to add $10 billion to economy, study finds

South Dakota beef plant to add $10 billion to economy, study finds

The National Provisioner

An Aberdeen, S.D., meatpacking plant set to open this fall is projected to boost the state’s and region’s economy by $10 billion in its first five years of operation, according to an economic impact study released Wednesday.

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Retracing the Goodnight-Loving Trail

Retracing the Goodnight-Loving Trail

Julia Robinson

Texas Highways

In 1866, a young cattleman named Charles Goodnight forged a partnership with Oliver Loving, an established rancher 25 years his senior, and they blazed a new cattle trail across Texas to Fort Sumner, New Mexico.

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Could Japan’s Radioactive Beef Be a Good Thing?

Could Japan’s Radioactive Beef Be a Good Thing?

Krista Mahr

Time

Over 950 pounds of beef contaminated with radioactive cesium above the legal limit has been distributed and eaten in at least eight prefectures across Japan, Tokyo city authorities have announced.

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Feedyard Camp

Feedyard Camp

The Gilmer Mirror

Football camp and cheerleading camp are typical summer destinations for teenagers, but what about Feedyard Camp? Emily Elwell, along with 18 other incoming juniors and seniors, spent three days in the Texas Panhandle learning about the cattle feeding industry.

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