Daily Archives: September 16, 2011

Herman Cain Addresses Cattlemen

Herman Cain Addresses Cattlemen

Angus Journal

More than 500 attendees jockeyed for a seat in a crowded auditorium to hear Herman Cain, candidate for president, during the 2011 Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Kissimmee, Fla., Aug. 2, 2011.

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BeefTalk: Saddle Up To Lasso Some Hope

BeefTalk: Saddle Up To Lasso Some Hope

Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service

There are times in this world when all of us need to stop, take a deep breath and reflect. Last week, two of those times, Sept. 11, 2001, and Sept. 11, 2011, were remembered. Our normal activity needed to stop as we remembered those dates.

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Dry, Ensile Frost-damaged Corn Properly

Dry, Ensile Frost-damaged Corn Properly

North Dakota State University

Frost brought the 2011 corn growing season to an end this week for many North Dakota producers.

“Corn in many areas had not reached physiological maturity, which could lead to storage problems if it isn’t dried and ensiled properly,” cautions J.W. Schroeder, North Dakota State University Extension Service dairy specialist.

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Debate on ethanol role in livestock/poultry feed costs

Debate on ethanol role in livestock/poultry feed costs

David Bennett

Delta Farm Press

In recent years, U.S. livestock and poultry producers have increasingly complained about limited feed availability and resulting higher feed costs. A Wednesday afternoon hearing of the House Subcommittee on Livestock, Dairy, and Poultry focused on the feed issues.

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Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium Nov. 19-21 in Lincoln

Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium Nov. 19-21 in Lincoln

Wauneta Breeze  

The ninth annual Nebraska Youth Beef Leadership Symposium, Nov. 19-21 at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will introduce Nebraska high school students to beef industry professionals, beef producers and other students from around the U.S.

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From the Ground Up – Future Demand For Beef

From the Ground Up – Future Demand For Beef

KBTX

Increased exports of beef, combined with a short supply in the U.S., has made the outlook for future prices look relatively stable for the next few years.

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Steaks, steaks and more steaks

Steaks, steaks and more steaks

Vicki Hyatt

Mountaineer

I had no idea there were so many types of steaks that could be cut from a beef carcass! I grew up on a ranch in Montana decades ago and thought that coming from beef country, I knew quite a bit about cattle and how to cook the end product.

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New Ohio livestock standards explained

New Ohio livestock standards explained

KELLY BYER

Limaohio.com

From pigs to sheep, new livestock care standards will take effect Sept. 29, making Ohio the first state to provide a set of enforceable rules.

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Cow Camp Chatter: The ins and outs, good and bad of leasing cows

Cow Camp Chatter: The ins and outs, good and bad of leasing cows

Ron Torell

AG Weekly

Given the current record high livestock market many stockmen who find themselves short on cattle with extra feed and not enough money are considering leasing cows.

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Drought pushing local ranchers to sell pregnant cows to buyers up North

Drought pushing local ranchers to sell pregnant cows to buyers up North

Amanda Gomez

KXXV

 Ranchers trying to cope with one of the worst droughts in the history of the Lone Star State now have to sell off cows they would normally need to rebuild their herd for the upcoming year.

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