Daily Archives: November 12, 2012

NCBA Lobbyist Sees No Chance for Tax Reform After Tuesday’s Election Results

NCBA Lobbyist Sees No Chance for Tax Reform After Tuesday’s Election Results

Oklahoma Farm Report

NCBA Lobbyist Sees No Chance for Tax Reform After Tuesday’s Election Results

The general elections have come and gone and Colin Woodall, lead lobbyist for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, says the outcome hasn’t changed a thing.

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How Does the Cow’s Digestive System Work?

How Does the Cow’s Digestive System Work?

Robert Fears

The Cattleman

If we are to properly feed cattle for optimum production, we need to understand their digestive system.

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Shop around to find the best price per pound of nutrient

Shop around to find the best price per pound of nutrient

The Prairie Star

Hay prices are skyrocketing.

In some instances the price has doubled from what it was just a few short years ago. These escalating prices are primarily due to a nationwide drought which has reduced supply and increased demand for hay, grain and standing forage.

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Whenever there is a vacuum, something rushes to fill it. It’s true in the cattle business, too.

Whenever there is a vacuum, something rushes to fill it. It’s true in the cattle business, too.

Farm-Ranch News

As U.S. cattle numbers have declined over the last decade due to drought and competing demands for land and feed, Brazil, in particular, has been filling the void. Its cattle herd has increased by 17% in the last five years. Its vast grassland resources are fueling cattle growth, too. And with the emphasis on grass, Brazil’s beef producers have not felt the same pressure of escalating grain prices as their North American counterparts.

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Size Neutral, Quality Positive

Size Neutral, Quality Positive

Steve Suther

Angus Journal

Virtual cattle feeders. Solution providers. Data crusaders. Value adders.

Production teachers. Call them anything you want, but the company name is Performance Blenders LLC (PB), of Jackson, Mo

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Producers made hay while the sun shine

Producers made hay while the sun shines

Keri Collins Lewis

Cattle Today

Mississippi’s hay producers increased acreage and yields this season in spite of variable rainfall across the state.
“Hay production systems in the central part of the state had a really good season,” said Rocky Lemus, Mississippi State University Extension Service forage specialist. “We’ve been blessed with quite a bit of rain in central Mississippi, and the hay crop has been better than average.

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Inside the Mind of Climate Alarmist Jeremy Rifkin

Inside the Mind of Climate Alarmist Jeremy Rifkin

Right Side News

Discover the Networks has released the following report and when reading about Jeremy Rifkin and his views on eliminating beef, and the methane that cows produce, you must wonder; as DTN points out: [1] Methane emissions from cows amount to only 60 tons per year worldwide—as compared to 5 million tons from fresh water, 10 million tons from ocean water, and 40 million tons from termites.

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