Daily Archives: March 19, 2013

Baxter Black, DVM:  Pegasus Flies Again

Baxter Black, DVM:  Pegasus Flies Again

It was a peaceful Utah winter morning. Levi stood next to his bedroom window and pulled back the shade.

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Sustainability: What’s your definition?

Sustainability: What’s your definition?

The Cattle Business Weekly

"How do you define sustainability?" was the question posed to four panel members during a session at the International Livestock Congress held mid-January in Denver.

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When Conception Rates Tanked

When Conception Rates Tanked

Becky Mills

Progressive Farmer

Joe Davis has an operation most producers would envy. His management-intensive grazing program keeps his forages and cows in great shape.

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Feed costs keep herds from growing

Feed costs keep herds from growing

Jeff DeYoung

Iowa Farmer Today

It is dry in Southwest Iowa and other parts of the state, but drought may be second on the list of livestock producers’ concerns, says David Trowbridge.

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CR amendment transfers funds to prevent FSIS furloughs

CR amendment transfers funds to prevent FSIS furloughs

Feedstuffs

The Pryor/Blunt amendment would transfer $55 million in existing agriculture funds to FSIS in order to ensure food inspectors are not furloughed. These facilities are required by law to have federal inspectors on the production line in order to operate.

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New Era For Marketing

New Era For Marketing

Kindra Gordon

Angus Journal

How many times in a day do you hear people mention something “neat” that they saw on the Internet or Facebook? Wouldn’t it be great if the comments they were buzzing about related to your business, products or services?

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Avoiding body condition loss in herds

Avoiding body condition loss in herds

Glenn Selk

High Plains Journal

The winter of 2011-2012 has brought challenges in the form of very high feed prices, and in some instances, short hay supplies. Cows in many Midwestern herds are calving in marginal body condition.

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Sick people are anti-farming activists

Sick people are anti-farming activists

Rich Keller

Drovers

The University of North Carolina (UNC) academic environmental activists are leading the way in giving opponents of hog farming manure and sewage sludge fertilizers a national audience.

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Mexican Beef Market Impacts on the U.S. Beef Industry

Mexican Beef Market Impacts on the U.S. Beef Industry

Derrell S. Peel

AG Web

The Mexican beef cattle industry has been severely impacted by the drought the past two years, much as the U.S. has been impacted.

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Ashe cattle farmers ‘doing all the right things’

Ashe cattle farmers ‘doing all the right things’

Dylan Lightfoot

Jefferson Post

After three years of drought in Texas and the Midwest, the nation’s cattle herd is the smallest it has been since the Truman administration, but according to local farmers Ashe County cattle are doing just fine.

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