Daily Archives: August 29, 2014

Maximum Value Comes at the Optimal End Point

Maximum Value Comes at the Optimal End Point

Becky Mills

Progressive Farmer

Bill and Claudia Tucker believe in setting the mark high and holding it there. Preconditioning is never optional. Tucker Family Farms is a seventh-generation operation in Amherst, Va., expanded in 1992 to include retained ownership through slaughter.

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Two Midwestern governors chastise EPA

Two Midwestern governors chastise EPA

Ken Anderson

Brownfield Network

The governors of Nebraska and Iowa are not mincing words when it comes to their feelings about the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In a conference call with reporters, Nebraska Governor Dave Heineman called EPA “the enemy of agriculture”.  Heineman says the agency is the biggest regulatory issue that farmers and ranchers face.

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Webinar to Help Producers Expand Profitably

Webinar to Help Producers Expand Profitably


CattleFax will hold another of its popular CattleFax Trends+ webinars at 5:30 p.m. MT, Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014, and registration is now open. Previous Trends+ webinars have attracted nearly 1,500 cow-calf producers, stockers and backgrounders over the past year.

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