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Regulations expanded in CWA proposal

The Republican chairman of the House Science Committee sent a scathing letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week, following the release of maps the he says reveal a plan by the agency to “control a huge amount of private property across the country.

 

 
 
 
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Massive quake rocks northern California

Cattle ranchers and their families were among the hundreds of thousands rudely jolted awake at 3:20 a.m. Sunday, Aug. 24, when the worst earthquake to hit northern California in 25 years struck with a vengeance, causing an estimated $1 billion in damage, injuring more than 200 people, wreaking widespread havoc.

 

 
 
 
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Farmers' Almanac expects cold winter

The 198-year-old Farmers’ Almanac got it right last year in predicting the winter that just wouldn’t stop. With winter sneaking up, and leaves starting to change colors already, dj vu is setting in. And according to the Farmers’ Almanac, we just may make history again.

 

 
 
 
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California kicks off the fall bull market

The fall bull selling season is about to be in full swing starting with the early sales in California. Obviously, California has been dealt a tough hand in the last few years with a severe drought, which has caused cow numbers to decline. This has led producers to cull all of their marginal cows, leaving them with a tremendous nucleus for when the rains return.

 

 
 
 
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PLC annual meeting on grazing

Public Lands Council (PLC) will hold its annual meeting Sept. 3-6 in the southwest Colorado town of Ignacio. PLC is the only organization in Washington, D.C., dedicated solely to representing ranchers with public land grazing rights. Expected to attend this year are ranchers, range professionals, legal experts who fight for the industry, elected officials, and personnel from the Bureau of Land Management and U.S. Forest Service.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

AFTERNOON MARKET UPDATE; Aug. 26

The cash cattle market didn't have much of a pulse Tuesday with potential bids and asking prices little more than loose talk. We think some showlists were priced around $155 in the South and $245-$248 in the North.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

DAILY FED CATTLE; Aug. 26

Thus far for Tuesday, negotiated cash trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all feeding regions. Last week in the Texas Panhandle live sale sold at 152.00. In Kansas for the previous week, live sales sold from 152.00-153.00.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE SUMMARY; Aug. 22

Compared to last week, feeder cattle and calves traded very uneven with calves ranging from steady to 5.00 higher to steady to 5.00 lower.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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