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A new study finds bacteria take wing

In “Antibiotics, Bacteria, and Antibiotic Resistance Genes: Aerial Transport from Cattle Feed Yards via Particulate Matter,” researchers from Texas Tech University collected samples of airborne particulate matter (PM) adjacent to 10 different Texas feedlots.

 

 
 
 
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Pacific port problems harming ag exports

A labor dispute that has snarled imports and exports at 29 West Coast sea ports since a six-year contract expired in July has financially harmed shipments of virtually all agriculture commodities to the Pacific Rim, Washington Cattlemen’s...

 

 
 
 
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Court sides with EPA in CAFO information suit

Last week, a federal district court in Minnesota dismissed the lawsuit seeking to block the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) from releasing the personal information (such as a person’s name, home address, GPS location and telephone number) of livestock and poultry farmers and ranchers in response to Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) requests.

 

 
 
 
Daily News

Moving forward in 2015: The information highway

[Editor’s note: This is Part 2 following last week’s “Moving forward in 2015; prediction and outlook” on page 14.] 2011, the Cisco Visual Networking Index Projects predicted that networking devices would outnumber the population by 2 to 1 by 2015.

 

 
 
 
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Lawsuits against USWFS not included in report

— Environmental group ignores details of report, claims litigation effects limited The recently-released Governmental Accountability Office (GAO) report came to the conclusion that environmental litigation has had “limited” effect on the actions of federal agencies.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

AFTERNOON MARKET UPDATE; Jan 26

Futures closed mixed, up 50 to down 80. Live cattle futures closed mixed in a moderate trading range after spending most of the session with sharp triple-digit losses.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

DAILY FED CATTLE; Jan 26

Thus far for Monday, negotiated cash trade was inactive on light demand in the Southern and Northern Plains and very limited on light demand in the Western Cornbelt.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE SUMMARY; Jan 23

Compared to last week, the downtrend continues in the feeder cattle markets as feeder cattle and calves traded 5.00-15.00 lower this week.

 

 
 
 
 
 

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