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CA cattle bills have ranchers cheering

Those convicted will be required to submit to more frequent inspections by the California Bureau of Livestock Identification. Fines of $1,000 per incident also will be imposed.

 

 
 
 
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Harvested hay projected down in 2014

USDA’s June Acreage report doesn’t appear to give much hope for 2014 hay prices to come down much, with producers harvesting less hay compared to previous years. But Washington and Oregon, according to the report, seem to be holding their own, with a banner year expected in hay production.

 

 
 
 
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Study: beef is the least sustainable protein

The journal article by lead researcher Gidon Eshel—“Land, irrigation water greenhouse gas, and reactive nitrogen burdens of meat, eggs, and dairy production in the United States”—was published in the July 21 issue of the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

 

 
 
 
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Watershed rehabilitation funding to repair dams in 26 state

USDA recently announced plans to repair and rehabilitate 150 dams in 26 states. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack made the announcement, sharing that $262 million will be invested in rehabilitation.

 

 
 
 
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Sheep Experiment Station stays open

What if one day you went to pick up dinner at the store, and it just wasn’t there? In this great country, many people take for granted the fact there’s always an abundance of choices and quantity at the meat counter. And at the same time, although American consumers don’t pay for it like they do a lamb chop or leg of lamb, they want rangelands where livestock graze to be kept healthy.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

AFTERNOON MARKET UPDATE; July 24

Aggressive packer spending surfaced in parts of the North today with light to moderate trade volume evident in Nebraska and Iowa. Most dressed deals were around $257, roughly $10 above last week's weighted average basis Nebraska.

 

 
 
 
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DAILY FED CATTLE; July 24

Thus far for Thursday, negotiated cash trade was limited in the Texas Panhandle and light in Kansas on good demand with a few sales at 162.00 however, not enough sales for an adequate market test.

 

 
 
 
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WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE SUMMARY; July 18

Compared to last week, yearling feeder cattle sold weak to 5.00 lower while calves traded 5.00-10.00 lower after moving briskly higher every week for three straight months.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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