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Friday, January 29,2010

Cost, benefits of increasing beef quality level

by WLJ
Producers try to manage cattle and resources based on market incentives, but thats not simple when signals change faster than they can make adjustments.

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Friday, January 29,2010

Beginning Farmers Conference looks to the future Feb. 6

by WLJ
The Beginning Farmer Network, an organization made up of Iowa State University (ISU) students interested in entering farming, is sponsoring the Beginning Farmers Conference on Feb. 6 at the Memorial Union, ISU campus, Ames, IA.

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Friday, January 22,2010

Expanded critical habitat for bull trout proposed

by Andy Rieber - WLJ Correspondent
Ranchers in the Northwest may be looking at increased federal regulation if newly revised rules on bull trout critical habitat are adopted. On Jan. 13, in a reversal of a 2005 decision, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) proposed a revision of its critical habitat designation

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Friday, January 22,2010

Market moves higher

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade was slow to get started last week ahead of the cattle on feed report due out on Friday. Early week trade in Nebraska and the Corn Belt to regional packers was reported at $140 dressed basis. When the bulk of trade finally got underway, analysts were predicting it would come in a range of

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Friday, January 22,2010

Montana group broadcasts message about ranching, conservation

by Andy Rieber - WLJ Correspondent
Open a magazine or switch on the television these days and it’s not unlikely that you’ll see an ad or an article that puts a negative spin on the cattle industry. Whether it’s animal rights activists, radical environmental groups, or global warming alarmists who are behind it, there is no shortage of misinformation about ranchers and

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Friday, January 22,2010

LEGALLY speaking

by John Alan Cohan - Contributing Columnist
Excessive business deductions by livestock or general farmers, or horse owners or for that matter, most any other businesstrigger IRS audits.

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Friday, January 22,2010

BEEF talk

by Kris Ringwall, North Dakota State University
The Dickinson Research Extension Center and the North Dakota Beef Cattle Improvement Association (NDBCIA) have rejoined forces to demonstrate and document a heifer development program. The NDBCIA and the center had a similar project in the late 1990s..

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Friday, January 22,2010

OBITUARY

by WLJ
Hod was a 1956 graduate of East High School and a 1960 graduate of Morningside College, Sioux City. He was in the trucking business for many years as the president of Premier Trucking Company and Denver Midwest Truck Line. While in the trucking business, he was on the board of directors for the Nebraska and Colorado Motor Carriers.

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Friday, January 22,2010

BEEF bits

by WLJ
According to an article published by Bloomberg last week, the pharmacy giant, Walgreen Co., plans to move into the fresh and prepared meals segment at 7,000 of its stores. The company plans to launch private-label products as it prepares to compete in the low-margin business.

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Friday, January 22,2010

CSU honors Dallas Horton for industry leadership

by WLJ
Dallas Horton, a longtime leader in the cattle industry, has been selected by faculty members of Colorado State Universitys (CSU) Department of Animal Sciences as the 2010 Livestock Leader. Horton was recognized on Saturday, Jan. 16, during CSU Day at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, CO.

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