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Friday, February 19,2010

A range of plants for rangeland rehab

by WLJ
FRRL has its roots in early work by USDA scientists who teamed up with U.S. Forest Service scientists in 1907 to manage the range and forests around Logan.

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Friday, February 19,2010

Immigrant dairymens dreams turn sour

by DTN
From a strip mall in Wauseon, OH, a town of 7,200, Willy van Bakel built a multimillion-dollar business bringing fellow Dutch dairy farmers to America. Theyre dreamers like himself, he says.

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Friday, February 19,2010

Inside information equals faster genetic progress

by WLJ
To help illustrate how this genetic progress can happen, Dr. Bob Weaber, state Extension specialist, mental to that goal, and no matter what a specific operations goals areadding inside information from a comprehensive DNA profile to the decision-making toolbox is a powerful option to help speed up this process.

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Friday, February 19,2010

Spring Creeks Cattle Co. is Limousin commercial marketing booster

by WLJ
The North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) presented its Commercial Marketing Booster of the Year award during the National Western Stock Show Limousin pen and carload shows Jan. 13 in Denver, CO.

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Friday, February 19,2010

Missouri couple wins Limousin Commercial Producer of the Year

by WLJ
Accurate recordkeeping, strict culling, and strong industry ties helped earn the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) Commercial Producer of the Year award for Mike and Betsy Cravens of Lees Summit, MO. Their MB Limousin enterprise topped a field of four nominees that also included Roger Wick, New Rockford, ND; Wayne J.

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Friday, February 19,2010

LLBs Coakley named Limousin Promoter of the Year

by WLJ
The North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) presented its Limousin Promoter of the Year award to Scott Coakley, vice president of cattle procurement for Lauras Lean Beef Co. (LLB), during the National Western Stock Show Limousin pen and carload shows Jan.

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Friday, February 19,2010

National foodservice Beef Backer Award winners announced

by WLJ
The Beef Checkoff Program announced the 2009 National Beef Backer Award winners in foodservice at the Annual Cattle Industry Conference in San Antonio, TX. The Beef Backer Awards recognize independent and chain restaurants that set the highest standards in menuing and marketing beef.

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Friday, February 19,2010

North Dakota brand renewal period begins in August 2010

by WLJ
North Dakota requires brands to be renewed every five years and, by law, brands will expire after Dec. 31, 2010.

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Friday, February 12,2010

Storms slow beef sales

Fed cattle trade falls $1-2

by WLJ
The fed cattle market softened a little more last week as early trade was hampered by heavy carcass weights, deliveries of heavy cattle against the October live cattle contract, and continued erosion in boxed beef prices. Early trade in the northern Plains

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Friday, February 12,2010

"Eco-Cowboys" aims to bring ranching to television

by Andy Rieber - WLJ Correspondent
Imagine this. You come in from feeding, flop down in your recliner, and turn on the Discovery Channel, expecting the usual overheated fare of tomb raiding and conspiracy theories. Instead, you are greeted by the familiar face of Baxter Black, iconic cowboy poet, author, and humorist, sharing his

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