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Friday, September 3,2010

VIDEO auction

by WLJ
Cattle producers from 29 states consigned over 148,000 head of stockers, feeders and bred stock to the Superior Livestock satellite video auction. The auction was held in and broadcast live from the Holiday Inn in Sheridan, WY. Due to the rise in market demand, all classes of cattle were $3-10 higher.

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Friday, April 23,2010

Taiwan okays U.S. beef offal imports

by WLJ
Taiwan health authorities will approve the application from a local beef importer to buy 453 kilograms (998.7 pounds) of U.S. beef offal as long as high-risk internal organs are not included in the shipment, the authorities said last week.

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Friday, April 23,2010

AG stickers showing up on California farm and ranch vehicles as air quality rule deadline looms

by WLJ
Black-and-white AG stickers are showing up on agricultural diesel vehicles around the state as farmers and ranchers take steps to comply with a new regulation by the California Air Resources Board (ARB) to reduce emissions from diesel vehicles operating on California roadways.

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Friday, February 12,2010

Kansas student wins National Beef Industry Scholarship

by WLJ
Chandra Devine, a high school senior at Macksville High School in Seward, KS, has been named winner of the 2010 National Beef Industry Scholarship sponsored by CME Group and the National Cattlemens Foundation (NCF). Ten outstanding students pursuing careers in the beef industry have each been awarded $1,500 scholarships in the program.

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Friday, September 25,2009

Feeding Quality Forum registration opens

by WLJ
These are not easy times for cattle feeders. A little extra information may be just whats needed to keep ahead of the feeding curve.

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Friday, April 10,2009

SALE reports

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JAYNBEE ANGUS RANCH AND EMTMANS TRIPLE E ANGUS March 28, Davenport, WA 46 Jaynbee bulls . . . . . . . . .$1,783 19 Emtman bulls . . . . . . . . . .2,100 5 Bred females/pairs. . . . . . .1,310 12 Open heifers . . . . . . . . . . . . 931 5 Open comm. heifers . . . . . . 610.

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Friday, March 27,2009

MIDLAND BULL TEST

by WLJ
As ranchers face everclimbing input costs, there is hope among some that producers will no longer have to sort through countless expected progeny difference (EPD) tables to assess the potential gains in profitability offered by a particular sire.

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Friday, March 27,2009

SALE calendar

by WLJ
Sale Calendar is a service to our advertisers. There is a minimum advertising requirement to be eligible to be listed in the sale calendar. Contact your fieldman for more information, or to have your date added to the Sale Calendar. We will only run auction sale dates or private treaty start dates.

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Friday, March 20,2009

River of profit or trickle?

by Steve Suther, Certified Angus Beef
While your calves are frisking in the sun, the last thing on their minds should be the first thing on yours. The fact that your cows gave birth to calves creates a wellspring of opportunity that can trickle along toward sale day or grow to a profitable river.

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Friday, March 13,2009

WESTERN wanderings

by Jerry York - WLJ Field Representative
It?s interesting to get other people?s impressions on different things, espe ci al l y from folks who don?t necessarily have a background in our industry. Sometimes you can explain something to them and they still don?t have the foggiest idea of what you are talking about.

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