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Friday, February 6,2015

States feel left out of WOTUS rulemaking process

by Todd Neeley - DTN
With the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) likely just months away from finalizing the proposed Waters of the U.S. (WOTUS) rule, federal lawmakers told EPA Administrator Gina Mc- Carthy last Wednesday many states and industries are still looking for clarification on the rule.

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Friday, February 6,2015

Deere announces factory workforce adjustments

by WLJ
Deere & Company announced it will make workforce adjustments at several factories in Iowa and Illinois. The actions include indefinite layoffs at five locations that build agricultural equipment as well as an extended inventory adjustment shutdown at another factory.

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Friday, February 6,2015

Red Angus: Without a doubt

by WLJ
“When I was a young kid, we tried every breed you can think of. But since we went to Red Angus, we’ve never looked back. The Red Angus is really a good breed,” assured commercial rancher Ryan Pancheri from Howe, ID. And, from his experiences with different breeds, he would know.

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Friday, February 6,2015

Striving for beef excellence

by WLJ
Morcom is the Assistant Feedmill Manager at the JBS Five Rivers Cattle Feeding yard near Gilcrest, CO. She is one of the only females in the company to do this job, and one of the youngest at only 23. “I can keep up with the boys and excel at one of the hardest, most demanding jobs on the feedlot.

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Friday, February 6,2015

Separating science from politics and marketing: new genetic selection tools

by WLJ
implements a unique approach when developing genetic selection tools. In order to deliver the most reliable and unbiased data to Red Angus stakeholders,.

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Friday, February 6,2015

Herd Navigator Test

by WLJ
To order the Herd Navigator test, producers must complete and submit the DNA order form found at redangus.org/genetics/dna-tools or call the National Office at 940/387-3502. Blood cards will be provided free of charge.

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Friday, February 6,2015

Herd Navigator IDs the genetic merit of females

by WLJ
Pick up any agriculture publication and you are sure to find an article commenting on the strength of the cattle market. Indeed, commercial producers are experiencing great financial revenues, but, with the high prices we must also recognize that we are operating in quite possibly the most risky financial environment experienced in decades.

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Friday, February 6,2015

Profit returned to ranch starts with the females

by WLJ
Profitability starts with the cow. The right cow— chock-full of maternal capabilities and bred for efficiency and longevity—sets the stage for profit returned to the ranch. Red Angusinfluenced cows are the profitable answer for many commercial operations and are also utilized in research herds.

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Friday, February 6,2015

Stem cell research unlocks the Artificial Insemination barrier

by WLJ
What if a bull’s semen supply was everlasting even after his death? This is a question that has intrigued Caires ever since he was a young boy growing up on his family’s cattle ranch on the Hawaiian island of Maui.

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Friday, February 6,2015

Building a profitable cow herd

by WLJ
As a result, many producers who culled deep into their herds due to previous droughts are now preparing to restock to pre-drought numbers. In many restocking cases, replacement heifers can represent a significant percentage of the total cow herd.

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