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Friday, June 22,2012

Acts of oversight on the horizon

by Kerry Halladay, Editor
As the country moves ever closer to election season, the herd of proposed bills, acts, measures, amendments and other legislative suggestions grows ever larger. Though many will be culled from the choices early on in the season, here are some to set your sights on early.

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Friday, June 22,2012

People in the News

by WLJ
grazing practices that benefit the environment. Padlock’s cattle herd is divided into six units. Each unit has a manager who oversees the grazing programs on their unit to protect riparian areas and improve wildlife habitat.

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Friday, June 22,2012

Spotlight on economics: Facilitators of economic growth

by WLJ
Our National Guard Agribusiness Development Team works with the director of agriculture, irrigation and livestock in Zabul Province. Our mission includes fostering that which provides stability, improves the ability of the Afghan government to provide for its people, and promotes economic growth.

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Friday, June 22,2012

Industry groups intervene in trapping lawsuit

by WLJ
To protect the businesses and livelihoods of their memberships, groups representing hunters, fishermen, agriculture, trappers, and rural communities and economies have intervened in a lawsuit filed by the WildEarth Guardians against the New Mexico Department of Game & Fish (NMDGF).

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Friday, June 22,2012

Vet's perspective

by WLJ
Bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) virus can cause several medical issues, such as intestinal destruction, pneumonia, abortions, calf deformities, and general compromise to the affected animals’ immune system. The virus most often targets animals between the ages of 6 and 24 months.

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Friday, June 22,2012

Field prep is key for S.D. Ag Xchange in the field conference

by WLJ
Held in Pierre, SD, June 28-29, during South Dakota’s newest farm show, South Dakota Ag Xchange, the In The Field Conference is oneof-a-kind. It connects growers with state and national experts in test plots designed to show the most pressing issues concerning South Dakota’s farmers and ranchers.

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Friday, June 22,2012

Ecosanctuaries collide with ranching

by Traci Eatherton, Editor
As part of its responsibility to manage and protect wild horses and burros, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) is soliciting bids for new long-term pasture facilities—located in the continental U.S. west of the Mississippi River—that provide a free-roaming environment.

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Friday, June 22,2012

Shorthorn carcasses make the grade ... and yield in recent on-farm trial

by WLJ
Shorthorn genetics defied the odds on the grid recently; two purebred heifers graded USDA Prime, Yield Grade 1. Two others on the same load stamped Prime, Yield Grade 2. This combination of marbling and cutability is extremely rare; only 0.032 percent of all cattle quality and yield graded in 2011 achieved this feat, just 0.

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Thursday, June 21,2012

Debate continues over Keystone XL pipeline

by Traci Eatherton, Editor
Oklahoma’s governor criticized President Barack Obama last week for holding up a Keystone XL Pipeline that she said will greatly benefit her state.

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Friday, June 15,2012

Beef production down in supply/demand report

by Kerry Halladay, Editor
USDA last week released its monthly World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates report. Overall, projections contained few surprises in crop commodities. Beef production was down despite overall meat and poultry projections being adjusted up from May’s expectations.

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