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Saturday, October 29,2011

COMING events

by WLJ
Nov. 10-12 - Washington Cattlemen’s www.nebraskacattlemen.org or call Association Convention, Walla Walla, 402/475-2333 WA; for more information visit www. washingtoncattlemen.org

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Saturday, October 29,2011

Women take more active production role on farm

by DTN
“Farming’s not like it used to be where you needed a strong back and a weak mind,” said Katie’s father, Joe. “Now, it’s better to have a strong mind and weak back.

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Saturday, October 29,2011

Americans have little connection to farming or ranching

by WLJ
U.S. Farmers and Ranchers Alliance (USFRA) released the results of two surveys focused on the opinions, attitudes and questions consumers and farmers/ ranchers have about the current and future state of how food is grown and raised in the U.S.

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Saturday, October 29,2011

NMSU grazing research could influence wildfire management strategies

by WLJ
Courtesy photo: Derek Bailey, a professor in the Department of Animal and Range Sciences, herds cattle at NMSU’s Chihuahuan Desert Rangeland Research Center north of Las Cruces.

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Saturday, October 29,2011

Ranchers set policy at NDSA convention

by WLJ
N e a r l y 350 cattle producers gathered in Bismarck, ND, Sept. 22-24 for the 82nd Annual North Dakota Stockmen’s Association (NDSA) Convention & Trade Show, “Together, Facing the Storm,” to set the direction of the state’s beef cattle industry through policy discussions and development.

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Saturday, October 29,2011

Food price outlook, 2011 and 2012

by WLJ
For 2011, the final numbers from the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all food is projected to increase 3.5 to 4.5 percent. Food-at-home (grocery store) prices are forecast to rise 4 to 5 percent, while food-away-fromhome (restaurant) prices are forecast to increase 3 to 4 percent.

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Saturday, October 29,2011

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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Monday, October 24,2011

Kazakhstan puts its money on North Dakota cattle

by Andy Rieber - WLJ Correspondent
On the afternoon of Oct. 18, North Dakota rancher Dan Price was in Fargo overseeing a load of his bred heifers as they prepared to travel to their new home.

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Monday, October 24,2011

Tribe controls own water

by Traci Eatherton, WLJ Managing Editor
Dry Creek Rancheria, 75 acres of what was once an 86,400-acre territory, is home to the Pomo Indians, and they include not just one tribe, but approximately 21 independent communities speaking seven different language dialects. The tribe was officially recognized as a sovereign nation in 1915.

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Monday, October 24,2011

Dust regulations being called a myth

by WLJ
The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) recent letter to two senators stating the agency has no plans for expanding the current air quality standards to include agriculture dust is giving the ag industry hope that maybe the EPA regulation rampage is slowing down.

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