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Friday, July 29,2011

Projected corn ending stocks less than expected

by DTN
The July USDA Crop Production and World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates (WASDE) reports put corn ending stocks below trade expectations, allowing the corn market to recover from recent losses.

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Friday, July 29,2011

What is driving the price of commodities?

by WLJ
Farmers have long been willing to produce for the market, and farm programs over the past 20-plus years have moved agriculture from a managed supply to a mar- ket-oriented pricing system. But when you produce for the market, you dont always know who is going to come to buy.

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Friday, July 29,2011

USDA to study feedlot health management

by WLJ
Beginning in August, beef feedlot operators in Colorado will be contacted by representatives of USDAs National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) to provide information for the 2011 USDA Feedlots Study.

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Friday, July 29,2011

TAHC lifts Olmal Temporary Preventative Quarantine Area in Starr and Hidalgo counties

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The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has released all remaining portions of Starr and Hidalgo counties from the temporary preventative quarantine zone, effective July 22.

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Friday, July 29,2011

USDA provides disaster support for Montana counties

by WLJ
Interested farmers may contact their local USDA Service Centers for further information on eligibility requirements and application procedures for these and other programs. Additional information is also available online at http:// disaster.fsa.usda.gov. WLJ.

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Friday, July 29,2011

Red Angus juniors experience Round-Up

by WLJ
Junior Red Angus Association of America (JRA) members and two Canadian representatives gathered in the heart of the nation for the 19th annual Junior Round-Up June 21- 26.

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Friday, July 22,2011

BEEF bits

by WLJ
Reminder to all cattle farmers, ranchers and importers: All beef checkoff meetings are open to every person who pays the checkoff.

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Friday, July 22,2011

Nebraska extension receives grant to address climate, animal ag issues

by WLJ
University of Nebraska-Lincoln (UNL) Extension has been awarded $4.1 million from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture for a five-year project addressing climate change and animal agriculture issues.

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Friday, July 22,2011

PRODUCT news

by WLJ
ZACTRAN (gamithromycin), a new antimicrobial from Merial, provides producers with a rapid-response weapon in the battle against bovine respiratory disease (BRD). It can be used for control of BRD in high-risk cattle or as a first-pull treatment of sick cattle.

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Friday, July 22,2011

AFBF outlines steps to ease regulatory nightmare

by WLJ
Congress must help alleviate the burden of an ever-increasing array of federal environmental regulations on agriculture, according to Arizona Farm Bureau President Kevin Rogers, who recently testified before a House Energy and Commerce subcommittee.

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