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Friday, May 27,2011

Fly control essential for beef, dairy herd health

by WLJ
Whether in the pasture or the barn, fly control is an essential part of keeping healthy dairy and beef cattle herds, said Purdue University Entomologist Ralph Williams.

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Friday, May 27,2011

Senators introduce bipartisan Veterinary Services Investment Act

by WLJ
Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-MI, chairwoman of the U.S. Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry, and Sen. Thad Cochran, R-MS, recently introduced the bipartisan Veterinary Services Investment Act.

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Friday, May 27,2011

Limit feeding pays off

by DTN
Rich Porter thrives on ugly cattle. His order buyers in Georgia and Kentucky sit on their hands as their counterparts compete to outbid each other for the sleek, preconditioned calves that bring top dollar. Then Porters buyers scoop up the scrawny, malnourished and mismanaged bull calves that appear to have more value than they cost.

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Friday, May 27,2011

Concerns grow over possible loss of corn acres

by WLJ
As of May 22, 79 percent of corn has been planted in 18 states that account for 92 percent of corn production in the U.S. The 79 percent is near the average from 1980 through 2010. Two areas have low percent plantings: the eastern Corn Belt and the upper Midwest.

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Friday, May 27,2011

Are you a Red Angus GridMaster? Submit carcass data now

by WLJ
Spring and early summer is harvest season for a majority of the nations fed cattle, and cattlemen and feeders are now reflecting on the carcass data from this years crop. Producers who utilize the Red Angus Feeder Calf Certification Program (FCCP) tag may submit their carcass data to be considered for the distinguished GridMaster award.

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Friday, May 27,2011

Emergency haying and grazing rules kick in

by DTN
In response, the National Association of Conservation Districts (NACD) has encouraged USDA to release Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands for emergency haying and grazing. There are about 20 million acres enrolled in conservation practices that are eligible for emergency haying or grazing.

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Friday, May 27,2011

VIDEO auction

by WLJ
VIDEO auction SUPERIOR LIVESTOCK AUCTION May 20, Fort Worth, TX Cattle producers from 27 states consigned over 29,500 stockers, feeders and bred stock to the Superior Livestock satellite video auction. The auction was held in and broadcast live from the Superior Studios in the histori...

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Friday, May 20,2011

BLM extends deadline for eco-sanctuary proposals

by Andy Rieber - WLJ Correspondent
For those who had hoped to submit a wild horse eco-sanctuary plan to the government, but ran out of time: do not despair. The Bureau of Land Management announced May 12 that it is giving applicants a few more weeks to put the finishing touches on their proposals for wild horse management facilities that also cater to

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Friday, May 20,2011

Kansas CRP acres released for grazing

by WLJ
The order is in place through Sept. 30 and applies to a maximum 75 percent of a users CRP acreage. The 12 counties are Grant, Hamilton, Haskell, Kearny, Lane, Meade, Morton, Ness, Seward, Stafford, Stanton, and Stevens. WLJ.

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Friday, May 20,2011

Justice Department intervenes in sale of poultry plant

by WLJ
The Department of Justice (DOJ) filed a civil antitrust lawsuit last week challenging Georges Inc.s acquisition of Tyson Foods Harrisonburg, VA, chicken processing complex.

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