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Friday, May 20,2011

Deere & Co. quarterly profits surge

by WLJ
Deere & Co. said last Wednesday its fiscal second-quarter profit soared 65 percent because of strong demand for its agricultural equipment, especially in the United States, Canada and Brazil.

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Friday, May 20,2011

Wolf killed in Wallowa County, OR

by WLJ
An uncollared young male wolf from the Imnaha pack was trapped and euthanized this week by Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) staff. The action occurred on private property with livestock operations, where wolves had killed livestock in late April 2011.

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Friday, May 20,2011

U.S. beef inspectors exit Mexico as drug violence escalates

by WLJ
According to the Texas Farm Bureau, escalating drug violence in Mexico is causing U.S. beef inspectors to move operations north of the Mexican border. In the past, inspections were completed before cattle crossed the border, but now the danger is too high for federal inspectors.

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Friday, May 20,2011

Management topics

by WLJ
That is why, in general, producers do not want to deal with calving difficulties any more than is absolutely necessary, especially in first-calf heifers. As we continue with breeding season, are you sure you are using calving ease sires where they are needed? Are you using the right tools to select a calving ease sire?.

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Friday, May 20,2011

Studies focus on feed ingredients effects on levels of E. coli O157:H7 in cattle

by WLJ
After corn is processed to make ethanol, whats left of the corn looks something like slightly dampened cornmeal, though a somewhat darker yellow, and not as finely ground. Known as wet distillers grains with solubles (WDGS), this byproduct is sometimes used as a cattle feed ingredient.

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Friday, May 20,2011

Future disaster funds in doubt

by DTN
Despite demands to cut farm programs, the chairs of Senate and House agriculture committees say recent natural disasters around the country show the need for continuing strong support for farmers in the 2012 farm bill.

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Friday, May 20,2011

PRODUCT news

by WLJ
New Holland offers industryleading limited warranty New Holland has announced it is now backing its compact tractors with an industry-leading 5-year Boomer Guard limited warranty on all Boomer 30/35/40/50 deluxe compact tractors.

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Friday, May 20,2011

Beef industry loses performance pioneer: Sal Forbes

by WLJ
Sarah Paine Sal Forbes, 91, of Beckton Stock Farm just west of Sheridan, WY, died at her residence on March 28, 2011. Sal had deservedly earned a reputation as beef industry performance legend being one of the early proponents of performance testing.

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Friday, May 20,2011

Anderson named NALF executive director

by WLJ
Mark A. Anderson, Eaton, CO, has accepted the position of executive director for the North American Limousin Foundation (NALF). The associations board of directors offered him the job in April and he moved into the Centennial, CO, headquarters in early May.

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Friday, May 20,2011

NCBA calls for implementation of pending trade agreements

by WLJ
The month of May is World Trade Month and National Beef Month. This combination spurred three letters from the National Cattlemens Beef Association (NCBA) to urge President Obama, members of the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House of Representatives to expedite the pending trade agreements with South Korea, Panama and Colombia.

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