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Friday, August 20,2010

BEEF bits

by WLJ
The Charolais breed is known for their exceptional carcass characteristics. It was recently proven at the 28th Annual Sandhills Cattle Association Educational, Performance Carcass Contest. Last fall, 190 head of cattle representing numerous breeds and cross breds were started on feed at Cottonwood Feeders LLC of Stuart, NE.

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Friday, August 20,2010

A new tool for improving switchgrass

by WLJ
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have developed a new tool for deciphering the genet- ics of a native prairie grass being widely studied for its potential as a biofuel.

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Friday, August 20,2010

Conference will examine sustainable beef production

by WLJ
World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and global leaders from the beef industry announced their intent to bring together the full breadth of industry stakeholders to move global beef production to a more sustainable system through open and balanced dialogue.

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Friday, August 20,2010

State grazing districts meeting slated for Aug. 26 in Ekalaka, MT

by WLJ
The Montana Association of State Grazing Districts (MASGD) 2010 Annual Meeting will be held Aug. 26 at the Carter County Events Center in Ekalaka, MT. The day will include a board of directors meeting, grazing district secretarys appreciation lunch, and the annual meeting, which will begin at 1:30 pm.

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Friday, August 20,2010

Pre-breeding vaccinations set the stage for improved health

by WLJ
When cattle producers think about vaccinations, they more commonly think about vaccinating calves instead of cows. According to a survey published in 2009 by U.S. Department of Agriculture and the National Animal Health Monitoring System, a higher percentage of cattle producers give vaccinations to calves (65.

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Friday, August 20,2010

Cowgirl Hall of Fame inducts five

by WLJ
The National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame is proud to announce Betty Dusek, Kay Gay, Temple Grandin, Ph.D., Joyce Gibson Roach and Hortense Ward as inductees to the Hall of Fame for 2010. All five women will be honored during the 35th Annual Induction Luncheon Ceremony on Oct.

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Friday, August 20,2010

Industry pioneers inducted into Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame

by WLJ
Two accomplished leaders and visionaries in the cattle feeding business became the second class of inductees into the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame.

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Friday, August 20,2010

Symposium focuses on the economics of meeting quality beef demand

by WLJ
The economic evidence says theres profit to be made for cattlemen who understand what consumers want. A symposium at the recent Agriculture and Applied Economics Association meeting in Denver, CO, examined trends that document a desire for high-quality beef.

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Friday, August 20,2010

Cutting horse legends raise $13,000 for Ashland, KS, schools

by WLJ
Public schools in America are being faced with difficult funding challenges. As rural populations continue to decline, schools in rural America experience even greater challenges.

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Friday, August 20,2010

Success story

by WLJ
This shrub was introduced as an ornamental in the early 1800s. While it may have looked pretty in a windbreak, the extensive taprootwhich can descend 50 feet into the soil

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