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Friday, September 3,2010

Biodiesel companies struggle continues

by DTN
Even before the $1-pergallon biodiesel blenders credit expired at the end of 2009, U.S. biodiesel producers were in a tight economic spot.

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Friday, September 3,2010

Management and vaccination keep trichomoniasis at bay

by WLJ
Trichomoniasis, commonly referred to as Trich, is a growing problem among cowherds. Predominantly found in southern and western states, this disease is caused by the protozoa Tritrichomonas foetus.

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Friday, September 3,2010

BEEF bits

by WLJ
Federal officials said a JBS packing plant in Nebraska should provide Muslim employees with prayer time and not retaliate against workers who ask to pray. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission filed a lawsuit last Monday on behalf of more than 80 Somali Muslims.

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Friday, September 3,2010

New anaerobic digester to reduce costs

by WLJ
A Colorado State University professor is developing an anaerobic digester that turns animal waste into methane using much less water than conventional technology, making it more economically feasible and easier for use by feedlots and dairies in western states.

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Friday, September 3,2010

California Farm Bureau calls for careful study of Klamath dams

by WLJ
Noting that the proposal will affect farmers and ranchers in a wide area of northeastern California, the California Farm Bureau Federation (CFBF) has urged state and federal agencies to conduct a thorough review and consider all potential impacts of a plan to remove four hydroelectric dams on the Klamath River.

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Friday, September 3,2010

NCBA questions R-CALFs partnership with animal rights extremists

by WLJ
Representatives of the National Cattlemens Beef Association (NCBA) question the affiliation of R- CALF with the animal rights and environmental activist group Food and Water Watch.

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Friday, September 3,2010

Nominations open for Colorado Noxious Weed Advisory Committee

by WLJ
Four positions within the State Noxious Weed Advisory Committee will be vacant in October 2010. Nominations are now being taken to fill these important positions.

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Friday, September 3,2010

National Red Angus convention planned for Ozarks

by WLJ
Cattle producers will Celebrate Red Angus in the Ozarks at the 2010 national convention of the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) Sept. 16-17 at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center in Springfield, MO.

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Friday, September 3,2010

California study finds small amount of antibiotics in groundwater

by WLJ
In the first large study to track the fate of a wide range of antibiotics given to dairy cows, University of California, Davis (UC Davis) scientists found that the drugs routinely end up on the ground and in manure lagoons, but are mostly broken down before they reach groundwater.

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Friday, September 3,2010

The value of forage-based stocker gains

by WLJ
Efficient markets allocate production resources to their highest and best use. As a practical matter, that means that industries, and the individual producers within the industry, must bid resources away from other alternative uses.

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