Close
Home  News
 
 
Monday, April 19,2010

SHEEP notes

by WLJ
The purpose of the test is to compare growth and carcass traits among ram lambs raised under a similar environment, says Christopher Schauer, HREC director and animal scientist. Consignors will be given information on average daily gain, ribeye area and fat thickness data for each ram.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, April 16,2010

Idaho Wool Growers Association sues state

by Jason Campbell - WLJ Correspondent
The Idaho Wool Grower’s Association (IWGA), as well as Shirts Brothers Sheep and Frank Shirts Jr., two of the state’s larger sheep ranchers, have filed suit against the state of Idaho and the Idaho Department of Fish and Game (IDFG). The suit, which was filed in

Read more Read it in print
Friday, April 16,2010

BEEF bits

by WLJ
A growing number of livestock organizations are rallying against the plan issued by USDA two weeks ago to allow imports of fresh beef from Brazil. As part of the negotiation over the World Trade Organizations (WTO) ruling that the U.S. unfairly supports cotton growers, WTO allowed retaliatory tariffs to be placed on U.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, April 9,2010

Wolves come calling in Oregon

by Andy Rieber - WLJ Correspondent
When Karl Patton was awoken on the night of March 20 by the sound of barking dogs, he instinctively knew trouble was afoot. His dogs were sounding a full retreat, and the 60 cows in the pair pasture adjacent to his house were anxiously calling for their calves.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, April 9,2010

Nebraska bovine TB investigation continues

by WLJ
Nebraska Agriculture Director Greg Ibach last week provided information on the status of bovine tuberculosis (TB) testing in the state.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, April 9,2010

BEEF bits

by WLJ
The South Dakota Beef Industry Council recently collaborated with other Midwestern beef councils to ensure that beef had a major presence at the American Culinary Federation central region conference in Indianapolis, IN. Several hundred chefs, culinary educators and industry partners throughout the Midwest attended the four-day event.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, April 9,2010

Colorado submits revised roadless rules

by DTN
The state of Colorado last week unveiled its final plan to guide management of 4.2 million acres of roadless lands within the states 11 national forests and submitted it for federal approval.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, April 9,2010

State veterinarian renews call to horse owners to vaccinate against West Nile Virus

by WLJ
Washington horse owners should plan to protect their livestock from West Nile Virus (WNV)a potentially fatal disease in horsesparticularly since Washington led the nation the past two years for equine cases of the disease.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, April 9,2010

Change in management practices equals value for Montana ranch

by WLJ
Trying something new rarely comes without hesitation. However, when the payoff is obvious, the satisfaction is even greater. Kurt McPherson, Saint Ignatius, MT, wanted to make some changes in his familys cow/ calf operationall of which paid off in a hurry.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, April 9,2010

Three associations receive scholarship grants from AgriLabs

by WLJ
AgriLabs is awarding scholarship grants totaling $1,500 to three state associations as part of its booth promotion at the recent National Cattlemans Beef Association (NCBA) convention in San Antonio, TX.

Read more Read it in print
 
 
User Box (click to open)
 
SEARCH IN WLJ
Get WLJ In Your Inbox!
   
 
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9* 10 11 12
13 14* 15 16 17 18* 19
20 21* 22 23 24 25 26
27 28* 29 30 31
 
 

© Crow Publications - Any reprint of WLJ stories, except for personal use, without permission, written consent and appropriate attribution is prohibited. 2008 Crow Publications. All rights reserved.