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Friday, September 3,2010

Give consumers what they want

by WLJ
Consumers are always in the drivers seat when it comes to selling products, beef included. Thats why success in the beef industry during the coming decade will depend so heavily on the industrys ability to give consumers what they wantno matter how often they change their minds.

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Friday, September 3,2010

NMSU collaboration focuses on genetics of hypertension in cattle at Valles Caldera

by WLJ
The nations highest altitude beef cattle research facility, managed by New Mexico State University (NMSU) at the Valles Caldera National Preserve in northern New Mexico, is determining if there are DNA markers that will identify if cattle are genetically predisposed to develop hypertension while at high el evations.

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Friday, August 27,2010

El Paso pressured to make WWP agreement public

by Andy Rieber - WLJ Correspondent
One month into what is arguably the widest reaching public lands ranching crisis in recent memory, efforts are ongoing to achieve a satisfactory outcome following El Paso Corporations's agreement to give a total of $22 million dollars to support the Western Watersheds

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Friday, August 27,2010

Heavy rainfall over Kansas promising for winter wheat

by WLJ
According to AccuWeather.com Agricultural Meteorologist Dale Mohler, an abnormally hot and dry summer throughout the Midwest has made the layer of topsoil that is necessary for the September winter wheat planting extremely dry..

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Friday, August 27,2010

BEEF bits

by WLJ
The battle between Wayne Hage and the federal government has finally been settled by the court system. In a battle that has lasted for more than 20 years, the U.S. Court of Federal Claims recently entered a final settlement in favor of the estates of Wayne Hage and Jean Hage, for the amount of $14.

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Friday, August 27,2010

EPA planning new approach to nonpoint-source water pollution

by DTN
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week released a draft clean water strategy that outlines plans for new rules and other initiatives the agency says will prevent water quality from degrading, bet- ter manage pollution from animal...

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Friday, August 27,2010

Horses are victims of economic turmoil nationally

by WLJ
A double whammy of economic turmoil and a ban on horse slaughter has resulted in a steadily growing number of unwanted horses with owners who are unable to properly care for them.

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Friday, August 27,2010

Conservation lease turns into ownership

by DTN
When lottery players hit the jackpot, theyre usually set for life. Not so for Shane and Kristi Daniels.

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Friday, August 27,2010

Beef Day at MU South Farm, Sept. 16

by WLJ
The fifth annual beef field day, Sept. 16 at the University of Missouri (MU) South Farm, will highlight news and information on cattle nutrition, health, management and genetics.

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Friday, August 27,2010

Beef Innovations Group announces six new value-added cuts

by WLJ
The Beef Innovations Group (BIG) debuted six new cuts last week from the beef round at the first Innovative Beef Symposium in Denver, CO, part of its effort to help meat processors, manufacturers, retailers, foodservice operators and cattle producers maximize yield, add versatility and increase profitability.

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