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Friday, October 8,2010

TIAA acquires controlling interest in Westchester Group, Inc.

by WLJ
Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association of America (TIAA) has acquired a controlling interest in Westchester Group, Inc. (Westchester), one of the nations premier, independent agricultural asset managers.

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Friday, October 8,2010

Minnesota's TB status upgraded

by WLJ
Effective Oct. 1, 2010, the majority of Minnesota has been upgraded to bovine Tuberculosis (TB) Accredited-Free, and a small area in northwest Minnesota changed to Modified Accredited Advanced (MAA).

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Friday, October 8,2010

Heed the snake's oath: "Don't tread on me"

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Autumn, with its cooler temperatures and shorter days, is a busy season for ranch horses. Fall works are underway and horses are a vital part of ranching operations. Autumn is also a busy time for rattlesnakes, too.

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Friday, October 1,2010

Future is hazy for death and taxes

by Maria E. Tussing - WLJ Correspondent
The so-called death tax, or more politically correctly estate tax, is levied on the assets of a person who dies, when the assets are transferred to another. For farm and ranch families, the assets are usually in the form of land, machinery and livestock.

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Friday, October 1,2010

Proactive buckaroo outfit wins 2010 BLM Range Stewardship Award

by Andy Rieber - WLJ Correspondent
In all likelihood, many livestock operators have contemplated how collaborating with groups outside the industry might enhance rangeland, wildlife, public image, and even production levels. But the risk of going out on a limb to invite outsiders in to study, assess, and judge grazing practices makes many producers back away.

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Friday, October 1,2010

Exports support market

by WLJ
Trade at midweek last week was reported $1 lower in the southern Plains at $96-97 live basis. In the northern Plains and Corn Belt regions, dressed prices traded mostly steady at $152-154 even as composite boxed beef prices continued to post declines last week.

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Friday, October 1,2010

BEEF bits

by WLJ
Marshall Ernst of Windsor, CO, has been named livestock manager at National Western Stock Show (NWSS). The announcement was made by Marvin Witt, NWSS VP of Operations. Marshalls been a livestock producer his entire life, Witt said.

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Friday, October 1,2010

Saddle and Sirloin Club to honor Col. Ray Sims

by WLJ
If you were among Angus breeders marketing cattle during the emerging auction methods of the 1950s and 1960s, Col. Ray Sims was likely at the top of your auctioneer list.

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Friday, October 1,2010

Animal health organizations name top leadership

by WLJ
Leading cattle organizationsthe American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) and Academy of Veterinary Consultants (AVC)took advantage of the opportunity to hold one of the most comprehensive scientific programs ever assembled on cattle disease and production.

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Friday, October 1,2010

Japanese journalists tour U.S. beef industry

by WLJ
These journalists are information sources for government officials, meat industry executives, consumers and other journalists, said Susumu (Sam) Harada, USMEF-Japan senior director for trade projects and technical service, who is accompanying the journalists.

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