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Friday, June 11,2010

MU talks reveal uncertainties in controlling carbon emissions

by WLJ
Uncertainty was the word used most often in talks at the Breimyer Seminar on Greenhouse Gas Regulations at the University of Missouri (MU) Reynolds Alumni Center.

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Friday, June 4,2010

Oregon ranchers doubt effectiveness of "take" permits

by Andy Rieber - WLJ Correspondent
As wolf depredation escalates, ranchers in northeast Oregon’s Wallowa County may have found a little comfort in the fact that seven wolf "take" permits have been issued by the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW), authorizing a handful of ranchers to shoot wolves

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Friday, June 4,2010

BEEF bits

by WLJ
Brazil has halted shipments of beef to the U.S. over concerns about pesticide residue in some cooked beef products. Trade is expected to be interrupted for a week or more until Brazilian inspectors are able to meet with U.S. officials to determine what testing protocol is being used to detect the residues.

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Friday, June 4,2010

TAHC welcomes new assistant executive director

by WLJ
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) is excited to welcome Dr. Terry Hensley to its organization. Hensley joined the organization on May 17 as the assistant executive director over animal health programs.

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Friday, June 4,2010

Study shows beef from grain-fed cattle beneficial

by WLJ
Grass-fed beef may not have the health advantage some perceive, according to results from a recent Texas AgriLife Research study.

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Friday, June 4,2010

Colorado 2007 brand assessment fees deadline looming

by WLJ
The Colorado Department of Agricultures (CDA) Division of Brand Inspection reminds brand owners, who have not already paid the 2007 brand assessment fees, to submit their assessment and late fees of $325 by June 30, 2010, or the brand will be cancelled.

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Friday, June 4,2010

Biodiesel credit, other ag provisions pass House vote

by Chris Clayton - DTN
A jobs and tax-extenders bill that resuscitates the biodiesel tax credit passed the House of Representatives on May 28, but biodiesel producers will still go into June waiting for final action on the credit.

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Friday, June 4,2010

Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water

by WLJ
Several generations of Oklahoma cattlemen have grown up with the fact that their breeding stock were going to need to be Bangs tested at the sale barn or when changing ownership. In 2009, however, this fact of life came to an end; no more sale barn testing for brucellosis.

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Friday, June 4,2010

Central grasslands field tour set

by WLJ
Growing perennial forages for biofuels and the effects of early stocking on native grassland are among the topics at the North Dakota State University (NDSU) Central Grasslands Research Extension Centers 29th annual field tour June 23.

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Friday, June 4,2010

Visiting Korean team experiences California tour

by WLJ
A pair of influential bloggers, a meat buyer for a major Korean retailer, and five winners of a contest held in cooperation with the retailer made up a delegation from South Korea that recently experienced a checkoff-sponsored beef industry tour in California.

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