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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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Friday, August 27,2010

Colorado ag exports increase 27 percent

by WLJ
Colorados agricultural exports continue to grow; in 2010, exports increased 27 percent compared to the same time frame in 2009. This success exceeds the national ag export increase of 15 percent.

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Friday, August 27,2010

CBB approves 2011 budget

by WLJ
The Cattlemens Beef Board (CBB) unanimously approved a $40.6 million budget for Fiscal 2011, down 7.4 percent from the Fiscal 2010 budget and representing a decline of about 24 percent in the last five years.

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Friday, August 27,2010

California ranchers learn about water testing program

by WLJ
Cattle grazing has been a part of beef production in California since before the Gold Rush and practices that protect the environment have dramatically evolved through the years.

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