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Friday, April 2,2010

OBITUARIES

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Gerald David Dave Nelson passed away March 18, 2010, at his home in Mackay, ID, after battling cancer for six years.

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Friday, April 2,2010

Report shows flaws in Endangered Species Act

by WLJ
A scientific report on actions to protect fish in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta confirms the need for better justification of water restrictions and confirms flaws in the federal Endangered Species Act (ESA), according to the leader of Californias largest farm organization.

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Friday, March 26,2010

BEEF bits

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Congress will take up a bill to expand food recalls to more actively target consumers with the information. The bill, introduced by Sen.

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Friday, March 26,2010

Beef producers see a significantly better outlook for this year

by WLJ
After a very challenging 2009, Californias beef producers look at the frequent rainstorms of the past few months as bringing a ray of sunshine to their troubled agricultural sector.

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Friday, March 26,2010

Young producers work on advocacy skills

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Young farmers and ranchers from throughout California who gathered in Sonoma County, CA, earlier this month were told to share their personal stories in order to be better advocates for agriculture.

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Friday, March 26,2010

NRCS provides sage grouse habitat funding

by WLJ
Colorado landowners within several Western Slope counties are encouraged to visit with their local Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) field office and inquire about developing a conservation plan that when implemented will help reduce the threats to the sage grouse.

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Friday, March 26,2010

Jump start grazing when hay runs short

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When winter hay runs short, cattle producers have several options, including jump-starting spring pasture growth, said John Jennings, professor-forages, for the University of Arkansas (U of A) Division of Agriculture.

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Friday, March 26,2010

MIDLAND BULL TEST RESULTS

by WLJ
51 M 26 YW 100 and is consigned by Bluegrass Angus Farm out of Lyons, NE. The second place bull has a WDA of 3.54 and is Lot 63 with EPDs of BW 0.1 WW 49 M 24 YW 87. S-H-B Angus of Reardan, WA, consigned this son of HARB Pendleton 765 JH. A tie for third place exists between Lots 272 and 233 both with a WDA of 3.

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Friday, March 26,2010

Health bill worries producers

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Both as consumers who buy health insurance for themselves and their families, and as small-business owners who must manage employee benefits, farmers and ranchers believe the health care bill passed by Con- gress last week could have serious...

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Friday, March 26,2010

Colorado offers certification for hay inspectors

by WLJ
Two free training sessions have been scheduled for those wanting to perform weed-free hay and forage inspections: April 7, 2010 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Monte Vista Coop, 1901 E. Hwy. 160, Monte Vista, CO 81144, and April 20, 20109 a.m.-2 p.m., AmericInn, 52000 Two Rivers Plaza Road, Glenwood Springs, CO 81601.

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