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Friday, January 22,2010

Montana group broadcasts message about ranching, conservation

by Andy Rieber - WLJ Correspondent
Open a magazine or switch on the television these days and it’s not unlikely that you’ll see an ad or an article that puts a negative spin on the cattle industry. Whether it’s animal rights activists, radical environmental groups, or global warming alarmists who are behind it, there is no shortage of misinformation about ranchers and

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Friday, January 22,2010

BEEF bits

by WLJ
According to an article published by Bloomberg last week, the pharmacy giant, Walgreen Co., plans to move into the fresh and prepared meals segment at 7,000 of its stores. The company plans to launch private-label products as it prepares to compete in the low-margin business.

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Friday, January 22,2010

CSU honors Dallas Horton for industry leadership

by WLJ
Dallas Horton, a longtime leader in the cattle industry, has been selected by faculty members of Colorado State Universitys (CSU) Department of Animal Sciences as the 2010 Livestock Leader. Horton was recognized on Saturday, Jan. 16, during CSU Day at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, CO.

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Friday, January 22,2010

Biodiesel production grinds to a halt

by Chris Clayton - DTN
Soybean-based biodiesel production in the U.S. has come to a halt after Congress allowed a $1-per-gallon government tax incentive for the industry to expire on Dec. 31, National Biodiesel Board spokesman Michael Frohlich said last Tuesday.

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Friday, January 22,2010

Corn growers shift stance on climate bill

by DTN
With the potential of higher production costs and shift in crop acreage, the National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) shifted its position last Wednesday to oppose the House climate legislation that passed last June.

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Friday, January 22,2010

Young farmers and ranchers take top honors

by WLJ
Winners of the Young Farmers Ranchers (YFR) Achievement Award, Discussion Meet and Excellence in Agriculture competitions were announced earlier this month at the American Farm Bureau Federations (AFBF) 91st annual meeting. Young farmers from around the U.

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Friday, January 22,2010

First U.S. bone-in beef arrives in Taiwan

by DTN
Taiwans Department of Health (DOH) promised to conduct vigorous inspections of U.S. bone-in beef following the arrival of the first batch of six packages of U.S. meat last week.

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Friday, January 22,2010

Cargill 2Q earnings tumble 59 percent

by DTN
Cargill Chairman and Chief Executive Greg Page noted the agribusiness gi ants earnings in the first half of the fiscal year were up 50 percent from the last half of the previous fiscal year amid cost controls and tapping both developed and faster-growing emerging markets.

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Friday, January 22,2010

2010 Beef Feedlot Roundtables offered Feb. 9-11

by WLJ
Beef feedlot owners, employees, veterinarians and others in the industry will learn the latest on feedlot health, animal welfare, the environment, economics and research at the 2010 Nebraska Beef Feedlot Roundtables Feb. 9-11 in West Point, Lexington, Bridgeport and Orange City, IA.

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Friday, January 22,2010

Tennessee Livestock Producers honored with Innovator Award

by WLJ
Tennessee Livestock Producers (TLP), Columbia, TN, was honored with a Hereford Industry Innovator Award by the American Hereford Association (AHA) Jan. 14. Darrell Ailshe, TLP general manager, was presented the award during a ceremony at the National Western Stock Show in Denver.

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