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Friday, January 29,2010

South Dakota beef checkoff studies beefs carbon footprint

by WLJ
A beef checkoff-funded study is looking to debunk the myth that beef consumption is a key contributor to climate change. The study, supported by the South Dakota Beef Industry Council along with four other state beef councils, compares the carbon footprint of 2007s U.

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Friday, January 29,2010

Heart City Bull Bash Set for Feb. 13 in Valentine, NE

by WLJ
The 9th Annual Heart City Bull Bash in Valentine, NE, will be held Saturday, Feb. 13. Billed as the Heart Citys Main Event, over 120 bulls, along with displays of stallions and commercial equipment, will line Valentines Main Street.

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Friday, January 29,2010

Mix and match coproducts to achieve balanced rations

by WLJ
With profitability back in the corn refining and ethanol industry, those coproducts destined for livestock feed will be widely available. Wet and dry corn gluten, distillers dried grains, and other products left from the removal of starch will be competing with each other, and all will be competing with shelled corn.

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Friday, January 29,2010

Circle A wins Innovator Award

by WLJ
Circle A Ranch was recognized as a Hereford Innovator by the American Hereford Association (AHA) Jan. 14. Mark Akin, general manager, was presented the award during a ceremony at the National Western in Denver, CO. Circle A Ranch was chosen for this award because of its commitment to the heterosis project began in 2007 in partnership with AHA.

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Friday, January 29,2010

Organic dairy producers appeal for more stringent regulations

by WLJ
Family farmers from around the country who produce organic milk are petitioning President Obama and the White Houses Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the swift adoption of new strict rulemaking that will rein in the abuses of a handful of factory farms they claim are violating both the spirit and letter of the federal organic law.

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Friday, January 29,2010

PRODUCT news

by WLJ
Genex Cooperative, Inc. provides beef producers profitable choices for creating the desired sex ratio in their calf crop.It is exciting to announce the addition of over 20 beef bulls to the GenChoice sexed semen product line, states Doug Wilson, Genex chief operating officer. GenChoice provides our beef members with more options.

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Friday, January 29,2010

Ordinary cattle yield extraordinary results

by WLJ
A modest cover-upmost would call a load of calves that grades 56.4 percent USDA premium Choice and 35.9 percent Prime with 92.3 percent meeting Certified Angus Beef (CAB) brand standards anything but just cattle.

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Friday, January 29,2010

Spending freeze likely to affect USDA programs

by Chris Clayton - DTN
Like other federal departments, US- DAs discretionary spending likely would be affected by the freeze President Barack Obama proposed last Monday and was set to discuss in his State of the Union speech on Wednesday.

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Friday, January 29,2010

Beef Backer award winners announced

by WLJ
The beef checkoff-funded Retail Beef Backer Award recognizes retailers for their commitment to outstanding beef marketing and merchandising programs.

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Friday, January 29,2010

Vilsack announces millions to promote U.S. ag exports

by WLJ
Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack last week announced the allocation of $234.5 million to 70 U.S. trade organizations to help promote American food and agricultural products overseas.

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