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Friday, December 18,2009

Dont blame cows for climate change

by WLJ
Despite oft-repeated claims by sources ranging from the United Nations (U.N.) to music star Paul McCartney, it is simply not true that consuming less meat and dairy products will help stop climate change, says a University of California Davis (UC Davis) authority on farming and greenhouse gases.

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Friday, December 18,2009

KLA members elect new officers

by WLJ
Sharon Springs rancher and farmer Mark Smith was elected president of the Kansas Livestock Association (KLA) during the groups annual membership meeting Dec. 4 in Wichita, KS. Smith will serve as the volunteer leader for KLAs 5,500 members during the coming year.

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Friday, December 18,2009

Deere executive highlights future farmer challenges

by DTN
When charting a course for long-term sustainability in agriculture, farmers face the challenges of doubling world food production while coming to grips with the environmental framework needed to address climate change, a key executive from Deere Co.

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Friday, December 18,2009

PRODUCT news

by WLJ
Wasted hay equals wasted money and as hay prices continue to rise each year, hay waste continues to steal a bigger and bigger chunk out of bottom line profits. To help producers tackle this growing problem, WW Livestock Systems has developed the HaySaver, a cone-style round bale feeder that saves one round bale for every 20 fed.

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Friday, December 18,2009

Nebraska Cattlemen sets new policies and names leadership

by WLJ
Despite a monstrous snow storm two weeks ago, cattle producers were able to tend to business both on their operations and for their industry. Nebraska cattle producers cared for their animals during the storm and then hoofed it to Kearney for the annual Nebraska Cattlemen (NC) Convention.

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Friday, December 11,2009

EPA announces greenhouse gases endanger public

by WLJ
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced its finding last Tuesday that greenhouse gases (GHG) are a threat to the public health and welfare of the American people. That finding is the first step toward agency regulation of the six most

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Friday, December 11,2009

Balancing feed costs and cow health

by WLJ
Winter months can be challenging for beef producers from a nutritional standpoint. With less available forage and colder temperatures, proper winter feeding becomes more important than ever. It is critical to maintain adequate body condition

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Friday, December 11,2009

BEEF bits

by WLJ
The largest merger in the history of Brazils meat industry appears to be nearing completion. The two companies, JBS S.A. and Bertin S.A., have reached an agreement on exchange ratio of shares.

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Friday, December 11,2009

Water for Life files lawsuit challenging secret water right negotiations

by WLJ
Water for Life and a halfdozen individual irrigators have filed suit against the Oregon Water Resources Department and director for denying public access to the Tribal water rights negotiations surrounding the Klamath Basin Restoration Agreement in violation of Oregon law (ORS 539.

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Friday, December 11,2009

Biomass program costs soar

by Chris Clayton - DTN
A new farm bill program originally projected to cost $70 million over five years will cost taxpayers $514 million by the end of March.

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