Close
Home  News
 
 
Friday, May 1,2009

Checkoff targets restaurants to help move middle meats

by WLJ
The restaurant (foodservice) channel is integral to beef producers business and livelihood. Figures from the National Restaurant Association indicate that consumers divide their food spending equally between foodservice and retail.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, May 1,2009

IBBA hosts inaugural Global Brangus Roundup

by WLJ
The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) hosted the inaugural Global Brangus Roundup on March 8, 2009, a one-day event held immediately after the 2009 IBBA Convention.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, May 1,2009

Genetics and marbling in beef

by WLJ
Marbling drives valuebased beef marketing. How to infuse enough of this quality-grade potential into herd geneticsor even how much is enoughhas remained something of a mystery. Thats partly because of the wide range of research results and advice, along with a segmented supply chain and erratic market signals.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, May 1,2009

Lack of ID system could cost $13.2 billion annually

by DTN
The U.S. beef industry could lose $13.2 billion a year in market access overseas if a more robust livestock tracking system is not adopted, a study released by the Agriculture Department said last Wednesday. The report, written by university researchers, said the international market expects exporters to have animal identification and tracing systems.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, May 1,2009

Infection puts humans at risk

by WLJ
A number of calves are suffering from cryptosporidiosis this spring, which can put their handlers at risk.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, May 1,2009

SALE reports

by WLJ
Auctioneer: Jerry Lehman Ty Malek, Dan Konen, Tom Carlisle and Gary Gilbert held their first joint Big Sky Classic sale this year at the fairgrounds in Fort Benton. The quality, well-bred offering drew a large crowd, selling at mostly steady prices throughout the sale.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, May 1,2009

Hereford-Angus cross profitability proven

by WLJ
Using Hereford bulls on Angus-based cows will give producers advantages in profitability, cash flow, herd size, and retained female fertility and longevity, according to a recently completed study at Circle A Angus Ranch.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, May 1,2009

Commodity trading oversight on hold

by DTN
Senatorial holds placed on the nomination of Gary Gensler to chair the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) are increasing Wall Streets power to stop efforts to boost regulation of credit default swaps and other derivatives, House Agriculture Committee Chairman Collin Peterson, D-MN, said last Tuesday.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, May 1,2009

Conservation Reserve Program summits planned for Colorado producers

by WLJ
Gliko Longmeadow Dr. MT 59106 406-656-2515 406-860-3181 Northern Wyoming, Eastern Idaho, Dakota Program (CRP). CRP is a voluntary program for agricultural landowners. Through CRP, ag producers can receive annual rental payments and cost-share assistance to establish long-term resourceconserving covers on eligible farmland.

Read more Read it in print
Friday, May 1,2009

Winners named in AngusSource contest

by WLJ
Unwavering, resolute, committedpick one, because theyre all accurate descriptions of winners in the first quarter Angus- Source Carcass Challenge (ASCC). The top producers and feeders share a steady focus on raising and feeding superior cattle.

Read more Read it in print
 
 
User Box (click to open)
 
SEARCH IN WLJ
Get WLJ In Your Inbox!
   
 
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5
6 7 8 9* 10 11 12
13 14* 15 16 17 18* 19
20 21* 22 23 24 25 26
27 28* 29 30 31
 
 

© Crow Publications - Any reprint of WLJ stories, except for personal use, without permission, written consent and appropriate attribution is prohibited. 2008 Crow Publications. All rights reserved.