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Friday, August 14,2009

Stroberg Land & Cattle to host Kansas Ranch Field Day

by WLJ
A session on how the cattle industry is addressing challenges from animal rights groups will highlight the program Aug. 25 during a field day hosted by Stroberg Land Cattle at the Jon Mollhagen familys Reno Ranch near Hutchinson, KS. The host operation, owned by the David Stroberg family,.

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Friday, August 14,2009

Reach for the starch

by WLJ
Producers aiming for high-quality beef, take note: starch is a key at every step in the life of cattle. A recent study from the University of Illinois shows the level of starch in both growing and finishing diets can affect overall performance and final carcass merit.

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Friday, August 14,2009

Cool, wet summer good for grazing livestock

by WLJ
This year, Nebraska producers have had very good rain and cool temperatures so grasses are maturing a little more slowly than usual, said a University of NebraskaLincoln (UNL) specialist. Thats good for grazing livestock.

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Friday, August 7,2009

BEEF bits

by WLJ
A research project funded by the beef checkoff will try to ascertain how fat is deposited both inside and outside muscle tissue. Scientists at Texas AM University, the University of Idaho, and Texas Tech University submitted the proposal, titled Regulation of Marbling Development in Beef Cattle by Specific Fatty Acids.

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Friday, August 7,2009

Vesicular stomatitis quarantine lifted in Texas

by WLJ
Texas animal health officials have lifted a quarantine on a ranch in Starr County where horses have recovered from vesicular stomatitis (VS), a virus that occurs sporadically in Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, Colorado, Wyoming and other western states.

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Friday, August 7,2009

Cool weather delays corn maturity

by WLJ
Corn growth is behind schedule in North Dakota, according to Adnan Akyuz, North Dakotas state climatologist and assistant professor of climatology in North Dakota State Universitys (NDSU) Soil Science Department. Corn growing degree units across the state are ranging from 900 to 1,250, he says.

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Friday, August 7,2009

OBITUARY

by WLJ
E. Gates was born on Aug. 14, 1915, to Alonzo E. Gates and Annie Brown Gates in Laredo, TX. He went to be with his Lord and Saviour on July 25, 2009. He grew up on the family ranch outside of Bruni, TX, on Texas 59, just west of Freer, and at 1510 Market St.

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Friday, August 7,2009

USDA readies matching funds program for biomass

by Chris Clayton - DTN
USDA is getting ready to roll out a new biomass program that will pay up to $45 a ton in matching payments for delivering eligible biomass to businesses that convert the biomass into renewable fuel, energy or bio-products.

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Friday, August 7,2009

Researchers work toward getting a handle on beef flavor

by WLJ
Any good business manager knows success lies in repeat customers. The beef industry follows that model and annually invests millions of dollars in research to help ensure satisfied consumers. Beef is known for taste. If we forget that, we lose a huge price advantage to competing proteins, says Glen Dolezal, Cargill Meat Solutions.

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Friday, August 7,2009

Carcass ultrasound and DNA technology: A progress report

by WLJ
The science and technology that has infiltrated the beef cattle business within the past decade is mind boggling. The tools available to seedstock breeders and commercial producers seem to grow by the day.

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