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Friday, May 22,2009

SALE calendar

by WLJ
Sale Calendar is a service to our advertisers. There is a minimum advertising requirement to be eligible to be listed in the sale calendar. Contact your fieldman for more information, or to have your date added to the Sale Calendar. We will only run auction sale dates or private treaty start dates.

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Friday, May 15,2009

Oregon experiences first case of wolf predation

by WLJ
A wolf captured near Baker City, OR, two weeks ago is thought to be one of two responsible for the first known case of livestock depredation by wolves since they first reappeared in the state 10 years ago. The capture of the 87-pound male was the culmination of an effort that began in mid-April when the U.

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Friday, May 15,2009

BEEF bits

by WLJ
Total meat production will increase in 2009 and 2010, thanks in large part to higher poultry production, according to USDAs World Agricultural Supply and Demand Estimates. USDA raised expected total meat production to 3.549 billion pounds from last months estimate of 3.

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Friday, May 15,2009

Behind the menu price

by Miranda Reiman, Certified Angus Beef
Farm and ranch freezers are often full of homeraised beef, yet producer families still enjoy the classic steakhouse experience now and again. With a quick scan of the menu and some cowboy math, most producers figure the New York strip list price at a hefty premium to the weekly salebarn reports for beef on the hoof.

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Friday, May 15,2009

March pork and beef exports remain solid; exports to Asia surge

by WLJ
Exports of U.S. pork and beef registered a solid performance in March, led by extremely strong pork sales to Mexico and a surge in beef exports to Vietnam, Japan and the Middle East. Pork plus pork variety meat exports rose 16 percent in volume and 17 percent in value over March 2008.

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Friday, May 15,2009

BLM seeks bids for wild horse pasture facilities

by WLJ
As part of its responsibility to manage, protect, and control wild horses and burros, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), is soliciting bids for several new long-term (pasture) facilities located in the continental U.S.

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Friday, May 15,2009

SALE calendar

by WLJ
SALE calendar ANGUS Sept. 20 – Oak Ridge Angus Farms, Production Sale, Calistoga, CA Oct. 14 – R.A. Brown Ranch, Bull, Female & Quarter Horse Sale, Throckmorton, TX Nov. 14 – Rocky Mountain Angus Assn., Bull & Female Sale, Ogden, UT HEREFORD Oct. 1 – Jamison ...

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Friday, May 15,2009

Colorado launches ranching legacy program

by WLJ
For more than 150 years, ranching has been a major contributor to Colorados economy while at the same time keeping millions of acres of Colorados open space intact. However, the number of ranchers and ranches in Colorado is continually declining in the face of many challenges.

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Friday, May 15,2009

Nebraska Cattlemen scholarship winners

by WLJ
The Nebraska Cattlemen Research and Education Foundation (NCREF) is pleased to announce the winners of the foundation scholarships awarded for the 2009-2010 academic year. Winners will be recognized during the Nebraska Cattlemen Midyear Meeting June 18 in West Point, NE, during the NCREF Luncheon.

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Friday, May 15,2009

Texas AM Beef Cattle Short Course Aug. 3-5

by WLJ
The 55th Annual Texas AM Beef Cattle Short Course is scheduled for Aug. 3-5 at Texas AM University in College Station, TX. Planning committee members from around the state have met with us and helped us put together another outstanding program, said Jason Cleere, Texas Agri- Life Extension beef cattle specialist and conference coordinator.

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