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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.

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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.

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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.

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Friday, May 1,2009

Preliminary tests indicate cattle TB infection in Texas dairy

by WLJ
Animal Health Commission, the states livestock and poultry health regulatory agency. Samples were collected from two of the cattle slaughtered for examination and the tissues were submitted to the National Veterinary Services Laboratory in Ames, IA, for additional testing.

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Friday, May 1,2009

Nominate your fellow cattlemen for the 2010 National Beef Quality Assurance Award

by WLJ
Applications for the second annual National Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) Award are now being accepted. The National BQA Award will recognize one outstanding beef and dairy producer that best demonstrate animal care and handling principles as part of the day-to-day activities on their respective operations.

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Friday, May 1,2009

Good news, bad news for cattle fever tick eradication effort

by WLJ
The Texas Animal Health Commission (TAHC) has released from temporary preventive quarantine more than 375,000 acres in Maverick, Dimmit and Webb counties. The preventive quarantine had been imposed on the three counties more than a year ago to prevent the spread of dangerous cattle fever ticks.

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Friday, May 1,2009

Eighth annual Ride the West Horse Ranch Expo

by WLJ
Beautiful horses, good looking cowboys, and wonderful events, including: FAB Working Rodeo Quarter Horse Production Sale, XTreme Trail, VRHC, Jumping, Dressage, Wagon Rides, Pony Rides and Dutch Oven Cooking with the Back Country Horsemen ...

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Friday, May 1,2009

Fort Worth Stock Show reports year-end results

by WLJ
The Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Shows membership gathered last week for their annual meeting to receive reports of the 2009 show and address various business matters. Among these activities were the election of five new board members and the elevation of a long-time director to the position of honorary vice president.

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Friday, May 1,2009

PRODUCT news

by WLJ
New Hollands experimental hydrogen-powered NH2T tractor is a key element in a project that hopes to free farmers from the cost of purchased fossil fuel and allow them to achieve fuel autonomy.

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Friday, May 1,2009

Angus vice president of industry relations retiring

by WLJ
Angus veteran Jim Shirley announced his retirement from the American Angus Association, effective July 31. Hes been a great asset to this organization for 24 years, said American Angus Association CEO Bryce Schumann. We want to recognize and applaud that service.

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