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Friday, April 10,2009

Partnership donates nearly $500,000 to local FFA chapters

by WLJ
Through a collaboration of 830 veterinarians, animal health suppliers, and Pfizer Animal Health, nearly $500,000 has been donated to local FFA chapters across the country. Through purchases of Pfizer Animal Healths vaccines, veterinarians and animal health suppliers were able to donate to a local FFA chapter of their choice.

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Friday, April 10,2009

April 30 deadline for Colorado Centennial Farm nominations

by WLJ
Nominees must meet the following requirements to become designated as a Colorado Centennial Farm: Farming or ranching properties must have remained in the same family continuously for at least 100 years; Each property must still be a working farm or...

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Friday, April 10,2009

Braly and Fischer elected to NIAA Board of Directors

by WLJ
John Braly, vice president, North American Business Development and Sales, Destron Fearing, and Glenn Fischer, senior vice president of Allflex USA Inc., were elected to serve threeyear terms on the board of directors of the National Institute for Animal Agriculture (NIAA).

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Friday, April 10,2009

ANCW region meetings to include cost-saving tips for health insurance

by WLJ
ANCW region meetings to include cost-saving tips for health insurance The American National Cattle- Women, Inc. (ANCW) are hosting two region meetings that include half-day seminars on managing health insurance and health crisis planning for ranch and farm families. The seminar...

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Friday, April 10,2009

Coalition will file suit over lack of action on wolf delisting

by WLJ
On April 3, 2009, a coalition of associations and entities which are directly affected from the impact of introduction of non-native Canadian gray wolves into Wyoming filed a formal 60day notice of intent to sue the federal government over its refusal to delist wolves in the state.

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Friday, April 3,2009

USMEF, Nebraska Beef Council team up for short rib promotion in Korea

by WLJ
U.S. beef exports continue to gain ground in South Korea, with beef short ribs being one of the most favored cuts for Korean cuisine. The market is fiercely competitive, however, and Korean consumers are in search of high-quality items that deliver excellent value.

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Friday, April 3,2009

PLC and NCBA meet with agriculture secretary

by WLJ
The Public Lands Council (PLC) and National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NC- BA) met with USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and Deputy Chief of Staff Carole Jett last week. The meeting focused on priority issues for the beef industry and livestock ranchers on federal lands, including trade, animal identification, and conservation.

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Friday, April 3,2009

Ranch Hand Rodeo weekend a winner

by WLJ
The Ranch Hand Rodeo weekend certainly lived up to its reputation as Winnemucca's biggest event. Four very competitive events joined with the already hot Ranch Hand Rodeo from Feb.

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Friday, April 3,2009

Dairy cull expected to cut into beef market

by WLJ
Fed cattle trade was sluggish at midweek last week, with little activity in the market as of midday Thursday. Analysts said they expected trade to come in at least steady with the previous week. However, a surge in the futures markets last Thursday had improved feedlot optimism.

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Friday, April 3,2009

Beef Bits

by WLJ
The Japanese government said March 27 it would once again allow beef shipments from a plant owned by JBS/Swift &Co. in Grand Island, NE. The plant has been banned since October 2008 after it shipped nine boxes of variety meats to Japan without the proper documentation to prove that the product originated from cattle 20 months of age or younger.

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