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Friday, April 24,2009

BEEF bits

by WLJ
Insufficient evidence associates the consumption of meat, eggs or milk to having a significant impact on heart health, according to a study which reviews the results of nearly 200 other scientific studies. The research, which appears in the latest issue of Archives of Internal Medicine,.

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Friday, April 24,2009

Washington Beef Profitability Conference May 19-20

by WLJ
Three nationally recognized experts on beef production are scheduled to speak at the Beef Profitability Conference May 19-20 at the Shiloh Inn in Richland, WA. Kit Pharo, a Cheyenne Wells, CO, rancher, will discuss the difference between being production-driven and profit-driven, focusing on three key ways to maximize available forage.

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Friday, April 24,2009

New Mexico battling noxious weeds

by WLJ
Rio Arriba County rancher Delfin Quintana remembers buying hay for his cattle several years ago. It wasnt long before the 80-year-old realized he got more than he had bargained for with those bales. Noxious weeds started popping up on the range where his family has ranched for more than a century.

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Friday, April 24,2009

OCA calls for legislature to change wolf bill language

by WLJ
Distressed by a documented wolf kill of 29 lambs and one calf on fellow Oregon Cattlemens Association (OCA) member Curt Jacobs Keating Valley, OR, property, the 1,900 members of OCA called on Oregon lawmakers to amend a bill currently before the state legislature to change the language so ranchers could protect their livestock.

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Friday, April 24,2009

Ag economist expects robust improvement of cattle prices by 2010

by WLJ
The beef industry has suffered one of the most dramatic negative impacts from the general economy, but could experience an equally dramatic recovery when the economy rebounds, said a Purdue University agricultural economist.

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Monday, April 20,2009

OBITUARY

by WLJ
Korea. Donald married Mary Alice Donald Wesley Albert, 78, passed Sigman in Prineville on June 18, away April 2, 2009. He was born June 1960. He is survived by his wife; a 26, 1930, in Boulder, CO, to Charles daughter, Dawn Marie (Ron) Alexan- and Una (Arbuthnot) Albert.

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Friday, April 17,2009

BEEF bits

by WLJ
Texas CattleWomen is hosting a Texas Beef Leaders of Tomorrow Contest, open to all youth between the ages of 17 and 20, to prepare young people to speak up on behalf of the beef industry. Four winners will receive $6,000 in prize money and scholarships.

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Friday, April 17,2009

Cut-out helps create surge in fed prices

by WLJ
Fed cattle prices got a good boost last week as buyers were aggressive in their search for the last remaining pens of yearling cattle as calf-fed cattle begin to come to market, according to analysts.

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Friday, April 17,2009

LETTERS

by WLJ
What else is the dairy industry going to do to screw the beef producers again? Where are the people who represent the beef producers NCBA [National Cattlemens Beef Association]? Why dont we have an organization that is out to take care of our...

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Friday, April 17,2009

Borror named California Livestock Man of the Year

by WLJ
The California Livestock Man of the Year award was presented to William F. Borror of Tehama Angus Ranch, Gerber, CA, during the Jr. Grand National Livestock Show held at the Cow Palace in San Francisco, CA.

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