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Friday, March 27,2009

SALE reports

by WLJ
70 years in the Angus business with this year?s sale and it was agreed that it was the best offering to date for this firm. A very strong top end of the bulls provided strong value for those on the seats. This was a good strong sale and provides an excellent opportunity for commercial cattlemen that are looking for good functional Angus range bulls.

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Friday, March 27,2009

MIDLAND BULL TEST

by WLJ
As ranchers face everclimbing input costs, there is hope among some that producers will no longer have to sort through countless expected progeny difference (EPD) tables to assess the potential gains in profitability offered by a particular sire.

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Friday, March 27,2009

Public Lands Council submits EQIP comments

by WLJ
The Environmental Defense Fund, National Association of Conservation Districts, Partnership of Rangeland Trusts, the Nature Conservancy, and World Wildlife Fund joined the Public Lands Council (PLC), the National Cattlemen?s Beef Association, and...

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Friday, March 27,2009

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, March 27,2009

New Mexico split-state regulations

by WLJ
New Mexico?s plan for halting the spread of bovine tuberculosis (TB) was recently approved by USDA. The plan allows much of the state to designate a Modified Accredited Advanced (MAA) zone that encompasses the entire area of Curry and Roosevelt counties.

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Friday, March 20,2009

Fed cattle up $1-2

by WLJ
The fed cattle market appeared to be gaining again last week ahead of any serious trade volume. Although there was some light trade early, most significant volume looked to be waiting for the end of the week and the cattle on feed report before getting started.

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Friday, March 20,2009

BEEF talk

by WLJ
Whew, only one left. The Dickinson Research Extension Center is busy calving heifers. Thank goodness, the center only has one heifer left that is bred to a bull that will be called a noncalving-ease sire. The heifers were bred May 22. The calving season started five days early on Feb.

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Friday, March 20,2009

BEEF bits

by WLJ
Strong U.S. beef and pork exports in January defied predictions that sluggish global economies and volatile currencies would dampen them, according to the U.S. Meat Export Federation. USDA data showed beef muscle cut exports jumped 13 percent in volume and 15 percent in value compared to January 2008.

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Friday, March 20,2009

Free oil and gas payment reporting webinar

by WLJ
A webinar is scheduled for March 25 from 9 to 10 a.m. to explain what landowners, tax preparers, and local governments need to know about Internal Revenue Service (IRS) reporting requirements and how to handle oil and gas payments.

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Friday, March 20,2009

Funding available to help producers go organic

by WLJ
Wyoming agriculture producers and handlers interested in going organic may apply now for grants to help offset the costs associated with certification.

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