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Friday, February 13,2009

ARHA rewards youth

by WLJ
Since the founding of the American Ranch Horse Association (ARHA) in 2004, the organization has been dedicated to supporting its youth members in a variety of ways. In 2009, ARHA expanded its support with a new scholarship program.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Red Bluff, an overview

by WLJ
While the nation?s banking industry, auto industry, housing industry and just about everybody else is lined up asking the U.S. government to bail them out after years of bad business decisions, the Red Bluff Bull and Gelding Sale was a shining example of how business in America should be conducted.

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Friday, February 13,2009

REPORTS

by WLJ
The sale that made Red Bluff famous held up its end this year in the face of a tough drought that has plagued the trade area and most of California for the past three years. The 68th version of this venerable sale turned in some absolutely solid results.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Horse industry leaders provide support to laboratory

by WLJ
Over the last year, two leading forces in the international world of Thoroughbred racing and equine health have donated a total of $1.14 million to Colorado State University (CSU) Professor Gordon Woods? laboratory to support his research using the horse as a model for understanding human cancer and other age-onset diseases.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Michigan State University and Pfizer Animal Health partner to eradicate BVD

by WLJ
While bovine viral diarrhea (BVD) continues to cost the cattle industry more than $50 million a year, Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine, Extension, Diagnostic Center for Population and Animal Health and Pfizer Animal Health are partnering to design a BVD eradication program for Michigan?s Upper Peninsula.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Ernst elected CHB president

by WLJ
Fellow board members elected Marshall Ernst, Windsor, CO, as the new Certified Hereford Beef (CHB) LLC president. Ernst has served on the CHB LLC and American Hereford Association (AHA) boards since 2006. He owns Ernst Herefords and has more than 30 years of experience in the meat industry.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Beef contains ?good calories?

by WLJ
Red meat is often blamed for heart disease, obesity and a host of other diet-induced conditions. But scientific journalist Gary Taubes says carbohydrates and lowfat diets may be the real culprit.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Ford County Feedyard honored as Hereford Industry Innovator

by WLJ
Ford County Feedyard Inc. was presented the American Hereford Association Hereford Industry Innovator Award. Danny Herrmann, yard owner and manager, was presented the award at the National Western Stock Show Hereford Carload and Pen Show in Denver, CO, Jan.

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Friday, February 13,2009

NDSA hosts young cattlemen?s conference

by WLJ
Recognized for their leadership potential, seven young cattlemen and women were selected by the North Dakota Stockmen?s Association (NDSA) Board of Directors to attend a Young Cattlemen?s Legislative Conference (YCLC) in Bismarck Feb. 4-5.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Fort Worth Stock Show extends hospitality, facilitates exports

by WLJ
Giving foreign visitors a warm welcome at the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show can mean big payoffs for area livestock producers looking to sell their animals into foreign markets.

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