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Friday, February 13,2009

BEEF bits

by WLJ
South Korea?s department stores are considering selling U.S. beef following local discount retailers? resumption of its sale in November last year. Lotte Department Store, the nation?s leading department store chain, is gearing up for the sale of U.S.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Ranching school offers valuable education

by WLJ
The Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association (TSCRA) announces an exciting opportunity for ranchers to learn valuable tips to help protect their ranching investments.

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Friday, February 13,2009

OSU hires specialist to address ranchers? needs

by WLJ
Oregon State University (OSU) has hired a recently graduated animal scientist from the University of Florida to conduct research on beef cattle and help address ranchers? needs. Reinaldo Cooke, who started in January, is based at OSU?s Eastern Oregon Agricultural Research Center in Burns.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Plan now to find hay substitutes

by WLJ
This winter?s extreme cold and heavy snow have begun to take their toll on already short hay supplies, warns Greg Lardy, North Dakota State University (NDSU) Extension Service beef cattle specialist. Cows are consuming 30 percent to 40 percent more hay than normal in some situations as they try to maintain body weight during the cold weather.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Carcass Ultrasound 101 Ultrasound contemporary groups

by WLJ
Though their importance is often overlooked, contemporary groups are truly the cornerstone of any genetic evaluation. Unfortunately, establishment of an ultrasound contemporary group is sometimes done improperly.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Arizona rancher faces $32 million lawsuit

by WLJ
In a case that could set a dangerous precedent for ranchers along the U.S./ Mexico border, Arizona rancher Roger Barnett was in court last week to fight a lawsuit filed by 16 illegal immigrants he apprehended on his 22,000-acre ranch, the Washington Times.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Checkoff funds ethanol co-product research

by WLJ
Researche rs from across the country gathered at a ch e cko fffunded summit titled ?Ethanol Co-Products?Beef Product Implications? in November 2006 to develop a summary of existing research and establish future research needs.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Prescribed burn schools scheduled

by WLJ
The Prescribed Burn Task Force in west central Nebraska plans four prescribed burn schools to help landowners and managers to eliminate invasive plants, said Lara Fondow, Quail Forever wildlife biologist and task force president.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Oregon cattlemen seek applicants for young leader sponsorship

by WLJ
The Oregon Cattlemen?s Association (OCA) is seeking applications for an individual to attend the 2009 Young Cattlemen?s Conference May 28-June 4. Applicants must be between the ages of 25 to 50 and be an OCA and National Cattlemen?s Beef Association member.

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Friday, February 13,2009

Veterinarian to discuss WSU BVD project with ranchers

by WLJ
Dr. John Wentz , assistant professor in the Field Disease Investigative Unit of Washington State University?s (WSU) College of Veterinary Medicine, will review the first year?s findings of WSU?s Bovine Viral Diarrhea (BVD) Control and Eradication Project during a telephone conference with ranchers from 12:15 p.

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