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Friday, January 9,2009

OBITUARY

John Henry Dimke

by WLJ
Dimke was born in Lewiston on Jan. 14, 1949. Raised in Clarkston, he graduated from Clarkston High School in 1967 and then attended Lewis-Clark State College. The following year, he married Janice, his perfect match, even 40 years later.

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Friday, January 9,2009

Grants awarded for Colorado renewable energy projects

by WLJ
Fourteen grants totaling more than $620,000 have been awarded through the Advancing Colorados Renewable Energy (ACRE) program. ACRE is administered by the Colorado Agricultural Value Added Development Board which encourages and promotes business projects that add value to agricultural products, as well as agricultural energy-related projects.

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Friday, January 9,2009

Sarah Sal Forbes inducted into portrait gallery

by WLJ
Sarah Sal Forbes of Sheridan, WY, was honored as the first woman inducted into the Saddle and Sirloin Clubs portrait gallery at a Nov. 16, 2008, ceremony. The presentation was at the Executive West Hotel during the North American International Livestock Exposition (NAILE) on Nov.

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Friday, January 9,2009

Red Angus events planned for National Western Stock Show

by WLJ
The Herd In A Tank package will sell as one unit at the Mile High Classic Sale scheduled for 5 p.m. on Monday, Jan. 12 in the sale arena in the Yards. The tank, semen and embryos were donated and the auction proceeds will benefit the Junior Red Angus Stockgrowers Contest that takes place Jan.

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Friday, January 9,2009

SALE reports

by WLJ
market, they Tenderline U103, 12/26/07, by Sum- On the other hand, it surely had to be had a very mitcrest Tenderline; to Morgan personally satisfying for the Rodgers good first-time event. This is a pro- Ranches, Jordan Valley, OR, $2,600.

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Friday, January 9,2009

Angus Association announces Colorados top registrants

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The 10 producers who registered the most Angus beef cattle in the state of Colorado recorded a total of 2,927 Angus with the American Angus Association (AAA) during fiscal year 2008 which ended Sept. 30, according to Bryce Schumann, chief executive officer of AAA.

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Friday, January 9,2009

Manure value at historic levels

by WLJ
Manure from livestock producers, both large and small, has historically been viewed as a liability because of time needed to scrape, load, haul and spread. However, this is no longer the case.

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Friday, January 2,2009

Fed cattle trade steady, cow prices improving

by WLJ
Most fed cattle trade appeared to be set for a Friday event last week as the New Year holiday interrupted the weeks business. There were a few cattle sold in Nebraska at $135 dressed, although the numbers were not enough to call the weeks trend.

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Friday, January 2,2009

BEEF bits

by WLJ
Dennis Hellwig, the primary investor in an Aberdeen, SD, beef processing plant having trouble getting off the ground, says he still plans on building the facility despite financing problems. Only now, the target date for commencing operations is sometime in Maya year later than initially planned.

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Friday, January 2,2009

Missouri feedout losses largest since 1981

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In keeping with the general economy and beef markets, the steers fed in the recently completed Missouri Steer Feedout lost more money per head than any group since the program began in 1981. Eldon Cole, a University of Missouri Extension livestock specialist, says the $154.

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