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Tuesday, December 16,2008

Fed cattle continue steady trend

by WLJ
Cash cattle trade at midweek showed good numbers of cattle trading hands in the southern Plains at prices mostly steady to slightly lower than the previous week. Trade came at $98-99 in Kansas, Colorado and Texas, however, most trade in the north and Corn Belt region was at a standstill as of mid-day last Thursday.

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Tuesday, December 16,2008

LETTERS

by WLJ
The fourth component is meticulously touched by Knight, If USDA decides to make all or parts of the NAIS mandatory, APHIS [Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service] will follow the normal rulemaking process. With rules, laws, inspections, taxes, regulations, or licensing comes next, the fourth component .

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Tuesday, December 16,2008

BEEF bits

by WLJ
Exports of beef and beef variety meats from Colorado surged 81 percent in the first half of 2008 as compared to the same period of 2007. At $241 million, the January to June 2008 level is the highest since 2003 and is the highest level on record.

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Tuesday, December 16,2008

Limousin trends favorable for scrotal circumference, docility, carcass traits

by WLJ
Cattle producers can accomplish significant genetic improvement in a short period when using effective selection tools, such as expected progeny differences (EPDs), to deal with moderately heritable traits. The Limousin breeds phenotypic trends in scrotal circumference (SC), docility and carcass traits illustrate that fact.

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Tuesday, December 16,2008

Predicting time of calving

by WLJ
One of the advantages of fall-calving compared to spring (late winter) calving is the pleasant weather that the cow/calf operator finds at 2:00 AM when he or she goes out to check the heifers. The downside of fall calving is the fact that these cows and heifers are not being fed from the truck or hay feeder.

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Tuesday, December 16,2008

Nebraska and Iowa producers promote beef in Tokyo

by WLJ
Two beef producers from Nebraska and Iowa took part in a U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF) U.S. Beef Checkoff-sponsored promotion, made possible through the financial support of the Nebraska Beef Council and the Iowa Beef Industry Council, that helped boost weekend sales of U.

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Tuesday, December 16,2008

All Breeds Cattle Tour will headquarter in Dickinson

by WLJ
This years tour includes areas we havent visited on All Breeds Cattle Tours in the past, said North Dakota Stockmens Association Member Services Director Tracey Koester, the tour coordinator. Were glad to add some great new stops and beautiful scenery along the way.

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Tuesday, December 16,2008

Citizen of the West benefits the National Western scholarships

by WLJ
Every year, funds raised at the Citizen of the West dinner contribute to the education of future agricultural leaders. With more than 1,000 scholarships awarded since 1983, the National Western Scholarship Trust is one of the most prestigious scholarship programs available to youth interested in pursuing degrees in agriculture or rural medicine.

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Tuesday, December 16,2008

Members resign from Montana Board of Livestock

by WLJ
The Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) regrets to report the early departure of great industry allies, Meg Smith and George Hammond, from the Montana Board of Livestock (MBOL). Smith and Hammond have spent 11-and-a-half years on the board, originally appointed by Gov.

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Tuesday, December 16,2008

Clarence Frey honored with Historic Angus Herd Award

by WLJ
The American Angus Association salutes Clarence Frey, Mulhall, OK, for his continued ownership and production of Angus cattle for more than 50 years. Frey will receive a certificate signed by the associations president to honor this Historic Angus Herd achievement.

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