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FDA revisits proposed ruling on brewer's grains

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), has agreed to return to the drawing board after a proposal to enact regulations governing the use of brewery and distillery byproducts as livestock feed drew considerable opposition from both industries.

 

 
 
 
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EB-5 program scrutinized in plant closing

The once defunct Northern Beef Packers plant, in Aberdeen, SD, has new owners, and a new name, no doubt with hopes of the past controversies being laid to rest. The plant was recently purchased by San Francisco-based White Oak Financial Advisors and is now New Angus, LLC.

 

 
 
 
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Wolf listing decision postponed in CA

California is nothing if not skilled at stirring up the passions of the people, even when the issue at hand exists largely (or wholly) outside its borders and is addressed in numerous laws. Case in point last week: the question to list the gray wolf..

 

 
 
 
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Bundy case more complex than tortoise, grazing rights

Following the end of a tense standoff between the U.S. Bureau of Land Management and Nevada rancher Cliven Bundy, the Nevada Cattlemen’s Association (NCA) says the incident underscores the steady trend of federal agencies elevating environmental and wildlife issues over livestock grazing.

 

 
 
 
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Keep low-stress handling in mind with new equipment: Dr. Grandin

Getting new equipment is always fun. Bright, shiny new toys! But that shiny element, not to mention the newness of it, could cause a lot of undue stress for your cattle. There are a few simple things to keep in mind when getting new equipment.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

AFTERNOON MARKET UPDATE; April 23

The cash cattle trade remained untested at midweek with just a few preliminary bids thrown on the table. For example, Northern producers saw bids around $232 to $233, well below general asking prices of $237 to $238.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

DAILY FED CATTLE; April 23

So far for Wednesday negotiated cash trade was mostly inactive on light demand in all feeding regions. The latest established market in the Southern Plains was last week with live sales at 146.00.

 

 
 
 
Daily Market Update

WEEKLY FEEDER CATTLE SUMMARY; April 18

Compared to last week, feeder cattle under 800 lbs sold steady to 3.00 higher while those weighing over 800 lbs traded weak to 2.00 lower with most declines continuing in the Southern Plains. Stocker cattle and calves (where tested) were steady to 5.00 higher with 6 weight stockers near the major grazing regions selling fully 6.00-8.00 higher.

 

 
 
 
 
 
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