Needle-free injection technology has been around since the 1940s when it was first used to vaccinate people. The hog and sheep industries have used the method to deliver antibiotics, iron and vaccines, while the cattle industry has not yet adopted it on a large scale.
Just a couple weeks after signing an Executive Order (EO) requiring sales of all new passenger vehicles to be zero-emission by 2035, California Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) furthered the state’s goal to be a climate change leader by designating 30 percent of the state’s land and oceans to be protected.
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William Perry Pendley, past-acting director of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), was officially removed from his capacity in late September. Now, environmental organizations are contending the legitimacy of decisions Pendley made during his time as acting director. Read more
Reflecting a nationwide trend, real estate brokers who spoke with WLJ stated there is a demand for a number of different purposes, from people living in urban areas looking for open space and recreation opportunities, ranchers expanding their operations, or those wanting water rights for irrigation or municipalities. Read more
Trace minerals, particularly zinc, manganese and copper, are known to influence embryonic and fetal survival, growth and overall beef cattle reproduction. As we look at beef cattle research over the years, we can see consistent results across multiple studies showing improvements in pregnanc… Read more
The expression “tongue tied” generally refers to someone who is reluctant to speak, but it might also apply to a cow with a certain type of infection in the tongue and throat area—a condition commonly known as wooden tongue. Read more
Needle-free injection technology has been around since the 1940s when it was first used to vaccinate people. The hog and sheep industries have used the method to deliver antibiotics, iron and vaccines, while the cattle industry has not yet adopted it on a large scale. Read more
Colorado Gov. Jared Polis (D) recently named Michelle Lehmann, a cow-calf producer from Powderhorn, CO, to the Colorado Beef Council board of directors. Read more
We have a few weeks to go before this unprecedented presidential election is over. With this COVID-19 pandemic, it has made everything more than interesting. With all the mail-in ballots and social distancing, it may take some time before we know who the next president will be.
Ten executives in the chicken industry have been indicted on price fixing and it looks as if the Department of Justice (DOJ) has compelling evidence. Then the pork and the beef industry had price fixing cases dropped recently, and some are still pending.
"The current scare of legislation running through packers and feedlots will pass soon. My guess is after Nov. 3, things will be back to normal. Packers will continue their high margins and cow-calf operations will continue to disappear."
“Log it, graze it, or watch it burn” has become a very popular, meaningful and timely catchphrase. It refers to applying common sense management to our forests, deserts and grasslands.