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December 2007


CT: December 03, 2007 13:30:15 CST
FORGET WORMS: PRODUCERS MAY PUT FISH ON INSECT DIET
Bugs are just pests for most people, but a group of Mississippi State University scientists is working to make insects an important crop.

CT: December 03, 2007 13:36:50 CST
SHORTHORN OPEN PUREBRED SHOW HELD AT NAILE
Seventeen breeds competed in National and Regional Shows & Sales during the the North American International Livestock Exposition, but the barn was full of Shorthorns as they dominated all other breeds in entry numbers.

CT: December 03, 2007 13:40:22 CST
NATIONAL CATTLEMEN'S FOUNDATION TO PROMOTE PREMISES REGISTRATION
The National Cattlemen's Foundation is the latest livestock organization to partner with USDA to promote premises registration for the nation's farms and ranches.

CT: December 04, 2007 13:59:32 CST
LA MUNECA HOSTS UP BEAT ALL DAY SIMBRAH EVENT
La Muneca Cattle Co. celebrated it's 20th Annual LMC Jr. Round Up and LMC Futurity on Oct, 6, 2007.

CT: December 04, 2007 14:01:31 CST
CATTLEMEN'S BOOT CAMP SET FOR DECEMBER 18-19 AT IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY
The American Angus Association®, Angus Foundation and Iowa State University will conduct a Cattlemen's Boot Camp, December 18-19 at Kildee Hall on the Iowa State University Campus, Ames, Iowa.

CT: December 04, 2007 14:03:30 CST
RITCHIE INDUSTRIES CONTRIBUTES TO "EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION"
In Port Deposit, Maryland, Renee Sherrard-Luther began her day with quite a surprise. The team of Extreme Makeover: Home Edition greeted her with news she and her family would receive a new home in just seven days.

CT: December 05, 2007 15:34:50 CST
CATTLEMEN EAGER FOR PRESIDENT'S SIGNATURE ON PERU TRADE DEAL
In a positive move for global trade and U.S. agriculture, the U.S. Senate overwhelmingly approved the Peru Trade Promotion Agreement today by a vote of 77 to 18.

CT: December 05, 2007 15:36:43 CST
SDCA ELECTS NEW LEADERSHIP DURING ANNUAL CONVENTION
The South Dakota Cattlemen's Association is pleased to announce the conclusion of another successful convention.

CT: December 06, 2007 14:20:22 CST
BEEF CHECKOFF TOASTS THE HOLIDAY ROAST
The beef checkoff raises its fork in a toast to all Americans who love roast beef, particularly during winter months – and especially at holidays.

CT: December 06, 2007 14:22:15 CST
MSU HOSTS MACEDONIANS STUDYING FEED PROCESSING
A group of Macedonians got an up close and personal tour of Mississippi State University and other parts of the state during a two-week-long visit to learn about animal feed processing.

CT: December 07, 2007 13:35:53 CST
NEBRASKA CATTLEMEN SEEKS REGULATION TO HELP MAINTAIN REPRODUCTION IN HERDS
Cattle producers gathered last week in Kearney for the annual Nebraska Cattlemen Convention & Trade Show and trichomoniasis in cattle herds was one of the topics most discussed,” said Ryan Loseke, veterinarian and Nebraska Cattlemen Animal Health and Nutrition Committee chairman.

CT: December 07, 2007 13:38:21 CST
SOUTH DAKOTA CATTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION MEMBERS SET 2008 POLICY AGENDA
The South Dakota Cattlemen's Association held their annual convention last week in Watertown, where over 220 members helped shape the 2008 policy course for SDCA.

CT: December 07, 2007 13:41:09 CST
SPITZER RANCH BRANGUS BULLS SHOW STRONG NUMBERS DESPITE DROUGHT CONDITIONS
The 49 bull calves in this year's program were weighed September 15, 2007 and posted an average daily gain of 3.11 pounds with an average weight of 814 pounds.

CT: December 11, 2007 14:56:54 CST
COMMODITY INSIGHT
The CRB index ended November by posting a monthly downside key reversal while the Dow Jones lost a whopping four percent for the month.

CT: December 11, 2007 14:58:57 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- CHRISTMAS CONVICTION
Have you ever seen an extra-large woman, about 6 feet and two inches tall, in a skin-tight, lime green leotard, at least two sizes too small, jumping up and down without her feet ever leaving the ground…in public?

CT: December 12, 2007 13:29:28 CST
CUTTING THE WRONG CORNERS CAN BE COSTLY
With costs of transportation, feed and fertilizer increasing as they have, many producers are compelled to do everything they can to keep these costs down as much as possible in order to maintain their profits.

CT: December 12, 2007 13:32:20 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- OH, CHRISTMAS TREE
A friend of mine asked to borrow my pickup truck to haul the family Christmas tree home, and being the kind man that I am I offered to drive the truck myself.

CT: December 13, 2007 13:35:36 CST
KANSAS FEEDER SETS RED ANGUS RECORD
The Red Angus Association of America recently handed out its GridMaster Awards at the 2007 National RAAA Convention held in Dodge City, Kansas, September 26 – 29.

CT: December 13, 2007 13:39:45 CST
SCHOLARSHIPS AWARDED TO HEREFORD YOUTH IN KANSAS CITY
Fourteen National Junior Hereford Association members were awarded scholarships totaling $35,750 from the Hereford Youth Foundation of America.

CT: December 14, 2007 13:10:49 CST
ANGUS TIMELY TOPICS
We always approach the New Year with excitement and anxiously anticipate changes for the better in our lives and life plans. In most cases, New Year's resolutions are short-lived and improvements are slow to come, which reminds me of words attributed to Albert Einstein: “Insanity is doing the same thing over and over, expecting different results.”

CT: December 18, 2007 15:06:01 CST
ORGANIZED EFFORTS RESULT IN SUCCESSFUL HEREFORD FEEDER CALF SALE
More than six hundred age, source and health verified Herefords and Hereford-crosses brought more than $20,000 in premiums for 34 consignors to the first Greater Midwest Certified Hereford Feeder Calf Sale Dec 6.

CT: December 18, 2007 15:11:00 CST
COMMODITY INSIGHT
The, "stick that stirs the drink" is crude oil. In this case, the drink is inflation and the impact energy costs have on all surrounding markets.

CT: December 19, 2007 13:41:40 CST
USDA ISSUES DISASTER PAYMENTS FOR CROP, LIVESTOCK AND FEED LOSSES
Acting Agriculture Secretary Chuck Conner announced that USDA will begin issuing payments today to tens of thousands of farmers and ranchers across the country who suffered losses because of natural disasters.

CT: December 19, 2007 13:46:53 CST
MISSISSIPPI'S 2007 CROPS COMBINE FOR RECORD YEAR
Acreage changes, strong yields and high prices combined to push Mississippi agriculture's value of production to a record $5.9 billion in 2007.

CT: December 19, 2007 13:49:06 CST
MEYER NATURAL ANGUS EARNS INDUSTRY SERVICE AWARD
The Red Angus Association of America recently awarded Meyer Natural Angus the Industry Service Award at the 2007 National RAAA Convention held in Dodge City, Kan., September 26 – 29, at the historic Dodge House Hotel and Convention Center.

CT: December 20, 2007 13:24:18 CST
HEINZE, SLAGLE JOIN CATTLEMEN'S BEEF BOARD STAFF
The Cattlemen's Beef Board will strengthen its efforts to keep cattlemen informed about how their checkoff dollars are being invested and the results of those investments with the addition of two new members to its staff.

CT: December 20, 2007 13:26:27 CST
GELBVIEH EVENTS SET FOR NATIONAL WESTERN STOCK SHOW
The American Gelbvieh Association has set its schedule for the 2008 American Gelbvieh Association National Convention, along with the National Gelbvieh and Balancer Shows.

CT: December 20, 2007 13:28:51 CST
NATIONAL SHORTHORN JUNIOR SHOW DEDICATED TO McDONALD
The American Junior Shorthorn Association recognized Gene McDonald at the North American Livestock Expo by naming the 2007 Junior Heifer Show after him.

CT: December 21, 2007 13:44:32 CST
USDA TAKES ANOTHER STEP TOWARDS ADVANCING ANIMAL DISEASE TRACEABILITY IN THE UNITED STATES
The U.S. Department of Agriculture released its draft of a Business Plan for Advancing Animal Disease Traceability.

CT: December 21, 2007 13:46:42 CST
HIGH FERTILIZER PRICES AFFECT CROP DECISIONS
World demand for nitrogen, phosphorus and potassium has driven the price of these fertilizers past record levels, and Mississippi producers are trying to make 2008 crop decisions in light of steadily rising costs.

CT: December 21, 2007 13:48:21 CST
CATTLEMEN'S COLLEGE® TO COVER WIDE RANGE OF EDUCATIONAL TOPICS
Now in its 15th year, Cattlemen's College® has established a reputation as one of the broadest and most thorough cattle producer education programs in the nation. Sponsored by Pfizer Animal Health, the 2008 edition of Cattlemen's College® offers a wide range of informative, hands-on educational workshops designed for cattle operations of every size and sector.

CT: December 26, 2007 13:50:42 CST
AMERICAN ANGUS AUXILIARY ANNOUNCES AWARD RECIPIENTS
The American Angus Auxiliary honored Jane Ebert, Sparta, N.C., and Yvonne Hinman, Malta, Mont., with Distinguished Women Awards during the Auxiliary breakfast Nov. 11, 2007 in conjunction with the organization's annual meeting in Louisville, Ky.

CT: December 26, 2007 13:52:42 CST
USMEF APPOINTS JIM HERLIHY VICE PRESIDENT INFORMATION SERVICES
The U.S. Meat Export Federation has appointed Jim Herlihy as vice president of Information Services. Herlihy has extensive communications experience both in and outside the U.S. meat industry.

CT: December 26, 2007 13:56:45 CST
SPECIAL LIMOUSIN FEEDER-CALF SALES CONCLUDE
The North American Limousin Foundation coordinated special Limousin-influenced feeder-calf sales at eight auction markets in Colorado, Minnesota, Montana, North Dakota and South Dakota this fall. The sales provided more than 60 commercial Limousin producers with opportunities to market more than 5,200 total head of Limousin-influenced feeder calves at premiums.

CT: December 27, 2007 13:41:21 CST
NALF ANNUAL MEETING JOINS NATIONAL LIMOUSIN SHOW, SALE AT NWSS
North American Limousin Foundation members and Limousin admirers from around the world will gather at the National Western Stock Show, Jan. 13–16, 2008, in Denver, Colo.

CT: December 27, 2007 13:43:13 CST
LAURA'S LEAN BEEF HONORED BY ADVERTISING AGE AS A TOP 50 MARKETER FOR 2007
Laura's Lean Beef Company, North America's only naturally-raised, lean beef brand, was named by Advertising Age, the leading ad industry trade publication, as one of the top 50 marketers for 2007.

CT: December 27, 2007 13:44:50 CST
2008 NATIONAL BEEF AMBASSADOR ANNOUNCED
Caitlin Williams, Tucson, Ariz., won the title of 2008 National Beef Ambassador at the annual competition, held Oct. 18-20 in New Orleans, La.

CT: December 28, 2007 14:41:54 CST
WINNERS NAMED AT 2007 WESTERN NUGGET NATIONAL HEREFORD SHOW
The 2007 Western Nugget National Hereford Show in Reno, Nev., Nov. 1-Dec. 1 showcased 243 Herefords during the two-day event.

CT: December 28, 2007 14:43:48 CST
STUDENTS COMPETE WITH THE PROS AT STOCK SHOW
The Colorado State University Seedstock Merchandising Team is striving to be the best by learning from the best. The 10-member team will show six registered bulls at the National Western Stock Show as part of a student project—a project emphasizing learning from, networking with, and competing against the experts.

CT: December 28, 2007 14:45:47 CST
SHORTHORNPLUS CATTLE SHOWN AT NAILE
ShorthornPlus shows at the North American International Livestock Expo took place for the first time this year.

CT: December 31, 2007 12:35:59 CST
SPITZER RANCH “CURVE BENDER” BULLS POST ADG OF 3.44 POUNDS THRU 112 DAYS OF PERFORMANCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM
These 49 bull calves have been weaned and on-test for 112 days as of November 10 and had an average actual weight of 1025 pounds at 326 days of age (10.7 months).

CT: December 31, 2007 12:37:12 CST
BEEF CHECKOFF INTRODUCES HAND-HELD SNACKS FOR BUSY KIDS AND CONSUMERS
Kids want quick, fast and easy. They want food right after school, while doing homework or before playing with friends – with one caveat – they don't want to have to cook.

CT: December 31, 2007 12:38:41 CST
NALF PLANS 40TH ANNIVERSARY KICKOFF AT NWSS
The North American Limousin Foundation continues to solidify its plans for the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo. Among the breed's activities, Jan. 13–16, 2008, are the NALF member social, NALF annual meeting and National Limousin Sale.


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