September 2009


CT: September 01, 2009 14:56:07 CST
CHAMPIONS NAMED AT 2009 STATE FAIR OF WEST VIRGINIA ROV ANGUS SHOW
Angus enthusiasts led 104 entries at the 2009 State Fair of West Virginia Roll of Victory Angus Show, August 18 in Lewisburg, W. Va.

CT: September 02, 2009 13:55:54 CST
MICRO BEEF TECHNOLOGY SET TO PROVIDE AGE, SOURCE VERIFICATION FOR FOUNDATION'S INTEGRITY BEEF PROGRAM
The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation has teamed with Micro Beef Technologies to age- and source-verify the organization's Integrity Beef Program.

CT: September 03, 2009 14:57:32 CST
OCTOBER 8-10 INTERNATIONAL AG SHOW TO HAVE NUMEROUS EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES
The International Farm and Ranch Show to be held October 8-10 at the Freeman Coliseum and surrounding grounds northeast of downtown San Antonio will have a variety of educational offerings for visitors, according to show coordinators.

CT: September 08, 2009 14:32:41 CST
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- TURN THE TABLES OF ACTIVISM
“In a world of seven billion people and expanding, where malnutrition, hunger or outright famine are commonplace, it's dumbfounding that Time magazine would take one of the great American success stories — the efficient agricultural production of an abundant variety of healthy, safe and affordable foods for consumers in the U.S. and throughout the world — and turn it into an unrecognizable story of exploitation, manipulation and greed,” wrote J. Patrick Boyle, president and CEO of the American Meat Federation.

CT: September 08, 2009 14:34:42 CST
NATIONAL JUNIOR BRANGUS SHOW HELD IN LOUISIANA
More than 100 junior Brangus breeders and their families hauled to West Monroe, La., making the 27th Annual National Junior Brangus Show (NJBS) one of the biggest and best yet.

CT: September 09, 2009 13:53:23 CST
GELBVIEH FEEDER CALVES TOP VIDEO MARKET
A set of Angus-Gelbvieh cross feeder steers topped the market at the Superior Livestock Video Royale XVII Sale held July 27-31 in Winnemucca, Nev.

CT: September 09, 2009 13:56:09 CST
IT'S THE PITTS - SPEED BUMPS
If you asked most auctioneers I think they'd agree that momentum is what makes auctions the best way to sell darn near anything.

CT: September 10, 2009 15:04:27 CST
ABORTIONS IN COWS CAN BE CAUSED BY MANY FACTORS
Abortion is expulsion of a premature fetus before it reaches a viable stage of life, or expulsion of a dead fetus at any stage of gestation. Many early abortions take place without being noticed; at early stages of gestation the embryo or fetus may not be large enough to be easily seen.

CT: September 10, 2009 15:05:40 CST
OAK CREEK FARMS TO HOST SEMINAR AND SALE
On October 24 Oak Creek will sell 160 registered OCF Forage Tested Bulls - 95 Brangus, 40 Red Brangus, 15 Angus and 10 Red Angus followed by 250 commercial heifers.

CT: September 24, 2009 14:22:52 CST
MAKE PREPARATIONS FOR FALL AND WINTER FEEDING MANAGEMENT
Cattlemen are faced with a host of decisions they have to make but the period in advance of the upcoming fall and winter tends to be the most stressful.

CT: September 24, 2009 14:26:05 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK - PRECONCEIVED NOTIONS
Hooter learned a long time ago never to say never. When you owned a patch of grass and an entrepreneurial heart never always seemed to roll around sooner than someday.

CT: September 24, 2009 14:28:31 CST
FESCUE 911 - SHOULD I KEEP IT OR REPLACE IT?
Tall fescue pastures in the Southeast have taken a real beating over the past three to four years. Extreme drought and the severe overgrazing of these pastures have caused substantial stand declines.

CT: September 28, 2009 13:38:28 CST
"FAILURE TO FILE" SYNDROME BECOMING MORE COMMON
A surprising number of people have not filed tax returns for three years or more. Eventually, they realize the IRS will catch up with them. Research shows that most non-filers are financially sophisticated, successful professionals, including attorneys and accountants.

CT: September 28, 2009 13:43:29 CST
FIRST PAN-AMERICAN HEREFORD EVALUATION RELEASED
The first Hereford genetic evaluation that includes cattle from more than one continent has been released.

CT: September 28, 2009 13:45:25 CST
BLACK INK -- GIVE CALVES A CLUE
Imagine you're suddenly snatched up from your daily routine and dropped off on a New York City street. You're alone, with no cell phone, no wallet and no map.

CT: September 30, 2009 13:30:04 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- DROPPED CALLS
If my Grandpa was still alive I can just hear him saying something like, "I tell you, these darn cell phones will be the ruination of our country."

CT: September 30, 2009 13:31:51 CST
SPITZER RANCH BRANGUS BULLS BEGIN PERFORMANCE TESTING
More bulls, better bulls would be the operative words in describing bulls being developed in the Spitzer Ranch Program for 2009-2010.

CT: September 30, 2009 13:35:27 CST
ANGUSSOURCE LAUNCHES AGE-VERIFICATION PROGRAM
The American Angus Association® has opened the door to all producers interested in source- and age-verification through a new program called Gateway.








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