June 2010


CT: June 07, 2010 15:09:14 CST
JUNIORS ARE "BLAZING THE RED ANGUS TRAIL" THROUGH OREGON
Red Angus junior members from across the United States will be “Blazing the Red Angus Trail in Oregon” at the Junior Round-Up held June 25 through July 1, 2010.

CT: June 07, 2010 15:12:03 CST
PROPER FLY CONTROL BEGINS WITH CORRECT TIMING
Fly control will help some producers add pounds at certain stages and could, depending on market price, help increase dollars generated during that time frame.

CT: June 08, 2010 15:01:34 CST
IT'S THE PITTS - - THE RUN AROUND
Many years ago in our area two brothers took a bank for many millions by tricking the loan officer into thinking they owned a lot more cattle than they really did.

CT: June 08, 2010 15:04:24 CST
CONSIDER MICROBIAL PRODUCTS IN FEEDING PROGRAMS
The cattle producer has at his disposal numerous tools and management practices which can serve to improve the health, performance and productivity of his animals.

CT: June 09, 2010 15:46:12 CST
NALF NAMES NEW ACTIVITES DIRECTOR
The North American Limousin Foundation (NALF) has hired Kasey Woolam, formerly of South Windsor, Conn., as its director of activities. She joined the staff May 17.

CT: June 10, 2010 13:32:09 CST
NEW TOOL CALCULATES "BREAKEVEN" CALF PRICES
Cattle enterprises are risky business. You can invest a year's input into one annual calf sale, or look into ownership in the growing and finishing phases. As market prices move up and down, you have to appreciate a new tool that calculates “breakeven,” the threshold to profit.

CT: June 10, 2010 13:39:47 CST
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT - - BREAKING AVERAGE
One of the great ironies of the cattle business remains that while the production Val Halla is cookie-cutter uniformity, it's the variation that offers opportunity in the marketplace.

CT: June 14, 2010 14:58:14 CST
STOCKMANSHIP AND STEWARDSHIP TOUR PROMOTES CATTLE HANDLING
The checkoff's Beef Quality Assurance (BQA) and producer education programs are once again teaming with industry partners to present an educational cattle-handling seminar to producers.

CT: June 14, 2010 15:00:09 CST
AJBA HOSTS YOUTH LEADERSHIP SEMINAR
The American Junior Brahman Association will host a free youth leadership seminar at the 2010 AJBA “All American” National Junior Brahman Show. This seminar will be open to youth showman of any breed, ages 8 to 21.

CT: June 15, 2010 15:34:11 CST
RESEARCH EXAMINES IMPACT OF WINTER COATS
Imagine the misery of wearing a winter coat outside in Mississippi as late as May, June or even July.

CT: June 15, 2010 15:37:32 CST
NEW MEXICO BREEDER FINDS CONVENIENT SELECTION TOOL
In southern New Mexico's rough country, Norma Brennand spends her day like most cattle ranchers.

CT: June 16, 2010 15:35:52 CST
COMPOSITE BREED INTRODUCED FOR SOUTHERN PRODUCERS
The American Gelbvieh Association is officially launching the Southern Balancer™ hybrid and will begin offering registration certificates and performance data in the fall of 2010.

CT: June 16, 2010 15:37:27 CST
CATTLEMEN'S BOOT CAMP SET FOR NORTH CAROLINA
The American Angus Association® and North Carolina State University (NCSU) will host a Cattlemen's Boot Camp Aug. 10-11 in Raleigh.

CT: June 17, 2010 14:05:19 CST
AMERICANS PLAN TO GRILL OUT MORE THIS SUMMER
Nearly three out of four beef lovers (74 percent) say their family plans to grill out more this summer than in previous years, according to a recent survey conducted by IPSOS Public Affairs for the Beef Checkoff Program.

CT: June 18, 2010 09:42:05 CST
PROPER HEAT DETECTION KEY TO SUCCESSFUL A.I.
It may seem redundant to say that proper heat detection and handling of cattle is the key to a successful artificial insemination program.

CT: June 28, 2010 15:29:49 CST
REDUCING EXPENSES MAY NOT ALWAYS BE A GOOD THING
Here at the beginning of summer, it seems a little early to be talking about feeding and supplementation costs during the feeding season. But if you have followed the articles here over the years you know I have always encouraged producers to constantly research, consider and plan for the future production periods.

CT: June 28, 2010 15:31:38 CST
RED ANGUS/SIMMENTAL SHARE RESOURCES FOR JOINT EPD'S
Future National Cattle Evaluations will break new ground for the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) and American Simmental Association (ASA) as the two breeds combine resources for multi-breed genetic evaluation (MBGE) of their growth and carcass trait EPDs. Both breed associations share the belief that their competitive position is enhanced through this cooperation.

CT: June 28, 2010 15:33:12 CST
BEEFMASTER CATTLE WILL BE PART OF NEW RESEARCH PROJECT
San Antonio, Texas – Through generous donations from Beefmaster breeders, a herd bull, 22 heifers, semen and embryos have been donated to the Animal Science Program at Stephen F. Austin State University in Nacogdoches, Texas.

CT: June 29, 2010 13:15:46 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK - - THE BULL STUMPER
It was only 7:30 in the morning, but already the mercury had pushed past 85°; no clouds, no breeze, jut dust wherever you stepped.

CT: June 29, 2010 13:17:57 CST
MAINTAIN PROPER RECORDS TO PROVE "PROFIT" IS THE MOTIVE
Many years ago a federal court defined the word “profit” as “the advantage or gain resulting from the investment of capital, or the acquisition of money beyond the amount expended; a pecuniary gain.” The meaning of “profit” is important not only in computing tax liability, but in determining a taxpayer's motive for entering into a transaction, or establishing a livestock or other farming business.








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