CT: September 01, 2010 13:24:25 CST
THEM AGAINST US -- PART III HAVE THEY LOST THEIR MINDS?
High yield agriculture has enabled more people to live without hunger while using less land. High yield agriculture, according to its critics, is also responsible for everything from Amazon deforestation, to increased global warming, to an untenable breakdown of societal relationships.
CT: September 01, 2010 13:26:18 CST
IBS AND AMS TO HOST GRAND OPENING
Integrated Breeders Service (IBS), LLC, and American Marketing Services together are hosting their Grand Opening and Field Day at the IBS Bull Stud facility in Wheelock, Texas, located at the corner of OSR and Texas State Highway 46.
CT: September 07, 2010 15:42:35 CST
GATHERING INFORMATION CAN BE A MEANS OF SURVIVAL FOR PRODUCERS
Finding ways to improve methods rather than re-invent the wheel has always been sound business. Using the tools available to make the right choices often makes a CEO look smart or become unemployed, depending on the result.
CT: September 07, 2010 15:44:29 CST
NATIONAL RED ANGUS CONVENTION PLANNED FOR OZARKS
Cattle producers will “Celebrate Red Angus in the Ozarks” at the 2010 national convention of the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) Sept. 16-17 at the Ramada Oasis Convention Center in Springfield, Mo. Red Angus producers from across the nation and Canada will convene to handle Association business, learn about advancements in the breed and socialize with other Red Angus breeders.
CT: September 09, 2010 15:58:42 CST
SOUTHERN CATTLE AND COW CREEK ANNOUNCE MERGER
Southern Cattle Company, headquartered in Marianna, Fla, announces the merger and acquisition of Cow Creek Ranch, Aliceville, Ala., the largest Brangus and Ultrablack seedstock cattle operation in the United States.
CT: September 09, 2010 16:00:12 CST
CATTLEMEN LOOK FOR LINK BETWEEN GENETICS AND HEALTH
Seasoned cattlemen have long suspected a link between calf genetics and health, and a mounting body of research is proving them right. Uncovering that connection might lead to new tools for managing disease resistance.
CT: September 13, 2010 15:16:27 CST
NEW TEST FINDS E. COLI IN BEEF FASTER AND EASIER
Infrared spectroscopy can detect E. coli faster than current testing methods and can cut days off investigations of outbreaks, according to a study at Purdue University.
CT: September 13, 2010 15:18:44 CST
PRE-WEANING CARE CAN REDUCE STRESS IN CALVES
Making better business decisions is the goal for most firms no matter what product or service is their lifeblood. Decisions are often made with all the information available and scrutinized to make sure there will be a profit at the end point. For most, this means carrying out the plan through many phases to make sure proper execution takes place.
CT: September 16, 2010 15:52:04 CST
MINERAL INTAKE VARIABILITY A CRITICAL ISSUE
Over the years we have discussed minerals and mineral programs at length in these articles. Mineral nutrition, in general, has been studied at great length and for the most part a great deal is known about the importance of minerals in cattle nutritional programs.
CT: September 16, 2010 15:54:17 CST
HEREFORD YOUTH GO WEST FOR 2010 PRIDE CONVENTION
Leadership development, Hereford cattle and fun highlighted the 2010 Program for Reaching Individuals Determined to Excel (PRIDE) Convention Aug. 2-4 in Boise, Idaho.
CT: September 20, 2010 15:44:38 CST
PRODUCTIVE PONDS REQUIRE TIME AND EFFORT
Mississippi's rivers and Gulf waters are popular fishing destinations, but most of the state's anglers depend on ponds and lakes for their prized catches and quality time in the outdoors.
CT: September 20, 2010 15:46:33 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK...IN SEARCH OF THE OBVIOUS
Hooter was heading for the escalator at Denver international Airport when he heard a voice behind him call, loud and frantic, “SOUTHWEST – WHERE'S SOUTHWEST?”
CT: September 21, 2010 15:48:19 CST
REMEDIES ARE AVAILABLE FOR DISGRUNTLED TAXPAYERS
Most of the problems with hobby loss audits involve people who have a history of losses in with their ranch, farm or horse venture. The IRS tends to say that the activity is not conducted as a business, so that the tax losses are disallowed. This can be a substantial tax payment for quite a few taxpayers.
CT: September 21, 2010 15:50:10 CST
MSU RESEARCH LEADS TO ANTLER SCORING SOFTWARE
A Mississippi State University research project to convert trail camera photographs into management tools has led to new software that could improve the deer population “picture.”
CT: September 22, 2010 15:24:13 CST
FEEDING BY-PRODUCTS OFFERS OPPORTUNITIES
As the grain industry has advanced we find ever widening ways to use grain products in other than feeding applications (i.e. corn for the production of ethanol, soybeans for the production of biodiesel, etc.). As the original grain product is converted from its original form to the desired form, in many if not most cases one or more by-products or co-products is produced which has to be disposed of or utilized.
CT: September 22, 2010 15:27:41 CST
RED ANGUS AND SIMMENTAL ASSOCIATIONS RALLY "YOUNG GUNS"
Red Angus and Simmental breeders from around the nation gathered in Sioux Falls, S.D., July 25 – 27 for the annual Young Guns Summer Conference co-hosted by the Red Angus Association of America (RAAA) and American Simmental Association (ASA).
CT: September 23, 2010 15:26:59 CST
NEW ROUND CUTS OFFER MORE VALUE-ADDED OPTIONS
The checkoff-funded Beef Innovations Group (BIG) debuted six new cuts this week from the beef round at the first Innovative Beef Symposium in Denver, part of its effort to help meat processors, manufacturers, retailers, foodservice operators and cattle producers maximize yield, add versatility and increase profitability.
CT: September 23, 2010 15:29:12 CST
MANAGEMENT TACTICS CAN BE THE BIGGEST HELP IN WEED CONTROL
A weed is any plant growing where it is not desired—a plant that has no value in its present location, especially one that crowds out or damages the desired crop.
CT: September 24, 2010 15:42:29 CST
CHAMPIONS NAMED AT NATIONAL JR. ANGUS SHOW
More than 600 Angus juniors and their families traveled to Denver, Colo., to compete in the 2010 National Junior Angus Show (NJAS) July 11-17 at the National Western Stock Show Complex.
CT: September 24, 2010 15:45:58 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- HONORED GUESTS
One of the side effects these days of the rotten economy is that people are staying with friends and relatives more when they go on vacation, and if that's not incentive enough right there to turn around our economy, I don't know what is.
CT: September 27, 2010 15:28:15 CST
CHAROLAIS JUNIOR NATIONAL CHAMPIONS DOMINATE
Mark Johnson, Stillwater, Okla., evaluated the bulls, steers, percentage heifers and bred & owned heifers on Wednesday, July 14, 2010 at the Sioux Empire Fairgrounds in Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
CT: September 27, 2010 15:31:04 CST
THEM AGAINST US - PART IV...UNDER MY THUMB - PART 1
“Man-caused global warming is the biggest scam perpetrated against society since time began,” says Jay Lehr, Science Director for the Heartland Institute. “The whole concept behind climate change is fear and control.”
CT: September 28, 2010 15:07:51 CST
GRAZING MULTIPLE LIVESTOCK SPECIES HAS ADVANTAGES
When more than one kind of livestock graze a pasture, there can be several advantages gained, since cattle, sheep and goats have different dietary preferences and grazing behaviors.
CT: September 29, 2010 15:18:33 CST
HEREFORD DEMAND CONTINUES TO GROW
Hereford breeders continued to experience an increased demand for Hereford genetics during the 2010 American Hereford Association (AHA) fiscal year that ended Aug. 31.
CT: September 29, 2010 15:22:20 CST
RED ANGUS JUNIORS BLAZE A TRAIL THROUGH OREGON
Junior Red Angus Association of America (JRA) members from 14 states and Canada attended the “Blazing the Red Angus Trail Through Oregon” Junior Round-Up earlier this summer.
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