May 2011


CT: May 04, 2011 13:56:39 CST
COMMODITY INSITE
Associate Publisher and Editor, Greg Henderson, writing for the Drovers Cattle Network recently stated a view that I have secretly harbored and struggled with the past few months.

CT: May 09, 2011 14:56:10 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- LOW FINANCE
Peetie threw his brand new smart phone out of the pickup's passenger-side window and glared a hole through the windshield.

CT: May 09, 2011 14:58:23 CST
DESPITE STORMS, SOME AREAS DEALING WITH DROUGHT
It's hard to imagine that with all the storms we have had across much of the country that there are areas that have been dealing with drought conditions for months.

CT: May 10, 2011 13:58:45 CST
LIVESTOCK INDUSTRY CONCERNED ABOUT IMPORTANT TAX BENEFITS
Proper decision making and advance planning are crucial elements in operating a profitable livestock venture.

CT: May 11, 2011 14:56:08 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- OUCH!
A group of well-meaning but overly-sensitive people are trying to rid the world of pain and suffering, starting with hot iron branding. Believe me, there's no one in the world who wants to get rid of pain more than me, but as I look around there appear to be many people suffering much more pain on a regular basis than the calves we brand.

CT: May 12, 2011 14:18:05 CST
PLAN EARLY TO EVACUATE CATTLE SAFELY, QUICKLY
As the Mississippi River continues to rise, those who keep cattle in Delta floodplains need to prepare to move them to higher ground.

CT: May 23, 2011 15:41:17 CST
BEGIN PLANNING FOR NEWLY WEANED CALVES
This may seem a little early to be discussing weaning calves and the management of these cattle while in transition. Normally, we see larger numbers in the spring and fall when huge numbers of freshly weaned cattle are shipped from the ranch to grass and grazing programs.

CT: May 23, 2011 15:42:47 CST
HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- GROWING WHILE STATIC
Crop and forage production has “pretty much shut down” due to exceptional drought conditions, says Travis Miller, a Texas AgriLife Extension Service statewide crop expert.

CT: May 24, 2011 14:28:36 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- RIDING LESSONS
People who have seen me ride aren't going to believe this but I've never had an equitation lesson in my life. I just climbed aboard one day and let my feet dangle over the side.

CT: May 24, 2011 14:32:38 CST
HEREFORD YOUTH PREPARING FOR "KICKIN IT IN KANSAS"
Hereford youth, their families and supporters, will travel to Kansas City for the 12th annual Junior National Hereford Expo sponsored by VitaFerm®, a product line of BioZyme® Inc., July 9-16, 2011.

CT: May 26, 2011 15:10:35 CST
BLACK INK -- REPUTATION BEEF
There's Midwestern nice and Southern charm. New York has its bright city lights and there's the West Coast sunshine. Every region is known for something.

CT: May 26, 2011 15:13:21 CST
CATTLE PRODUCERS JOIN FORCES FOR BETTER SALES
Cattle producers and buyers are finding a win-win method of marketing cattle in the Cattlemen's Exchange and Homeplace Producer Sales.

CT: May 26, 2011 15:15:14 CST
NCBA LEADERSHIP MEETS WITH BEEF BOARD LEADERSHIP
The officers and leadership representing the Cattlemen's Beef Board and the National Cattlemen's Beef Association met in Denver, May 3-4.

CT: May 31, 2011 15:34:58 CST
CATTLE CARE TOP PRIORITY FOR PRODUCERS
From ranchers to veterinarians and everyone between, we all have a role in ensuring the safety and well being of animals.

CT: May 31, 2011 15:37:40 CST
FLOODING INCREASES MOSQUITOES AND THE CHANCE FOR ILLNESS
When flood waters recede, Mississippians in affected areas should take steps to reduce exposure to mosquitoes and the diseases they may carry.








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