December 2012


CT: December 03, 2012 15:06:32 CST
ALABAMA'S BEST STEAK WINNER NAMED
The results are in and the Sultan of Steaks has been named! The Bright Star Restaurant of Bessemer, Ala., is the winner of the Alabama's Best Steak contest, sponsored by the Alabama Cattlemen's Association.

CT: December 03, 2012 15:09:09 CST
SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE FOR COLLEGE STUDENTS
Louis M. “Mick” Colvin is passionate about beef and young people. That's why the Certified Angus Beef ® brand rallies its partners each year to support the scholarship fund that honors its first formal leader by helping collegians reach their goals.

CT: December 10, 2012 15:24:27 CST
THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- TEMPTING FATE
Few would have thought less of Aunt Pinky and Nelda Isselfrick if either or both had refused to coordinate their church's living Nativity. They had ram-rodded the last one in Apache Flats six years earlier, a disaster of epic proportions.

CT: December 10, 2012 15:26:51 CST
NCBA URGES PASSAGE OF PERMANENT ESTATE TAX RELIEF
The National Cattlemen's Beef Association joined more than 30 groups representing the agriculture industry in sending letters to the United States House of Representatives and the United States Senate urging them to provide farmers and ranchers with permanent and meaningful relief from the estate tax.

CT: December 11, 2012 14:51:38 CST
HIGH NITRATE LEVELS CAN CREATE PROBLEMS IN HERD
In the previous part of this series we began a discussion of the potential problems that can be encountered if cattle graze forages that are high or moderately high in nitrate.

CT: December 11, 2012 14:54:19 CST
IT'S THE PITTS -- COW WASSAILING
I'm about to enjoy my 60th Christmas on earth and yet there are still many things about the holiday that I don't understand, such as:

CT: December 12, 2012 15:42:12 CST
NICHE PRODUCTS FIND A PLACE AT MEAL TIME
Beef has been the main course of the American diet for a long time. Generations have raised and eaten this product, changing taste buds through the years to adapt to the product served in the finest restaurants or on the family dinner table.

CT: December 13, 2012 15:22:24 CST
FIGHT RESISTANT WEEDS WITH FALL, SPRING ATTACK
Research is backing producers' intense efforts this fall to attack glyphosate-resistant Italian ryegrass using a variety of methods in attempts to limit the damage this troublesome weed can cause.

CT: December 13, 2012 15:46:56 CST
NATIONAL HEREFORD SHOW HELD IN LOUISVILLE
RF Endurance 1301 ET won the bull show and RW KLD 122L Mindy Y3078 ET topped the female show at the North American International Livestock Exposition Thursday, Nov. 15, in Louisville, Ky.

CT: December 17, 2012 14:56:26 CST
EXERCISE PROPER MANAGEMENT WHEN GRAZING CORN FODDER
Many producers have turned to letting cattle graze corn fodder as a cost-effective feedstuff amid record-setting drought. But a Purdue Extension animal scientist says there are certain precautions to take to keep animals healthy.

CT: December 17, 2012 14:59:57 CST
COLLECTING USEFUL DATA BUILDS PROFITABLE OUTCOME
The beef business has often been about numbers. How many head made it to the end of the drive and market price per head were important figures to the trail boss when the railhead town was on the horizon. These figures may seem simple, but for those drovers it was the hard and fast bottom line.








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