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Industry News

Export Protocol Negotiation Will Decide the Timeline for U.S. Beef in China

By : Josh Maples, Assistant Professor, Department of Agricultural Economics, Mississippi State University   It was reported last week that…

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White House Takes Important First Step to Reining in the Antiquities Act

WASHINGTON – The Public Lands Council and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association applaud the executive order signed today that calls for a review of…

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Perdue Joins White House “Farmers Roundtable” as President Trump Issues Executive Order on Agriculture

(Washington, D.C., April 25, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today joined President Trump for a “Farmers Roundtable”…

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Cow / Calf Corner

The Goal is $1,000 Per Cow Exposed, Including Market Beef

By : Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist, NDSU Extension Service   At the Dickinson Research Extension Center, a goal of $1,000…

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Baleage Mistakes Can Lead to Major Health Consequences

By : Michelle Arnold, DVM (Ruminant Extension Veterinarian, UKVDL), Dr. Ray Smith, Livestock Forage Extension Specialist, and Krista Lea –UK…

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Effective Management of the Breeding Season

By : John F. Grimes, OSU Extension Beef Coordinator For spring-calving beef herds, the breeding season is currently or soon…

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Stocker Special

Spring weather hurt fescue growth, but second cutting may be possible

By : Duane Dailey, Writer, University of Missouri Extension COLUMBIA, Mo. – This may be the year for two cuttings…

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Economically Relevant Traits and Selection Indices

By : Matt Spangler, Nebraska Extension Beef Genetics Specialist   Sire selection does not need to be overwhelming or complex.…

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Plan for Pasture Production Variation

By: Aaron Berger, NE Extension Educator Warm, windy, dry conditions in the month of March have dried out the top…

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Feedlot Focus

Cargill to sell remaining two feed yards in Colorado and Kansas to Green Plains Inc.

WICHITA, Kan. – April 26, 2017 – Cargill has reached an agreement to sell its beef cattle feed yards at…

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In The Cattle Markets

Author : Katelyn McCullock, Economist, American Farm Bureau Federation   Cattle on Feed: Placements Record Large in March   Cattle…

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Tennessee Market Highlights

FRIDAY’S FUTURES MARKET CLOSING PRICES: Friday’s closing prices were as follows: Live/fed cattle –April $129.80 +0.18; June $116.70 +0.23; August…

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Company News

Simplot and Spensa Technologies enter into multiyear partnership to build the Simplot Advisor Platform

Simplot, a privately held agribusiness, and Spensa Technologies, an agricultural services company, announced today that the companies have entered into…

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Lallemand Animal Nutrition launches two educational resources on ruminant digestion

Discover the symbiotic relationship of rumen microflora and the animal   MILWAUKEE – April 25, 2017 – Lallemand Animal Nutrition…

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Roto-Mix Acquires FSI Fabrication

Roto-Mix, LLC is pleased to announce the acquisition of FSI Fabrication, headquartered in Sunnyside, Washington. The combination of these two…

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Marketing & Management

Computing a Pasture Rental Rate

By : Don Hofstrand, retired extension value added agriculture specialist and William Edwards, retired economist Is there a simple and…

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PANHANDLE PERSPECTIVES: High Plains Ranch Practicum accepting applications for 2017 class

By Aaron Berger, Extension Educator, Kimball-Banner-Cheyenne counties The High Plains Ranch Practicum, a national-award-winning livestock extension program in its 11th year,…

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Diagnosing Carriers of Genetic Diseases

By : James L. Robinson, Professor of Biochemistry, Department of Animal Sciences Genetic diseases or inherited disorders occur in all…

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Beef News

Beef Bites

Wanting to try something new this week? Give this tasty Korean Beef Bowl a try! Ingredients: 1/4 cup brown sugar,…

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