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PRODUCERS DISCUSS POLICY PRIORITIES

Members of the National Cattlemen's Beef Association addressed current policy priorities at the 2014 Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver, passing new resolutions and directives for the 2014 Policy Agenda.

5 Sep 2014, 5:33 pm | click here to view more

GAME CAMERAS HELP WITH DEER MANAGEMENT

A camera that began as a chilly gadget for photographing bucks and monitoring food plots or game trails has become an important survey instrument for managing deer populations.

4 Sep 2014, 5:24 pm | click here to view more

Angus bull Kodiak wins supreme

PRAISED as a magnificent beast, a two-year-old bull from Pine Creek Angus stud at Woodstock, NSW, has been crowned the Supreme Interbreed Beef Breed exhibit at the Royal Melbourne Show today.

30 Sep 2014, 2:17 am | click here to view more

KANSAS CITY TO HOST NATIONAL ANGUS CONVENTION

No matter how you make your living in the cattle business, there's a place for you at the 2014 Angus Means Business National Convention and Trade Show.

29 Sep 2014, 5:10 pm | click here to view more

Rita McPhee is San Joaquin-Stanislaus Cattlewoman of the Year for 2014

Rita McPhee has been named San Joaquin-Stanislaus Cattlewoman of the Year for 2014.

29 Sep 2014, 4:06 pm | click here to view more

Klassen: Feeder cattle market surges

Western Canadian feeder cattle prices surged $4-$6 per hundredweight (cwt) and in some cases as much as $10/cwt over the past seven days. Feedlot buyers became more aggressive in the market, now that corn silage season in southern Alberta is in the final stages.

29 Sep 2014, 2:39 am | click here to view more

BQA PROGRAMS CONTINUE TO ADD VALUE

Every work force has some degree of training. Skill will probably differ depending on what level of training you receive. In the corporate world, there are performance evaluations and peer evaluations, but the beef and food industries face the toughest critic of every; the American consumer.

26 Sep 2014, 5:03 pm | click here to view more

PRODUCERS MUST STUDY VALUE OF MINERAL SUPPLEMENTS

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. It is not, however, a topic that appears to be readily understood by many producers, researchers or ag professionals.

25 Sep 2014, 5:47 pm | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS -- LEAST LOVABLE LIVESTOCK

Let me state right up front that I'm quite positive this column will be offensive to the folks who lift llamas, yaks, cats or ostriches, but please remember this is just one person's opinion and I was wrong one time and could be again.

24 Sep 2014, 3:56 pm | click here to view more

SOUTH POLL CATTLE ARE BRED TO THRIVE IN THE SOUTH

In the cattle industry, producers are always looking for the best way to improve productivity in their herds. Every producer faces the challenges of putting the right breed and genetic package together that will work best for their environment.

23 Sep 2014, 3:36 pm | click here to view more

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- REPLACEMENT PRICES HIGH BUT REASONABLE

It's plumb difficult to receive a feel for exactly how much herd expansion is taking place.

22 Sep 2014, 4:09 pm | click here to view more

A.I./ESTRUS SYNCHRONIZATION PROGRAM ADDS VALUE

Progressive cattlemen look to the “tools of the trade” to help benefit the operation. Relying on advanced reproductive technology (ART) is something most operations fail to capitalize on. Extra management, most of the time, will work to an operators advantage.

18 Sep 2014, 4:04 pm | click here to view more

44 FARMS TO DONATE 2015 ANGUS FOUNDATION HEIFER

The Angus Foundation is pleased to announce 44 Farms, Cameron, Texas, as the 2015 Angus Foundation Heifer Package donor. She sells January 2015 at the National Western Stock Show in Denver, Colo.

18 Sep 2014, 4:03 pm | click here to view more

Dingoes can be allies

Cattle producer Angus Emmott. AS part of the FarmOnline Wild Dog project , which aims to share information, educate landholders and promote co-ordination of management programs, Queensland Country Life commissioned a series of opinion pieces on the topic "how I would manage wild dogs".

17 Sep 2014, 8:34 pm | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS -- TEN THINGS TO LOVE ABOUT COWS

Consumers don't make the connection between cows and every the great things they provide. Here's my top ten list of the things I adore most about cows.

17 Sep 2014, 5:53 pm | click here to view more

NATIONAL JUNIOR BRANGUS SHOW HELD IN TEXAS

More than 100 junior Brangus exhibitors traveled up to 1,100 miles one-way to attend this year's 32nd Annual National Junior Brangus Show (NJBS) in Bryan, Texas.

15 Sep 2014, 5:25 pm | click here to view more

Pakenham steers up $20-$30

THERE was a mixed offering of 2200 cattle penned at the Pakenham store cattle sale last Thursday - well over the 1000 advertised.

15 Sep 2014, 4:02 am | click here to view more

Drought relief funds available for Brazos Valley ranchers

Ranchers who have yet to recover from the drought that started in 2011 can receive some financial relief now thanks to a program funded in a farm bill passed by Congress earlier this year.

15 Sep 2014, 2:19 am | click here to view more

Judges have no beef with grass-fed Aberdeen Angus cattle

TWO Eden beef farmers are celebrating an industry accolade for their grass-fed Aberdeen Angus cattle.

15 Sep 2014, 10:34 pm | click here to view more

PRODUCERS FACE CHALLENGE OF KEEPING CATTLE PRODUCTIVE

Every cattle operation is affected by sickness and or even death loss in some manner. At this time of the year, when many producers are weaning and “transitioning” big numbers of calves, this is especially true.

12 Sep 2014, 4:58 pm | click here to view more

SOUTHERN PRODUCERS ARE UTILIZING BRANGUS GENETICS

When ranchers in the Southern United States are asked to list ideal characteristics for cattle in their operations, they may share several things in common.

11 Sep 2014, 5:26 pm | click here to view more

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- SIX DEGREES OF MITIGATION

The distance between villain and tragic figure is often among the shortest in literature and in life.

10 Sep 2014, 3:41 pm | click here to view more

Angus farm, hay baling topics of annual Ag Day

Whitney Leggett/wleggett@winchestersun.comCody Gibson operates a tractor and Steffen Bale Accumulator, owned by John Gray and Ron Fulkerson and utilized on the Anderson Brothers Farm on Clintonville Road, for Ag Day participants. The accumulator picks up, bales, ties and releases bales of hay.

10 Sep 2014, 11:18 am | click here to view more

Cattle markets: the bad news and the good

IT'S difficult to untangle good news from bad as cattle markets head into another month of drought-fuelled stresses.

1 Oct 2014, 4:47 am | click here to view more

Fair brings out cattle breed diversity

Fri, 26 Sep 2014 17:26:17 GMT By Ross Courtney Yakima Herald-Republic GORDON KING/Yakima Herald-Republic Ed Johnson tries to herd his uncooperative Longhorn cattle into a pen at the Central Washington State Fair on Thursday. Longhorns are one of the more unusual breeds of cattle being shown at the fair. Johnson lives in Molalla, Ore. The adult Lowline Angus stand so low at the wash rack that ...

1 Oct 2014, 2:49 pm | click here to view more

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