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IT'S THE PITTS -- FEAR OF FEATHERS

I've made a career of making fun of chickens and the people who lift them.

9 Apr 2014, 5:54 pm | click here to view more

YON FAMILY FARMS HOSTS 24TH ANNUAL SALE

The 24th Annual Yon Family Farms Sale was held at the farm in Ridge Spring, SC on February 15, 2014.

8 Apr 2014, 4:48 pm | click here to view more

Boom times for beef

RAIN has sent beef prices into a spin.

8 Apr 2014, 10:28 am | click here to view more

A cross that's easy to bear

SWITCHING to Angus-Blonde d’Aquitaine calves has been a profitable step for Susan Johnston.

8 Apr 2014, 10:19 am | click here to view more

HUNTIN' DAYLIGHT -- GRASPING THE ALTERNATE UNIVERSE

When you spend most every day, every day, wrapped up in the cattle business or some other sector of agriculture, it's too easy to believe the relax of the world sees things from an identifiable viewpoint.

7 Apr 2014, 5:48 pm | click here to view more

Longmont brewers: FDA rule would force spent grain to dump

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration will revise a proposed federal rule that critics say would pose financial hurdles for tiny breweries that long have provided leftover grains from the beer-making process for local farmers' use as animal feed.

5 Apr 2014, 12:21 pm | click here to view more

Conservationists claim victory on new farm bill

In this March 25, 2014 photo Red Angus cattle graze on native Big Bluestem grass at Daybreak... MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Wildlife and environmental groups are claiming victory when it comes to conservation below the new farm bill.

5 Apr 2014, 11:15 am | click here to view more

Global beef prices trending up

AUSTRALIAN cattle producers' biggest competitors have been creaming off ever-better returns over the past few years.

4 Apr 2014, 12:55 pm | click here to view more

LANDOWNERS NEED LIABILITY KNOWLEDGE

Landowners and farmers need to educate themselves about liability issues related to people on their land, regardless of insurance, signs or fees.

26 Feb 2014, 4:14 pm | click here to view more

Macca’s hits milestone of three million kilos of Angus

McDonald’s New Zealand today announced it has sold a whopping three million kilograms of New Zealand Angus beef since 2009. With today’s launch of the promotional Angus the Great burger, the company expects to continue its contribution to the success ...

25 Mar 2014, 11:44 pm | click here to view more

McDonald's NZ sells three million kilos of Angus

McDonald’s New Zealand today announced it has sold a whopping three million kilograms of New Zealand Angus beef since 2009. With today’s launch of the promotional Angus the Great burger, the company expects to continue its contribution to the success of local Angus beef sales. This milestone is acknowledged by AngusPure’s chairman Tim Brittain, who says the ‘McAngus’ programme has been ...

25 Mar 2014, 11:15 pm | click here to view more

WINTER IS BEST TIME TO TRAP WILD HOGS

Wild hogs continue to be a plague throughout Mississippi, occupying about half of the state's land area.

24 Mar 2014, 4:00 pm | click here to view more

CIRCLE A ANGUS BULL SALE AVERAGES $4,531

Circle A Angus Ranch, headquartered in Iberia, Mo., was proud to host their 20th Annual Spring Bull & Heifer sale offering 402 head sold on March 15th.

23 Apr 2014, 5:27 pm | click here to view more

ADOPT MANAGEMENT STRATEGIES TO IMPROVE PRODUCTIVITY

In Parts 1 and 2 of this series we began a discussion of steps producers might take to help take advantage of the current strong cattle markets. More specifically these are recommendations and guidelines to help improve the total pounds of calf weight that can be produced from the operation.

22 Apr 2014, 3:52 pm | click here to view more

Leading prices from Carlisle Auction Mart

Carlisle Auction Mart

22 Apr 2014, 11:40 pm | click here to view more

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- PHOENIX RISING . . . . AGAIN

Peetie Womack was rubbing Hooter on the noggin—as he'd been known to do on the rare occasion when he'd made too many trips to the punch bowl.

21 Apr 2014, 5:08 pm | click here to view more

IT'S THE PITTS -- HERE'S LOOKIN' AT YA'

When it comes to attitude the eyes have it.

20 Mar 2014, 4:03 pm | click here to view more

THE WORLD ACCORDING TO HOOTER MCCORMICK -- A FOREIGNER IN HIS HOMELAND

You could always tell the rare occasion when Peetie Womack had spent a might too long at the punch bowl: sooner or later, he'd receive around to most everyone, rub them on the noggin, his eyes sparkling.

19 Mar 2014, 5:39 pm | click here to view more

TAKE MANAGEMENT STEPS TO BENEFIT FROM CURRENT PRICES

While it is unlikely that any cattle producer has not recognized that the beef cattle industry is enjoying exceptional cattle prices, I'll point out something that should be obvious if you've sold any cattle over the last several months: The cattle markets are pretty unbelievable¸ having reached unprecedented high points.

18 Mar 2014, 4:28 pm | click here to view more

BBU ANNOUNCES NEW EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT

Beefmaster Breeders United (BBU) welcomes Bill Pendergrass to the team as the new Executive Vice President. With an interest and genuine care for cattlemen and the beef industry, Pendergrass expresses that his life's work is advocating for ranchers, helping the purebred sector embrace the future and actively establishing the importance of the Beefmaster breed for the benefit of its breeders and the beef industry in general.

18 Mar 2014, 4:27 pm | click here to view more

PRODUCERS BENEFIT FROM SMART TECHNOLOGY

Today's cattle producers have a variety of technological applications available on their smartphones, which are about the size of the little notebooks their predecessors once carried in their shirt pockets for record keeping.

18 Apr 2014, 12:16 pm | click here to view more

IBBA MEMBERS ENJOY SUCCESSFUL CONVENTION

The International Brangus Breeders Association (IBBA) welcomed members and show exhibitors to its annual convention in Houston March 4-8, 2014, in conjunction with the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo.

17 Apr 2014, 5:29 pm | click here to view more

Angus Premier Show & Sale in Kilmallock Mart

The Munster Branch of the Irish Angus Cattle Society held its Premier Show & Sale in Kilmallock mart.

11 Apr 2014, 4:49 am | click here to view more

EVALUATE MARKETING STRATEGIES IN CURRENT MARKETS

In Part 1 of this series we started by pointing out the obvious, that the beef cattle markets have been exceptional and that profits to the cattleman have been unprecedented.

11 Apr 2014, 3:54 pm | click here to view more

Leading prices from Lancaster Auction Mart

LANCASTER: Friday, March 28. Sale of cattle. Forward: 520 head. Prices. Store cattle - Bullocks: Charolais to £1,480 each. British Blue 1,450; Limousin 1,390; Hereford 1,280; Aberdeen Angus 1,200; Montbeliarde 1,170; South Devon 1,170; Friesian 1,010; Ayrshire 920; Simmental 900; Shorthorn 840; Swedish Red and White 750. Heifers: Charolais 1,270; Aberdeen Angus 1,220; Hereford 1,220; Limousin 1 ...

1 Apr 2014, 11:09 am | click here to view more

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