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Americas ranches may have gone through some changes over the last 150 years but ranching is still going strong and continues to be a great part of western Americana.
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There are definitely two sides when it comes to the controversial Waters of the U.S. rule change proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency.
That was made clear Saturday in Dickinson at the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association Convention and Trade Show. Representatives presented contradicting arguments to the rule change, also known as WOTUS. Allison Wiedeman, acting agriculture counselor to EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy, said claims that the rule is a power grab are false.
Pelleting distillers grains, artificial insemination (AI) versus natural service, the effects of corn processing and particle size, animal temperament and hay bale-binding material are among the beef cattle topics North Dakota State University researchers studied in the past year.
NDSU Agriculture Communication
September 29, 2014
BROOKINGS, S.D. — Conventional wisdom has held that open cows should be sold after pregnancy detection — either immediately or after a feeding period to add weight and avoid low prices for cull cows that are typically observed in the fall.
A Texas meat processing plant has recalled 23,100 pounds of beef trimmings products for possible contamination with the E.coli bacteria, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food Safety and Inspection Service announced late Thursday.
With record-high cattle prices and rising numbers in North Dakota, an organization dedicated to the industry has a lot to celebrate.
“It’s a good time to be in the beef industry,” says Julie Ellingson, executive vice president for the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association.
The association’s 85th annual Convention and Trade Show runs Thursday through Saturday at the Ramada Grand Dakota Lodge in Dickinson and is expected to draw as many as 450 people, Ellingson says.
Agweek editor Lisa Gibson shares a preview of the Sept. 29 issue, including a cover story about how a seed cleaning company in South Dakota is handling the rail car backlog and subsequent storage needs. The magazine will also include coverage of the North Dakota Stockmen’s Convention, advice on what to do with a wet corn harvest, harvest progress updates, an interview with the new executive director of the Minnesota State Cattlemen’s Association and more.
Russia’s ban on Western meat imports, in response to sanctions imposed for its role in eastern Ukraine, contributed in part to increased U.S. pork and poultry warehouse inventories in August, an analyst says.
Dee Johnson ranches near Edgerton, Wyo., with his wife Gaye. He talks about building the ranch up from desolate to productive, and taking the leap to retained ownership on calves in 2009, only to continue getting better.
The U.S. government will set up a task force and presidential advisory council to tackle the growing threat of antibiotic resistance, setting a Feb. 15 deadline for it to outline specific steps, White House advisers said on Thursday.
We're halfway through the harvest season and Agweek's Sept. 22 cover story will report on what the crop looks like, particularly its condition after a frost came through the Upper Midwest. The Sept. 22 issue also will address the NDSU rail study that was pulled days after it was released, and much more. Don't miss it.
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