AMY'S RANCH SLANTS The Modern Day Ranch
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.
From the start of most of Ameri... Posted on 1/24/14 at 8:00 PM
STAFF BLOG AG RIGHT An interesting lawsuit
One of the most memorable scenes in movie history comes at the end of the 1968 version of "Planet of the Apes." The inimitable Charlton Heston, trapped in an ape-dominated society, finds the Statue of... Posted on 1/10/14 at 12:00 PM
The U.S. faces potential trade sanctions from Canada and Mexico after the World Trade Organization ruled on Monday it had failed to bring its meat labeling regulations fully in line with international fair trading rules.
here were 3,000 cattle sold at Kist Livestock in Mandan, N.D., this week. Only 1,800 were on the auction block this time last year.
High cattle prices have ranchers selling earlier than usual.
“It’s just started,” said Matt Lachenmeier, a fieldman at Kist.
Despite renewed interest in industrial agriculture by investment banks and sovereign wealth funds, more than 80 percent of the world’s food is still produced by family farmers, according to new U.N. research published Oct. 16.
A leading U.S. pork association will use an online marketing campaign to counter a critical television documentary on antibiotics use in livestock, pointing consumers to industry-funded websites that defend the practice, according to an association email.
This week, Theodore Roosevelt National Park’s staff began a roundup to remove nearly 400 bison from the 110-square-mile South Unit.
The roundup is part of a regularly-scheduled reduction of bison population to maintain the health of the park’s animals and the grassland that they feed on. An estimated 200 bison will remain at the park when the roundup is complete.
Former South Dakota Gov. Mike Rounds says he was generally aware that $30 million in financing was being lined up for faltering Northern Beef Packers in 2010, but also said he was not directly involved in the deal.
Ag students are in high demand and have a good chance of landing a job right out of college. Agweek's Oct. 20 cover story will introduce one senior who has high hopes of working in the livestock industry. Experts also weigh in on the demand for ag grads. Join Editor Lisa Gibson for a sneak peek into the magazine, including coverage of the PED virus, ballot measure debates and more.
When a $30 million loan came to Northern Beef Packers in the summer of 2010, it kept the faltering Aberdeen, S.D., plant afloat. It also provided a $950,000 payday for a mysterious Los Angeles firm known as Maverick Spade.
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