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Senate confirms Sonny Perdue as USDA secretary

By Ben Potter,

It has been 101 days since Tom Vilsack abruptly departed as Secretary of Agriculture a full week before President Donald Trump took office. Now, that vacancy that has been officially filled by former Georgia governor Sonny Perdue by a vote of 87 to 11 during a April   Continue »

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Trichomoniasis outbreak hits beef cattle herds in Kansas

State veterinary lab expert recommends annual bull diagnostic testing to prevent spread of Trich.

The Kansas State Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory recently reported an outbreak of Trichomoniasis (Trich) in beef cattle herds with five new cases reported in three counties – leading the state lab to recommend diagnostic testing to help keep   Continue »

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Mythbusters: Debunking 4 cattle mineral misconceptions

Common mineral misconceptions could be holding cattle back.

“It’s too costly.” “My cows won’t eat it.” “We don’t need it where I live.” These are just a few of the common objections to providing cattle with mineral supplementation. But, are these objections fact, fiction or somewhere in between? Is a misconception   Continue »

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Moving late calving cows up in the breeding season

By Bethany Johnston & Jay Jenkins, NE Extension Beef Educators

As the end of the calving season nears for many cattlemen, the last few cows in the heavy pen seem to last forever. Those late calvers are doing more than dragging out the calving season. They are costing you money. Their   Continue »

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Peterson’s L7 Bar Limousin 39th Annual Production Sale

April 12, 2017
Pukwana, S.D.
Auctioneer: C.K. “Sonny” Booth
Sale consultants: Grassroots Consulting and MC Marketing Management
Reported by: Andy Rest, NALF regional manager

46 – Purebred and Lim-Flex bulls – $4,199
6 – Yearling heifers – $3,617
Sale gross – $214,850

$13,000 – Bull – Lot 1, L7 5076C ET, 9/6/2015, red, polled,   Continue »

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BIF: Register by May 1, save $100

By Angie Stump Denton, BIF communications Coordinator, KSU

Registration is open for the 2017 Beef Improvement Federation (BIF) Annual Meeting and Research Symposium. This year’s event will be May 31 to June 3 at the Athens Classic Center in Athens, Georgia.

Early registration deadline is May 1. Attendees can save $100 by   Continue »

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BioZyme® launches new product: VitaFerm® Concept•Aid® 5/S MOS

Source: BioZyme Inc.

BioZyme Inc. is always looking for ways to help its customers, and with calving season in full-swing, BioZyme is excited to introduce its newest supplement, VitaFerm® Concept•Aid® 5/S MOS.

Concept•Aid is a line of vitamin and mineral supplements for beef cattle formulated to promote effective, easy breeding when fed 60 days   Continue »

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China agrees again to allow U.S. beef, ending ban since 2003


By Rita Jane Gabbett on 4/10/2014

China has agreed once more to allow U.S. beef exports to that country, ending a ban in effect since 2003. The deal was struck over the weekend between President Donald Trump and China President Xi Jinping, according to the Financial Times.

The opportunity for U.S.   Continue »

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Magness Land & Cattle Inaugural “Western Slope” Bull Sale

April 10, 2017
Loma, Colo.
Auctioneer: C.K. “Sonny” Booth
Sale management: MC Marketing Management
Sale consultant: Grassroots Consulting
Reported by: Andy Rest, NALF regional manager

16 – Two-year-old Lim-Flex bulls – $2,859
45 – Yearling Lim-Flex bulls – $2,413
Sale gross – $154,350

$4,500 – Bull – Lot 5, MAGS Crude Pressure 663C, 3/31/2015,   Continue »

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2017 Indiana Limousin Association Junior Show

April 8, 2017
Flora, Ind.
Judge: Kale Hensley

Champion Limousin heifer: Nolan Baker, Saint Paul, Ind.

Reserve Limousin heifer: Morgan Krom, Ind.

Champion Lim-Flex heifer and supreme champion: Luke Stirn, West Harrison, Ind.

Reserve Lim-Flex heifer and reserve supreme: Claire Richards, Bloomington, Ind.

Champion steer: Hannah McFauls, Forest, Ind.

Reserve steer: Kelsie Waitt, Sheridan, Ind.

Showmanship winners: 

Senior   Continue »

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