Sexing Technologies sues ABS Global for fraud, contract breach

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 15:05

Inguran LLC (doing business as Sexing Technologies), a provider of sex sorted semen products and services, has filed suit against bull stud giant ABS Global Inc. for fraud and breach of a long-term semen sorting services contract.


Idaho ranch applies 'all lands management' to benefit sage grouse

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Written by Steve Stuebner   
Tuesday, 16 September 2014 14:34

From a hilltop in the upper Pahsimeroi Valley, Rosana Rieth points to a large pancake-like flat. That’s where about 80 to 100 sage grouse come to mate each spring in the shadow of the highest mountain peaks in Idaho’s Lost River Mountains.

It’s a perfect spot for a sage grouse lek – the land is flat, surrounded by sagebrush, remote and next to the Pahsimeroi River.


Bio S.I. Technology recommends Jackpot Livestock Probiotics for fall

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Tuesday, 16 September 2014 12:05

Jackpot Livestock Probiotics

The coming of fall on Sept. 23 means more than cooling temperatures and shorter days of sunlight. The turning of seasons, particularly the transition of summer to fall, poses a critical challenge for livestock as weather and temperature fluctuations can lead to certain types of food shortages, less nutrient-rich feed and changes in livestock’s homeostasis.


Tell how and why beef is better

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Written by Miranda Reiman   
Monday, 15 September 2014 13:39

Brad Morgan speaking

Technology, with a dose of explanation, is just what the expert ordered.

As a meat scientist for Zoetis, Brad Morgan sees a lot of industry innovations firsthand. Interacting with the public, including fellow employees at the animal health company and his own family, he sees the need for education.


American Shorthorn Association introduces multi-breed genetic evaluation

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Thursday, 11 September 2014 14:49

Shorthorn breeders are now able to enjoy the benefits of the newly implemented multi-breed genetic evaluation. Expected progeny differences (EPDs) are calculated by the American Simmental Association's multi-breed genetic evaluation, which also calculates EPDs for the Gelbvieh, Red Angus and Simmental breeds, among others.


July meat export volumes lower; values remain on pace

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Tuesday, 09 September 2014 16:39

U.S. red meat exports slowed in July, the first time this year that year-over-year export volumes were lower for both beef and pork. But 2014 exports remain on a strong pace, according to statistics released by the USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).



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