Cargill to close Milwaukee beef harvest facility PDF Print E-mail
Thursday, 31 July 2014 08:41

Cargill has announced it will close its Milwaukee, Wisconsin beef harvest facility, which employs approximately 600 people, effective at the close of business, Friday, Aug. 1, 2014. 

Speaker says public wants trust in animal welfare, not data PDF Print E-mail
Written by Progressive Cattleman Editor David Cooper   
Monday, 28 July 2014 01:37

David DaleyThe ag industry has reason to rely on science to find its solutions for production, but don’t expect the public to always trust that research.

CSU: Ways to avoid infection at horse shows, events PDF Print E-mail
Sunday, 27 July 2014 23:44

Summer is peak season for horse shows and events, and Colorado State University veterinarians remind riders that it’s important if traveling to take steps that will help prevent the spread of equine infectious disease.

Building beef herd requires quality management PDF Print E-mail
Written by Duane Dailey, University of Missouri Extension   
Sunday, 27 July 2014 23:21

Rebuilding a beef cow herd to capture record-setting high prices is more than saving heifers to breed.

Recent rains could further boost feeder cattle prices PDF Print E-mail
Written by Kenneth Mathews   
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 15:43

Precipitation in the Southern Plains recently could lead to reduced cow slaughter for the remainder of the second quarter and beyond if there is sufficient follow-up precipitation. However, as welcome as was the precipitation, it was well short of that needed to break the drought in the Southern Plains, Southwest and West.

Horse slaughter in the U.S.: Where are we now? PDF Print E-mail
Written by Tiffany Dowell   
Wednesday, 23 July 2014 11:21

Horse slaughter is one of the most hot-button agricultural policy issues today. In the past couple of years, there has been extensive news coverage and heated debates among those in the agricultural industry, animal rights activists, government officials and even Hollywood stars.



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