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Accelerated Genetics
is again offering four types of summer internships to college students for the summer of 2012.  Accelerated Genetics internships provide an excellent variety of opportunities, from working hands-on within the A.I. industry, to networking and gaining valuable experiences that will help students to prepare for a future career.  The four types of internships being offered for 2012 include the marketing communications internship, the genetic services internship, the sales and service internship, and the veterinarian internship.

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092911_merck_scholarshipsEight bovine veterinary students from across the U.S. each received $1,500 and an all-expenses-paid trip to the American Association of Bovine Practitioners (AABP) annual conference in St. Louis Sept. 21-24. The students were recognized at the AABP Conference by AABP and award sponsor Merck Animal Health.

Since 2004, Merck Animal Health has awarded more than $120,000 in scholarships and travel expenses to 49 students through the AABP Bovine Veterinary Student Recognition Awards.

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Livestock raising and agriculture in Wyoming are likely to be impacted by rising temperatures, but experts continue to debate the extent.

Average temperatures in Wyoming have increased by approximately 1.5 degrees since the mid-1980s. Continued temperatures increases can have an impact as cattle and sheep can feel the heat but have a limited ability to do anything about it.

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A study assessing the impact of traceability and animal identification programs on the international market for red meat has been released by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF).

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LUBBOCK, Texas -- No Texas ranchers plan to leave the cattle business as the state's worst one-year drought on record persists but 8 percent say they won't have any animals next year, according to a survey released Tuesday by Texas' largest livestock group.

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