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Triangle® vaccines, long-time staples of the Fort Dodge Animal Health vaccine line, now have a new look and updated names. As part of the expanded Boehringer Ingelheim Vetmedica, Inc. portfolio, Triangle® 5 has replaced Triangle® 4 + Type II BVD, and Triangle® 10 replaces Triangle® 9 + Type II BVD.

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Representatives of the Montana Stockgrowers Association (MSGA) have been in Big Sky, Montana this week, at the invitation of U.S. Sen. Max Baucus, D-Mont., working to expand trade opportunities for Montana and U.S. beef with the 21 Asia-Pacific member economies attending the 2011 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Trade Ministers meeting.

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May feeder cattle futures prices have dropped about $10/cwt since the beginning of April despite nearly a $1/bu drop in May corn futures prices during that time. The weakness in feeder cattle prices resulted from an almost $12/cwt drop in live cattle prices in the past six weeks. Thus, projected losses on current placements are in excess of $100/head. Placements in April, though, would have had somewhat better projected profit prospects. This Friday's Cattle on Feed report is expected to show April placements up around 6 percent compared to last year.

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ClearSpan Fabric Structures, a division of ESAPCO, is proud to announce a new strategic partnership with Vermont’s AgriLab Technologies, a company specializing in heat capture and transfer from aerobic composting.

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