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Meat Labeling Bill Could Reinstate COOL

2/6/2019 11:38:00 AM

A bill in the Montana Senate could reinstate COOL and address cell-cultured products.

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ASI on Lab Grown Alternative Proteins

1/24/2019 1:05:00 PM
The regulation of alternative cell-based proteins is a priority for the nations livestock groups, including the American Sheep industry association which is holding its 154th Annual Convention in New Orleans this week.

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Sheep Producers Flock to New Orleans

1/23/2019 9:56:00 AM
This week the nations lamb and wool producers are gathering in New Orleans, LA for the American Sheep Industry Association’s (ASI) annual convention. ASI continues to be a voice for the nation's sheep producers as the group hosts its 154th Convention. 
 

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MSU Hires Roeder as New Extension Sheep Associate Specialist

10/16/2018 1:54:00 PM
Montana State University has hired Brent Roeder, an agriculture and natural resources Extension agent in Teton County, as the university’s Extension Sheep Specialist. >> Read More

Shearing Schools Announce 2018-19 Dates

9/10/2018 11:24:00 AM
A handful of shearing schools have announced their dates for 2018 and 2019.  >> Read More

Webinar to Discuss American Lamb Seasonality

8/7/2018 8:36:00 AM
Seasonality of the United States Lamb Industry is the topic for the next webinar sponsored by the American Sheep Industry Association's Let's Grow Program. Reid Redden, Ph.D. - sheep and goat specialist for Texas A&M AgriLife Extension - will lead the discussion. Dr. Jay Parsons of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln will host the webinar that is scheduled for Aug. 21 at 8 p.m. eastern time.  >> Read More

Predators are Top Concern for Producers and Wildlife Services

7/27/2018 8:46:00 AM

Livestock producers can't deal with all predators the same.

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U.S. Lamb Heads to Japan

7/13/2018 2:23:00 PM

U.S. lamb has regained access to Japan after a 15-year hiatus.

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Australian Wool's EMI Tops 2,000 for First Time

6/4/2018 3:04:00 PM
The meteoric rise of the Australian Wool Market continued in Week 48. In what has almost become the norm in recent times, prices were again driven sharply upward. Quantities continue to decline as the season heads into the traditional quiet time of year, forcing buyers to work hard to secure their share of the reduced offering.  >> Read More

Superior Farms Secures USDA Approval for Industry’s First Camera Grading Technology

2/7/2018 8:23:00 AM
February 6th, 2018 (Sacramento, CA) – Superior Farms, North America’s largest lamb processor, announced that it has received approval from the USDA to begin grading carcasses with the VSS2000 System camera (Electronic Grading), the first digital camera to be approved for use in the US lamb industry. The new digital camera was installed in October 2015, and Superior Farms has worked hand-in-hand with the USDA to secure approval since then. >> Read More
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Enzi: States Deserve a Seat at the Table When Listing Endangered Species

2/15/2019 9:22:00 AM

New legislation by Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi would give states and local entities more of a say when federal agencies are proposing regulations that could have significant ramifications. 

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Coors Light to Host a Toast to Farmers

2/14/2019 10:27:00 AM
The celebration – hashtagged #ToastToFarmers – is a tribute to the men and women who harvest the ingredients that go into Coors Light.  >> Read More
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OPINION: Support the Working Animal Protection Act in Montana

2/14/2019 9:18:00 AM
The Working Animal Protection Act will be heard before Montana's Local Government Interim Committee on Thursday, February 14, 2019. >> Read More
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The Green New Deal: What is it and What Does it Mean for Agriculture?

2/13/2019 8:51:00 AM

Some pretty lofty goals in the Green New Deal, but what exactly are they proposing and how will they work “collaboratively with farmers and ranchers”?

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The Montana "Real Meat Act"

2/12/2019 1:21:00 PM

A bill introduced in the Montana House helps define "cell-cultured proteins."

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