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Update: Grizzlies in Judith Basin

6/26/2017 4:42:00 PM

Update: Northern Ag Network spoke with Greg Lemon the head of public information for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks today. FWP collaborated rancher reports that a total of four calves were killed on two ranches near Stanford, MT on Sunday. The livestock were reported to be killed either later Friday night or early Saturday morning. Both USDA Wildlife Services and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks worked to set up trapping efforts to capture the bears. The grizzlies were two young male siblings.

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Cattle on Feed Up 3%

6/23/2017 1:16:00 PM
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.1 million head on June 1, 2017. The inventory was 3 percent above June 1, 2016. >> Read More

Perdue Halts Brazilian Beef Imports

6/22/2017 4:03:00 PM
(Washington, DC, June 22, 2017) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced the suspension of all imports of fresh beef from Brazil because of recurring concerns about the safety of the products intended for the American market.  The suspension of shipments will remain in place until the Brazilian Ministry of Agriculture takes corrective action which the USDA finds satisfactory. >> Read More

Drought: Hay Prices Climb

6/21/2017 10:05:00 AM

With the severe drought conditions affecting many throughout the state, the Montana Department of Agriculture wants to remind folks that the Hay Hotline is available to producers as an online tool to connect buyers and sellers of hay and pasture.

 

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Beef Scandal: JBS Selling U.S. Feedlots

6/20/2017 10:56:00 AM
Brazilian meatpacker JBS SA revealed a $1.8 billion divestment plan on Tuesday, putting dairy, poultry and cattle feeding assets on the block to cut debt after a corruption scandal raised concerns about its financing costs. >> Read More

The Stage is Set for Calf Prices

6/15/2017 6:13:00 PM

Today Superior Livestock's Corn Belt Classic video auction wrapped up. Northern Ag Network talked with Superior representatives from Montana who said that producers were very pleased with the prices they received for their calves this year.

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First Boxes of Beef Head to China

6/15/2017 10:50:00 AM

American beef is on its way to China for the first time in 14 years. Nebraska’s Greater Omaha Packing Company announced today it was sending beef by air freight to a customer in Shanghai.


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DC Talks Beef

6/14/2017 9:55:00 AM

Senators' Steve Daines and John Barrasso discuss beef trade and the recent development of the opening of beef trade with China. 

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Deal Finalized for U.S. Beef to China

6/12/2017 2:37:00 PM
“Montana ranchers have been waiting for this day for thirteen years,” said Montana Stockgrowers Association Executive Vice President, Errol Rice. “Restored access to China’s 1.3 billion consumers will create an immense market potential for Montana ranchers.”

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U.S. Beef to China Almost Wrapped Up

6/7/2017 7:17:00 AM
Kent Bacus is the Director of International Trade for the NCBA and discusses U.S. Beef and the deal struck between the U.S. and China. >> Read More
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Update: Grizzlies in Judith Basin

6/26/2017 4:42:00 PM

Update: Northern Ag Network spoke with Greg Lemon the head of public information for Montana Fish Wildlife and Parks today. FWP collaborated rancher reports that a total of four calves were killed on two ranches near Stanford, MT on Sunday. The livestock were reported to be killed either later Friday night or early Saturday morning. Both USDA Wildlife Services and Montana Fish, Wildlife and Parks worked to set up trapping efforts to capture the bears. The grizzlies were two young male siblings.

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Alltech and Hubbard Feeds contribute to successful Prime Time Gala in support of Feeding South Dakota

6/26/2017 2:37:00 PM

[BROOKINGS, S.D.] – The agriculture community recently banded together at the fourth annual Prime Time Gala to support Feeding South Dakota, which provides food assistance to hundreds of men, women and children across the state. Both Alltech and Hubbard Feeds, an Alltech company, supported the successful event, which raised a total of $236,508.

 

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Grizzlies Kill Calves Near Stanford

6/26/2017 11:02:00 AM
According to sources near Stanford, two young male grizzly bears killed three calves on the Surprise Creek Colony and one calf on neighboring ranch. >> Read More
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Emergency CRP Grazing Authorized in Montana and Dakotas

6/23/2017 1:28:00 PM
Drought-stricken Ranchers can get immediate authorization, now through September 30. >> Read More
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Cattle on Feed Up 3%

6/23/2017 1:16:00 PM
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.1 million head on June 1, 2017. The inventory was 3 percent above June 1, 2016. >> Read More
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