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USCA Marketing Committee Chair Talks Markets and Reporting in D.C.

2/23/2017 4:02:00 PM
United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) Marketing Committee Chair Allan Sents was in Washington, D.C. this week meeting with Members of Congress and Administration officials on market-based issues.  Sents specifically met with individuals regarding the 2020 re-authorization of Mandatory Price Reporting (MPR) and necessary changes and enhancements to the law’s current framework.

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Extension Specialist Advises Cattle Producers Develop Marketing Plan

2/22/2017 2:48:00 PM
Even though calving season hasn't gotten underway in full swing, now is a good time for producers to start planning their 2017 marketing strategy. >> Read More

Cattle Industry Still in Expansion Mode, At Least for Now

2/13/2017 11:30:00 AM

USDA's comprehensive Cattle report, which includes survey-based estimates of the all cattle and calves inventory, the 2016 calf crop, was of particular interest because of the collapse in both fed and feeder cattle prices that took place during 2016.

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What Delisting the Grizzly Bear Could Mean for Your Ranch

2/7/2017 7:00:00 AM

SPONSORED     Animal deaths caused by weather or predators are not usually considered normal events and can cause financial havoc for some livestock owners.

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Commodity Price Stabilization Expected in 2017

2/6/2017 3:23:00 PM
After a volatile year, stability is returning to global commodity markets, at least for the time being, said CattleFax CEO Randy Blach  >> Read More

Insider Shares Political Realities at Record-Breaking Cattle Industry Convention

2/6/2017 9:11:00 AM
Dana Perino told an audience at the 2017 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in Nashville, Tenn., Feb. 3. "You have to expect the unexpected." >> Read More

Wyoming Stock Growers, Woolgrowers, Forest Service Reach Agreement

2/3/2017 8:32:00 AM
The parties agreed on the need to outline a process for prioritizing those allotments for which a demand for grazing exists. >> Read More

South Dakota Considering Country-of-Origin Labeling

2/1/2017 1:31:00 PM
A group of South Dakota state congressmen has introduced a bill that would require retail beef products sold in the state to bear a country-of-origin label. >> Read More

BLM and Forest Service Announce 2017 Grazing Fee

1/31/2017 2:07:00 PM
The figure is calculated according to three factors – current private grazing land lease rates, beef cattle prices, and the cost of livestock production.  >> Read More

*DEADLINE EXTENDED* MDA seeks applications for Beef Genetics Trade Mission

1/31/2017 12:58:00 PM
The MT Dept of Agriculture is seeking applications from producers interested in attending the World Angus Forum on June 20-July 2, 2017, as part of a beef genetics trade delegation.   >> Read More
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U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 1 Percent

2/26/2017 10:47:00 AM
Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for 
feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.8 million head on 
February 1, 2017. The inventory was 1 percent above February 1, 2016.  >> Read More
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Pulse Growers Worried about Huge India Market

2/25/2017 5:15:00 PM

Is India changing its attitude on a 13-year policy?  If so, that could have a big impact on the Pulse market.

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Cheney Pushes for BLM 2.0 Rule Repeal

2/24/2017 10:49:00 AM
Wyoming Congressman Liz Cheney sponsored a resolution to repeal the Bureau of Land Managements (BLM) Planning 2.0 Rule. Cheney said the rule that was finalized in the last days of “the Obama Administration would have gone even further than they already had in the last eight years in centralizing control and authority over decisions about how to manage our public lands in Washington.”  Essentially, taking away local authority and input with the new rule. >> Read More
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USCA Marketing Committee Chair Talks Markets and Reporting in D.C.

2/23/2017 4:02:00 PM
United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) Marketing Committee Chair Allan Sents was in Washington, D.C. this week meeting with Members of Congress and Administration officials on market-based issues.  Sents specifically met with individuals regarding the 2020 re-authorization of Mandatory Price Reporting (MPR) and necessary changes and enhancements to the law’s current framework.

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American Sheep Industry Association Prepares Producers for New Veterinary Feed Directive

2/23/2017 3:34:00 PM
For livestock producers, the new year brought some big changes in that all medically important antibiotics to be used in feed or water for food animal species requires a Veterinary Feed Directive (VFD) or a prescription.  >> Read More
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