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By Holly Martin
There’s a great story going on in the agriculture world. It’s one of an industry that faced some pretty tough challenges but began to turn its focus in a different direction, and thereby turning the story into a success story.
The beef industry could be what you called weighed-down by a variety of factors 30 years ago, says Nevil Speer. Speer is vice president of U.S. operations for Agri-Clear and holds a PhD in animal science.
Speer was a part of a day-long Angus University at the American Angus Association National Convention and Trade Show held recently in Kansas City, Missouri. The program was modeled after High Plains Journal’s Story of a Steak series, sponsored by Merck Animal Health, that also aired as a television series on the Angus Report.
“What a great story that we have to tell about entrepreneurialism,” Speer said. “It’s business success and grit.” [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture reminds farm owners and producers the opportunity to choose between the new 2014 farm bill established progra [Read More]
Oklahoma Farm Bureau submitted comments recently in response to the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposed rule to define “wa [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has awarded the Missouri AgrAbility Project a grant to continue its services for another four years, according to University of Missouri Extension state [Read More]
Burn permits are now being issued for the Black Hills Forest Fire Protection District for the winter burning season. Permits are valid from the day t [Read More]
The U.S. Farmers & Ranchers Alliance recently announced the winners of its second class of the Faces o [Read More]
Colorado Farm Service Agency State Executive Director Leland Swenson reminds farmers and ranchers that the FSA borrowing limit for microloans increased from $35,000 to $50,000. Microloans offer borrowers simplifi [Read More]
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