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ISSUE DATE: 04/14/2008

Economist finds pharmaceutical technologies beneficial

There are a number of variables involved in getting a calf crop to market. Designing and implementing an effective plan, as well as a little luck, often lead most beef producers to raising a healthy and profitable crop. One important part of the plan should be a herd health program.


NEWS

2007 National FFA Convention attendees spent $40 million; $34.5
AFBF urges help for pork producers
American-Agri Women to work with a children's website featuring natural resource providers
Analysts see continued difficulty for hog farmers
Apply now for 2008 Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School
Area cooperatives create grain marketing company
Bassmaster Classic winner to speak at Athens workshop
Beef Ambassador heads to D.C.
Bison slaughter program faulted in new GAO report
Bullfighting world sees double as breeders clone their best studs
California panel advances criminal penalties against slaughterhouses
CDA offers weekly update on bovine infections across state
Cedar, brush control demo planned near Mullen
Checkoff "check-up" receives clean bill of health
China has caught up--except in agriculture
Claim your garden territory
Close to 90,000 acres of Montana rangeland added to certified "Undaunted Land Stewards"
Corn prices jump to record $6 on tight supplies
Corn roots or milking the system?
Couple honors 4-H, Texas A&M University with scholarship
Cow-calf producers get bullish at popular OBI sale
CRP, pasture burning beneficial
CSP sign-up, good for producer, good for the land, wildlife, water, local economy
Current, future producers tour wheat industry
Dairy Farmers of America hosts Young Cooperator Conference at 10th Annual Meeting
Dairy meetings discuss solutions for extreme heat stress situations
Death or taxes?
Declines posted for grain, soybean bids
DFA celebrates 10th anniversary at annual meeting
Dow AgroSciences acquires Triumph Seed
Economic analysis highlights top soybean meal producing, consuming states
Emu ranchers still waiting for industry to take flight
EPA grants exemption allowing Lumax on sorghum
Extension specialist provides farm safety tips for when flood waters begin to recede
Farm bill action needed now
Farm income boosts Midwest economy, but inflation remains high
Five protective factors to reduce child abuse, neglect
Ford County tractor safety operator course April 19
Front Range Chapter receives state runner-up award
Gardening tasks for April
Hairy vetch mulch activates genes for phytonutrients in tomatoes
Herd takes bite from producers' hay, pocketbooks in food search
Ibach announces poster contest winners to celebrate National Ag Week
IFBF applauds signing of Surface Water Protection Act
In other agribusiness news....
Indianola-area farmer avoids charges for starving cattle
Industry pressures USDA to withhold retailers' names in recall
Inman joins Beefmobile for the project's fifth year
Iowa Cattlemen host Capitol Hill barbecue, cattlemen's day
Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation awards $3,000 in scholarships
Iowa's oldest microbrewery captures IFB entrepreneur of the month award
IPPA steps up promotional activities to offset current pork industry downturn
ISU agronomist advises international biofuels initiative
Kansas soybean farmer wins regional Conservation Legacy Award
K-State expert travels to China to diagnose what ails the country's pig herd
K-State to sponsor canola field tour April 16
Members, groups protest misplaced farm bill spending priorities
Michigan farmer selected to lead NCBA
Minnesota names coordinator, starts website for bovine TB
Moffat County ranchers faces charges in shooting of 34 elk
NAWG- Growers offer concerns, ideas on futures market
NAYI application deadline nears
NDA issues Import Order for rodeo cattle
Nebraska groups join forces to fight LB 1174
New fence, calves could be headed to wildlife area
New issue of Healthy Animals now online
New K-State lab provides quick, reliable pharmacological servic
Notch of the Land Shark (AKA- Pig)
Oklahoma Beef Congress set for April 16
OSU Agronomy Club hosted SASES meeting
President sends Colombian Free Trade Agreement to Congress
Producer searches for solution to water drainage problems
Product receives new label claim for treatment of pink eye
ProValue offers training opportunity for area supervisors
Raynor introduces new thermal sectional commercial doors
Record high carbon markets means bigger carbon credits checks farmers, ranchers
Red Angus Juniors anticipate "Red Angus Days, Tennessee Nights"
Research headed by K-State vets leading tools for managing bovine respiratory disease complex, a cos
RMFU, May Farms Country Breakfast set April 19
Rolling Plains Spring Field Day scheduled for April 10
Rural veterinarians scarce in New Mexico
Safety the focus of Beef Industry Summit
SAHC will host art show during Beef Empire Days
Scientists explore techniques to limit spread of antibiotics in animal waste
Scientists pit bacteria against fungi to protect wheat
Search for Missouri Century Farms continues
Several types of buffalo grass are available
Short soybean seed supply increases need for good planting practices to avoid replanting
Short-term calf removal can provide benefits
Small grains continue to improve with rains
Soil moisture continues above normal
Some farmers start planting
State Fair offers new discount season gate admission pass
State veterinarian retires
Still a great buy
Texas AgriLife agencies offer two ag programs
Texas veterinarian receives alumni award from K-State
Texas wheat production down 15 percent from last year
The first of its kind- A biotech yield endorsement from FCIC
The importance of colostrum
Three associations receive scholarship grants
Time to put this farm bill out of its misery
Trade group ranks Colorado second in wind energy installations
U.S. Custom Harvesters one group working to get CDL changes stopped
Upcoming K-State horticultural events
Upcoming KSU horticultural events
USB, ASA Partner with researchers to crack soybean genome code
USDA announces more than $16 million in additional funding to eradicate bovine TB in three states
USDA Rural Development invites applications for renewable energy loans, grants
UW Extension sponsors honey bee seminar in Cody
Volunteer management specialist joins Wyoming State 4-H staff
W.D. Farr Scholarship ready for applicants
Warm temps needed to improve pastures
Westchester Ag Scholarship applications due April 30
Wheat progress behind last year
Workshops help Colorado agriculture producers diversify

CROPS

Area cooperatives create grain marketing company
Cedar, brush control demo planned near Mullen
China has caught up--except in agriculture
Close to 90,000 acres of Montana rangeland added to certified "Undaunted Land Stewards"
Corn prices jump to record $6 on tight supplies
Corn roots or milking the system?
CRP, pasture burning beneficial
CSP sign-up, good for producer, good for the land, wildlife, water, local economy
Current, future producers tour wheat industry
Death or taxes?
Declines posted for grain, soybean bids
Dow AgroSciences acquires Triumph Seed
Economic analysis highlights top soybean meal producing, consuming states
Economist finds pharmaceutical technologies beneficial
EPA grants exemption allowing Lumax on sorghum
Extension specialist provides farm safety tips for when flood waters begin to recede
Farm bill action needed now
Farm income boosts Midwest economy, but inflation remains high
Field prep getting underway
Ford County tractor safety operator course April 19
Grain market close
Hay trade slows
Herd takes bite from producers' hay, pocketbooks in food search
Ibach announces poster contest winners to celebrate National Ag Week
Industry pressures USDA to withhold retailers' names in recall
Iowa's oldest microbrewery captures IFB entrepreneur of the month award
Kansas soybean farmer wins regional Conservation Legacy Award
K-State to sponsor canola field tour April 16
Members, groups protest misplaced farm bill spending priorities
More spring storms
Most hay sales steady to firm
NAWG- Growers offer concerns, ideas on futures market
Nebraska groups join forces to fight LB 1174
OSU Agronomy Club hosted SASES meeting
President sends Colombian Free Trade Agreement to Congress
Producer searches for solution to water drainage problems
ProValue offers training opportunity for area supervisors
Record high carbon markets means bigger carbon credits checks farmers, ranchers
RMFU, May Farms Country Breakfast set April 19
Rolling Plains Spring Field Day scheduled for April 10
Scientists pit bacteria against fungi to protect wheat
Search for Missouri Century Farms continues
Several types of buffalo grass are available
Short soybean seed supply increases need for good planting practices to avoid replanting
Small grains continue to improve with rains
Soil moisture continues above normal
Some farmers start planting
Spring's steady, slow emergence
Texas AgriLife agencies offer two ag programs
Texas wheat production down 15 percent from last year
The first of its kind- A biotech yield endorsement from FCIC
Time to put this farm bill out of its misery
Trade group ranks Colorado second in wind energy installations
U.S. Custom Harvesters one group working to get CDL changes stopped
Upcoming K-State horticultural events
Upcoming KSU horticultural events
USB, ASA Partner with researchers to crack soybean genome code
USDA Rural Development invites applications for renewable energy loans, grants
UW Extension sponsors honey bee seminar in Cody
Warm temps needed to improve pastures
Wet conditions limit field work
Wheat progress behind last year
Workshops help Colorado agriculture producers diversify

LIVESTOCK

Aberdeen cattle sales report
Ada livestock sales report
AFBF urges help for pork producers
Amarillo livestock sales report
Analysts see continued difficulty for hog farmers
Apache cattle sales report
Apply now for 2008 Howard Wyman Sheep Industry Leadership School
Arkansas livestock summary report
Bassmaster Classic winner to speak at Athens workshop
Beef Ambassador heads to D.C.
Bison slaughter program faulted in new GAO report
Bullfighting world sees double as breeders clone their best studs
California panel advances criminal penalties against slaughterhouses
CDA offers weekly update on bovine infections across state
Cedar, brush control demo planned near Mullen
Checkoff "check-up" receives clean bill of health
China has caught up--except in agriculture
Clovis livestock sales report
Colorado feeder cattle sales report
Corn prices jump to record $6 on tight supplies
Cow-calf producers get bullish at popular OBI sale
CSP sign-up, good for producer, good for the land, wildlife, water, local economy
Dairy Farmers of America hosts Young Cooperator Conference at 10th Annual Meeting
Dairy meetings discuss solutions for extreme heat stress situations
Dalhart livestock sales report
Death or taxes?
Denison feeder cattle report
DFA celebrates 10th anniversary at annual meeting
Dodge City cattle sales report
Dunlap livestock sales report
Economic analysis highlights top soybean meal producing, consuming states
Emu ranchers still waiting for industry to take flight
Extension specialist provides farm safety tips for when flood waters begin to recede
Farm bill action needed now
Ft. Smith livestock auction report
Georgia livestock summary report
Goldthwaite sheep sales
Great Western Beef Expo reaches 114 day mark
Herd takes bite from producers' hay, pocketbooks in food search
High Plains slaughter news
Huron cattle sales report
Ibach announces poster contest winners to celebrate National Ag Week
Indianola-area farmer avoids charges for starving cattle
Industry pressures USDA to withhold retailers' names in recall
Inman joins Beefmobile for the project's fifth year
Iowa Cattlemen host Capitol Hill barbecue, cattlemen's day
Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation awards $3,000 in scholarships
IPPA steps up promotional activities to offset current pork industry downturn
Joplin cattle sales report
Just a scoop full
K-State expert travels to China to diagnose what ails the country's pig herd
Lexington cattle sales report
McAlester livestock sales report
Members, groups protest misplaced farm bill spending priorities
Michigan farmer selected to lead NCBA
Minnesota names coordinator, starts website for bovine TB
Moffat County ranchers faces charges in shooting of 34 elk
NAYI application deadline nears
NDA issues Import Order for rodeo cattle
Nebraska groups join forces to fight LB 1174
New fence, calves could be headed to wildlife area
New issue of Healthy Animals now online
New K-State lab provides quick, reliable pharmacological servic
North Arkansas livestock report
Notch of the Land Shark (AKA- Pig)
Ogallala cattle sales report
OKC West livestock sales report
Oklahoma Beef Congress set for April 16
Pratt 3 p.m. cattle sales
Pratt livestock sales report
Presho cattle sales report
President sends Colombian Free Trade Agreement to Congress
Product receives new label claim for treatment of pink eye
ProValue offers training opportunity for area supervisors
Red Angus Juniors anticipate "Red Angus Days, Tennessee Nights"
Research headed by K-State vets leading tools for managing bovine respiratory disease complex, a cos
RMFU, May Farms Country Breakfast set April 19
Rural veterinarians scarce in New Mexico
Safety the focus of Beef Industry Summit
SAHC will host art show during Beef Empire Days
Salina cattle auction report
Scientists explore techniques to limit spread of antibiotics in animal waste
Search for Missouri Century Farms continues
Short-term calf removal can provide benefits
Sioux Falls sheep sales
Springfield livestock marketing sales
St. Joseph feeder pigs
State veterinarian retires
Still a great buy
Texas AgriLife agencies offer two ag programs
Texas veterinarian receives alumni award from K-State
Texhoma cattle sales report
The importance of colostrum
Three associations receive scholarship grants
Time to put this farm bill out of its misery
Trade group ranks Colorado second in wind energy installations
Tulia livestock sales report
Tulsa livestock sales report
USDA announces more than $16 million in additional funding to eradicate bovine TB in three states
USDA Rural Development invites applications for renewable energy loans, grants
W.D. Farr Scholarship ready for applicants
Watertown cattle sales report
West Plains cattle sales
Woodward livestock sales report
Workshops help Colorado agriculture producers diversify
Wyobraska cattle sales report

EDITOR

Year end tax planning

COLUMNS

Calf feed supplement to help with scours
Delayed release combo implant
Just a scoop full
NEW NAME FOR Breed-Back FP
Pour-on insecticide for beef cattle

MARKETS

Year end tax planning

RANGE

Year end tax planning

FAMILY

2007 National FFA Convention attendees spent $40 million; $34.5
Claim your garden territory
Couple honors 4-H, Texas A&M University with scholarship
Elegant Entertaining with Ease
Five protective factors to reduce child abuse, neglect
Front Range Chapter receives state runner-up award
Gardening tasks for April
Hairy vetch mulch activates genes for phytonutrients in tomatoes
Ibach announces poster contest winners to celebrate National Ag Week
Iowa Cattlemen's Foundation awards $3,000 in scholarships
NAYI application deadline nears
Pensive's plan offers a number of amenities
Poultry is probably today's best buy
Red Angus Juniors anticipate "Red Angus Days, Tennessee Nights"
Three associations receive scholarship grants
Volunteer management specialist joins Wyoming State 4-H staff

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