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ISSUE DATE: 09/29/2008

Open Range is a natural for Angus beef

When Don Bush Sr. moved his family to the Missouri Ozarks 15 years ago, he had retirement in mind. The same was true for Steve Willard, when he moved from Georgia to Missouri six years ago. Fate intervened and now retirement is out of the picture as Bush and Willard started a new venture together marketing all natural beef.

"It is like a dream come true for us," Bush said.


NEWS

2008 Nebraska Ag Classic announces renewed diamond partnership
A tranquil week
AFBF- GHG regulation via Clean Air Act is wrong approach
Agriland has another successful year at Kansas State Fair despite rainy weather
AgriLife Extension offers landowners help in negotiating oil and gas leases
Aquaculture/Fisheries Center field day Oct. 2
ASA plays key role in protecting U.S. soy exports to Europe
Best yard on the block
Cattle on feed numbers released
Cattle ultrasound business wins Renew Rural Iowa award
CDA strives to protect Colorado's livestock from disease
China to lift ban on U.S. poultry following talks
Clear skies good news for Valley onion growers
Colorado ranch owner accused in deaths of 32 bison
Colorado's beef exports explode in 2008
Commissioner Staples awards $250,000 to Texas grape growers
Company eyeing wind farm in Arkansas
Corn crop progressing
Crop price volatility requires risk management, says MU economist
Crop progress behind normal
Crops in mostly good condition
Dairy Farmers Of America's Fort Morgan plant breaks ground on expansion
Database of isoflavone compounds in foods updated
Dates changed for Farm Bill Explanation Tour
Decision 2008- Where the candidates stand on the agricultural isues that matter to you
Doubling our current food production may not be enough
Eastern Colorado left high, dry and devastated
Energy committee approves Colorado land, water bills
Ethanol plays a role in energy solution
Expert offers advice on caring for livestock after hurricane
Expert says weather still threatens soybean crop, quality
Exporter found guilty of smuggling beef into China
Family partners with cooperative to turn nuisances into benefits
Farm and Ranch Expo planned for McCook
Farmers cope with changes to Green Acres program
Feed, resources needed in Chambers, Jefferson counties to aid displaced livestock
Financial concerns push commodity bids higher
Freedom to fail
Fruits, vegetables require proper handling to ensure quality and safety
Garden City Farm and Ranch Show scheduled for Jan. 13 to 15, 2009
Gov. Ritter announces federal approval for farm assistance
Grain market close
Grassley honored for leadership in agriculture
Gustav's ag damages at $372 million and counting in Lousiana
Hammond and Smith resign from Montana Board of Livestock
Harkin, Lugar introduce measure to increase number of flex-fuel vehicles
Hay trading moderately in Kansas
Hurricane Ike adds insult to Arkansas growers' injuries
ICPB- Corn exports post near-record in 2007-08
In other agribusiness news....
Indiana farmer looking for vandals who destroyed corn crop
Iowa farmland values up nearly 7 percent
Iowa State alumnus named chair of Entomology Department
Japan lifts ban on imports from two U.S. beef packers
Kansas Farmers Union calls for COOL to be properly implemented
Kansas Soybean Commission schedules meeting
Lamb Checkoff efforts increase demand
Mexican beef producers to renew U.S. meat exports
Montana sugar industry's future uncertain
Most hay selling steady
National Cattlemen's Foundation lends financial hand to Hurricane Ike victims
National Science Foundation funds ISU's $2.1 million soybean disease project
Nebraska Corn Board- Be safety-minded during harvest
Nebraska court throws out jury award in hog farm case
New AgriLife Extension statewide dairy specialist named
New agronomist brings miscanthus expertise to ISU
New Mexico delegation pushes for bovine TB decision
No system 'perfect' for watering yards
NRCS needs input on conservation cost-share programs
Obama Q&A
Oklahoma flood control dams saved state over $2 million during recent heavy rains
Open Range is a natural for Angus beef
OSU extends resources to support Kenya Extension programs
OSU Research Station holds biofuels field day
Perle d'Or fifth in Earth Kind rose series
Pigweed a concern for southern Arizona cattle, goats
Predator management workshop slated Sept. 22 in Ozona
Prevention through education
Residential Citrus Survey starts in Lower Rio Grande Valley
RMFU cries foul on USDA move to ruin country-of-origin labeling
Runoff research promotes healthier aquifers
Russian farming- From basket case to breadbasket?
Saving money is easier than you think
SowBridge Breeding Herd Education Series starts Nov. 5
Soybean Checkoff looks to address transportation challenges
Soybean rust found in more Arkansas counties
State Fair of Texas Wine Garden uncorks Texas Wine Month
State youth compete in Farm Bureau livestock judging contest
Stockgrowers frustrated with wildlife service decision to drop wolf delisting
Stokes resigns as CEO of NCBA
Student earns all-around championship
Superior Stampede, Mexican cattle union join forces
Teasa Nauta honored with Junior Angus Bronze, Silver pins
Tennessee farmers diversify to survive
TexasPriceCheck.com campaign to make presence in Austin
The complicated life of an Arkansas farmer
Timely inspections help produce industry thrive
Tomatoes got you down?
Tough decisions
Tractor enthusiasts invited to participate in Farm Heritage Cel
Ty Thompson, LMA's Miles City auctioneer contest winner, wants to add WLAC's top title to his impr
U.S. producers positioned to help feed global food, feed demand
UN- Sheep plague hits Morocco, threatens S. Europe
USDA designates 24 Colorado counties as primary natural disaster areas
USDA reserves use of 840 animal identification numbers to only livestock born in the United States
USGC- Sorghum production up, corn crop second-largest
UW College of Agriculture award recipient discusses merging science, commerce
Value added agriculture, agritourism provide big boost to Iowa's rural economy
Video shows workers abusing pigs
Weather monitoring in Kansas enters new phase
World food prices endanger premium Argentina beef
Xin named director of Egg Industry Center at ISU
Yikes! Ike-related flooding likely to cause mosquito population

CROPS

2008 Nebraska Ag Classic announces renewed diamond partnership
A tranquil week
AFBF- GHG regulation via Clean Air Act is wrong approach
Agriland has another successful year at Kansas State Fair despite rainy weather
AgriLife Extension offers landowners help in negotiating oil and gas leases
ASA plays key role in protecting U.S. soy exports to Europe
Best yard on the block
'Brush Sculpting' is subject of two-day October workshop
Clear skies good news for Valley onion growers
Commissioner Staples awards $250,000 to Texas grape growers
Company eyeing wind farm in Arkansas
Corn crop progressing
Crop price volatility requires risk management, says MU economist
Crop progress behind normal
Crops in mostly good condition
Database of isoflavone compounds in foods updated
Doubling our current food production may not be enough
Eastern Colorado left high, dry and devastated
Ethanol plays a role in energy solution
Expert says weather still threatens soybean crop, quality
Family partners with cooperative to turn nuisances into benefits
Farm and Ranch Expo planned for McCook
Farmers cope with changes to Green Acres program
Financial concerns push commodity bids higher
Fruits, vegetables require proper handling to ensure quality and safety
Garden City Farm and Ranch Show scheduled for Jan. 13 to 15, 2009
Gov. Ritter announces federal approval for farm assistance
Grain market close
Gustav's ag damages at $372 million and counting in Lousiana
Harkin, Lugar introduce measure to increase number of flex-fuel vehicles
Hay trading moderately in Kansas
Hurricane Ike adds insult to Arkansas growers' injuries
ICPB- Corn exports post near-record in 2007-08
Ideal weather for fall harvest
Indiana farmer looking for vandals who destroyed corn crop
Iowa farmland values up nearly 7 percent
Iowa State alumnus named chair of Entomology Department
Kansas Soybean Commission schedules meeting
Montana sugar industry's future uncertain
Most hay selling steady
National Science Foundation funds ISU's $2.1 million soybean disease project
Nebraska Corn Board- Be safety-minded during harvest
New agronomist brings miscanthus expertise to ISU
No system 'perfect' for watering yards
NRCS needs input on conservation cost-share programs
Oklahoma flood control dams saved state over $2 million during recent heavy rains
OSU extends resources to support Kenya Extension programs
OSU Research Station holds biofuels field day
Pasture conditions continue to improve
Pecan harvest just around the corner
Residential Citrus Survey starts in Lower Rio Grande Valley
Snout butterflies again nosing their way through Texas
Soybean Checkoff looks to address transportation challenges
Soybean rust found in more Arkansas counties
Spring barley harvest near completion
State Fair of Texas Wine Garden uncorks Texas Wine Month
TexasPriceCheck.com campaign to make presence in Austin
The complicated life of an Arkansas farmer
Timely inspections help produce industry thrive
Tractor enthusiasts invited to participate in Farm Heritage Cel
U.S. producers positioned to help feed global food, feed demand
USGC- Sorghum production up, corn crop second-largest
Warm weather helps fields dry
Warm weather welcomed
Weather aids fieldwork
Wheat planting continues

LIVESTOCK

A tranquil week
Aberdeen cattle sales report
Ada livestock sales report
Amarillo livestock sales report
Apache livestock sales report
Arkansas livestock sales summary
'Brush Sculpting' is subject of two-day October workshop
Cattle on feed numbers released
Cattle ultrasound business wins Renew Rural Iowa award
CDA strives to protect Colorado's livestock from disease
China to lift ban on U.S. poultry following talks
Clovis livestock sales report
Colorado cattle sales report
Colorado's beef exports explode in 2008
Corn crop progressing
Crop progress behind normal
Crops in mostly good condition
Dairy Farmers Of America's Fort Morgan plant breaks ground on expansion
Dalhart livestock sales report
Dodge City livestock sales report
Dunlap feeder cattle auction
Ericson cattle sales report
Expert offers advice on caring for livestock after hurricane
Exporter found guilty of smuggling beef into China
Faith livestock sales report
Feed, resources needed in Chambers, Jefferson counties to aid displaced livestock
Ft. Smith livestock sales report
Garden City Farm and Ranch Show scheduled for Jan. 13 to 15, 2009
Georgia cattle auction summary
Goldthwaite sheep sales
Gov. Ritter announces federal approval for farm assistance
Gustav's ag damages at $372 million and counting in Lousiana
Hammond and Smith resign from Montana Board of Livestock
High Plains slaughter news
Huron cattle sales report
Ideal weather for fall harvest
Japan lifts ban on imports from two U.S. beef packers
Joplin regional stockyard report
Kansas Farmers Union calls for COOL to be properly implemented
Lamb Checkoff efforts increase demand
Lexington cattle sales
McAlester livestock sales report
Mexican beef producers to renew U.S. meat exports
Most hay selling steady
National Cattlemen's Foundation lends financial hand to Hurricane Ike victims
Nebraska court throws out jury award in hog farm case
New AgriLife Extension statewide dairy specialist named
New Mexico delegation pushes for bovine TB decision
Newell sheep sales report
North Arkansas livestock sales report
Ogallala livestock sales
OKC West livestock sales report
Open Range is a natural for Angus beef
Pasture conditions continue to improve
Pecan harvest just around the corner
Pigweed a concern for southern Arizona cattle, goats
Pratt 3 p.m cattle sales
Pratt livestock sales report
Predator management workshop slated Sept. 22 in Ozona
Presho cattle sales report
Salina livestock sales report
Sioux Falls sheep sales
South Central direct sheep
SowBridge Breeding Herd Education Series starts Nov. 5
Spring barley harvest near completion
Springfield livestock sales report
St. Joseph feeder pigs
St. Onge cattle sales report
State youth compete in Farm Bureau livestock judging contest
Stockgrowers frustrated with wildlife service decision to drop wolf delisting
Stokes resigns as CEO of NCBA
Superior Stampede, Mexican cattle union join forces
Teasa Nauta honored with Junior Angus Bronze, Silver pins
Texhoma livestock sales
Tulia livestock sales report
Tulsa livestock market report
Ty Thompson, LMA's Miles City auctioneer contest winner, wants to add WLAC's top title to his impr
U.S. producers positioned to help feed global food, feed demand
UN- Sheep plague hits Morocco, threatens S. Europe
USDA reserves use of 840 animal identification numbers to only livestock born in the United States
Video shows workers abusing pigs
Warm weather helps fields dry
Warm weather welcomed
Watertown cattle sales report
Weather aids fieldwork
West Plains regional sales report
Wheat planting continues
Woodward livestock sales report
Workshop helps feedlots, producers hone skills, learn about COOL
Wyobraska cattle auction report

EDITOR

Family partners with cooperative to turn nuisances into benefits
Open Range is a natural for Angus beef
Waving the white flag

COLUMNS

Bulk feed bin
Caterpillar mulcher
Dumping bale bed
Freedom to fail
If it is to be, it is up to me
In other agribusiness news....
John Deere Draper Platforms
Just a scoop full
State battlegrounds are heating up
Vermeer continues 60-year innovative tradition

MARKETS

Aberdeen cattle sales report
Ada livestock sales report
Amarillo livestock sales report
Apache livestock sales report
Arkansas livestock sales summary
Cattle on feed numbers released
Clovis livestock sales report
Colorado cattle sales report
Colorado's beef exports explode in 2008
Corn crop progressing
Crop progress behind normal
Crops in mostly good condition
Dalhart livestock sales report
Dodge City livestock sales report
Dunlap feeder cattle auction
Ericson cattle sales report
Faith livestock sales report
Ft. Smith livestock sales report
Georgia cattle auction summary
Goldthwaite sheep sales
High Plains slaughter news
Huron cattle sales report
Ideal weather for fall harvest
Japan lifts ban on imports from two U.S. beef packers
Joplin regional stockyard report
Lexington cattle sales
McAlester livestock sales report
Newell sheep sales report
North Arkansas livestock sales report
Ogallala livestock sales
OKC West livestock sales report
Pasture conditions continue to improve
Pecan harvest just around the corner
Pratt 3 p.m cattle sales
Pratt livestock sales report
Presho cattle sales report
Salina livestock sales report
Sioux Falls sheep sales
South Central direct sheep
Spring barley harvest near completion
Springfield livestock sales report
St. Joseph feeder pigs
St. Onge cattle sales report
Texhoma livestock sales
Tulia livestock sales report
Tulsa livestock market report
Warm weather helps fields dry
Warm weather welcomed
Watertown cattle sales report
Weather aids fieldwork
West Plains regional sales report
Wheat planting continues
Woodward livestock sales report
Wyobraska cattle auction report

RANGE

Year end tax planning

FAMILY

Country cooking with fall harvest foods at Extension Lunch and Learn
Dasha's entrance a grand one
How amazing! It's autumn
No system 'perfect' for watering yards
Perle d'Or fifth in Earth Kind rose series
Saving money is easier than you think
State youth compete in Farm Bureau livestock judging contest
Tomatoes got you down?
UW CES releases 12-part series on home canning in Wyoming

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