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Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame honors several
Roy Dinsdale and J. R. "Jack" Simplot were inducted into the Cattle Feeders Hall of Fame, a distinguished program honoring an elite class of visionaries and leaders in cattle feeding. Additionally, Betty Jo Gigot was presented with the Industry Leadership Award, and Brad Thomas was recognized with the Arturo Armendariz Distinguished Service Award, which recognizes exceptional feedyard employees.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Becoming an "Antifragile" business
Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a professor of risk engineering at New York University's Polytechnic Institute. He has authored a book (published in 2012) raising a very thought-provoking question that pertains particularly to ag producers in this era of market volatility. Taleb is asking businesses to consider if they are "fragile" or "antifragile?"

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Relief from heat stress may help quality grades
Presenting at the recent American Society of Animal Science's annual meeting, University of Missouri scientists estimated heat stress costs the beef industry $369 million annually, while the dairy industry numbers are approaching a billion dollars.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Entries needed for stockdog competition at SD State Fair
August 27-28 will be all about dogs and kids during the South Dakota Stockdog Association's annual dog trials and Make-A-Wish fundraiser at the South Dakota State Fair in Huron, SD.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Nagel Brothers' determination sustains family farm for
The family has run a no-till operation for close to 25 years. They use marginal acres as pastureland for their cattle. Over the years they have planted hundreds of trees in shelterbelts and grasses in riparian areas along waterways to protect them from erosion. In the late 1970s the family was recognized for their conservation efforts by the Natural Resources Conservation Service.

Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Rodeo News
Congressional Rodeo Caucus to address needs of rodeo industry
Representatives Rick Crawford (R-AR) and Jim Costa (D-CA) have created a Congressional Rodeo Caucus which will address issues facing the rodeo industry and help to facilitate a constructive dialogue in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
News & Notes from the Rodeo Trail

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
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Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Rinehart scrambles out from under black cloud in Hermiston
This season has seemingly been nothing but bad luck for veteran steer wrestler Jake Rinehart.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Vezain ends victory drought in Lovington
Winning rodeos is something bareback rider J.R. Vezain expects to do.
The Cowley, Wyo., cowboy, however, spent the last several months in an unfamiliar place as he had won just one rodeo since March, until claiming two in a five-day span.

Wednesday, August 13, 2014
This Week's Cattle Industry Events
2014 Dakota Fest

9th Annual Feeding Quality Forum

  Minnesota State Fair

Rangeland Management Workshop

Range Days Rodeo

9th Annual Feeding Quality Forum

Nebraska State Fair

28th Annual Flint Hills Beef Fest

Colorado State Fair

Oregon Trail Rodeo

  Hermosa Roping Club Summer Roping Series

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