The Cattle Business Weekly
  • U.S. Federal Court Rules: Farms can be reliable for pollution from manure
    A U.S. federal court has ruled for the first time that manure from livestock facilities can be regulated as solid waste, a decision hailed by environmentalists as opening the door to potential legal challenges against facilities across the country.
  • Sen. Pat Roberts makes history
    U.S. Senator Pat Roberts of Kansas took the helm of the Senate’s agriculture committee last week. That makes him the first member of Congress to hold the top agriculture post in both the U.S. House of Representatives and now in the U.S. Senate.
  • Finding ways to safeguard beef production in changing climate
    The goal of Kansas State University research is to increase the resiliency of beef cattle operations on grazing lands and wheat pasture so producers can better sustain future productivity through potential climate changes
  • Nebraska college builds cattle owners with Heifer Link
    Since 2007, students at the Nebraska College of Agriculture in Curtis have had the chance to learn hands-on cattle production, beef science, and agribusiness planning through a specialty program called the 100 Beef Cow Ownership Advantage. 
    
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  • A U.S. federal court has ruled for the first time that manure from livestock facilities can be regulated as solid waste, a decision hailed by environmentalists as opening the door to potential legal challenges against facilities across the country. 
  • Just five miles south of the Colorado-Wyoming border you’ll find one of these places. Idyllic red farm buildings sit in the shadow of the main abbey, all tucked in a stony valley. At the Abbey of St. Walburga, cattle, water buffalo and llamas graze on grass under the watchful eye of Benedictine nuns. 
  • Patrick Westhoff gave attendees of the American Farm Bureau Federation’s 96th Annual Convention held Jan. 9-13 in San Diego a glimpse into how this year’s bumper crop and low prices will impact farmers and ranchers as they head into 2015.
    On a macro level, China will continue to be a significant source of demand growth, but Westhoff noted that the anticipated gross domestic product increase of the world’s most populous country is waning. 
  • The columns of information in semen and bull sale catalogs seem to get larger and more complex every season. Genetics and genomics can certainly add to confusion and overwhelm a producer considering A.I. or a buyer on sale day. A cooperative effort between Iowa State University Extension and Outreach, Select Sires and Agrarian will address this confusion through a series of seven meetings across the predominant cow-calf sector of Iowa in February. 
  • Nebraska corn stocks in all positions on December 1, 2014 totaled 1.29 billion bushels, up 3 percent from 2013, according to the USDA’s  
  • Tickets are available for the annual Black Hills Stock Show ® Stockman’s Banquet and Ball to be held Saturday, Jan. 31 at the Best Western Ramkota in Rapid City. With its move to a new date, tickets are selling quickly for this year Stockman’s Banquet and Ball.
      
  • Hailey Anderson won the show, and Joanna (Joey) Harris was grand champion. Harris’ calf is only one of two catch-a-calf steers eligible for the NWSS junior livestock auction. 
  • Sand County Foundation and the Wyoming Stock Growers Association recently presented the King Ranch of Cheyenne, Wyo. with the 2015 Wyoming Leopold Conservation Award in recognition of Mark Eisele’s dedication to sustainable ranching. 
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