NEW PLATEAUS Problem Solved? #2 Meat-eating
I like meat; you like meat. Most everyone likes meat.But there are problems with being carnivores: scarcity, price, and (scoff if you must) there's that whole moral issue.
Back in May, I introduced a... Posted on 8/23/12 at 8:58 AM
A MINNESOTAN IN CHINA Slime, Blood, Fur, Feathers
My alarm woke me up earlier than I was used to, but on this day I needed to wake up with the fishes to check out the local fish market. Live eels, snakes, frogs, fowl, and much more, the wet market--a... Posted on 3/24/12 at 9:04 AM
NDSU EXTENSION SERVICE BeefTalk: Is source and age verification worth the effort?
By Kris Ringwall, Beef Specialist
NDSU Extension Service
A common marketing claim is the source and age verification of calves. As producers gather cattle to go to market, they have the option to pro... Posted on 10/29/10 at 2:19 PM
STAFF BLOG AGWEEK Egg recall: Buyers consider own rules on safety
Washington, D.C. - The egg recall left officials at Costco Wholesale Corp. scratching their heads. How had inspectors for Costco, who looked over the northeast Iowa farm where the chain bought eggs, n... Posted on 9/3/10 at 8:10 AM
STAFF BLOG NORTHLAND OUTDOORS Principals of 'cowboy ethics' now law in Wyoming
On Wednesday, Governor Dave Freudenthal signed legislation officially adopting "cowboy ethics" as the Wyoming state code. Among the tenets of the code are living courageously, taking pride i... Posted on 3/5/10 at 2:49 AM
FARGO, N.D. (AP) — The North Dakota State University Extension Service is warning residents and ranchers to watch out for green or blue-green scum in livestock water supplies, lakes and other recreational waterways.
Makenzie Glass, a member of the Prairie Pals 4-H Club in Hebron, grooms a black Angus heifer for a showmanship category of the 4-H Livestock Show on Thursday morning at the Dickinson State University indoor arena.
MEDORA — While there have been no reports of livestock dying from oil-related incidents in western North Dakota, officials reminded ranchers to keep a fence between oil and agriculture lands Wednesday at the Medora Community Center.
Each year, the North Dakota Beef Cattle Improvement Association summarizes the average performance of beef cattle herds that are utilizing the CHAPS programs. The NDBCIA has been keeping records since 1963 and presents these annual evaluations as five-year rolling benchmark values for average herd performance for several traits.
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