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January 18, 2015
N.D. family puts money down on beef feedlots
ELGIN -- When Blaine Ottmar's two sons moved their families back to their hometown of Elgin, he had to find a way for the family farm to support the new additions, which included six grandsons. After weighing his options, he settled on a feedlot rather than renting more farmland...
January 18, 2015 - 9:48pm
January 3, 2015
Christmas for cattle producers: Beef prices, big hay crop produce optimism
Plentiful hay supplies and record-high beef prices made this a Christmas to remember for Upper Midwest cattle producers, especially after widespread drought and storms in 2012 and 2013. “There’s just a big sigh or relief. Folks are feeling a little more secure going into 2015,”...
January 3, 2015 - 12:06am
November 11, 2014
No end in sight for county’s booming cattle industry: High prices could to carry in to 2015
GRAND FORKS — Tim Petry expected strong cattle prices in 2014. “But I didn’t expect they’d be this good. They’ve been phenomenal,...
November 11, 2014 - 4:24pm
November 1, 2014
Comment period for beef importation rule extended to Dec. 29
WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Agriculture has extended a commenting period for a rule that would allow the nation to import beef from Argentina. The department’s Animal and Plant Health and Inspection Service have named Dec. 29 as the new deadline for the rule. The proposal...
November 1, 2014 - 9:24pm
October 18, 2014
Start them while they’re young
Bowman native Gracie Blaser, 9, shows her commercial heifer calf during of the West River Livestock Show Junior Point Show Saturday at the Dickinson...
October 18, 2014 - 6:52pm
October 16, 2014
High beef prices have ranchers selling early
MANDAN — There were 3,000 cattle sold at Kist Livestock in Mandan this week. Only 1,800 were on the auction block this time last year. High cattle prices have ranchers selling earlier than usual. “It’s just started,” said Matt Lachenmeier, a fieldman at Kist. Lachenmeier...
October 16, 2014 - 11:47pm
August 7, 2014
Beef Talk: Records: A positive opportunity
As summer appears to be waning and fall soon will be upon us, I can remember a former co-worker, Harlan Hughes, saying; “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” The meaning never changes. The statement is true because you can’t manage what you don’t measure. As producers...
August 7, 2014 - 11:56pm
July 31, 2014
Already dry South Dakota fields crunched by storm: About 65 miles of wind, hail beat up crops
By Marcus Traxler Forum News Service STICKNEY, S.D. — The scene around Ronnie Prien’s farm is one he’s all too familiar with. “The...
July 31, 2014 - 11:33pm
July 15, 2014
North Dakota counters trend of fewer beef cows
GRAND FORKS — In almost five decades of raising cattle, Frank Matejcek hasn’t seen prices as high as they are today. That’s due in part...
July 15, 2014 - 12:00am
May 22, 2014
Beef Talk: Start your calf vaccinations now
As calving winds down and calves are settled with their mammas, the inevitable day will come when the calves need to get a round of vaccinations. It is much like the old days when the school made the announcement that the county nurse was coming along with a bag full of needles. Terror...
May 22, 2014 - 11:13pm
March 20, 2014
Beef Talk: Are your cows ready to rebreed?
By Kris Ringwall The question of the day: Are the cows ready to breed? For many cattle operations, the calving season got started in mid-March, so it will be in full swing soon. I hope the nutritional plan is in place and the cows are doing fine. Although nutritional adjustments...
March 20, 2014 - 8:15pm
March 6, 2014
Ranchers mull feedlot expansions
More livestock producers are considering adding or expanding livestock feeding operations in North Dakota, officials said. Scott Ressler, environmental services director for the North Dakota Stockmen’s Association, says about seven feedlots are in development in the state, compared...
March 6, 2014 - 9:05pm
Grabbing the bull by the EPDs
The act of purchasing a bull is turning more and more into an exact science. With advancements in modern technology — especially in the...
February 6, 2014 - 11:06pm
January 30, 2014
NDSU meat scientist says beef can be part of healthy diet
FARGO — North Dakota State University researcher Eric Berg says beef’s reputation as being unhealthy is likely undeserved. Berg, a meat...
January 30, 2014 - 11:28pm
January 9, 2014
No shortcuts in the beef business
By Kris Ringwall Once again, Mother Nature reigns and we follow. The challenges that cow-calf producers face are immense. The wind, temperature extremes and just the sheer forces of nature are mind-bending. Given the recent cold wave across the country, walking across cold snow...
January 9, 2014 - 10:07pm