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New England girls look to surprise Region 7
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OMDAHL: Does North Dakota need two parties?
Port: Standing Rock's 2014 pipeline objection is irrelevant
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September 1, 2014
Counting cattle: North Dakota inventory numbers up; U.S. hits 40-year low
While the U.S. continues to lose cattle, North Dakota is moving up to the head of the herd. A U.S. Department of Agriculture study released...
September 1, 2014 - 10:13pm
August 28, 2014
Beef Talk: Vaccinate to protect ranch assets
Protecting one’s assets is another term for fall calf vaccinations. One does not need to view very many market reports to understand that the asset value of a calf has gone up. In other words, calves are worth good money. Many things can impact the life of these very valuable calves....
August 28, 2014 - 9:25pm
August 15, 2014
Eucs, grass and a tear
The other day, the Dickinson Research Extension Center became home to an unstoppable force that is going to drill a well. In this case, an oil well. The spot selected is in the middle of a native grass pasture. Who knows the age of that native grass, but certainly the plants were...
August 15, 2014 - 12:27am
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
August 6, 2014
Producers report livestock loss to algae poisoning: FSA asks owners to report, file claims
FARGO — Livestock producers throughout the state have reported losing livestock to toxic water caused by blue-green algae poisoning. A press...
August 6, 2014 - 10:49pm
July 17, 2014
Beef Talk: Is there a place for cows in the future?
Is there a place for cows in the future? The reality of today’s agriculture is that it is heavily slanted toward crop production if the land has the potential to be converted to crops. Like it or not, for beef production to expand, the economics of the beef cow needs to have a threefold...
July 17, 2014 - 11:55pm
July 4, 2014
Beef Talk: Do the math: Income minus cost equals net return
For those who do math, what is $713 minus $537? The answer is $176. Good numbers, especially for the cow-calf producer because the $713 indicates the amount of cash that cows have been able to generate after adjusting for replacements. The $537 indicates the recent costs to keep a...
July 4, 2014 - 12:24am
May 29, 2014
Beef Talk: A good mix of beef, oil industries
The changing world of western North Dakota is a hot and cold topic. In a sense, most would consider change to be a point of reality. Seldom, if ever, does one get to make a statement about life and then control that point for a lifetime. We call that change. Change always has...
May 29, 2014 - 11:58pm
May 27, 2014
Holten: It’s that time of year again
Branding season is upon us and I’ve been to three of them this past week, with a few kicks in the chins to prove it and with more brandings...
May 27, 2014 - 11:31pm
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
May 2, 2014
Good start for livestock disaster sign-up: South Dakota FSA head hopes first checks will go out soon
The head of Farm Service Agency’s South Dakota office is optimistic that hard-hit ranchers will soon begin receiving federal disaster assistance. “I...
May 2, 2014 - 12:25am
April 15, 2014
Senators urge agencies to halt livestock emissions regulations
WASHINGTON — Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., has asked three federal agencies to halt regulations on livestock emissions. Hoeven pressed the Department of Agriculture, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Agency to not impose the policies that he said could cost cattle...
April 15, 2014 - 4:09pm
April 12, 2014
A rare showdown in Nevada: US seizes Bundy cattle in fight over land use
Armed U.S. rangers are rounding up cattle on federal land in Nevada in a rare showdown with a rancher who has illegally grazed his herd on public...
April 12, 2014 - 12:08am
April 11, 2014
USDA’s Farm Service Agency announces sign-up date for disaster assistance programs
WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan M. Garcia announced today that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, re-established and strengthened by the 2014 farm bill, beginning Tuesday. The Livestock Indemnity...
April 11, 2014 - 12:11am
April 10, 2014
Eyes on expansion: Upper Midwest looks to increase beef cow numbers, but challenges remain
CLIFFORD — The delivery went smoothly, and both mother and newly born bull calf are doing well. The cow, maternal instincts on overdrive, licks...
April 10, 2014 - 11:52pm