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Jr. Fair Lamb Show Results

Photo gallery of the lamb show Breed Champions: Hampshire Grand Champion: Madison Banbury Reserve Champion: Audrey Neal Shropshire Grand Champion: Rachel Overs Reserve Champion: Jordan Barns Southdown Grand Champion: Mattew Walen Reserve Champion: Austin Springer Suffolk Grand Champion: Audrey Neal Reserve Champion: Logan Harvel Dorset Grand Champion: Kyle Rowe Reserve …

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USDA announces extension to GIPSA comment period

In late July, the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) responded to calls to extend the comment period for the Grain Inspection, Packers and Stockyards Administration’s (GIPSA) proposed rule on livestock marketing. Concerns expressed by Congress, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) and other leading …

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U.S. Cattle on Feed Up 3 Percent

Cattle and calves on feed for slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 10.1 million head on July 1, 2010. The inventory was 3 percent above July 1, 2009. The inventory included 6.25 million steers and steer calves, up 4 percent …

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Ag Panel Concerned With What They Heard

  Members of a House Agriculture subcommittee expressed deep concern with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s proposed rule on livestock and poultry contracts and marketing arrangements, a regulation that would limit pork producers’ options in selling pigs to processors, according to the National Pork Producers Council.   The chairman and …

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