Wild Horse Issue Headed Toward Tipping Point for Rangeland

March 21, 2018

Amy Schutte March 21 2018. More than 72,000 wild horses roam through the Western states on land that experts say can no longer sustain their basic needs. These horse herds double in size every four or five years at a growth rate of approximately 20 percent a year and have reached a capacity that far succeeds what the 1971 Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) dubs the appropriate management level (AML) (full Article)

Cattle Calculator Helps You Schedule Reproduction, Track Performance and MORE!

February 5, 2018

By   /  February 5, 2018 .  In livestock production, we live with the consequences of yesterdays decisions today, sometimes from choices made months if not years in the past. The Cattle Calculator app by Mississippi State University Extension puts multiple key tools in a producer’s hands, such as a breeding season scheduler, average daily gain and required gain calculators, and a dosage calculator, just to name a few. (full Article)

National Cattlemens Beef Association CEO Kendal Frazier Named NAMA’S 2018 AG Association Leader of the Year Award

March 13, 2018

The National Agri-Marketing Association (NAMA) has named Kendal Frazier, Chief Executive Officer of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), as the inaugural Ag Association Leader of the Year.  (full article)

Source: National Agri-Marketing Association news release

USDA Finalizing Organic Livestock Rule Withdrawal

March 13, 2018

The Department of Agriculture Monday announced the formal process to withdraw the Organic Livestock and Poultry Practices final rule. (full article)

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