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Cattle industry, Congresswoman Noem weigh in on USTR objectives for renegotiating NAFTA

July 20, 2017 — President Trump's campaign promise to withdraw from or renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement is taking another step toward reality with the objectives that the U.S. Trade Representative released last week. There aren't specific changes suggested in the 18-page "Summary of Objectives for the […]

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JBS to Sell Alberta Feedlot

July 20, 2017 — Meat packing giant JBS is making news again, with the sale of a major cattle feedlot in southern Alberta. JBS Food Canada Inc. announced July 14 that is has reached an agreement to sell Lakeside Feeders, its beef cattle feed yard and adjacent farmland in […]

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BeefTalk: Be Cautious and Do Not Overspend for Hay

July 20, 2017 — I have a cow worth $1,000. Ponder these questions: Should I sell the cow and place the money in an account where someone will pay me to use my money? Should I keep the cow, hoping for a greater return on my money than if […]

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Newell leather worker makes bag in DC: K Bar J takes part in ‘Made in America’ showcase

July 20, 2017 — Shaking hands with the President, the Secretary of Agriculture, the president's press secretary, a couple of senators and his congresswoman isn't something Jack Gully expected to be doing in the middle of July. But during a fast and furious trip to the nation's capital and […]

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National High School Rodeo Finals Round 1 results

July 20, 2017 — Below find a listing of the contestants in the Tri-State Livestock News region who placed in the top 20 in the first round of the National High School Rodeo Finals in Gillette, Wyoming. As of press time, second round results were not available. Bareback 7/8 […]

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High School Rodeo Profiles: Reece Ullerich and Tucker Rozell

July 20, 2017 — (Left): Reece Ullerich Parents: Mark and Melissa Hometown: Humboldt, South Dakota Event: Reined Cow Horse Favorite Cartoon Character: Garfield Favorite Band: Dale Brisby's Good Timin' Rodeo Band Dream Vacation: Maui (Right): Tucker Rozell Hometown: Warner, South Dakota Event: Trap Shooting Parents: Todd and Donna Favorite […]

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High School Rodeo Profile: Houston Brown

July 20, 2017 — Name: Houston Brown Hometown: Powderville, Montana Parents: Joe and Stacey Brown Event: Saddle Bronc Riding Favorite Cartoon Character: Peter Griffin Favorite Band: Chris LeDoux Dream Draw: Killer Bee Dream Vacation: Hunting in New Zealand

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BEEF Declared Official Meat of the 77th Sturgis ® Motorcycle Rally™

July 20, 2017 — PIERRE, SD – Rain is in short supply this summer, but August promises to be the month when BEEF will be celebrated by thousands of consumers as they head to the 77th Sturgis ® Motorcycle Rally™ . The South Dakota Beef Industry Council (SDBIC) team […]

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Producers must give consent for Montana Beef Council to utilize funds, judge says

July 20, 2017 — BILLINGS, Mont. – (July 20, 2017) – On June 21, 2017, U.S. District Court Judge Brian Morris granted Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America a preliminary injunction enjoining USDA from continuing to allow Montana Beef Council (MBC) to use the assessments that it […]

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ADT Comment Period Extended to July 31, 2017

July 20, 2017 — Producers still have time to share their thoughts with the federal government regarding its animal identification process. The comment period for the next phase of the Animal Disease Traceability program was extended to July 31. NAIS was developed during the 1990s and by mid-2000, USDA […]

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2017 PRCA WORLD STANDINGS

July 20, 2017 — All-around 1. Caleb Smidt, Bellville, Texas $109,767 2. Tuf Cooper, Weatherford, Texas 93,067 3. Josh Peek, Pueblo, Colo. 74,624 4. Russell Cardoza, Terrebonne, Ore. 74,366 5. Clayton Hass, Weatherford, Texas 73,272 6. Dakota Eldridge, Elko, Nev. 68,926 7. Trell Etbauer, Goodwell, Okla. 61,348 8. Trevor […]

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Guy E. Ham Beef Industry Scholarship Applications Due August 1

July 20, 2017 — Guy E. Ham Beef Industry Scholarship Applications Due August 1 The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association and the South Dakota Cattlewomen are currently accepting applications for a $1,000 and a $500 scholarship in memory of Guy E. Ham. The scholarships are available to any South Dakota […]

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Profile: Shelby Winchell

July 19, 2017 — Shelby Winchell (2016 NIRA Goat Tying Champion) Hometown:Scottsbluff, NE Occupation: Northeastern Junior College assistant coach Parents: Mike and Shawna Winchell Favorite cartoon character: Bam-Bam on Flintstones Favorite band: Nickelback Fast time: 5.8 on 80' score Worst wreck: Torrington college rodeo. "I had road rash all […]

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Profile: Ayanah Winsor

July 19, 2017 — Hometown: Kaycee, WY Horse's name: Smurf Event: Girls' Cattle Cutting Favorite cartoon character: Daffy Duck High score: last year's NHSFR, a 145.5

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Snapshot: Kellan Johnson

July 19, 2017 — Hometown: Casper, WY Parents: Jhett and Jenny Johnson Event: Team Roping Favorite cartoon character: Spongebob Squarepants Favorite Band: Maroon 5 Favorite run ever made: last year's NHSFR- he was a 5.3 with brother, Carson in the short round.

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Snapshot: Zane Zilverberg

July 19, 2017 — Hometown: Holabird, South Dakota Parents: Gary and April Zilverberg Event: Boys' Cattle Cutting Horse's Name: Behind Shortys Glory aka "Stretch" Favorite Cartoon Character: Scooby-Doo Favorite Band: Chris LeDoux Highest cutting score: 75 on one judge Zane was a 142.5 in the first round at the […]

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Op Ed by Vice Chair of Federation of State Beef Councils: What’s at Stake?

July 19, 2017 — As a beef producer-volunteer at the national level, I hear a lot of things and lately a lot of things I hear are just plain wrong. I'm writing this in an effort to help correct some of the misinformation that's swirling among cattlemen and women, […]

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House Approps approves H2A, a farm group opposes

July 19, 2017 — A United Farm Workers lobbyist said today that the group will attempt to stop an amendent to the fiscal year 2018 Homeland Security bill that would allow year-round ag workers to enter the United States under the H2A visa program just as House Judiciary Committee […]

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Ma & Pa Angus 20th Anniversary Bull Sale

July 19, 2017 — Date: Apr. 24, 2017 Location: Presho Livestock Auction, Presho, South Dakota Auctioneer: Ron Volmer TSLN Rep.: Scott Dirk Averages: 54 Yearling Angus bulls – $3,460 52 Commercial open heifers – $1,300 The Mowry family, Steve and Deb along with sons, Sage and Shilo presented another […]

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Mangen Angus Ranch 45th Annual Bull Sale

July 19, 2017 — Date: April 27, 2017 Location: Belle Fourche Livestock Auction, Belle Fourche, South Dakota Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar Reported by: Dan Piroutek and Scott Dirk Averages: 149 Yearling Angus Bulls avg. $ 5086 Mangen Angus Ranch welcomed an excellent crowd of buyers and bidder for their 45th […]

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