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2017 PRCA World Standings

April 21, 2017 — All-around 1. Josh Peek, Pueblo, Colo. $56,105 2. Tuf Cooper, Weatherford, Texas 55,636 3. Caleb Smidt, Bellville, Texas 53,679 4. Clayton Hass, Weatherford, Texas 44,097 5. JoJo LeMond, Andrews, Texas 29,368 6. Ryle Smith, Oakdale, Calif. 27,706 7. Trell Etbauer, Goodwell, Okla. 24,482 8. Seth […]

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63 indicted in Brazilian meat scandal

April 21, 2017 — Brazil's Federal Police has published its final report involving the country's meat scandal, and has indicted 63 people for participating in a corruption scheme, selling expired or adulterated meat, according to a China news agency. All have been charged with passive corruption, use of forbidden […]

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Monata, BLM seek public comment on land selection

April 21, 2017 — BILLINGS, Mont. — The Bureau of Land Management is moving forward on a commitment to settle a debt owed to the State of Montana for well over a century. The Act of Congress that granted Montana statehood in 1889 contained a provision granting two sections […]

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K & W Farms receives Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award

April 21, 2017 — LINCOLN, Ne (April 21, 2017) – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts joined Sand County Foundation, the Nebraska Cattlemen, Cargill, and the Nebraska Environmental Trust to announce K & W Farms as the recipient of the 2017 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award®. The annual award honors Nebraska landowner […]

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Range Rights Symposium in Omaha, May 19-20

April 21, 2017 — Whether you're a rancher, farmer, logger, miner, hunter, or someone who uses land in order to make a profit, you want your efforts to achieve the best possible results, which is the goal of a Range Rights and Resource Symposium planned for May 19-20, in […]

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L & H Branding Irons of Mandan, N.D., still going strong after 63 years

April 20, 2017 — L & H Branding Irons of Mandan, N.D., is the oldest and largest manufacturer of branding irons in the industry. Anton Helbling invented the first electric branding iron in 1954 and started the company. He worked hard and traveled to farm tradeshows, county fairs and […]

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BeefTalk: Improper grazing steals from the future

April 20, 2017 — Proper cattle management means proper pasture management. Correct pasture stocking rates and grazing plans are essential for the short run and the long-term survival of a beef operation. Producers have many approaches to grazing systems. The key point is to have a plan because improper […]

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Exempt wells, Seed Bill still up in the air

April 20, 2017 — The goal of adjourning and 65th Montana Legislative Session by Good Friday may have been too good to be true. Indeed, Montana's lawmakers will be coming back for one more week after the holiday. But here in the second-to-last week, we had some good days […]

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Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture Aggies applaud FFA equine sciences

April 20, 2017 — CURTIS, NEB. – Quentin Anderson is headed to college thanks, in part, to his skill with horses. The Pierce High School senior and FFA chapter treasurer will graduate in May then head to the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture in Curtis. There, he will major […]

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In SD, sportsmen are pitted against landowners in a battle over public access of open waters on privately-owned land

April 20, 2017 — Summer is quickly approaching, but tourists planning to fish on their familiar stomping grounds in South Dakota may have to rethink their plans. In March, the South Dakota Supreme Court's decision in the case of Duerre v. Hepler set a legal precedent for all non-meandered […]

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Nominations sought for Kurt Bucholz Award

April 20, 2017 — The Wyoming Stock Growers Land Trust is seeking nominations for the 2017 Kurt Bucholz Award. The award was created in 2008, in memory of Kurt Bucholz, DVM, a legislator and rancher from Saratoga. Recipients exemplify the core beliefs held by Dr. Bucholz during his lifetime […]

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Alphabet soup for public lands grazing: Just who are the PLC and RAO?

April 20, 2017 — Ranchers have been running on federal land since before federal land existed. Having representation to voice their concerns to the federal government is extremely important. Two groups who go to bat on issues regarding public grazing are the Public Land Council and the Range Allotment […]

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Outtagrass Cattle Co. cartoon by Big Dry Syndicate

April 20, 2017 — Outtagrass Cattle Co. cartoon by Big Dry Syndicate for the April 22, 2017, edition of Tri-State Livestock News

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Earl cartoon by Big Dry Syndicate

April 20, 2017 — Earl cartoon by Big Dry Syndicate for the April 22, 2017, edition of Tri-State Livestock News

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Rohrichs’ Cutting Edge Ranch Spring Production Sale

April 20, 2017 — Date: April 10, 2017 Kist Livestock, Mandan, ND Auctioneer: Kyle Gilchrist TSLN Rep: Rowdy Benson Averages: 73 yearling heifers – $1,887 22 bulls averaged: $2,270 There was something at the sale for everybody at the Rohrichs' Cutting Edge Ranch Spring Production Sale at Kist Livestock […]

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Medicine Rocks Angus Ranch Production Sale

April 20, 2017 — Date: April 17, 2017 Location: Bowman Auction Market, Bowman, ND Auctioneer: Joe Goggins TSLN Rep: Rowdy Benson Averages: 72 bulls – $3,344 88 commercial heifers – $1,095 It was a pleasure, as always, to attend the Medicine Rocks Ranch Production Sale at Bowman Auction Market […]

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L Bar W Cattle Company and Sidwell Ranch, Balanced Genetics Production Sale

April 20, 2017 — Date: March 1, 2017 Location: Columbus, Montana Auctioneer: Joe Goggins Averages: 62 Bull – $3,161 3 Bred Heifers – $2,433 12 Embryos – $375 Top Selling Bulls: Lot 6- LW 4163 Domino 606D, sired by CL1 Domino 4136B 1ET Purchased by Berry Herefords, Cheyenne, WY […]

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Barry Vig: 1950-2017

April 20, 2017 — Barry Wayne Vig, 67, was born in Rapid City on January 23, 1950, the oldest of eight children, to A.Wayne and Carole (Weiss) Vig. Home was on the ranch 30 miles southwest of Faith near Opal. Barry attended grade school at the Lemmon Butte School […]

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Schuler Red Angus 35th Annual Production Sale

April 20, 2017 — Date: March 23, 2017 Location: Sale held at the ranch, Bridgeport, Nebraska Auctioneer: Lex Madden TSLN Rep.: Scott Dirk Averages: 117 Red Angus Yearling Bulls – $5,261 30 Schuler Red Composite Yearling Bulls – $4,725 147 total yearling bulls – $5,152 Ranchers enjoyed a beautiful […]

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Krebs Ranch 37th Annual Bull Sale

April 20, 2017 — Date: Feb. 16, 2017 Location: At the ranch, Gordon, NE Auctioneer: Joe Goggins TSLN Rep.: Scott Dirk Averages: 258 Yearling Angus bulls – $5,669 18 – 18 month old Angus bulls – $6,650 24 Yearling Simmental & SimAngus bulls – $4,667 Once again the Krebs […]

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