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November 13, 2018 — Philip Patrick Murnion 1924-2018 Philip Patrick Murnion, age 93 of Jordan, Montana passed away on November 7, 2018 at St. Vincent Hospital in Billings, Montana. Philip was born on November 17, 1924 to John Joe and Alma (Howe) Murnion. He grew up in a family

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26th Cattlemen’s College set to Generate Profits, Enhance Management for Cattlemen, Women

November 13, 2018 — DENVER (Nov. 13, 2019) – Staying a step ahead in the cattle industry is no small challenge. Cattlemen and women looking to find that extra step will be attending the 2019 Cattlemen's College in New Orleans, La., Jan. 29-30. More than a thousand producers are

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Ag United for SD event to recognize Agvocate of Year

November 13, 2018 — SIOUX FALLS, SD – Ag United for South Dakota will host its annual luncheon on Tuesday, December 11, at the Sioux Falls Convention Center. The luncheon will celebrate the work of hundreds of farmers and ranchers and agriculture industry professionals who volunteered throughout the year.

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Crook County 4-H educator receives UW Extension honor

November 13, 2018 — Increasing the depth and scope of Crook County 4-H and building the program through nontraditional ways has helped Sara Fleenor earn the University of Wyoming Extension's Newer Employee Recognition Award. Fleenor was recognized during the organization's training conference Nov. 6-8 in Casper. "Sara strives for

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South Dakota missing and stolen livestock

November 13, 2018 — The South Dakota Brand Board may pay up to $5,000 to any person who provides information leading to the conviction of any person for the crime of stealing livestock which are branded with a registered brand with the board. Please contact them at 605-773-3324 with

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Investigation Identifies Grizzly Bear in Surprise Attack Near Columbia Falls

November 13, 2018 — Kalispell, MT — Montana Fish, Wildlife & Parks' investigation into a surprise bear attack last weekend northwest of Columbia Falls has confirmed that an adult grizzly bear was involved in the encounter. At approximately 9:20 a.m., Nov. 11, an adult male was hunting with a

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Wyoming Farm Bureau sets policy for coming year; elects leaders

November 13, 2018 — November 13, 2018—Food issues and labeling, regulatory overreach, taxes, and voting procedures were among the many topics included in policies adopted at the 99th annual meeting of the Wyoming Farm Bureau Federation (WyFB). Held Nov. 7-9 in Sheridan, Wyo., the meeting is an important step

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Brucellosis infection reported in Teton County

November 13, 2018 — Wyoming state veterinarian, Dr. Jim Logan, has been notified by the Wyoming State Veterinary Laboratory and the National Veterinary Services Laboratory that there is a new case of brucellosis in a cattle herd in Teton County which is in the Wyoming Brucellosis Designated Surveillance Area

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Award-winning program brings teens together for camp training

November 13, 2018 — The idea was simple: Instead of each 4-H camping program preparing teen counselors, get everyone together for a statewide training. The result, said Kimberly Fry, 4-H educator in Campbell County, was that 21 teens in 2018 contributed more confidently and competently to the experiences of

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Pieper Red Angus Fall Run Production Sale

November 13, 2018 — Date: Oct. 27, 2018 Location: at the ranch, Hay Springs, Neb. Auctioneer: Ty Thompson, Billings, Mont. Reported by: Dan Piroutek Averages: 74 Coming two-year-old Bulls – $7,175 2 Proven Herd Sires – $7,375 199 Commercial Bred Heifers – $2,128 3 Pregnant Recip Cows – $11,000

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Forcing the hand that feeds them

November 13, 2018 — A report released by a number of groups with anti-agriculture agendas gave "failing grades" to fast food restaurants that don't post a public statement opposing antibiotic use in livestock production. It named restaurants as the group most poised and able to influence production practices on

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Herefords Celebrated in Mullen

November 13, 2018 — Mullen – The Hooker County Community Center on the fairgrounds west of Mullen was the site for the Hereford Crossroads (HC) Reception #4 last month Approximately 50 were in attendance. Attendees were greeted after registering by metal replica of Golden Design 14, which has greeted

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Serial Cattle Thief Ends Saga with Guilty Plea

November 12, 2018 — CARTHAGE, Texas — Serial cattle thief Bradley Wayne Guthrey, 29, of North Little Rock, Arkansas, entered a guilty plea Nov. 1 for felony cattle theft charges that date back to 2014. He will serve five years in state prison as a result of the plea

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BeefTalk: The Next Chapter–Some Happy, Some Sad

November 9, 2018 — The world is full of revolving doors. Recently, I walked through one and was selected by the University of Saskatchewan as the director of its Livestock and Forage Centre of Excellence, an innovative research, teaching and industry center engaged in all aspects of livestock and

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CMZ Red Angus Complete Dispersal Sale

November 9, 2018 — TSLN Rep: Scott Dirk Date of Sale: Nov. 30, 2018 Location: Central Livestock, West Fargo, N.D. Auctioneer: Tracy Harl Averages: 1 Herd Bull – $5,250 37 Registered Fall Calving pairs – $2,220 5 Commercial Fall pairs – $1,550 4 Registered Fall open heifers – $1,513

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Election results from some TSLN readership areas

November 9, 2018 — Montana Senate Democrat John Tester (incumbent) wins – 50.1 percent of the vote Republican Matt Rosendale loses – 47 percent House Republican Greg Gianforte (incumbent) wins – 51.1 percent of the vote Democrat Kathleen Williams loses – 46 percent Nebraska Governor Republican Pete Ricketts (incumbent)

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Congress extends the ELD exemption through Dec. 7

November 9, 2018 — Congress has sent a spending bill to the White House to avert an October 1 government shutdown and push the discussion regarding final appropriations until after the November elections. H.R. 6157 includes a continuing resolution that would extend funding for those agencies not covered by

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Bieber Red Angus Fall Female Production Sale

November 9, 2018 — TSLN Rep: Scott Dirk, Chris Effling Date of Sale: Nov. 8, 2018 Location: Sale held at the ranch, Leola, SD Auctioneer: Seth Weishaar Averages: 39 Coming 2 Year Old Red Angus Bulls – $4,621 71 Registered Red Angus Bred Heifers – $3,432 176 Registered Red

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AQHA rule change proposal deadline Dec. 31

November 9, 2018 — The American Quarter Horse Association is an organization that works because of its members. Now is your chance to make a difference and submit proposed rule changes to be considered by AQHA standing committees at the 2019 AQHA Convention March 8-11 in Fort Worth,Texas. Each

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2018 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show kicked off November 1 at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City

November 9, 2018 — Exhibitors at the 2018 Lucas Oil AQHA World Championship Show saddled up and brought their A-game to the show pen for the first day of stiff competition at State Fair Park in Oklahoma City on November 1. Classes began at 2 p.m. in the Jim

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