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Varilek’s Cattle Call: A Week of Red

August 16, 2019

We wrapped up one of the worst weeks I have ever seen in the agriculture futures market. Between a fire in a packing plant and a USDA grain report, producers were left with sharply weaker...


Animal ID, more discussed at R-CALF Convention

August 16, 2019

Lora Bledsoe, DVM commented during a livestock auction market panel discussion, that USDA is calling for and end to the use of the metal bangs tag by Jan. 1, 2021. She responded to a comment...



Wheat farmers angry over Trump comments on exports to Japan

August 15, 2019

President Donald Trump’s comments on wheat exports to Japan have won him rare negative press in rural America. Speaking in Pennsylvania of the U.S. trade deficit with Japan, Trump said, “They send thousands and thousands...


Farm Bureau Foundation grant money still available

August 15, 2019

The Montana Farm Bureau Federation turns 100 this year, and to celebrate its centennial, the Montana Farm Bureau Foundation is offering grant funding for the betterment of communities around the state. With these grants the...


Potential impact of tunnel collapse nears $89 million

August 15, 2019

Wyoming and Nebraska could suffer an $89 million economic loss if crops on the 107,000 acres affected by an irrigation tunnel collapse near Fort Laramie are a total loss, according to information from the University...


PRCA Standings as of Aug. 12, 2019

August 15, 2019

All-Around Standings Rank, Name, City, State, Earnings 1. Stetson Wright, Milford, UT…………………………..$162,714.53 2. Caleb Smidt, Bellville,TX………………………………$131,476.39 3. Clay Smith ,Broken Bow, OK………………………..$126,365.66 4. Tuf Cooper, Decatur, TX………………………………$102,028.83 5. Steven Dent, Mullen, NE……………………………….$95,723.72 6. Josh Frost,...


The Lost Chicken

August 15, 2019

Lynne parked her car in the little lot behind Cookies Du Moi. It was an odd little corner of Salt Lake City mixing pawn shops, liquor stores with barred windows and an invasion of upscale...



Casey Tibbs and the Old Gray Mare

August 15, 2019

Most of his life, Art Cowan, Highmore, South Dakota, made his living buying, selling and raising horses. His two older sons, Pat and Willie, often traveled with him and many times trailed his purchases to...




King Ranch, 2019 AQHA Best Remuda Award winner

August 15, 2019

King Ranch, one of the most historic ranches in the world, has been welcomed into the ranks of AQHA Best Remuda winners. Since 1992, the American Quarter Horse Association has honored the contributions ranch horses...


ProRodeo Hall of Famer Marty Wood passes away

August 15, 2019

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – ProRodeo Hall of Fame saddle bronc rider Marty Wood passed away Aug. 10. He was 86. Wood was a three-time PRCA saddle bronc riding world champion – 1958, 1964 and 1966,...


FeedList Connects Livestock Feed Buyers, Sellers

August 15, 2019

NDSU’s FeedList helps livestock producers find the extra feed they need. Many livestock producers in North Dakota are short on forage following a long, cold winter and late spring that depleted forage supplies says Miranda...


Fire shuts down KS Tyson plant

August 15, 2019

Although Tyson has announced they will rebuild the beef harvesting facility in Holcomb, Kansas, the shuttering of the plant after a fire on August 9 caused disruption in the market to the tune of limit...




SDBIC hosts Sturgis Beef Throw Down

August 15, 2019

Each year, the Sturgis motorcycle rally attracts hundreds of thousands of people. The 10-day event is an economic powerhouse for the state of South Dakota, bringing in $786 million in 2018, according to Daniel Ainslie,...


Brand dept seeking updated addresses

August 15, 2019

The Wyoming Livestock Board Brand Recording Unit recently completed address verification on all livestock brand records. There are approximately 1,241 addresses that are no longer deliverable. We are reaching out in order to update our...