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SDSU Extension 4-H Announces the 2018 State 4-H Ambassadors

October 16, 2018 — BROOKINGS, S.D. – Nineteen South Dakota youth from counties across the state were selected to serve as the 2018 State 4-H Ambassadors. "We are excited about the Ambassadors selected and how this program will provide them with enhanced leadership and service opportunities," said Hilary Risner,

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4-H Youth Photo Exhibits Featured in 2019 South Dakota 4-H Calendar

October 16, 2018 — BROOKINGS, S.D. – Photos taken by 44 South Dakota youth ages 8 to 18, will be featured in the barn-themed, 2019 South Dakota 4-H Calendar. Selected by State Fair 4-H photography judges, out of more than 166 entries in the barn category during the South

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MSU hires Roeder as new Extension sheep associate specialist

October 16, 2018 — BOZEMAN – Montana State University has hired Brent Roeder, an agriculture and natural resources Extension agent in Teton County, as the university's Extension Sheep Specialist. Roeder, who has served as the agriculture and natural resources agent in Teton County since 2015, received his bachelor's degree

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A miracle in the works: JR Vezain on the road to recovery after severe back injury

October 16, 2018 — "I just saw a twitch in my leg!" JR Vezain excitedly told his wife, Shelby while speaking with Tri-State Livestock News about his recent back injury. This is a big improvement over minimal sensations and reactions below the belly button of the bareback bronc rider

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Farm-ranch succession and transition workshops

October 16, 2018 — Persons of all ages are invited to attend upcoming Farm and Ranch Estate Planning workshops in Chadron, Alliance and Oshkosh hosted by Nebraska Extension. This workshop is free, but those planning to attend are asked to register by calling the phone number below for the

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Earl cartoon by Big Dry Syndicate

October 16, 2018 — Earl cartoon by Big Dry Syndicate for the Oct. 20, 2018, edition of Tri-State Livestock News

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Nebraska Cattlemen, State Patrol Announce New Hauling Protocol and Collaboration

October 16, 2018 — Lincoln, NE (October 16, 2018) – Nebraska Cattlemen is pleased to announce an important new collaboration between Nebraska's livestock industry and the Nebraska State Patrol. Over the course of the past few months, Nebraska's agricultural industry and State Patrol have worked together to develop a

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Futurity Heifers

October 16, 2018 — Grand Champion Futurity Heifer Animal: Peaches/307 Sire: Dakota Gold Exhibitor: Kristen Vincent Hometown: Moccasin, MT Reserve Grand Champion Futurity Heifer Animal: Katie/305 Sire: Amen Exhibitor: Edward Shay Hometown: Park City, MT 3rd Place Futurity Heifer Animal: Elvira/324 Sire: Here I Am Exhibitor: Bethany Lyford Hometown:

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Club Calf Pen Show

October 16, 2018 — Grand Champion Pen of 3 Heifers Exhibitor: Dietz Livestock Hometown: Shephard, MT Reserve Grand Champion Pen of 3 Heifers Exhibitor: Bromenshenk Farms Hometown: Billings, MT Grand Champion Pen of 3 Steers Exhibitor: Idland Cattle Co. Hometown: Circle, MT Reserve Grand Champion Pen of 3 Steers

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Jr. Fed Swine Show

October 16, 2018 — Judge: Marcus Arnold Grand Champion Market Exhibitor: Robert Choma Hometown: Thayne Reserve Grand Champion Market Exhibitor: Cooper McNally Hometown: Sydney, MT Grand Champion Senior Showman Exhibitor: Jessy Barger Hometown: Cascade, MT Reserve Grand Senior Champion Showman Exhibitor: Wade Leachman Hometown: Toston, MT Grand Champion Junior

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Christiansen named Forest Service Chief

October 16, 2018 — Last week Vicki Christiansen was formally appointed United States Forest Service Chief. Housed in the United States Department of Agriculture, due to it's renewable resources of land, water and forests, the United States Forest Service (USFS) administers the nation's 154 national forests and 20 national

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Club Calf Show and Heifer Futurity

October 16, 2018 — Judge: Kirk Stierwalt Grand Champion Steer Tag Number: 141 Exhibitor: Idland Cattle Co. Hometown: Circle, MT Reserve Grand Champion Steer Tag Number: 169 Exhibitor: Roberts Cattle Co./ Heffner Cattle Co. Hometown: Absarokee, MT Grand Champion Heifer Tag Number: 319 Exhibitor: Dietz Livestock Hometown: Shephard, MT

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Jr. Fed Goat

October 16, 2018 — Judge: Marcus Arnold Grand Champion Market Exhibitor: Lexy Dietz Hometown: Shephard, MT Reserve Grand Champion Market Exhibitor: Becca Paine Hometown: Hutchinson, KS Grand Champion Senior Showman Exhibitor: Becca Paine Hometown: Hutchinson, KS Reserve Grand Senior Champion Showman Exhibitor: Saige Ward Hometown: Laramie, WY Grand Champion

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Simmental Show

October 16, 2018 — Judges: Junior Show – Clint Rusk, Open Show – Kirk Stierwalt Jr. Simmental Grand Champion Female Animal: DMCC Eclipse 4E Sire: Penners – CC Double Black Exhibitor: Bree Kosinski Hometown: Dexter, OR Jr. Simmental Reserve Grand Champion Female Animal: New Trend Elegance 10E Sire: JF

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Shorthorn Show

October 16, 2018 — Judge for Jr. Division:Kirk Stierwalt Judge for Open Division: Clint Rusk Jr. Shorthorn Grand Champion Female Animal: Bonl Mrytle BO 726E JS Sire: CF Pioneer X Exhibitor: Isabell Gilleard Hometown: Stevensville, MT Jr. Shorthorn Reserve Grand Champion Female Animal:Bonl Fools Commodity 711E Sire:Free K-Kim Hot

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Jr. Fed Steer Show

October 16, 2018 — Judge: Marcus Arnold Grand Champion Market Exhibitor: TJ Rice Hometown: For Collins, CO Reserve Grand Champion Market Exhibitor: Kody Foley Hometown: Cheyenne, WY Grand Champion Senior Showman Exhibitor: Kylie Kunzler Hometown: Park Valley, UT Reserve Grand Senior Champion Showman Exhibitor: Saige Ward Hometown: Laramie, WY

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Jr. Fed Lamb Show

October 16, 2018 — Judge: Marcus Arnold Grand Champion Market Exhibitor: Maci Meads Hometown: Moses Lake, WA Reserve Grand Champion Market Exhibitor: Garrett Burkett Hometown: Evansville, WY Grand Champion Senior Showman Exhibitor: Owen Rogers Hometown: Gooding, ID Reserve Grand Senior Champion Showman Exhibitor: Bailey Lake Hometown: Kalispell, MT Grand

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NILE Jr. and Open All Other Breeds Show

October 16, 2018 — Judge for Jr. Division: Kirk Stierwalt Judge for Open Division: Clint Rusk Jr. AOB Grand Champion Female Animal: Elvira Sire: Here I Am Exhibitor: Bethany Lyford Hometown: Kalispell, MT Jr. AOB Reserve Grand Champion Female Animal: FFJ Taequanda 915E Sire: Fu Man Chu Exhibitor: Jeht

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Landlord-Tenant Farmland Rent Workshops: Nov. 6 in Scottsbluff, Nov. 7 in Bridgeport

October 16, 2018 — Those interested in learning about current trends in cash rental rates, lease provisions, and crop and grazing land considerations should make plans to attend upcoming land management meetings in Scottsbluff and Bridgeport. This workshops are designed to provide up to date information on management strategies

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Kyler Maharg wins Montana Cattlewomen Scholarship

October 16, 2018 — The 2018 Montana Cattlewomen's Memorial Scholarship has been awarded to Kyler Maharg of Helena, Montana. Kyler is pursuing a Bachelor of Science at the Montana State University (MSU) College of Agriculture in Animal Science. He has completed his first year at MSU in this program

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