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4 hrs ago | Express India
Union Minister for Women and Child Welfare Maneka Gandhi addressing a seminar on 'India for Animals 2014' in Jaipur. Women and Child Development Minister Maneka Gandhi's pointed reference to milking animals being 'slaughtered and illegally traded' seems to have overlooked a couple of significant facts - that India's cattle herd outnumbers that of the US, Europe and China put together, and per capita beef consumption at less than 2 kg a year is the lowest in the world.
8 hrs ago | Thewestmorland Gazette
The award for the most improved herd of Aberdeen Angus in England 2014 was presented to Bryan Ronan and his partner Carole Stephens, who run the 280-acre Jerusalem Farm at Colby, near Appleby. "Essentially the award was a recognition that our herd was the most genetically improved in the whole of the Aberdeen Angus breed, so it's reasonably significant," said Mr Ronan, who bought the farm 20 years ago.
9 hrs ago | The Edgefield Advertiser
On an evening during a whirlwind weekend when ballgames, a play and family events were a distraction, the Edgefield County Historical Society hosted about 75 people from the citizenry to help in a celebration of its 75th year in operation, Friday, September 12. Numbered among the guests were out-of-towners whose lineage is associated with founding members of the society and they brought an extra enjoyment to the party, called a "gala." Two special features of the evening were, first, the string quintet which came from Augusta to fill the halls of Magnolia Dale with background music , gathered in a semi-circle in front of the house museum's back, double-door entrance.
13 hrs ago | MLive.com
Miles and Trace Wixom have a few more champion and reserve champion purple ribbons to add to their collection after this year's Allegan County Fair. In their room at their Bloomingdale home, the ribbons will join the others, which the family began saving 15 years earlier, when the oldest of the four Wixom boys started showing livestock in 4-H.
17 hrs ago | Canada.com
A steak and potato dinner is a cliche, but a delicious one. And in my mind, that gives us leave to play with - and enjoy - it without feeling guilty.
22 hrs ago | WTAQ-AM Green Bay
The Wisconsin Farm Bureau Federation says beef and pork sales are topping out grain for the first time in nearly a decade. Farm Bureau Federation spokesman Casey Laghan says a herd cull during the drought two years ago is part of the cause of high beef prices now.
The use of what University of Arkansas beef-cattle researchers call best management grazing principles can increase the carrying capacity of warm-season grass pastures and drastically reduce winter stored-feed requirements, they say. The BMPs they evaluated include rotational grazing to improve pasture utilization, stockpiled bermudagrass to extend grazing into winter, and cool-season annual grass plantings to provide high-quality forage in spring.
Here is the roundup of three news items that went viral over the weekend. Miss New Mexico was a championed for agriculture during the Miss America Pageant on Sunday.
Beef cows feeding on small round bales suspended on cradle chains wasted the lowest amount of hay in a University of Missouri study. Tall-fescue bales with 4', 5' and 6' diameters were placed individually in ring feeders with and without cradle chains.
The Telluride Film Festival occupies a privileged space in the landscape of contemporary international cinema. Nestled in a picturesque ski town, tastefully programmed, free of stalkers and paparazzi, it's a filmmaker's heaven, a place where A-listers walk unmolested down the town's one main street, and where at any given moment one might find oneself in line comparing notes with Werner Herzog, Errol Morris or Ken Burns, to name just a few of the possibilities.
PIP COURTNEY, PRESENTER: The Farmer of the Year Awards were announced this week and on the winner's list was a Queensland dairy farmer who in just four years has implemented a multi-million-dollar overhaul of the family business. Greg Dennis isn't just attracting national attention and accolades for his bold approach to dairying, but also for his outspoken views on what he says is the poor treatment of farmers by dairy companies and supermarkets.
Milk prices are rising in the U.S. According to the U.S Department of Agriculture more milk is being exported, reducing the inventory of dairy products and driving prices up. Chesapeake Bay Farms owner Danny Holland said the rise in milk prices is good for his business which has about 275 beef and dairy cows.
Hamid Kassim, 56, who has been running the shop for eight years, sees a steady stream of customers walking in for their satay fix daily IT looks easy... thread little pieces of marinated meat through bamboo skewers, grill them over fire and serve with nasi impit , cucumber, onion and peanut sauce. But if you were to talk to a satay seller, and I mean really engage him in conversation, he would tell you it's not easy to make great satay.
You heard that right. Liberty burger, who was in the Dallas A List as #4 out of 57 contestants for best burger, has come to the Plano / Allen area.
Today's recipe is for beef stroganoff, a very tasty dish if you haven't tried it. The recipe calls for beef tenderloin, although delicious is quite expensive.
Reece Melton, 18, is this year's winner of the Colorado Garden Foundation scholarship to Colorado State University. Agriculture teacher Lauren Hart doesn't remember why she and a fellow teacher sat down with Erie High School freshman Reece Melton to persuade him to stick with his ag classes.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 08:38 pm
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