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2 hrs ago | Beef Magazine

Weaning Beef Calves? Stop the Bawling

Reduce the stress on beef calves when weaning with these quick tips from Adele Harty, SDSU Extension cow-calf field specialist. Try fence line or two-step weaning to reduce the stress on beef calves when you wean them this year.

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3 hrs ago | Bangor Daily News

A farm-to-table neighborhood market emerges in South Portland

Ben Slayton, head butcher and co-owner of The Farm Stand operates a whole-animal butchery telling customers they can order any cut they like. All beef is 100 percent grass fed and are harvested from Maine farms.

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Related Topix: Portland, ME, South Portland, ME, Life, Food, Meat, Maine, Vegetables

7 hrs ago | Stroudnewsand Journal

Lowesmoor Herd Wins Most Improved Herd Award for the Hereford breed

THE Lowesmoor herd, owned by Mike Clark of Cherington, near Gloucester, has been recognised by EBLEX as the Most Improved Herd of Hereford cattle in England for 2014. The award is presented by the EBLEX Beef Better Returns Programme to the performance-recorded herd that shows the greatest genetic gain for commercial characteristics over a 12-month period.

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12 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Don't cook over the fire. Cook in it.

Dwight D. Eisenhower was fond of throwing food into fire, but he stuck to the norm while tending grill at a friend's estate in Albany, Ga., in January 1960. Cooked directly on top of glowing hardwood coals, Eisenhower Coal-Fired Steak emerges with a crunchy, charred crust and a rosy, medium-rare interior.

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Related Topix: Fire, Dougherty County, GA, Albany, GA, Life, Food, Meat, Entertainment

14 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

10 places to eat... burgers

There's nowt quite like a hefty bite, especially one stacked high with goodies. That's right! This week, Yelp brings you some of the juiciest burgers in Glasgow and Edinburgh.

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18 hrs ago | The Harbor Times Soup

Pub Starters at The Waterworks

Nachos $8.50 Pile of corn tortilla chips topped with onions, diced tomatoes, black olives, cheese. Or have the smaller portion for $6.95 Add beef, chicken or chili for $3.00 Served with sour cream and salsa.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

Express India

Linking meat exports and terrorism, Maneka Gandhi glosses over a few facts

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.

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Thewestmorland Gazette

Judges have no beef with grass-fed Aberdeen Angus cattle

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.

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The Edgefield Advertiser

Edgefield County Historical Society Celebrates 75th Anniversary

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.

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Related Topix: Edgefield County, SC, Edgefield, SC, Life, Food, Meat, Trenton, SC

MLive.com

Purple ribbons for Wixom boys as Allegan County Fair comes to a close

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.

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Related Topix: Wixom, MI, Allegan County, MI, Bloomingdale, MI, Weather, Life, Food, Meat

Canada.com

Recipe for buttered black pepper bison steaks

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.

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Related Topix: Recreational Vehicle, Life, Bison, Recipes, Potatoes, Vegetables, Meat

WTAQ-AM Green Bay

Farm Bureau reports beef and pork sales to top corn and soy for first time in...

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.

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Agri Marketing

U Of Illinois Economist: Cattle At The Crossroads

U OF ILLINOIS ECONOMIST: CATTLE AT THE CROSSROADS Sep. 15, 2014 Source: University of Illinois news release The year-long across-the-board rally in cattle prices has been driven by a combination of favorable supply and demand factors which have aligned to push prices to record levels . On the supply side, the starting point is cattle numbers.

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Sun Sep 14, 2014

Hay & Forage Grower

Best Management Grazing Principles Boost Beef Returns

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.

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Beef Magazine

3 Beef Headlines: Miss America, PETA & Healthy Meat-Eaters

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.

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Hay & Forage Grower

Feeder Design, Bale Size Affect Hay Waste

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.

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Forward

Living in Exile, Sayed Kashua Hits Telluride

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.

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Related Topix: Movies, Entertainment, Life, Food, Meat, Israel, World News, Middle East

Post Register

Salmon Valley Stewardship

Salmon Valley Stewardship, a nonprofit seeking to establish a sustainable local economy, marks its 10th anniversary this year, as well as a milestone in securing volunteer help for a food project designed to bolster nutritious foods for area families. At the helm of the organization is Gina Knudson, who has been the force behind core programs launched in recent years that seek to boost the number of local food growers and provide a market for their home-crafted goods.

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Related Topix: Salmon, ID, Life, Food, Vegetables, Lemhi County, ID, Meat, Agriculture, Science, Home Gardening, Home

Sat Sep 13, 2014

ABC News

Farmer Gregie

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.

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WBOC-TV Salisbury

Milk Prices on the Rise

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.

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Related Topix: Drink, Milk, Agriculture, Science, Life, Meat

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