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IBCA and IBC introduces new board of directors

This year, the Indiana Beef Cattle Association (IBCA) held three elections during the ten Area Beef Meetings to choose Area Directors to sit on the IBCA-IBC Board of Directors. Beef producers in Area 10 re-elected Dr. Bruce Lamb of Milford, producers in Area 6 elected David Duncan of Wingate and producers in Area 3 elected Dr. Quentin Emerson from Owensville.

Cow/Calf Producer

University of Tennessee Junior Bull Test Sale slated for March

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will auction performance-tested bulls at the upcoming Junior Bull Test Sale on Thursday, March 12. The sale will take place at noon CDT at the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center in Spring Hill.

Cow/Calf Producer

University of Tennessee Junior Bull Test Sale Slated for March

The University of Tennessee Institute of Agriculture will auction performance-tested bulls at the upcoming Junior Bull Test Sale on Thursday, March 12. The sale will take place at noon CDT at the Middle Tennessee AgResearch and Education Center in Spring Hill.

Industry

Bull reproduction health YouTube videos now posted

As we are moving towards “bull procurement season” , when many breeders and performance tests hold their bull sales, a refresher in bull reproduction health might be helpful. This is especially true if we consider the value of feeder calves and the losses that could be encurred if the bull is not getting the cows bred.

Markets

Ground beef price sets new record

Ground beef prices keep setting records. Now, prices have blown through another record with the average price per pound of ground beef reaching $4.235 in January in the U.S., accoring to information released by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Industry

USDA extends CSP application deadline

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is extending the deadline for Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP) applications until Friday, March 13, 2015 providing farmers and private forest managers two additional weeks to apply for this funding round of $100 million nationwide.

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