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OSU Extension Hosting Four Calving Schools In April
OSU Extension Hosting Four Calving Schools In April
OSU Extension Hosting Four Calving Schools In April
Next month, Oregon State University Extension will offer four sessions of “Calving Schools” in Corvallis and Tillamook.  This will be the first time in a while the calving schools have been offered in the western part of the state.  OSU’s Jenifer Cruic...
How Will Current Economy Impact Farm County? CoBank Takes A Look
How Will Current Economy Impact Farm County? CoBank Takes A Look
How Will Current Economy Impact Farm County? CoBank Takes A Look
The U.S. economy will progressively slow through the first half of this year, and recession fears are still high, and warranted.  That assessment from CoBank, adding inflation is starting to loosen its grip on farm country.  While a slowing economy does mean that impact of inflation is expected to diminish, that also means the crop prices, and lesser extent livestock prices producers receive in 20
Cargill Announced $500K Investment In CAFE
Cargill Announced $500K Investment In CAFE
Cargill Announced $500K Investment In CAFE
On Tuesday, Cargill announced a $500,000 donation to the University of Idaho for the CAFE project outside of Rupert.  Cargill noted in Tuesday’s announcement supporting the next generation of sustainability experts is important not only to the company, but the dairy sector as a whole.  University of...
USDA's Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program Online
USDA's Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program Online
USDA's Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program Online
For years USDA has published data on base and net prices for cattle transactions, but there hasn’t been a lot of information in between; until now.  Taylor Cox with USDA's Ag Marketing Service said the new online Cattle Contracts Library Pilot Program is up and running, giving contract information on more than just the base and net prices Packers are offering.  And Cox noted...
OCA: Relationships Will Be Key This Legislative Session
OCA: Relationships Will Be Key This Legislative Session
OCA: Relationships Will Be Key This Legislative Session
With the 2023 Oregon legislative session underway in Salem, ag groups across the state will watch a host of issues in the weeks ahead.  Matt McElligott, President-elect of the Oregon Cattlemen’s Association says one of the issues they will watch very closely, and with some concern, is the roll out of Ag overtime.   “Coupl...
Bass Anticipates Improved Market Conditions For Beef In 2023
Bass Anticipates Improved Market Conditions For Beef In 2023
Bass Anticipates Improved Market Conditions For Beef In 2023
Beef producers could enjoy better market conditions, and perhaps a better bottom line in 2023, that according to one University of Idaho expert.  Dr. Phil Bass said in his assessment the relationship between producers and packers has improved over the past 12 months, and he’s hopeful the positive dialogs as of recent will continue.  He noted that...
Mastering The Art Of Animal Husbandry
Mastering The Art Of Animal Husbandry
Mastering The Art Of Animal Husbandry
Every successful cattle operation puts the well-being of its livestock above all else.  To get the best out of each animal, producers have to put their best into it.  Dr. David Shirbroun is a professional services veterinarian for Boehringer-Ingelheim.   “...

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