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Seven awarded Sioux Empire Livestock Show Exhibitor Scholarships

The Greater Sioux Falls Chamber of Commerce has awarded Sioux Empire Livestock Show Exhibitor Scholarships to seven students pursuing post-secondary education. The Sioux Empire Livestock Show Exhibitor Scholarship is given to students who are enrolled in a two- or four-year program for the next academic year, with plans to study in an agriculture-related field. To …

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Local, direct meat sales take off online

“During COVID, Subway restaurants closed, and we had nowhere to send our turkey,” recalls Katie Olthoff, Iowa turkey farmer and cofounder of ChopLocal, an online marketplace that connects farmers, butchers, and consumers. At the time, Olthoff was working for the Iowa Cattlemen’s Association and she saw the pressure for all livestock producers in addition to …

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My agriculture revolution in Kwara remains the largest livestock producer in Nigeria – Saraki

Dr. Bukola Saraki, a presidential aspirant under the umbrella of the Peoples Democratic Party says that his agriculture revolution in Kwara as Governor remains the largest livestock producer in Nigeria today. Saraki disclosed this on Thursday, in a meeting with PDP delegates in Taraba State, as he urged that Nigerians need a President that understands …

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Policy, farm management help China mitigate climate change

Production of animal protein in China has increased by 800% over the past 40 years, driven by population growth, urbanization and higher worker wages. However, the amount of climate-warming nitrous oxide released from animal farming in the country has not risen as quickly, thanks to science-led policy and farm management interventions in the way animals …

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Party-line vote sends livestock reform bill to House floor

The House Agriculture Committee approved legislation on Wednesday to create a special investigator’s office at the Agriculture Department to enforce fair-play laws in the highly concentrated meat industry. Cleared for a House vote on a party-line, 27-21 roll call, the bill, HR 7606, is the strongest competition bill to advance in this session of Congress. …

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Eyes in the sky keep tabs on America’s grazing lands | Livestock

Agriculture has always been a very hands-on profession, but remote sensing—gathering information without making physical contact—is quickly becoming a major tool for ranchers for adaptive management. Courtesy of ARS. Three agricultural research service scientists are combining their education and experience with space-based technology and rangeland resources and turning their attention toward somewhere closer to home: …

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Livestock Report: May 19 | Nvdaily

Farmers Livestock May 17 FEEDER: Cattle (714 head) Steers (192 head) Steers M&L 1, 300-399 lbs., $205.00-207.00; 400-499 lbs., $191.00-200.00; 500-599 lbs., $150.00-181.00; 600-699 lbs., $140.00-174.50; 700-799 lbs., $149.00-153.50; 800-899 lbs., $142.00-146.00; 900-999 lbs., $130.00. M&L 2, 300-399 lbs., $180.00; 400-499 lbs., $160.00-200.00; 500-599 lbs., $145.00-161.00; 600-699 lbs., $160.00-170.50; 700-799 lbs., $129.00-141.00; 800-899 lbs., $135.00. …

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Livestock Market Reports for Week Ended 04-29-2022

Credit: Lakeview Images / Shutterstock.com Here are the weekly livestock market reports for Alabama, Florida, and Georgia for the week ended April 29, 2022, compiled by the Livestock Market News Service for all three states. AL Livestock Market Report: AL Weekly Livestock Market Report At Alabama Livestock Auctions, for the week ended April 29, 2022, …

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