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Emissions Of Greenhouse Gases From Cow Manure Modified By Beetles
2013-08-22 09:26:00

University of Helsinki Cattle contribute to global warming by burping and farting large amounts of greenhouse gases. Some of the same gases are also emitted from cow pats on pastures. But now researchers from the University of Helsinki have found that beetles living in cow pats may reduce emissions of the key greenhouse gas - methane. Agriculture is one of the biggest sources of the anthropogenic greenhouse gases responsible for global warming. Among these, cattle farming for meat and...

2013-08-19 23:17:25

Nebraska-based USA consumer awareness campaign seeks an end to aggressive performance-enhancing cattle drugs used in national youth show ring competitions. Beef Additive Alert (tm) demands an immediate beta agonist policy prohibition by both the USDA-NIFA and U.S. Department of Education's Future Farmers of America organization. Springfield, Nebraska (PRWEB) August 19, 2013 Beef Additive Alert™, a new national consumer action campaign, calls for an immediate ban of aggressive...

2013-08-15 23:02:21

100% grassfed organic milk produced by cows that eat only fresh grasses and dried forages, no supplemental grains or soybeans. When cows eat well, you do, too! La Farge, WI (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Organic Valley, the nation’s largest cooperative of organic farmers and a leading organic brand, today announced that Organic Valley Grassmilk™, an organic milk produced from cows that are 100 percent grassfed and the first of its kind from a national brand, is available nationwide. While...

2013-08-02 23:01:02

While Americans are reducing red meat consumption and shifting to alternative sources of protein, such as poultry and eggs, industry demand will remain steady as beef will continue to be a staple product for households in the next five years; although high feed costs have significantly cut into industry profit, these costs will decrease through 2018, aiding margins. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated a report on the Beef Cattle Production industry in its...

2013-08-01 23:21:20

ABS North America Richard Williams brings a team of managers from across the United States to the UnleashWD innovation summit every year. The summit provides ABS with innovation strategies, and it inspires attendees to experiment with new ideas. Chicago, Il (PRWEB) August 01, 2013 Why would a successful distribution company go against tradition? For Richard Williams, general manager of ABS North America, hiding behind tradition means an unwillingness to try something new, and it today’s...

2013-07-12 23:01:10

Adverse weather conditions, volatile export demand and concerns regarding live animal exports have caused problems for the industry. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Beef Cattle Farming industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) July 13, 2013 The Beef Cattle Farming industry has steered clear of growth over the past five years, due to volatility in weather and broader economic conditions. Over the five years through 2013-14, beef...

Cattle Emissions Less Stinky With Biotechnology
2013-07-02 08:02:38

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online To help feed the world's growing population, the agriculture industry is researching new technologies. The real challenge, however, is feeding the world without harming air quality. A new study led by the University of California, Davis shows that biotechnologies increase food production and reduce harmful gas output from cattle. "We are increasing the amount of product with same input," said Clayton Neumeier, PhD student at UC...


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Carinthian Blondvieh Cattle
2014-07-14 12:04:00

The Carinthian Blondvieh is a breed of cattle native to Carinthia, Austria. It is believed to be descendents of the Slovenian cattle which were bred with Gelbvieh cattle to form the Carinthian Blondvieh. Last population count was in 2005 with 524 cows and 40 bulls. A steady increase from the previous count of 421 cows and 42 bulls in 2002. The Carinthian Blondvieh is usually white or pale yellow in color. The horns, mouth and hooves are also pale. The cow can weigh 1,100 to 1,300 pounds...

Caracu Cattle
2014-07-14 11:57:22

The Caracu is a breed of cattle that originated in Brazil. It was developed as a dual purpose cattle utilizing both its meat for beef products and milk for dairy products. Its origin can be traced back to the Minhota, sometime in the mid-1500s. Many hardships from disease to harsh condition made it difficult to raise cattle. The first herd book was established in 1916. In 1980, new breeding techniques and genetic improvements has accelerated the evolution and performance of the Caracu. It...

Canchim Cattle
2014-07-14 11:50:01

The Canchim is a breed of beef cattle that originated in Central Brazil. Development began by breeding native herds with Zebu Cattle during the early 1900s. The Ministry of Agriculture imported the Charolais to Goias in 1922. In 1936, the cattle were transported to Sao Carlos to a farm on the Government Research Station. This is where the original Canchim was developed. Other breeding programs were initiated in 1940 with 64 percent Charolias and 36 percent Zebu and another with 64...

Canadienne Cattle
2014-07-14 11:38:56

The Canadienne is a breed of dairy cattle that originated in Canada during the 1600s. It also goes by the names Black Canadienne, French Canadienne and Black Jersey and are the only dairy cattle developed in Canada. It is believed the Canadienne is decedents of the Guernsey, Jersey and Kerry cattle breeds. In 1850 the majority of the cattle were Canadienne so breeding of them was discouraged. In 1886, a herd book was established and the French Canadian Cattle Breeder’s Association was...

Canadian Speckle Park Cattle
2014-07-14 11:28:41

The Canadian Speckle Park is a breed of cattle native to the province of Saskatchewan, Canada and one of only a few breeds of cattle developed there. It is a new breed, officially recognized in 2006 by the Canadian government. The breed association was formed in 1985 with the breed being exported to the United States and Australia. The breed's development began in the 1950s by crossbreeding a roan Shorthorn heifer and a Black Angus bull. The offspring became spotted and a new breed was...

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  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
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