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2011-02-02 13:29:45

Catnip, the plant that attracts domestic cats like an irresistible force, has proven 99 percent effective in repelling the blood-sucking flies that attack horses and cows, causing $2 billion in annual loses to the cattle industry.

2010-12-08 21:30:27

Catnip, the plant that attracts domestic cats like an irresistible force, has proven 99 percent effective in repelling the blood-sucking flies that attack horses and cows, causing $2 billion in annual loses to the cattle industry.

2010-11-15 08:00:00

WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Cargill today announced encouraging preliminary results from its 2010 E.coli O157:H7 vaccine trial involving 85,000 head of beef cattle.

2010-11-01 11:00:00

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 1, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- After decades of sitting, begging and playing dead; extensive lobbying efforts within the canine community have finally been rewarded - the quality meat people eat is finally available in a pet food.

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2010-10-19 09:35:00

As consumer demand for naturally raised beef continues to increase, researchers at the University of Illinois have discovered that naturally raised beef can be produced effectively for this niche market as long as a substantial premium is offered to cover additional production and transportation costs.

2010-03-05 12:39:09

A multi-disciplinary team of Oklahoma State University scientists and practitioners is riding herd on one of the most challenging concerns of Oklahoma’s $4.6 billion cattle industry: Bovine Respiratory Disease.

2009-11-10 11:04:00

GREAT FALLS, Mont., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The North American Camelina Trade Association (NACTA) today announced the achievement of another milestone in its efforts to build camelina production and marketing opportunities for growers.

2008-09-18 03:00:12

By Anonymous A typical 1,000-head beef feedlot produces up to 254 metric tons (280 tons) of manure in just one week. That's a lot of manure-and for hundreds of U.S. cattle feedlots, disposal is an important management issue.

2008-09-12 03:00:17

By Anderson, David Anderson, John D; Sawyer, Jason Increased demand for corn for ethanol production has helped push grain prices to record levels. This has increased livestock production costs, and producers have responded with changes to production systems.

2008-09-09 21:00:15

By Peter Langley The Slow Food Movement held a four-day event in San Francisco during Labor Day weekend. Thousands of people paid the $65 admission to the Slow Food Nation's Taste Pavilions at Fort Mason.


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