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Soaring fuel, feed and fertilizer prices are squeezing cattle ranches around the nation, even as the price the calves fetch at feedlots in the Midwest and West has fallen from a year ago.
CHICAGO - Alicia Williams dug into three strips of salt pork, each sizzled to a golden complexion, at Izola's restaurant. "I love it," she said of her weekly treat. "To me, it's better than bacon." Served with hash browns and cheese grits, the breakfast cost only $4.50 at the 24-hour eatery. Ms.
By Phil Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 8--TOPPENISH -- Responding to public outcry, Yakama tribal leaders have barred new dairies, feedlots or the expansion of either within the reservation.
By Phil Ferolito, Yakima Herald-Republic, Wash. Jul. 7--TOPPENISH -- Responding to public outcry, Yakama tribal leaders have barred new dairies, feedlots or the expansion of either within the reservation.
By James Mayse, Messenger-Inquirer, Owensboro, Ky. Jul. 6--INCLEMENT WEATHER WORLDWIDE -- including recent flooding in the Midwest and a cyclone that struck southeast Asia earlier this year -- is causing sticker shock at U.S.
While it's said that you can take the boy out of the country but not the country out of the boy, researchers are wondering if they can find a way to at least reduce something closely associated with farm life - the odor from large amounts of livestock manure.
Whether it's protecting profits or consumer health, the U.S. meat industry has a lot riding on the government's effort to reopen the border to Canadian cattle.
Cattle move, dirt stirs, dust rises â€“ it's an inevitable part of the livestock industry. But it's something feedlot management and researchers are working to minimize and control.
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