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2008-07-08 21:00:15

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. The move comes after complaints from a group of residents on the reservation -- tribal members and nonmembers -- about a Sunnyside family's interest in erecting a dairy just uphill from Toppenish Creek and the Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge. The Tribal Council approved the...

2008-07-07 21:00:14

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. The move comes after complaints from a group of residents on the reservation -- tribal members and nonmembers -- about a Sunnyside family's interest in erecting a dairy just uphill from Toppenish Creek and the Toppenish National Wildlife Refuge. The Tribal Council approved the...

2008-07-06 18:00:23

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. groceries, as people experience rising prices for milk to bread and vegetable oils. But high food prices are caused by more than just a recent spate of bad weather. And that means the increases are more than just a temporary spike. Instead, the University of...

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2006-04-10 19:20:00

HAYS, Kan. -- 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. The smell from the big cattle feedlots found in many parts of western Kansas can be exceptionally powerful, which residents of Hays know all too well because Kansas State University's Agricultural Research Center is there....

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2005-07-13 07:05:27

SAN FRANCISCO -- 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. The U.S. Department of Agriculture insists it's safe to resume the imports, despite a ruling by a Montana federal judge who sided with ranchers warning about dire economic and health consequences from a mad cow outbreak in the United States. Feedlots and packers maintain that ranchers are only concerned about their...

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2005-07-06 17:26:00

AMARILLO "“ Cattle move, dirt stirs, dust rises "“ it's an inevitable part of the livestock industry. But it's something feedlot management and researchers are working to minimize and control. The Texas Beef Cattle Air Quality Emphasis, administered by the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Natural Resources Conservation Service as a part of the Environmental Quality Incentives Program, is a partnership with Texas A&M University and Texas Cattle Feeders Association. "We...