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"2,000 Bull Project" Targets Cattle Traits

ARS News ServiceAgricultural Research Service, USDA--View this report online, plus photos and related stories, at www.ars.usda.gov/is/pr --Follow us on Twitter at http://twitter.com/USDA_ARS "2,000 Bull Project" Targets Cattle Traits By Sandra AvantSeptember
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Rebuilding the Beef Herd program set Sept. 25 at Camp Cooley Ranch

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Ed Schneider, 979-828-1112, robertson-tx@tamu.edu FRANKLIN – Brazos Valley cattle producers considering rebuilding cowherds will have a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive economic analysis as ...
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Eng symposium to explore innovative practices in cow-calf systems

Contact: Courtney Coufal, 979-845-1542, cacoufal@tamu.edu Media contact: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu SAN ANTONIO – Exploring expansion of cattle herds will be discussed at the 2014 Kenneth and Caroline McDonald Eng Foundation ...
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Texas crop, weather for Aug. 12, 2014

August 12, 2014 Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu Dr. Larry Stein, 830-278-9151, larrystein@tamu.edu AgriLife horticulturist: Winter garden water issues ‘big time serious!’ Broadcasters: Download or preview a two-minute MP3 audio version of this ...
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Texas beef producers can apply for federal disaster aid due to drought

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – Federal disaster aid for Texas cattle producers is available and officials are encouraging producers to act quickly in applying for ...
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Texas A&M Beef Cattle Short Course attendees hear optimistic views on industry future

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu Contact: Dr. Jason Cleere, 979-845-6931, jjcleere@ag.tamu.edu COLLEGE STATION – More than 1,500 beef cattle producers from across Texas and abroad gathered at Texas A&M University in ...
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Texas crop, weather for Aug. 5, 2014

Texas crop, weather for Aug. 5, 2014 August 5, 2014 BROADCASTERS: Download or preview a two-minute MP3 audio version of this report athttp://today.agrilife.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/0805-crop-weather-AUDIO.mp3 Writer: Robert Burns, 903-834-6191, rd-burns@tamu.edu Contact: Mark Kelley, 806-746-6101, MKelley@ag.tamu.edu High Plains ...
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Many Asking if Cage-free Eggs Are More Humane After Deathly Fire

By Merritt Clifton FORT WAYNE, Indiana––A predawn fire on July 28, 2014 killed 65,000 hens at an Egg Innovations barn in Kosciusko County, Indiana, reviving attention to ...
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Female has toothed organ to saw through fruit skin

It’s possible to identify the male spotted wing drosophila with the unaided eye by the black spot on the first wing vein, according to Erfan Vafaie, ...
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High cattle prices, availability of replacement cows persist

Writer: Blair Fannin, 979-845-2259, b-fannin@tamu.edu CORPUS CHRISTI – Texas cattle producers looking to restock herds may choose to examine all options as financial dynamics have changed due to ...
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