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New CEO of idled Aberdeen beef plant optimistic

August 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

ABERDEEN (AP) — The man in charge of resurrecting a scandal-marred beef plant that has sat idle since 2012 is optimistic about the Aberdeen facility’s future.

Doug Cooper, CEO of the renamed New Angus plant, said he is working on a five-year p…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Beef Products Inc. reopens plant as suit over meat’s name proceeds

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO (Reuters) — Beef Products Inc. will reopen a Kansas processing plant on Monday to boost production of lean, finely textured beef, which critics call “pink slime,” as wholesale beef prices soar with a shrinking U.S. cattle herd.

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Beef Products Inc. reopens plant as suit over meat’s name proceeds

August 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

CHICAGO (Reuters) — Beef Products Inc. will reopen a Kansas processing plant on Monday to boost production of lean, finely textured beef, which critics call “pink slime,” as wholesale beef prices soar with a shrinking U.S. cattle herd.

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Already dry South Dakota fields crunched by storm: About 65 miles of wind, hail beat up crops

July 31, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Marcus Traxler
Forum News Service
STICKNEY, S.D. — The scene around Ronnie Prien’s farm is one he’s all too familiar with.
“The first year I farmed, I got hail. I’ve been through this rodeo before,” he said with a chuckle.
After ne…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Grains, veggies, beef make tasty pizza

June 24, 2014 in Uncategorized

Farmers and ranchers have been producing wholesome, safe and nutritious beef across the United States for hundreds of years. Today you will find a variety of beef choices from which to choose. Many people ask, “Which beef choice is best for me?” Some…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Beef prices reach US record as nation’s herd struggles to rebound

June 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

By Megan Durisin

GREENVILLE, Ill. — For a guy who just sold some of his cattle at the highest price ever, Missouri rancher Ryan Sharrock is showing less enthusiasm for beef. He says the meat is just too expensive and that the cost probably will …continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Livestock expansion continues

May 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission approved several new or expanding livestock facilities during a Wednesday night meeting, including the construction of a new beef feedlot in a wellhead protection area south of Worthington.

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Livestock expansion continues

May 23, 2014 in Uncategorized

WORTHINGTON — The Nobles County Planning Commission approved several new or expanding livestock facilities during a Wednesday night meeting, including the construction of a new beef feedlot in a wellhead protection area south of Worthington.

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‘It might be time to stock up on beef’

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

Brian Bowne watched carefully, with a cell phone pressed tightly against his ear, as cattle barreled through the gates of the auction ring during a sale this month at Mitchell Livestock Auction.

Lingering effects of the drought that devastated the…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Cargill adds ‘textured beef’ wording to labels

February 7, 2014 in Uncategorized

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Cargill, one of the nation’s largest meatpackers, has added wording to its labels on ground beef packages that indicates whether the meat inside includes a product that’s been called “pink slime.”

Since Jan. 20, all of Car…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com