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Eucs, grass and a tear

August 15, 2014 in Uncategorized

The other day, the Dickinson Research Extension Center became home to an unstoppable force that is going to drill a well. In this case, an oil well.

The spot selected is in the middle of a native grass pasture. Who knows the age of that native gra…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.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

Beef Talk: A good mix of beef, oil industries

May 29, 2014 in Uncategorized

The changing world of western North Dakota is a hot and cold topic. In a sense, most would consider change to be a point of reality. Seldom, if ever, does one get to make a statement about life and then control that point for a lifetime.
We call tha…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

USDA’s Farm Service Agency announces sign-up date for disaster assistance programs

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan M. Garcia announced today that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, re-established and strengthened by the 2014 farm bill, beginning Tu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

USDA’s Farm Service Agency announces sign-up date for disaster assistance programs

April 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — U.S. Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency Administrator Juan M. Garcia announced today that farmers and ranchers can sign-up for disaster assistance programs, re-established and strengthened by the 2014 farm bill, beginning Tu…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Eyes on expansion: Upper Midwest looks to increase beef cow numbers, but challenges remain

April 10, 2014 in Uncategorized

CLIFFORD — The delivery went smoothly, and both mother and newly born bull calf are doing well. The cow, maternal instincts on overdrive, licks the calf fervently. Her son, ungainly but determined, tries to struggle to his feet in the straw-covered…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Beef Talk: Do the cows fit the operation?

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

Generally, facts do not change and the application of facts to life determines success. In other words, life is more than luck.
One needs to plan, implement, evaluate and replan to stay in touch. That was the essence of the integrated resource manag…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stockmen’s Foundation offers guns in raffle

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Stockmen’s Foundation is offering two rifles — a Savage 12 LP Varmint 204 with a scope and a Henry Big Boy Lever-Action Rifle 45L — along with a $500 Runnings gift card in its sixth annual rifle raffle.
Tickets are available f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Stockmen’s Foundation offers guns in raffle

March 13, 2014 in Uncategorized

The North Dakota Stockmen’s Foundation is offering two rifles — a Savage 12 LP Varmint 204 with a scope and a Henry Big Boy Lever-Action Rifle 45L — along with a $500 Runnings gift card in its sixth annual rifle raffle.
Tickets are available f…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Scottish cattle draw interest along Highway 34

February 20, 2014 in Uncategorized

FEDORA — If you’ve ever slowed down to look at those unique cattle along state Highway 34 between Fedora and Howard, you’re not the first.

In fact, Gary Moschell says they’ve got to be the most photographed cattle in the state.

“People love to…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com