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Beef Talk: Fall, a window of opportunity for thin cows

September 19, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

Plan ahead, because now is the time to think about those thin cows, not next winter prior to calving. Continue Reading

The cow jumped over the moon and beef prices may do the same

April 5, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO With the arrival of spring, it won’t be long before steaks and burgers start sizzling and popping on backyard grills. Continue Reading

Wind Cave park to reduce bloated elk herd

January 14, 2013 in The Daily Republic

The park plans to reduce its elk herd by about 600 animals in the next two years to prevent overgrazing.
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Semitrailer crash in North Dakota kills 21 steers

November 12, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

DAWSON, N.D. (AP) Twenty-one steers were killed when a semitrailer bound from Canada to South Dakota crashed during a freezing rain storm in North Dakota. Continue Reading

Shrinking cattle herd

July 20, 2012 in The Dickinson Press

Cattle stand in a feedlot near Beemer, Neb., on Friday. Continue Reading

Dispute settled, Cheyenne River tribe won’t lose buffalo herd

January 13, 2012 in The Daily Republic

RAPID CITY (AP) The Cheyenne River Sioux Tribe in South Dakota has settled a $1 million dispute with a rancher and will keep its herd of 600 buffalo. Continue Reading

Genetically valuable SD bison released onto Missouri prairie

November 18, 2011 in The Daily Republic

A herd of 30 bison from The Nature Conservancy’s Lame Johnny Creek Ranch in western South Dakota was reintroduced to The Nature Conservancy’s Dunn Ranch Prairie in northwest Missouri. Continue Reading

SD cattle on feed down 5,000 head on Sept. 1

September 26, 2011 in The Daily Republic

SIOUX FALLS (AP) South Dakota feedlots with capacities of 1,000 or more head had 190,000 cattle on feed for the slaughter market as of Sept. 1. Continue Reading

4-H’er builds beef herd with Rolling Hills Heifer Project

August 12, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

READING Showing livestock at the fair is a lot of work for 4-H members especially for those involved in the beef project. Continue Reading

Bison from troubled Dakotas ranch sold at auction

March 28, 2011 in West Central Tribune

Thousands of bison from a troubled herd on the North Dakota-South Dakota border have been released from impoundment, and about 850 were sold at auction over the weekend. Continue Reading