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Beef Newsletter - 27th August 2008
Wednesday 27th August 2008
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* This Week's Feature Articles

We have 3 new features this week:

Checklist for Fly Control on Cattle Feedlots
By Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development. Fly control on feedlots is particularly important during the summer months (June through September) when temperatures are warm and fly development is prevalent.
Economic and Market Outlook for 2008
By John Lawrence Professor, Iowa State University, Ames, IA. This publication is part of the University of Florida IFAS, 2008 Beef Cattle Short Course Proceedings. To view the entire proceedings please click on the link provided below.
August Beef Management Tips
By Dr. Scott P. Greiner, Extension Animal Scientist, Beef, Virginia Tech. Beef managment tips for August.
* Company News

ADM, Deere, Monsanto Join On Corn Stover Research
US - Archer Daniels Midland, Deere and Monsanto are to collaborate on research to explore technologies and processes to turn crop residues into feed and bioenergy products.
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* Global Beef Cattle Industry News

   European Union

 » BLUETONGUE: ICMSA Demands Cattle Import Halt
 » EU Prime Market Prices Accelerate
 » New Technologies Examine Muscle Fiber

   United States

 » Study Replaces Beef with Mushrooms
 » Fall Forage Harvesting
 » Food Label Terminology
 » Rancher Trades Boots with Wildlife Leader
 » Early Weaning to Cut Costs
 » Meat and Poultry Inspection Meetings Next Week
 » Anthrax Detected in South Dakota Cattle Herds
 » Feeding of Wheat to Beef Cattle
 » Beef and Lamb Turnover £672 Million in 2007
 » Meeting Scheduled for Use of Low Dose Irradiation
 » New Study on E.coli and DDGS
 » US Beef Flooding into Russia
 » Manure Management Web Resource Available
 » Tracing Diseases and Terrorism in Colorado
 » Weekly Roberts Report
 » U.S. Cattle on Feed Down 4 Percent
 » In The Cattle Markets
 » US Livestock Slaughter Statistics
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   United Kingdom

 » United Kingdom Slaughter Statistics - August 2008
 » NADIS Veterinary Report and Forecast - August 2008
 » An Eye on Antimicrobial Sales in the UK
 » Northumberland Warned of Bluetongue Change
 » Argentine Ban Beefing up UK Prices
 » Incidence of TB in Cattle


 » US Look Down Under Where Cattle Eat Less
 » Lawyer Fights Farms on Animal Welfare
 » Weekly Australian Cattle Summary


 » Maple Leaf Takes Precautionary Measures
 » Prototype Solid Manure Injection Going Well
 » Mexico Blocks Alberta Cattle
 » Reason for Maple Leaf's Product Recall Confirmed
 » Bioniche's Immunotherapy Now Listed as "Organic"
 » Formation of Alberta's Livestock and Meat Agency
 » Disruptions in Food Marketing Patterns Possible


 » France Confirms New Cases of BTV8
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 » Countries Worldwide Open to US Beef


 » Pará Sales of Live Cattle to Lebanon Rise

   New Zealand

 » NZ Scientists Try New TB-Control Ideas
 » NZ Annual Welfare Report Released


 » Thai Livestock Dept. Aids Farmers in Nakorn Phanom


 » Cattle Smuggling and Fear in Cambodia


 » ICMSA Demands Cattle Import Halt

   Serbia and Montenegro

 » Healthy Food From Farm to Fork
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That's all for this week!



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