The Cattle Business Weekly
  • The Black Hills Stock Show Foundation is proud to announce the return of the “Cowboy Sale Worth Waiting For” at the 2016 Black Hills Stock Show & Rodeo©.   
  • NCBA CEO Forrest Roberts announces resignation
    Forrest Roberts has announced his resignation as the Chief Executive Officer of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), effective July 31. Roberts has been the CEO of NCBA since 2009. 
  • Runnings supports 4-H by donating buckets
     Runnings, a family-owned retailer of general merchandise and strong supporter of youth organizations, announced today the company is donating 14,428 5-gallon buckets to 4-H clubs across six states. 
  • The 2015 Eminent Farmers/Ranchers honored are Gary Duffy, Oldham and Rebecca “Becky” Walth, Glenham. The 2015 Eminent Homemakers honored are Ida Slocum, Aurora and Helen Sweeter, Worthing. 
  • A week remains to nominate delegates to represent each state or district at the 2015 American Angus Association® Convention of Delegates set for Nov. 5 in Overland Park, Kan. 
  • Billy Perrin recieves the Livestock Marketing Association’s Industry Icon Award
    Billy Perrin, Hugo, Okla., was received the Livestock Marketing Association’s (LMA) Industry Icon Award during the 2015 LMA Annual Convention and World Livestock Auctioneer Championship in Waco, Texas. 
  • Big & Rich will play Central States fair
    The Central States Fair is pleased to announce country superstars, Big & Rich, will be performing Monday, Aug. 17 at Black Hills Power Series during the fair. 
  • Proceeds from the sale of the 50,000-acre Y Cross Ranch will be split between the two universities and go toward endowments for agriculture scholarships and internships, the schools announced Wednesday. The ranch is located between Cheyenne and Laramie. 
  • Stetsons and Stilettos raises $20,000 for ag youth
    The NILE Foundation in Montana hosts Stetsons and Stilettos to raise money for Ag youth programs, the main focus being college scholarships. This year the event brought in over $20,000 to be allocated for supporting youth involved in agriculture.  
  • Federal authorities say a South Dakota man falsely claimed he lost more than a hundred cattle during the autumn blizzard of 2013 that left western South Dakota ranchers reeling with financial losses. 
  • The survey showed cropland values declined 4.8 percent during the 2014 to 2015 year compared to an increase of 5.4 percent during the 2013 to 2014 timeline. Over the prior three years, land values increased an average of 17.7 to 37.8 percent.  
  • Cattle Business Weekly welcomes summer intern
    Sydney Sleep, a sophomore agricultural communications major at South Dakota State University, is the summer intern for Cattle Business Weekly.  
  • Attorneys for the Department of Agriculture are trying to convince a federal judge that he cannot allow modifications to the settlement agreement with Native American farmers who were subject to discriminatory crop insurance standards.  
  • Canada and Mexico announced late last week that they would indeed seek to retaliate against the United States. The countrires are looking for retribution to the tune of more than $3 billion and $653 million. 
  • A family-owned and operated farm and ranch, they have been instrumental in advancing North Dakota’s Angus cattle industry in the global marketplace by hosting international visitors and North Dakota exporters at numerous events. 
 
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