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  • Mar 6, 2014
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    Liability Risk Is Beginning To Flow Down The Beef Production Chain 7

    The whole topic of liability is a frustrating one for cow-calf producers. After all, a cow-calf producer has no way of controlling what happens to the product once it leaves the ranch. However, in today’s litigious world, someone is going to be sued if a problem develops. Retailers, packers, and feeders tend to be much larger enterprises; thus, they’re much more appealing targets from a trial lawyer’s viewpoint. That doesn’t mean, however, that cow-calf producers are immune from such legal action....More
  • Oct 22, 2013
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    No Money For SD Ranchers? 52

    Will the federal government step up and help the ranchers in South Dakota who were hit by the Atlas blizzard?...More
  • Aug 13, 2013
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    mCOOL Is Dragging The U.S. Beef Industry Down 3

    When the WTO ruling went against the U.S., the expectation was that mCOOL would be significantly changed. But it just kept getting worse....More
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    Aug 1, 2013
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    Cattle Industry Takes Notice Of Court Ruling On Quarter Horse Cloning 1

    An Amarillo court ruled against the American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) this week in a lawsuit brought by horse owners wishing to register their cloned offspring. The question is whether breed associations have the right to make and enforce rules supported by the majority of its members....More
  • estate tas repeal
    Jul 11, 2013
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    Do You Support A Repeal Of The Death Tax? 22

    On June 19, Sen. John Thune (R-SD) and Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX) re-introduced a bill to permanently repeal the federal estate tax....More

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