Monthly Archives: February 2014

The Con-stitution and the power to confiscate

Nevertheless, it is hardly incorrect to say that before 1791, the time of ratification by the states, Americans owned property they had homesteaded. After ratification, not so much. Isn’t it amazing how “naturalized” Americans (Ilana Mercer is an immigrant from … Continue reading

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Borlaug’s Grandaughter Tells Farmers to Talk Straight About GMOs | Top Producer Magazine

Borlaug’s Grandaughter Tells Farmers to Talk Straight About GMOs | Top Producer Magazine. FOLLOW LAND AND LIVESTOCK INTERNATIONAL ON FACE BOOK! —————————————————————— Books by Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume Planned Grazing: A Study Guide and Reference Manual by Jimmy T (Gunny) … Continue reading

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Fewer Cattle Numbers & COOL Claim Another Packer

The shrinking U.S. cattle herd and mandatory country-of-origin labeling (COOL) have claimed another packing plant casualty. Mark Twain once said, “Life is just one damned thing after another.” But, when referring to the FedGov, that becomes “Live is just one … Continue reading

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The Horrific California Drought

The total privatization of water is the best way to avert disaster in the arid west. Indeed it is. jtl via The Horrific California Drought. FOLLOW FLYOVERPRESS.COM ON FACEBOOK ———————————————————— Books by Dr. Jimmy T. (Gunny) LaBaume Call for a pizza, … Continue reading

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The Highs And Lows Of The Cattle Business

These kinds of articles simultaneously amuse and frustrate me. They are amusing because they are so typical. They are frustrating because 99.9% of the “lows” are preventable. Here is a typical exchange: Client calls. “You gotta get out here, we’re … Continue reading

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GREENS EXPLOIT WIDESPREAD SCIENCE IGNORANCE

by Alan Caruba via American Daily Herald  WE OWE A DEBT OF GRATITUDE TO THOSE SCIENTISTS WHO HAVE GREATLY ENHANCED THE LIVES OF THE SEVEN BILLION WITH WHOM WE SHARE PLANET EARTH. WE OWE A LOT TO THE FARMERS WHO, THANKS TO … Continue reading

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Managing for Prosperity—A Different Mindset?

Be very careful with how you interpret the title to this article. It is a very good way to get yourself into serious trouble and all of history bears that out. Good times or bad, ALWAYS PLAN PESSIMESTICALLY. Then, if … Continue reading

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Why Anti-Hunters Are Dead Wrong About Wolves

by David Hart   via Petersenshunting Things were pretty good the first year Drew Johnson and a group of friends hunted elk in Montana’s Gallatin National Forest. He arrowed a 4×5 bull near the northern boundary of Yellowstone National Park in 2000, … Continue reading

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Monday Morning Video: Handling bulls

Originally posted on Curt Pate Stockmanship:
Curt shares some keys about the best way to safely handle bulls in a recent segment of NCBA’s Cattlemen to Cattlemen.

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Tight Supplies Drive Calf and Feeder Prices Onward

All weights and classes of feeder cattle and calves traded $1-$5/cwt. higher. by Wes Ishmael via Beef Cattle Market Weekly Although January feedlot placements were higher than anticipated, calf buyers will likely remain aggressive competing for snugger supplies of grass cattle. … Continue reading

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