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02-20-2017  
Tokach Angus Ranch 42nd Annual Production Sale:
   Sale Averages: 147 Yearling Angus Bulls $3,495 38 Registered Bred Heifers $2,697 49 Commercial Br . . . . . MORE INFO >>
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02-20-2017  
Bulls of the Big Sky Production Bull Sale:
   Sale Average: 140 Yearling Simmental & SimmAngus Bulls Average $3884 Sale Highlights: Lot 1 . . . . . MORE INFO >>
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02-18-2017  
Varilek Angus 65th Annual Angus Bull Sale:
   Sale Averages: 51 Two-year Old Bulls $6,103 99 Yearling Angus Bulls $5,793 2 Fall Angus Bulls $9, . . . . . MORE INFO >>
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02-18-2017  
JR Ranch :
   105 Angus Bulls averaged $3,300 Lot 3, $7,500, Sackmann Resource 665, a Sep ’15 son of SAV Res . . . . . MORE INFO >>
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02-17-2017  
Lewis Brothers Angus Annual Bull Sale:
   Sale Averages: 71 Yearling Angus Bulls $6,239 9 Fall Angus Bulls $4,372 14 Commercial Angus Heife . . . . . MORE INFO >>
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Comments 2-16-2017
Publish Date: Thursday, 16 February, 2017
Sale season has kicked into full swing around Reporter Country. There are very few days from now until the end of April that I will not be attending a production sale somewhere in my territory.I read an article this past weekend that really ties in with all the sales I am working and all the genetics and bulls I am able to evaluate each and every day. I visit with many people at these various sales about what their most important selection criteria are when they are considering what kind of bulls they would like to buy. All of us go through the pens before the sale and mark down the bulls that "catch our eye." Visual appraisal is still extremely important. Combining visual appraisal with birthweight and performance data have been mainstays in determining which bulls or females someone may want to purchase.The last few years have seen many of the carcass traits talked about as well, and they have been factored into many prospective buyers' decisions. I attend sales of many different br ...Read More >>
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America's first ag big data lawsuit
Publish Date: Thursday, 16 February, 2017

America's first ag big data lawsuit


By Leesa Zalesky


Haff Poultry v. Tyson Foods, Inc. -- filed in the Eastern District federal court in Oklahoma -- may help answer some of the ag industry's questions about who owns ag data and whether production data is something that farmers themselves own and can control. The burning questions in this lawsuit, bey . . . . . Read More >>




Community College Series, Part 1
Publish Date: Thursday, 16 February, 2017

Community College Series, Part 1
Mitchell Technical Institute

By Leesa Zalesky & Linda Grosskopf

Location: Mitchell, SD
Web Address: mitchelltech.edu
Founded: 1968
Interesting Details: 99% job placement rate; ranked in top 150 of America's two-year colleges by the Aspen Institute; one of the newest campuses in the region; 89% of students receive . . . . . Read More >>




Corps of Engineers clears way for Dakota Access Pipeline
Publish Date: Thursday, 16 February, 2017

Corps of Engineers clears way for Dakota Access Pipeline
By Leesa Zalesky
The Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), in court documents filed on its behalf by the Department of Justice (DOJ) on February 7, informed Congress and the courts that it will grant the necessary easement needed to allow Energy Transfer Partners to proceed with the $3.8 billion Dakota Access Pipeline c . . . . . Read More >>




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Publish Date: Thursday, 16 February, 2017




Sortin Pen 2-16-2017
Publish Date: Thursday, 16 February, 2017

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