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04-26-2017  
Opp Angus 43rd Annual Performance Sale:
   Sale Averages: 80 Yearling Angus Bulls $3,440 56 Yearling Angus Heifers $1,320 Sale Highlights: . . . . . MORE INFO >>
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04-25-2017  
Currant Creek Angus Annual Spring Production Sale:
   33 Fall Yearling Bulls Average $4,082 73 Yearling Bulls Average $3,695 106 Total Bulls Average $3, . . . . . MORE INFO >>
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04-25-2017  
Vollmer Angus Ranch 40th Annual Production Sale:
   Sale Average: 115 Yearling Angus Bulls $4,130 Sale Highlights: Lot 3, VAR Seedstock 653, sold . . . . . MORE INFO >>
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04-24-2017  
North Dakota Angus Association 29th Annual Bull Test Sale:
   Sale Average: 57 Yearling Angus Bulls $3,487 Sale Highlights: Lot 80, Evenson Stetson 100X 67 . . . . . MORE INFO >>
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04-22-2017  
14th Annual High Country Bull & Horse Sale:
   49 Yearling PAP Tested Bulls Averaged $4,041 6 Ranch Geldings Averaged $7,525 Top Angus Bulls: . . . . . MORE INFO >>
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COMMENTS 4-27-2017
Publish Date: Thursday, 27 April, 2017
Fed cattle sold extremely well again last week. I found it interesting to watch what happened on the Fed Cattle Exchange. Prior to Wednesday, many of the feeders were asking $132 to $133, but the packers were only bidding $129. Some of the feedlots in the South decided to go ahead and sell some cattle on the Fed Cattle Exchange Wednesday morning at $129, which was steady with the prior week. But the feeders in the North held tight and stuck with their $132 to $133 asking prices for immediate delivery and $131 for deliveries for the second and third weeks of May.

After the Fed Cattle Exchange trading session ended, fed cattle started trading at $131 and eventually went on to see some cattle bring $133. This was really good news at the mid-point of last week.

Then we got to Friday of last week, and the Cattle On Feed report was released. There was a lot of bullish optimism prior to the report being released. Total inventory was slightly above last April. Inventory ...Read More >>
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Current News Stories

Community College Series: Part 11
Publish Date: Thursday, 27 April, 2017

Community College Series: Part 11
College of Western Idaho

By Leesa Zalesky & Linda Grosskopf

Location: Nampa, Idaho; with a Boise campus, too, and satellite classrooms in various service area communities.
Web Address: cwidaho.cc
Founded: 2007
Academic Programs: CWI offers 26 academic transfer programs of study, 33 career and technical edu . . . . . Read More >>




FRONT PAGE PHOTO 4-27-2017
Publish Date: Thursday, 27 April, 2017


Work Ethic 101 is alive and well in Jordan, Montana, where 3-year-old Colt is feeding the bum lambs at his great-grandparents' place! Thanks to Kylee Whiteside for sharing this fun photo




Moving forward... Grizzly Bear Reintroduction Plan for Northern Cascades
Publish Date: Thursday, 27 April, 2017

Moving forward...
Grizzly Bear Reintroduction Plan for Northern Cascades

By Leesa Zalesky

The public comment period on a controversial proposal by the National Park Service (NPS) and the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service (USFWS) is set to close on April 28 after having been extended for an extra 45 days following numerous requests from public . . . . . Read More >>




SORTIN PEN 4-27-2017
Publish Date: Thursday, 27 April, 2017

Quote of the Week: Hello, Montana! This week's quote comes from Morgan Kuntz, Dillon, MT, and I love it: "The meaning of life is to find your gift. The purpose of life is to give it away." William Shakespeare

If you have a quote you'd like to submit, send it on to editor@westernagreporter.com

WAR readers are the BEST!
I want to give a s . . . . . Read More >>




The numbers aren't adding up... By Alan Guebert According to numbers compiled and published by Agri-Pulse, the Washington D.C.-based ag news service, the top bosses at ag-centered commodity groups and federally-chartered checkoff agencies had far b
Publish Date: Thursday, 27 April, 2017

The numbers aren't adding up...

By Alan Guebert

According to numbers compiled and published by Agri-Pulse, the Washington D.C.-based ag news service, the top bosses at ag-centered commodity groups and federally-chartered checkoff agencies had far better recent years than the farmers and ranchers they claim to serve. For example, Agri-Pulse's annual compensat . . . . . Read More >>