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Cattlemen Launch Month Long Media Campaign for Comprehensive Tax Reform

Dan Cattle, Industry News Release

NCBA Launches new website: CattlemenForTaxReform.com The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association kicked off a media and advertising campaign that will shine a spotlight on how various federal tax provisions impact America’s cattle and beef producers. The campaign, which will focus heavily on the death tax, aims to build support in Washington for comprehensive tax reform that makes our tax code fair …

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UF Extension Gives Tips on How to Protect Livestock During Hurricane

Dan Cattle, Florida, Industry News Release, Livestock, Weather

While Florida residents scramble to prepare for Hurricane Irma, agriculture operators are working to make sure their livestock survive the storm. Agents with University of Florida IFAS Extension offer advice on how to safeguard animals before, during and after the storm. “After Hurricane Matthew, we had livestock die from dehydration, electrocution and collapsed barns,” said Cindy B. Sanders, UF/IFAS Extension …

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GCA Holding Two More Region Roundups

Dan Cattle, Georgia

The Georgia Cattlemen’s Association wants to remind their members there are still two more 2017 Region Roundup meetings to take place. One of those will be held Thursday night, September 7 in Calhoun, with the last one taking place next week, September 11 in Athens. GCA Executive Vice President, Will Bentley, invites cattlemen and women across the state to attend. …

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Pleased with Alabama Herdbuilder Sale

Dan Alabama, Cattle

The 19th Annual Herdbuilder Replacement Female Sale was held recently at the Alabama Livestock Auction in Uniontown, Alabama. The annual sale is hosted by Alabama Cooperative Extension and Alabama Beef Cattle Improvement Association. Kevan Tucker, Clarke County Extension Coordinator, told Southeast AgNet’s Randall Weiseman that they had the largest consignments and likely the highest quality offering of bred heifers in …

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Florida Cattlemen Cancel Quarterly Meeting

Dan Cattle, Florida

The Florida Cattlemen’s Association has announced they are canceling their Quarterly Meeting that was scheduled to take place this week, September 7-8, in Plant City. Due to the fact, Hurricane Irma could possibly affect the state this weekend, FCA staff hopes everyone will take these next few days to become properly prepared. At this point, the meetings have not been …

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Alabama Cattlemen Receive Website Award

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Last week, we told you the Alabama Cattlemen’s Association’s (ACA) “Bama’s Best Burger” contest was down to its fiery four. ACA’s director of social media and communications, Kayla Greer, says this contest is a good example of promotion conducted online through social media. And speaking of being online, Kayla also talks about an award the association recently won.  

2017 Forage Conference Coming in November

Dan Alabama, Cattle

Cattle producers across the Southeast are encouraged to make plans to attend the 2017 Alabama Forage Conference. It will be held November 29 at Lakepoint State Park in Eufaula, Alabama. Dr. Kim Mullenix, Alabama extension animal scientist said, “Attendees will have the opportunity to see current forage research as well as demonstration projects. They also will learn ways to improve soil …