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Ranchers trump politicians, activists when it comes to cattleranchers

If history is any indicator, then we can be sure of one thing — when the government gets too involved, the problem usually gets worse. Flip through pages of history and you’ll see examples of this time and time again. … Continue reading

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NCBA Op-Ed: Ranchers’ rights are being trampledgrazing

Livestock grazing is an important part of the rich ranching tradition in America. One need to look no farther than the iconic images of cowboys driving huge herds of cattle across open land to realize how big a part ranching … Continue reading

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American livestock get extra dose of antibiotics from spent ethanol grain, report sayscow

As the battle wages on over the safety of feeding antibiotics to livestock for growth promotion, a new report reveals yet another source of unregulated antibiotics in American animal feed–spent ethanol grain. The new report by advocacy group the Institute … Continue reading

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Livestock groups concerned with animal production mandateslives

Lawmakers and representatives from animal agriculture joined forces to educate nearly 100 people about the deliberate emphasis farmers and ranchers place on caring for the health and well-being of their animals. During a briefing hosted by Congressmen Adrian Smith (R-Neb.) … Continue reading

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US Regulators Call for Limits on Antibiotic Use in Livestockcow1

U.S. regulators are taking steps to check the spread of antibiotic-resistant infections from animals to humans. The Food and Drug Administration, or FDA, is giving farmers three years to end their practice of using antibiotics solely to help animals grow. … Continue reading

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IRS Tax Tip: Farm Income and Deductions: 10 Key Pointsirs

You are in the business of farming if you cultivate, operate or manage a farm for profit, either as an owner or a tenant. A farm includes livestock, dairy, poultry, fish, fruit and truck farms. It also includes plantations, ranches, … Continue reading

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Obama seizes control over all food, farms, livestock, farm equipment, fertilizer and food production across Americafood

“We told ya so” just doesn’t quite cut it anymore. As the American sheeple slept, selfishly refusing to take a stand against tyranny, the Obama administration has been plotting what can only be called a total government takeover of America. … Continue reading

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The cost of regulations and shrinking herdsregulations

Shrinking livestock inventories threaten the U.S. food economy, and excessive regulations on agriculture exacerbate the problem threatening our export markets, according to a new report from the United Soybean Board (USB). The report, titled “The Consumer and Food Safety Costs … Continue reading

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Income tax relief for drought, weather-related sale of livestockincometax

As the tax filing deadline approaches, time is running out concerning the income tax elections concerning weather related sales of livestock. This article describes the provisions and the information needed to make an election. If you have sold more livestock … Continue reading

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Animal Food Production in the US Industry Market Research Reportanimals

From cattle to cats, the Animal Food Production industry provides sustenance for livestock and pets in the US and around the world. Since 2007, spikes in feed prices, increasing demand from farm supplies wholesalers and steady growth in pet ownership … Continue reading

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