December 2009

Second Annual Project LIBERTY Field Day Proves Successful

The second annual Project LIBERTY Field Day held on the POET Biorefining-Emmetsburg grounds Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2009 provided area farmers the opportunity to see new equipment efficiently harvest cobs and residue. Farmers also spent time hearing from officials from the U. S. Department of Agriculture, the Department of Energy and the Lieutenant Governor of Iowa share their vision of producing cellulosic ethanol from corncobs.

Disease Prevention

There are seven major reproductive diseases in cattle; one of them - Brucella abort us, the cause of brucellosis - has been nearly vanquished. But the others still lie in wait for the opportunity to rob ranchers of profits. B. Abort us still surfaces occasionally and there are other pathogens that show up sporadically.


The 2009 National Shorthorn Show January 17-18, 2010 in Denver, Colorado
OMAHA, Neb., (Dec. 20, 2009) – The 2009 National Shorthorn Show and annual meetings will be held during the National Western Stock Show (NWSS) in Denver, Col. January 16-18, 2010. The weekend will include Open and Junior Purebred Shorthorn Shows, Open and Junior ShorthornPlus Shows, a Pen Bull and Heifer Show for both Purebred and ShorthornPlus animals, Summit Sale, committee meetings, and annual awards presentation.

More Bad Press for Corn-fed Beef

Yahoo posted a lead story on their home page this past week attempting to explain corn-fed beef as a health risk while promoting grass-fed purchases. Read the story at the following link
Does the so-called expert Joel Salatin have a bias or some kind of agenda? The article does tell you he is a co-owner of Polyface Farms, what it does not tell you is that Polyface Farms are producers of grass-fed beef. No animal scientists or representatives were quoted. - Justin Champine, publisher
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American Bucking Bull Inc. Reaches Historic 100,000 Milestone!

For more information contact: Andee Lamoreaux 719-242-2747
PUEBLO, Colo. (December 14, 2009) - American Bucking Bull Inc. (ABBI) announced the achievement of an enormous milestone earlier this morning. They received the animal registration for embryo cow #952 from Jimmy Chandler of Mt. Airy, N.C., pushing the number of animals registered in their database to the historic 100,000 mark.

Oasis Montana Inc. – who we are and what we do.

Celebrating our 10th year in business, Oasis Montana Inc. is a locally owned and operated business that specializes in renewable energy system supply and design, offering equipment for remote homes, grid-tied, RV, marine, UPS, emergency back-up, telecommunications, and solar water pumping systems. We also offer a line of efficient AC/DC appliances, and non-electric gas refrigerators, freezers, cooktops and stoves. Oasis Montana is located between Hamilton and Missoula in the beautiful Bitterroot Valley. While most of our business is in the U.S. we do have happy customers with power systems (and related equipment) all over the world.