September 2013

ESAP Regional 
Winners Announced

Seven cattle operations from across the country were recognized as 2013 regional Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP) winners during the 2013 Cattle Industry Summer Conference in Denver, Colo., recently.

Livestock Industry Hails Passage of Wildfire 
Prevention Package

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) and the Public Lands Council (PLC) this week hailed the U.S. House of Representatives Natural Resources Committee’s passage of the Restoring Healthy Forests for Healthy Communities Act, H.R. 1526, legislation to prevent the continuation of catastrophic wildfire events by improving federal forest management.

‘Missouri Farmers Care’ Build 12 Foot 10 Inch Tall FFA Emblem

Following the success of last year’s full-sized Ford F-250 canned food sculpture, Missouri Farmers Care and our partners decided to make another Canstruction® for our booth in the Agriculture Building at the Missouri State Fair.  Over 3000 cans of food, donated by Bing’s of Sedalia and constructed by Canstruction® Mid-Missouri along with Missouri Farmers Care, make up this 12 foot 10 inch tall FFA emblem. The cans will go to local food banks and the entire project is a part of our food drive efforts at the State Fair.

New Bale Slicer

Remlinger Manufacturing offers the PFM Series 600 Bale Slicer to cut bales of hay, straw and silage quickly and efficiently for indoor or outdoor feeding or bedding for beef cattle and other livestock.  Features four bale spears to securely carry bales from storage to feeding locations.  Designed to fit skid steer loaders, with an optional 3-point hitch built to fit all category 2-3 tractors.

U.S. Custom Harvesters, Inc - The Voice of Harvesters

Thirty years ago, a custom harvester was inspired to create an organization to act as the voice for the men and women who travel the country harvesting grain crops for growers. The idea became a reality April 8, 1983 with the first organized gathering of more than 150 harvesters in Canyon, Texas. This meeting was the beginning of what is now known as U.S. Custom Harvesters, Inc.

15 Questions to Ask Before Purchasing Farmland

Record land values make buying decisions tougher.
  The increase in crop and livestock prices have generated significant profits for many farmers, which some are using to buy additional land. Growing demand has driven land values to record highs in many areas.

Taking the Guess Work out of Selecting Bulls and Replacement Heifers

Since 2003, Igenity has worked with countless cattle breed associations, and seedstock and commercial cattlemen around the world to use the latest DNA technology to increase herd profitability.

Superior Inc. - Partnering with Producers to Feed the World

Superior Inc. has been partnering with producers to feed the world for more than 36 years. As contractors for the past 36 years, we have erected many different brands of bins. Our teams of erectors act as in the field engineers giving feedback on what works best. We continually strive to improve day after day.

R&R Machine - Working To Gain Your Business

R&R Machine has served the cattle feeding industry since 1976 as the leader in the field of manufacturing of roller mills, steam chest, corrugation of rolls as well as providing complete service for all feed mill needs.