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Beef Replacement Heifers and Herd Expansion

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By Derrell Peel, Oklahoma State University Extension The U.S. beef cow herd was 31.2 million head on January 1, 2017. The beef cow herd has expanded a total of 7.3 percent since the recent low on January 1, 2014 (Table1).  The inventory of beef replacement heifers relative to the beef…

Temple Grandin Named to the National Women’s Hall of Fame

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By Jennifer Dimas, Colorado State University   Temple Grandin, Colorado State University professor of animal sciences and world-renowned autism spokesperson, has been named to the National Women’s Hall of Fame. Grandin is one of only 10 women to receive the prestigious honor this year. “We are pleased to add 10 American…

Wild bison roam Banff National Park for 1st time in more than century

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By Lisa Monforton, CBC News   The first wild bison to roam Banff National Park in more than a century have been transported to a remote valley in a “historic homecoming” aimed at re-establishing a thriving herd, Parks Canada said Monday. While many remember what Parks Canada calls a “display herd”…