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Cows cause global warming? Incorrect. Beef production accounts for less emissions than you might think.

Cows cause global warming? Incorrect. Beef production accounts for less emissions than you might think. | UCCE Livestock & Range | Scoop.it
Myth: Cows cause global warming Beef and cattle production have been targeted as one of the United States’ biggest producers of greenhouse gas emissions. Many of the numbers say that livestock or c...

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Protein is crucial for aging ranchers to avoid sarcopenia

Protein is crucial for aging ranchers to avoid sarcopenia | UCCE Livestock & Range | Scoop.it
An article appearing in the Institute of Food Technologists showcases the importance of animal and dairy proteins to avoid muscle loss in the aging population.

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Multiple genomic signatures of selection in goats and sheep indigenous to a ... - Nature.com

Multiple genomic signatures of selection in goats and sheep indigenous to a ...
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Goats and sheep are versatile domesticates that have been integrated into diverse environments and production systems.
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Scotch Broom Gall Mite: A New Partner in Broom Management for California - MyMotherLode.com

Scotch Broom Gall Mite: A New Partner in Broom Management for California - MyMotherLode.com | UCCE Livestock & Range | Scoop.it
A tiny mite found in El Dorado County has weed scientists, land managers, foresters, botanists, and plant conservationists throughout Northern California very
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California Fires - Volunteers Care For Wounded Animals

As California fire rages, volunteers search for wounded, sick animals. Let's meet one of those people. Dr. John Madigan usually works as a professor at the ...
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UC Cooperative Extension Livestock &... - UC Cooperative Extension Livestock & Range Info for Mendocino & Lake | Facebook

UC Cooperative Extension Livestock & Range Info for Mendocino & Lake a partagé la photo de Rangelands Partnership.
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Poor judgement of sheep weights could be costly - FG Insight

Poor judgement of sheep weights could be costly - FG Insight | UCCE Livestock & Range | Scoop.it
SEVEN out of 10 farmers incorrectly guessed the weight of sheep during a recent exercise in Wales – a failing which could result in the
drugs being ineffective when treating for worms.
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A Fading Tradition in Spain Gets an Unusual Boost: Shepherd School - New York Times

A Fading Tradition in Spain Gets an Unusual Boost: Shepherd School - New York Times | UCCE Livestock & Range | Scoop.it
Four schools are training students, often from urban areas, in sheep farming, an occupation traditionally handed down through families.
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Again another idea for the US and the next generation. It is hard work but the Zen is sometimes worth it.

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Addicted to Sheep: Official Trailer

In the North Pennines, tenant farmers Tom and Kay spend their days looking after their flock of prized sheep, and hoping that this will be the year they breed the…
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Looks like this will be a good film on being a sheep rancher in today's world. 62 hours was edited down to 85 minutes. Shot in the UK but applicable to the US in terms of how to get into the business of sheep ranching.

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UC Cooperative Extension Livestock & Range Info for Mendocino & Lake a partagé la photo de Rangelands Partnership.
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Just a little humor today.

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Top Documentary Films: The Science Behind Cattle Ranches

Top Documentary Films: The Science Behind Cattle Ranches A cattle ranch is a business and should be treated as such. Many who want to start raising cattle .
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Informal Rangeland Monitoring and Its Importance to Conservation in a U.S. Ranching Community

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Very cool study using an interesting analysis for the survey conducted.

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National Institute for Animal Agriculture - White Papers

Annual Conferences 2015 Annual Conference - "Water and the Future of Animal Agriculture" 2014 Annual Conference - "The Precautionary Principle: How Animal Agriculture Will Thrive" 2013 Annual Conference [...]...
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Great resource for sound scientific information on antibiotic use and resistance

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Great resource for sound scientific information on antibiotic use and resistance

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National wool and sheep market report - Capital Press

National wool and sheep market report - Capital Press | UCCE Livestock & Range | Scoop.it
Wool prices in cents per pound and foreign currency per kilogram, sheep prices in dollars per hundredweight (cwt.) except some replacement animals on per head basis as indicated.NATIONAL WOOL REVIEW(USDA Market News)Greeley, Colo.Nov.
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Resources for Dealing with Wildfires - Lake County Cooperative Extension

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Lake County Cooperative Extension - Resources for Dealing with Wildfires
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Ed Vasquez, "Using Rangeland Health Assessment to Identify Ecological Processes in Need of Repair"

2012 SRM Symposium Science-Based Solutions for Invasive Annual Grasses.
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eBEEF.org

eBEEF is the beef genetics/genomics community of practice with eXtension.
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Good source of beef cattle genetics info.

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Wildfire Map & Satellite Images | Wildfire Disaster Interactive Map

Wildfire Map & Satellite Images | Wildfire Disaster Interactive Map | UCCE Livestock & Range | Scoop.it
View a continuously updated map of US wildfire locations, perimeters, fire potential areas, burn areas, precipitation, and social media.
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Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Research

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Sustainable Natural Ecosystems Research - UCANR Strategic Initiatives
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Check out current and complete Sustainable Natural Ecosystems research that UC ANR has funded with the internal grants program.

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Use of remote injection methods in cattle questioned - Feedstuffs

BQA program issues an advisory statement regarding the use of pneumatic darts or other remote injection methods in cattle.
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