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Title: DeSoto County beef newsletter
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Creator: DeSoto County Extension Office, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida
Affiliation: University of Florida -- Arcadia, Fla. -- Florida Cooperative Extension Service
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Publication Date: April 2007
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UNIVERSITY of

UF FLORIDA IFAS EXTENSION



DeSoto County

Beef Newsletter
2150 NE Roan Street, Arcadia, Fl 34266
April 2007 / Volume 29 Number 4 Young Fawn
CALENDAR OF EVENTS
April
19 Farm Credit of South West Florida Annual Meeting, Hardee Agri-civic Center, Wauchula, 6:00
PM
26 DeSoto County Cattlemen's Association Spring Meeting, Turner Center Exhibit Hall, 7:00 PM

May
2-4 56th Annual Beef Cattle Shortcourse, Hilton UF Conference Center, Gainesville, Fl

GROUPS BEGIN TO SPEAK OUT OVER ETHANOL
As potential impacts of the growing corn-ethanol industry become better known, diverse groups of livestock producers,
environmentalists and others have begun to voice their opposition, according to an article posted on businessweek.com.
NCBA president-elect and Texas Cattle Feeders Association past chairman Paul Hitch has spoken out on the subject
saying, "This ethanol binge is insane," and adding that it will come at a severe cost to another part of the economy.
Hitch says NCBA is reaching out to other groups to coordinate lobbying and other activities, and recently participated
in a conference call with other livestock groups. Participants agreed to work together in arguing for elimination of
domestic ethanol subsidies and tariffs on Brazil's sugar-based ethanol. Groups with various interests are beginning to
speak out about the subsidies Washington provides to ethanol refineries. And many are asking why similar subsidies are
not offered to other renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. The looming farm bill debate promises to be
lengthy and heated. Greg Henderson, Drovers editor Source-Drovers Alert, Thursday, March 29, 2007 Vol. 9, Issue
13.
ON-FEED NUMBERS DOWN, PLACEMENTS UP
U.S. feedyard inventories, as of March 1, totaled 11.6 million head, a 4 percent decline from the same date last year,
according to last Friday's Cattle on Feed report. Placements into feedyards, however, picked up during February after
several slow months. About 60 percent of February's placements weighed more than 700 pounds. Marketings of fed
cattle during February totaled 1.7 million head, an increase of 7 percent over February 2006. Smaller inventories,
coupled with more aggressive marketing, should be positive for fed-cattle prices as we move into a period of seasonally
higher demand.-Drovers Alert, Thursday, March 29, 2007 Vol. 9, Issue 13.
THREATS INCREASE AGAINST IOWA LIVESTOCK
Since August, there have been at least seven significant acts of violence and threats against farms in Iowa, according to
the Coalition to Support Iowa's Farmers. Incidents have included the shooting of a dozen cows and a fire that destroyed
a 370-head hog nursery, which may have been intentionally set. Primary targets of threats and violence have been hog
producers expanding their operations. No arrests have been made. -Drovers Alert, Thursday, March 29, 2007 Vol. 9,
Issue 13.

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only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital
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MARKET INFORMATION

April 7, 2007

4/7/07 Last Week Last Year
5 AREA WEEKLY WEIGHTED CATTLE PRICE
Live Steer 99.97 95.86 82.48
Live Heifer 99.95 95.71 82.66
Dressed Steer 159.75 154.67 129.17
Dressed Heifer 159.68 154.35 129.39
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BEEF PRODUCTION
Slaughter
Live Weights
Dressed Weights
Beef Production (M. of Pounds)


4/7/07
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606,000
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Last Week
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620,000
1266
764
471.6


Last Year
(Actual)
636,000
1253
764
483.5


Last Week Last Year


National Grading Percent
Prime 2.39% 2.53%
Choice 52.89% 53.40%
Select 35.03% 35.29%
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650-lb., and 700- to 750-lb. heifers and steers. Source: Beef Stocker Trends, March 20, 2007.


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TX 21,500 $118.68 $112.24 $106.38 $111.14 $103.4
AL 11,100 $115-125 $104-112 $97-100 $104-111 $93-100


ITN 111,800 $115.95 1$104.54 1$94.16

FL 5,200 $93-116 $88-101 S81-85


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$91-109 $82-101 IS74-93


CORN:
Kansas City US No 2 rail White Corn was 9 cents higher from 4.95-4.99 per bushel. Kansas City US No 2 truck Yellow
Corn was 15 cents lower from 3.75-3.77 per bushel. Omaha US No 2 truck Yellow Corn was 15 to 17 cents lower at
3.69 per bushel. Chicago US No 2 Yellow Corn was 11 to 15 cents lower from 3.69 /2-3.88 / per bushel. Toledo US No 2
rail Yellow corn was 13 cents lower from 3.72 /2-3.73 z per bushel. Minneapolis US No 2 Yellow Corn rail was 19 cents
lower at 3.52 z per bushel. Source: USDA Weekly National Grain Market Review, Friday March 30, 2007,
http://www.ams.usda.gov/mnreports/SJ_GR851.txt


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only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital
status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A. & M.
University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.


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MEAT AND BEEF PRODUCTION UP IN FEBRUARY
Commercial red meat production for the United States totaled 3.62 billion pounds in February, up 4 percent from that
of February 2006, according to USDA. Beef production, at 1.95 billion pounds, was up 7 percent from one year earlier,
while cattle slaughter posted a 9 percent year-to-year increase. Average slaughter weights were down 10 pounds from
one year ago. Veal production during February was up 7 percent from the same period last year, and slaughter weights
for veal calves was down by 50 pounds. Pork production during February was down slightly from last year. -Drovers
Alert, Thursday, March 29, 2007 Vol. 9, Issue 13.
KOREA IS KING OF HIGH-PRICED BEEF
The price of beef in South Korea is the highest among 29 countries, with South Korean consumers paying the U.S.
equivalent of S59/kilo (55,800 won) for imported beef and 54,500 won ($58) for domestic product. One kilo is 2.2046 lbs.
An international survey conducted by Consumers Korea and consumer organizations in 28 other countries found
Australian beef is nearly twice as expensive in South Korea as in Japan, says group chairman Kim Jae-ok. Russia came
in second, with imported beef being equivalent to 50,318 won/kilo, followed by the United Arab Emirates with 24,646
won, and Vietnam with 22,823 won. Japan's average beef import price was 21,023 won. In January, the International
Labor Organization (ILO) said that, as of October 2005, the average price of a kilogram of beef in South Korea was
$56.44, six times more expensive than in the United States ($8.94) and five times more expensive than in Britain and Italy.
The ILO survey of 13 countries also showed the price of Korean beef was roughly $15 more expensive than that of Japan.
Source-Cow-Calf Weekly, March 23, 2007.
56TH ANNUAL FLORIDA BEEF CATTLE SHORT COURSE-MAY 2-4, 2007
The beef cattle industry continues to be a changing environment full of challenges and opportunities. Cattle producers
face increasing demands for quality and consistent cattle and beef products while facing increasing production costs.
This combination of demands looks to re-shape beef cattle production in the coming years. The 56th Annual Beef Cattle
Short Course looks to address the issues of production management, profitability, and opportunities for quality
strategies. The 2007 Short Course kicks off on Wednesday afternoon with a session identifying aspects affecting
enterprise profitability. The program starts with the annual market outlook for the beef cattle industry. The market
outlook is paired with an assessment of risk management and the cost of production for beef enterprises. The
Wednesday afternoon program includes a discussion of international competition and opportunities for quality beef led
by Clint Peck of BEEF Magazine. Persistently infected BVD is a current issue in the beef industry and is addressed
during our afternoon program. The afternoon program concludes with an opportunity for the participants to interact
and exchange information during the evening reception and Allied Trade Show. Identifying the aspects of quality is the
theme for the program on Thursday. The day starts with a review of the 2005 Beef Quality Audit as it relates to cow-calf
production. This assessment is a key tool to benchmarking the progress of production in the beef cattle industry. An
interesting assessment of the relationships that contribute to the Choice-Select spread continues the theme of quality
beef production. The morning concludes with an examination of the factors that affect cattle performance and grade.
The morning promises to be an informative and valuable program to improve the quality of beef production. The
afternoon program continues the assessment of quality in beef cattle. Live cattle, carcass, and beef production evaluation
demonstrations will be utilized to emphasize the need for quality beef cattle production. The annual Cattlemen's Steak-
Out on Thursday provides an event for all participants to enjoy a prime rib dinner and time for conversation and
relaxation. On Friday, the program splits into two sessions to identify opportunities in Florida production. The first
session looks to examine the utilization of Bos indicus cattle in Florida beef enterprises. This session will span the cow
herd, growth and feed efficiency, and carcass traits and merit. The second session on Friday morning will address forage
management for Florida pastures. Pasture management topics will include the cost of pasture establishment, selection
and use of cool season forages, and weed control. The 2007 Beef Cattle Short Course promises to continue the tradition
of being the best educational event for cattle producers in the Southeast. The spectrum of topics related to the
production, profitability, and quality of beef cattle should provide something for every beef cattle producer.
FAWN-DESOTO COUNTY ANNUAL RAINFALL-2007 http://desoto.ifas.ufl.edu/.
JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JULY AUG SEPT OCT NOV DEC Total
1.93" 2.09" 0.81" 1 4.83"
FAWN-DESOTO COUNTY HIGH & LOW TEMPERATURES AT THE EXTENSION
OFFICE-FIRST COLUMN IS THE HIGH & 2ND COLUMN IS THE LOW
86.60 86.50 86.30
33.30 32.60 39.50

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status, national origin, political opinions or affiliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A. & M.
University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.







FAWN-DESOTO COUNTY CHILLING HOURS AT THE EXTENSION OFFICE
18.8 33.2 28.5
FAWN WEATHER INFORMATION
The FAWN (Florida Automated Weather Network) can be accessed at the following website: http://fawn.ifas.ufl.edu/.
There is also a toll free number that can be called to get information when you are in the field away from a computer.
That number is: 866-754-5732.

Beef Management Calendar

April/May

Check mineral feeder. IPlant warm season annual pastures.

Check dust bags or apply treated ear tags. Check for external parasites and treat if necessary.

Observe cows for repeat breeders. Deworm cows as needed if not done in March.

Vaccinate against blackleg and brucellosis after 3 months of Update market information and refine market strategy
age and before 12 months of age. for calves.
Market cull cows and bulls. Vaccinate and implant with growth stimulant any later
calves.
DESOTO COUNTY CATTLEMEN'S ASSOCIATION ANNUAL MEETING
The 2007 DeSoto County Cattlemen's Association Annual Spring Meeting will be held at 7:00 p.m., Thursday, April 26,
2007, at the Turner Center Exhibit Hall. All members, along with their family are invited to attend. Members are
asked to bring a covered dish. You may bring one guest to the steak dinner. Members bringing more than one guest
will be asked to pay $10.00 per each additional guest. Not only will you be able to enjoy an excellent steak dinner by
attending, you will also hear excellent information concerning beef cattle production and most of all you will have a
great time socializing with your friends.
PINKEYE IN BEEF CATTLE
Being in the spring of the year, I thought this might be a good time to talk about Pinkeye in Cattle. What causes
Pinkeye? Most cases are caused by a bacterium--Moraxella bovis. This bacterium is found in the eyes of many normal
cattle. An irritant to the eye is the trigger that sets the disease in motion and creates the headaches for you the producer.
Eliminating the source of the irritants whether they are flies or tall weeds and vaccinatin the calves can hel ou avoid
some of the headaches of Pinkeye. Below is some information on Stage One of Pinkeye.
Stage I: Cattle have excessive tearing and increased sensitivity to light. They will blink
frequently and there is redness along the eyelids. Cattle will often seek shade, which will
decrease their grazing time. Pain associated with pinkeye also decreases their feed intail
Stage I will progress to a small ulcer in the center of the cornea which appears as a i;aIIl
white spot. The cornea develops a slightly cloudy grey appearance due to inflammation.
One or both eyes may be affected. Based on purchases of 50 dose vials of vaccine, the
cost per dose is approximately $.68 and a 10 dose vial will run about $.80 per dose. The
vaccines can be purchased alone or in combination with other vaccines such as black
leg. Some have 3 strains of the bacterium and others have as high as 8 strains. Most
require a single shot with an annual booster prior to the start of the pinkeye season. If
have ever had an outbreak and had to treat a number of calves, you would probably decide that the amount that the
vaccine cost is worth the time, effort and money to vaccinate. During the 15 + years that my sons had their 4-H
Livestock Projects that were mostly Hereford cattle, I annually gave the pinkeye vaccine. I never had to treat a single
case of pinkeye during those years.

I UNIVERSITY of James F. Selph
UF IFLORIDA DeSoto County Extension Director, IV, Livestock
The Foundation for The Gator Nation

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Celebrating Ihe Fifty-sixth Annual

Beef Cattle Short Course

Hilton University of Florida Conference Center
Gainesville, Florida

May 2-4, 2007


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Agenda topics for the 3-day long conference will be:
Wednesday, May 2, 2007
Identifying Aspects Affecting Profitability
Presiding: Matt Hersom, Department of Animal Presiding: Jerry Wasdin, Department of Animal
Sciences, UF/IFAS, Gainesville, FL Sciences, UF/IFAS, Gainesville, FL
1:00 Welcome Geoff Dahl, Department Chairman and 1:30 Evaluation of Differences in Quality of
Professor, Department of Animal Sciences, UF/IFAS, Cattle
Gainesville, Fl. Feeder / Finish Calf Evaluation -
1:15 Cattlemen's Comments Hal Phillips, President, Larry Eubanks and Todd Thrift, Department of
Florida Cattlemen's Association, Williston, Fl. Animal Sciences, UF/IFAS, Gainesville, FL
1:30 Economic and Market Outlook for 2007 Walt Finished Steer and Cow Carcass
Prevatt, Auburn University, Auburn, Al. Evaluation Dwain Johnson and Todd Thrift,
2:15 International Competition and Opportunities for US Department of Animal Sciences, UF/IFAS,
Quality Beef- Clint Peck, Beef Magazine, Billings Mt. Gainesville, FL
3:00 Refreshment Break Beef Products Taste Panel Alex Stelzleni,
3:20 Risk Management and the Cost of Production Curt Department of Animal Sciences, UF/IFAS,
Lacy, University of Georgia, Tifton, Ga. Gainesville, FL
4:15 Persistently Infected BVD Cattle A Cow/Calf 2:30 Refreshment Break
Perspective Clint Peck, Beef Magazine, Billings, Mt. 2:45 Second Rotation
5:00 Allied Industry Trade Show and Reception 3:45 Refreshment Break
Several companies will have exhibits and 4:00 Third Rotation
representatives to answer your questions. Hors 5:00 Adjourn
d'oeuvres provided compliments of the 6:30 Cattlemen's Steak-Out (Horse Teaching Unit)
exhibitors. FRIDAY, MAY 4, 2007
A cash bar is available for your enjoyment. Identifying Opportunities in Florida Production
Thursday, May ., 2007 Session I
Identifying the Aspects of Quality Presiding: Mark Shuffitt, Marion Co. Extension,
Presiding: John Arthington, Range Cattle Research UF/IFAS, Ocala, FL
and Education Center, Ona, FL Utilization ofBos Indicus Cattle in Florida Beef
8:30 Review of the 2005 Beef Quality Audit Enterprises
Dan Hale, Texas A&M University, College 8:30 Cow Herd Todd Thrift, Department of Animal
Station, TX Sciences, UF/IFAS, Gainesville, FL
9:30 Relationships Affecting the Choice-Select 9:30 Growth and Feed Efficiency Gary Hansen,
Spread Curt Lacy, University of Georgia, North Florida Research and Education Center,
Tifton, GA UF/IFAS, Marianna, FL
10:30 Refreshment Break 10:30 Refreshment Break
11:00 Interactions of the Factors Affecting Cattle 10:45 Carcass Traits and Merit David Riley,
Grade/Performance Clint Krehbiel, USDA, Sub-Tropical Agriculture Research
Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK Station, Brooksville, FL
12:00 Leave for Lunch at UF/IFAS Beef Teaching 11:45 Adjourn
Session II
Unit (Sponsored by Farm Credit ofNorth Session 11
Florida Directions to be provided) Presiding: Elena Toro, Columbia Co. Extension, UF/
Florida Directions to be provided)
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i dividuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin ,
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Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating.








IFAS, Lake City, FL
Forage Management for Florida Pastures
8:30 Cost of Pasture Establishment Yoanna
Newman, Department of Agronomy, UF/IFAS,
Gainesville, FL
9:30 Selection and Use of Cool Season Forages -
Ann Blount, North Florida Research and
Education Center, UF/IFAS, Marianna, FL
10:30 Refreshment Break
10:45 Weed Control Jay Ferrell and Brent Sellers,
Department of Agronomy, UF/IFAS, Gainesville,
FL and Range Cattle Research and Education
Center, UF/IFAS, Ona, FL
11:45 Adjourn
REGISTRATION
Note: If making payment for multiple registrants, please list each
individual's name on the form of payment. This will ensure proper
crediting for each registrant.
Refund Policy: Requests for registration refunds will be
honored if a written notification of cancellation is received on or before
April 20, 2007. A $35.00 processing feed will be deducted from all
refunds. Sorry, no refunds will be honored for cancellations after April
20, 2007.
CONVENIENTLY REGISTER IN ONE OF THREE EASY
WAYS:
1. ONLINE: If paying by credit card, register online at:
hiii'p .ian ii.il .!..1 c..i/extension/beef/bcscIndex.shtml
2. FAX: If paying by credit card, FAX completed registration form to:
(352) 392-9059
3. MAIL: Please make check, money order, or purchase order payable
to: UF Foundation Mail this form with payment to: Pam Gross
Beef Cattle Short Course
UF/IFAS Department of Animal Sciences
P.O. Box 110910
Gainesville, FL 32611-0910

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Special Needs: Participants with special needs can be
reasonably accommodated by contacting Matt Hersom at least
10 working days prior to the workshop. He may be reached by
phoning (352) 392-2390 or faxing (352) 392-9059.
Registration Information
The reduced early registration fee is $90.00 if payment is postmarked
by April 20, 2007. After April 20, 2007, the regular registration fee
will be $120.00. The registration fee includes refreshment breaks,
exhibitor's reception, Thursday's luncheon, one Cattlemen's Steak-out
ticket, and a copy of the proceedings. Extra Cattlemen's Steak-out
tickets are available at $10.00 each. Please refer to the registration card
to purchase extra tickets. Requests for registration refunds will be
honored if a written notification of cancellation is received on or before
April 20, 2007. A $35.00 processing fee will be deducted from all
refunds. Sorry, no refunds will be honored for cancellations after April
20, 2007.
In compliance with ADA requirements, participants with special needs
can be reasonably accommodated by contacting Matt Hersom at least


10 working days prior to the workshop. He may be reached by phoning
(352) 392-2390 or faxing (352) 392-9059.
Hotel Accommodations/Meeting Site
The Hilton University of Florida Conference Center, located at 1714
SW 34th Street, Gainesville, FL, is offering a special group rate of
$139.00 single or double occupancy, plus 9.25% tax. To qualify for this
special rate, reservations must be made prior to March 30, 2007. Please
call the hotel directly at (352) 371-3600 to make your reservation and
inform the attendant that you are with the "Beef Cattle Short Course" in
order for Hotel Reservations to recognize you as a Beef Cattle Short
Course participant. After the deadline, the discounted group rate and
guest room availability are no longer guaranteed.


Celebrating the Fifty-sixth Annual
Beef Cattle Short Course
May 2-4, 2007 Hilton UF Conference Center -Gainesville, FL

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proceedings.)

$90.00 Early Registration Fee (for fees postmarked on
or before April 20, 2007)

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after April 20, 2007)

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