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That Lush Green Grass of Spring!

Editorial From RDUSA Board of Directors
At the last Board of Directors meeting a discussion led to the suggestion of helping new and inexperienced breeders (and also experienced breeders) with any problems or questions they may have.  So we would like to hear from you.  What problems would you like help with, what questions would you […]

A Major Change in the Fall Conference and Show

A Change in Venue
The original plans for the RDUSA Fall Conference and National Show and Sale included the use of the Grant County Fairgrounds (located at Lancaster, WI).  Grant County Fairgrounds was chosen because of it’s excellent facilities for the Show and Sale and meeting hall for the program and meeting.  The hotel accommodations were […]

The Role of Ruminants in Solving Ecological Problems

The Article
Jeremy Engh has sent a link to an article titled “The Role of Ruminants in Reducing Agriculture’s Carbon Footprint in North America”.  This article is found on the Journal of Soil and Water Conservation website and is copyrighted by the Soil and Water Conservation Society.  It is authored by W. R. Teaque of Texas […]

First Article in the Historical Series

Anne’s First Article in the Historical Series

As reported in a previous post, board member Anne DeRousie is working on a historical section on Red Devons for the RDUSA Handbook.  As part of that project she has agreed to do a few historical articles for our website blog.  Following is the first article.  Hope you enjoy.

 

Devon […]

Info on Fall Conference, Show and Sale

It’s only Seven Months Away!

Yes, the 2016 Fall Conference, National Show and Sale is only 7 months away and the planning is almost complete.  So let’s see what’s going to happen!
The Dates
The dates for the activities are September 8-10.  Yes this year will have a 3 day format.
The Location
The location is going to be in […]

We Need Your Help!

Board Member Looking for Historical Records of Red Devon Cattle

Anne Derousie, who has a great deal of experience in historical research, has agreed to write historical articles on Red Devon Cattle for RDUSA.  With her educational level and previous experience with historical research with other organizations, Anne is an excellent choice for this task.  She […]

Update from the Show & Sale Committee

To all you great RDUSA Members and Devon breeders out there,

We have started a new year with some cold weather down here in South Georgia, after an incredible warm December. We had just a few days in December where the temperatures got to the low 30’s, our grass remained green through the beginning of January […]

February 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Deadline Approaching for Devon World Congress and Tour

World Devon Congress and Tour in the UK

The 2016 World Devon Congress and Tour is scheduled for June 5 through June 20 in the UK.  The deadline for booking registrations and reservations is Feb. 29, but you can still book your spot for the two week event after that date with a 100 British Pound […]

Follow Up to Last Post

Two Interesting Comments

We welcome comments to any of our posts on the RDUSA blog and recently have received several excellent responses.  The last post,” USDA’s AMS Making Changes”, received two very good and informative responses.  Because I don’t know if many follow up on old posts to check for comments, I decided to make everyone […]

USDA’s AMS Making Changes

AMS is Pulling Grass Fed and Naturally Raised Standards 

A couple of weeks ago fellow board member Anne DeRousie sent me the following article found on the meatingplace.com website.  Written by Rita Jane Gabbett, the article is “USDA’s AMS Pulls Standard for Grass Fed, Naturally-raised Meat”.  Ms. Gabbett reports that the USDA’s Agriculture Marketing Services has announced […]