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Angus Productions Inc.
Copyright © 2011
Angus Productions Inc.

This Calving Book
Survives Laundering

by Troy Smith for Angus Productions Inc.


DENVER, Colo. (Feb. 25, 2011) — If you’re a cow-calf producer, you’ve probably left a calving record book in the pocket of a shirt or jacket during laundering. For many, it’s happened more than once and seldom does the book or its information survive the wash cycle. But Rite in the Rain, maker of all-weather writing paper, has developed a record book made to withstand water, sweat and other “fluids” encountered when working cattle and even an accidental trip through the washing machine.


Steve Foglesong

Rite in the Rain is an all-weather writing paper that sheds not only rain, but humidity, sweat, blood and other liquids associated with working in the cattle industry.

During the 2011 Cattle Industry Convention and National Cattlemen's Beef Association (NCBA) Trade Show, in Denver, manufacturer J.L. Darling Corp. introduced the new line of agricultural notebooks, including a Cow Breeding Record Book, Beef Calving Record Book, and Animal Treatment Record Book. All are pocket-size (3” x 4 5/8”) and feature 48 sheets (96 pages) of Rite in the Rain all-weather paper with spaces for cattle identification numbers, dates, other specific data and comments. Each type of book is bound in a yellow Field Flex cover.


Environmentally-friendly Rite in the Rain paper is made from wood fiber, like other paper products, and is totally recyclable. But Rite in the Rain paper is resistant to water and other many other everyday liquids. You can write on it, even when the paper is submerged in water. Information can be recorded using an ordinary pencil or the company’s own All-Weather Pen.


Based in Tacoma, Wash., the J.L. Darling Corp. also produces writing paper products for use by the military and public safety personnel, as well as several various outdoor industries, including logging and commercial fishing. Founded in the 1920s, the company’s production has evolved and expanded in accordance with its motto: “Outdoor writing products for outdoor writing people.” 


More information is available online (www.RiteintheRain.com) or by contacting J.L Darling Corp., 2614 Pacific Hwy. E., Tacoma WA 98424-1017 .






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