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U.S. Beef Industry to President Trump: Please Help Get U.S. Beef Back into China

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today sent a coalition letter to President Donald Trump, urging him to raise the restoration of U.S. beef access to China when he meets with Chinese Presid... Read More

The Nebraska Ranch Practicum is Currently Accepting Applications- May 1 Deadline

The Nebraska Ranch Practicum is a three-season, hands-on educational program designed to give participants the skills and education needed in today's complex ranching industry. Camaraderie and exchange of ideas among participants, instructors and ... Read More

Driver killed in 3-vehicle collision, Nebraska officials say

HICKMAN, Neb. - Authorities have released the names of the drivers involved in a fatal collision in southeast Nebraska. The accident occurred around 7 a.m. Monday on U.S. Highway 77, at a rural road intersection about six miles south of Lincoln. L... Read More

Green, Paulsen Named National 4-H Luminaries

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Chancellor Ronnie Green and Chief Communication and Marketing Officer Teresa Paulsen were named 4-H Luminaries by the National 4-H Council March 21 in Washington, D.C. Luminaries are an exclusive group of accomplishe... Read More

Shepard To Leave NU

Sophomore forward Jessica Shepard plans to transfer from the University of Nebraska women’s basketball program, Nebraska Coach Amy Williams announced on Monday, March 27. Williams, who said she appreciated Shepard’s straight-forward approach duri... Read More

China, others lift ban on meat imports in boost for Brazil

China lifted a ban on imports of meat from Brazil on Saturday after Brazilian authorities clarified details of a police investigation into alleged bribery of health inspectors, in a victory for President Michel Temer's efforts to stem damage from the... Read More

This week in the Legislature

LINCOLN--In the last week of legislative hearings, several more bills were heard by committees and legislators established new laws. Lawmakers passed a bill that would protect the right of a public school teacher to wear religious clothing in t... Read More

Considerations for Pasture Leases

I do get questions from time to time about pasture leases.  It is appropriate to devote one column to common lease arrangements for pastures.  The more I do education in the area of leases, the more I realize that each ‘neighborhood’ has a diff... Read More

Top Mexican pork firm plans $550 million expansion, amid U.S. trade tension

Mexico's top pork producer, Granjas Carroll, said on Thursday it plans to double its sow count in the next four years as part of a $550 million expansion plan, as it eyes the risk of a crossborder trade spat with the United States. The firm's sow ... Read More

European Regulators Clear Dow Chemical-DuPont Merger

The European Union has approved the proposed merger of Dow Chemical and Du Pont, saying that the companies' commitments to divest businesses have addressed its concerns. Both plan to join in a $62 billion deal and then break apart into three separ... Read More

Leopold Conservation Award accepting applications for Kansas

Applications are now being accepted for the 2017 Kansas Leopold Conservation Award. The $10,000 award honors Kansas farmers, ranchers and other private landowners who voluntarily demonstrate outstanding stewardship and management of natural resources... Read More