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Nebraska Farm Bureau Criticizes NYC Mayor’s Plan to Combat Global Warming by Buying Less Beef

LINCOLN, NEB. – New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio’s plan to slash meat consumption in schools and other city facilities is being slammed in a letter by Nebraska Farm Bureau. De Blasio’s Green N... Read More

Rancher Refutes Impossible Burger Criticisms of Regenerative Grazing, Invites CEO to Leave His Lab and Visit a Real Farm

Will Harris, a fourth-generation farmer-rancher in Bluffton, Georgia, called out Impossible Burger for claims the company made today that regenerative grazing is "not sustainable at scale," and that grassfed beef "generates more GHGs than feedlot bee... Read More

Man pleads not guilty in cattle deaths, neglect

GENEVA, Neb. (AP) — A 30-year-old man has pleaded not guilty to theft and other charges in connection with the discovery of hundreds of dead, ailing or neglected cattle at his farm in southern Nebraska's Fillmore County. Court records say Aaron ... Read More

American Angus Association names Mark McCully CEO

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. — The American Angus Association announced Mark McCully as chief executive officer. McCully will start his role June 10. As CEO, he will lead the Association and serve as the vice chairman for each of the Association’s entities: A... Read More

ICON: Legislature wants accurate dairy labels,  should include meat too

State senators encouraged the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to mandate accurate labels for milk and dairy products, in one of the last acts of the first session of the 106th Legislature. The use of the terms milk, yogurt, butter, ice cream, and... Read More

Will Beef Beat 'The Impossible?' -- Friday Five (June 7, 2019)

Farm broadcaster Bryce Doeschot's taste buds are put to the test in this 'Impossible' edition of Friday Five. With all the buzz about plant-based meats, Bryce and Alex had to take part. Watch Friday Five as Bryce blindly compares an Impossible ... Read More

Authorities investigate alleged animal abuse at famous farm

FAIR OAKS, Ind. (AP) — Retailers began pulling Fairlife products from their shelves Wednesday as police investigated alleged animal abuse after an animal rights group released graphic video showing workers kicking and throwing young calves at an In... Read More

Gov. Ricketts proclaims June as Dairy Month

On Saturday, Governor Pete Ricketts proclaimed June as Dairy Month in Nebraska during a ceremony at Omaha’s Henry Doorly Zoo. Dairy Month is celebrated in Nebraska each June to highlight the importance of Nebraska’s dairy farmers to agriculture a... Read More

Face Fly Controls and Pregnant Cows

QUESTION I have been using loose cattle mineral with an additive for fly control. It will only control horn flies. I want to switch to another product to help control face flies, but both the loose mineral and the supplement blocks I can find that w... Read More

JBS USA Announces Nearly $100M Investment at Grand Island Beef Production Facility

JBS USA, a leading U.S.-based, global food company, today announced a $95 million expansion project at its Grand Island, Neb., beef production facility. The project includes new, improved animal handling facilities, a state-of-the-art, temperature-co... Read More

Pheasants Forever Intensive Grazing Management

Intensive Grazing Management: This free tour will feature the working ranch of the Russ Sundstrom Family. The Sundstrom Family received the 2019 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award. Topics include mob grazing, prescribed fire, cedar management, wildl... Read More