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USCA Approves of Possible CME Delivery Points in Nebraska

The Chicago Mercantile Exchange (CME) recently announced it has received applications from two Nebraska stockyards to become approved delivery points for the CME Live Cattle Contract. The applications... Read More

Governor Ricketts Attends NCSA Summer Meeting

“What an amazing view,” exclaimed Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts on his first trip to the Dismal River Golf Club (DRGC) south of Mullen. He was a guest and keynote speaker of the Nebraska Cattlemen Sandhills Affiliate (NCSA) which had their fift... Read More

Programs Available for Nebraska Farmers and Ranchers Suffering from Drought

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is providing information to Nebraska’s farmers and ranchers in need of assistance due to prolonged dry conditions in the state. “The U.S. Drought Monitor has updated its drought status. In Nebraska... Read More

Curt Pate to Present Stockmanship Clinic in North Platte

A Beef Quality Assurance Stockmanship Clinic will be held August 22 in North Platte at the Lincoln County Fairgrounds (5015 West Hwy 30 North Platte Nebraska). The program will start at 3:30 PM with a welcome followed by a presentation from Rob Eir... Read More

USDA Expands CRP Emergency Haying and Grazing Options

Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue announced that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is authorizing the use of additional Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) lands for emergency grazing and haying in and around portions of Montana, North Dakota... Read More

Bunge cutting costs, restructuring as grains glut stings

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Agricultural commodities trader Bunge Ltd (BG.N) said on Wednesday it was cutting costs and restructuring its global operations in response to tough market conditions and its shares fell in after-hours trading. Bunge, which was t... Read More

Michael D. Freeman appointed to Nebraska Brand Committee

July 20, 2017 – Governor Pete Ricketts has appointed Michael D. Freeman to serve on the Nebraska Brand Committee. Mr. Freeman follows the previous term held by Mr. Jerry Kuenning (Imperial) and will serve through August 28, 2020. Born and raised... Read More

R-CALF Reflects on How It Helped Strengthen BSE Disease Safeguards for U.S. Consumers and Cattlemen

In the wake of the discovery of a cow in Alabama infected with bovine spongiform encephalopathy (BSE) that did not enter the U.S. food supply, R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement regarding his organization's involvement in stre... Read More

Atypical Version of BSE Should Not Impact U.S. Trade Status

OMAHA (DTN) -- An 11-year-old Alabama cow has tested positive for an atypical variety of bovine spongiform encephalopathy, USDA announced on Tuesday. USDA stated the animal never entered slaughter channels and at no time presented a risk to the food... Read More

USCA Responds to Case of Atypical BSE

United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) President Kenny Graner responded to today’s announcement by the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) that a case of atypical BSE was detected in Alabama: “USCA appreciates the swift resp... Read More

USDA Detects a Case of Atypical Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy in Alabama

The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced an atypical case of Bovine Spongiform Encephalopathy (BSE), a neurologic disease of cattle, in an eleven-year old cow in Alabama. This animal never entered slaughter channels and at no time pres... Read More