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Stocker, yearling operator meeting and ranch tour July 12

A July 12 meeting and ranch tour near Burwell will focus on key components of business success for stocker/yearling operators. Market conditions, risk management and marketing strategy will be highlig... 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

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

R-CALF Argues Federal Checkoff Should not Fund Taxpayer Speech Without Consent

OMAHA (DTN) -- A cattle interest group has asked a federal court to declare unconstitutional 15 state beef checkoff programs, in a motion filed this week. Ranchers-Cattlemen Action Legal Fund, United Stockgrowers of America, or R-CALF USA, filed a m... Read More

U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States and Japan have agreed on new terms and conditions that eliminate Japan’s longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef exports, paving the way for expanded sales to the Unit... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen building on the future

Cattlemen for the most part do not like ‘clubs’ or joining organizations, but in 1888, when Nebraska Sandhills was being discovered as prime cattle raising country, and rustling of cattle was the major problem of the cattlemen, the Nebraska Stock... Read More

Perdue barbecues to sell Japanese on buying more US beef

TOKYO (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue has picked up his barbeque tongs to convey his message to Japan: Buy more American beef. Perdue said Monday that as a top consumer of U.S. beef, Japan should treat the U.S. fairly. He said he ... Read More

2019 Nebraska Beef Ambassador Contest

The Nebraska Cattlewomen are excited to announce the 2019 Nebraska Beef Ambassador Contest that will be held June 4th, 2019 at the River's Edge Convention Center, Columbus starting at 1:00 pm. The Nebraska Beef Ambassador Program provides an oppor... Read More

(Audio) Sasse Reintroduces Bill Giving Livestock Haulers Flexibility

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse has reintroduced the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act. The legislation is designed to give livestock haulers flexibility from the Electronic Logging Device Mandate and Hours of Service rules “Overly strict ... Read More