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Summer annual forages following a failed wheat crop

Annual forages may play an important role in providing forage for cattle producers this year. Several factors contribute to this scenario: According to the USDA, hay stocks for the United States were ... Read More

Impossible Foods debuts meatless sausage at Little Caesars

DETROIT (AP) — Plant-based burger maker Impossible Foods is debuting its second product — meatless sausage crumbles — on Little Caesars pizza. Little Caesars will start testing the Impossible Supreme Pizza on Monday at 58 restaurants in Fort... Read More

Premature Problems

QUESTION: I have a 3-week-old heifer calf born 2 to 4 weeks premature. She did not weigh more than 30 pounds at birth. She has been unable to get any milk from her mom, although we do think she received some colostrum. We have been bottle feeding he... Read More

Assessing Your Farm's Financial Management Can Help You Survive Tough Ag Economy

Good times lift both good and bad farm managers, but when profit margins grow slim, farmers with higher levels of business intelligence are more likely to succeed and grow. Agricultural economist Dave Kohl, a professor emeritus at Virginia Tech and ... Read More

Tyson sues federal agency for $2.4M over hog inspections

Arkansas-based meat processor Tyson Foods is suing a federal agency for $2.4 million, saying it had to destroy 8,000 carcasses because a federal meat inspector lied about checking hogs at a plant in Iowa. Yolanda Thompson, who works for the U.S. D... Read More

NPPC Thankful U.S. Lifting North American Metal Tariffs

The Trump administration today announced plans to lift the 25% tariff on steel and the 10% duty on aluminum imports imposed last year on Canada and Mexico. Both countries subsequently retaliated against a host of U.S. products. "We thank the admin... Read More

Northeast Butchers Compete for Grand Prize Title

It isn’t every day one gets to watch butchers from the Northeast region charged with the task of breaking down a beef subprimal into salable cuts of beef to appeal to today’s beef consumers. On May 9, the 2019 Best BEEF Butcher Contest took place... 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

National Pork Board Uncovers What Diners Crave and Why

New Research Explores Consumer Behavior When Eating Away From Home Des Moines, Iowa – May 16, 2019 – Today, the National Pork Board released its latest findings from the comprehensive Insight to Action research, this time examining trend... Read More

NBA Bank On Nebraska Strong Accepting Grant Applications

LINCOLN, NEB. – May 15, 2019 – The Nebraska Bankers Association (NBA) board of directors recently approved the application process for Bank On Nebraska Strong funds to assist with disaster recovery and rebuilding efforts. Since the March floods, ... 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