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APHIS Announces Updates To Scrapie Regulations

The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is updating its scrapie regulations and program standards. These updates include several major changes, which are needed... Read More

NCTA-Curtis is hay drop site

Disaster relief donations of hay and fencing materials are being collected by the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. The University of Nebraska campus in Curtis is participating in the joint effort with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture... Read More

Nebraska Extension Offers Resources to Flood Victims

Lincoln, Nebraska, March 22, 2019 – As Nebraskans begin returning to their homes in the aftermath of widespread historic flooding, Nebraska Extension has mobilized a number of resources to aid in the road to recovery.  “Extension is committed t... Read More

Cattle on Feed Report *AUDIO with Jerry Stowell*

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.8 million head on March 1, 2019. The inventory was 1% above March 1, 2018, USDA reported Friday. Placements in feedlo... Read More

Take photos, document livestock losses

The Independent Cattlemen of Nebraska urge ranchers to take steps now to document their losses of livestock in writing, and with pictures. The mother cows, the base of Nebraska’s livestock economy, are crying for the calves they’ve lost. Stat... Read More

Funds from USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service Help with Livestock Mortality

LINCOLN, NE – As the flood water recedes and snow melts, farmers and ranchers are getting a better look at the amount of damage their operations have suffered from last week’s extreme weather events. One of the more significant losses experience... Read More

Historic Floods in Nebraska Cause Over $1 Billion in Damage -- Friday Five

A historic week for Nebraska will result in months of recovery from damage caused by floodwaters. In this week's edition of Friday Five, Bryce and Alex look back to last week when Nebraska’s most widespread natural disaster was just beginning. Sin... Read More

DFA Sales Drop More Than $1 Billion in 2018

The largest dairy cooperative in the nation had a “challenging” 2018 and lost a lot in net sales numbers from the previous year. The Dairy Farmers of America cooperative held its annual meeting in Kansas City, Missouri, and reported that net sale... Read More

Utah advises horse owners to take precautions due to virus

Utah's state veterinarian is advising horse owners to limit travel for their animals and to take precautions because of multiple cases of an equine virus reported in neighboring Nevada. Dr. Barry Pittman says the cases reported in Nevada involve h... Read More

(Video) Nebraska National Guard airdrops hay to cattle

In an effort to get feed to isolated cattle, the Nebraska Army National Guard used a helicopter to drop prairie hay bales near Richland, Nebraska. Nebraska Army National Guard Soldiers used a CH-47 Chinook helicopter to secure multiple bales of h... Read More

SB 68 signed into law

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The South Dakota Stockgrowers Association is excited to announce that Governor Kristi Noem has signed Senate Bill 68, the “Fake Meat” bill. SB 68 relies on existing statutory definitions of meat food products and meat by-p... Read More