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Wolf-like animal shot in central Montana, DNA tests underway

DENTON, Mont. (AP) — A central Montana rancher shot a wolf-like animal after it was spotted in a pasture with livestock, but a closer look prompted state wildlife officials to take DNA samples to de... Read More

Senior Administration Officials to Address Pork Producers at World Pork Expo

WASHINGTON, D.C., May 24, 2018 – Ambassador Gregg Doud, chief agricultural negotiator for the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative, and Greg Ibach, USDA Under Secretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs, will address investors of the Nati... Read More

Latest U.S. Drought Monitor

Drought Summary The active weather pattern persisted across most of the nation, though unfavorably dry, hot weather lingered over parts of the South and Southwest. During the 7-day period ending Tuesday morning, areas of heavy to excessive rainfall ... Read More

Statement by Steve Nelson, President, Regarding Sen. Sasse Bill to Address Livestock Transport

LINCOLN, NEB. – “On behalf of the members of the Nebraska Farm Bureau I want to thank Sen. Ben Sasse for introducing the ‘Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act.’ Today, livestock haulers are forced to operate under strict regulatio... Read More

(Video) Morning Ag News Update - May 24, 2018

Susan Littlefield reports on the latest in agriculture news. Story 1: Farmers Union Urges E15 wavier  Story 2: House Members Call for an End to Thailand's Ban on U.S. Pork  ...... Read More

Sasse Introduces Livestock Haulers Legislation

Washington, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Ben Sasse led a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act. Currently, overly strict trucking regulations from the Department of Transportation require mandatory r... Read More

(Video) Visiting a farm with no travel required

Students are learning where their food comes from – virtually. The Nebraska Farm Bureau Foundation hosts virtual field trips with 3rd, 4th and 5th grade classrooms participating in the Ag Pen Pal program. Using an internet connection and an iPad... Read More

Nebraska Chicken and Eggs USDA Report

LINCOLN, Neb. May 22, 2018 - All layers in Nebraska during April 2018 totaled 7.76 million, down from 8.25 million the previous year, according to the USDA's National Agricultural Statistics Service. Nebraska egg production during April totaled 19... Read More

Adverse Spring Weather Curtailed Cool Season Forage Growth

The delayed spring conditions triggered a shortened growing window for cool season grasses , which could result in overgrazing warm season forages throughout the summer months. Mark Goes, Southeast Community College agriculture instructor, explain... Read More

EWC Veterinary Technology program receives full accreditation

TORRINGTON, Wyo. - The Veterinary Technology program at Eastern Wyoming College has received notification from the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) that the program has received full accreditation. The program participated in a full ... Read More

R-CALF USA Urges Administration to Stay at NAFTA Table: To Not Accept Skinny NAFTA

Billings, Mont. - Today, R-CALF USA CEO Bill Bullard issued the following statement regarding reports that President Trump's trade negotiators may accept a "Skinny NAFTA." "We urge President Trump to stay at the NAFTA negotiating table until all ... Read More