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Fortenberry Statement on Recovering America’s Wildlife Act

(Lincoln, NE) – Congressman Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE) and Congresswoman Debbie Dingell (D-MI) yesterday introduced the bipartisan Recovering America’s Wildlife Act (RAWA) in the United States House... Read More

Registration Now Open for 2018 World Meat Congress

For the first time in more than 20 years, the world’s premier gathering of red meat industry leaders is coming to the United States. Hosted by the International Meat Secretariat (IMS) and the U.S. Meat Export Federation(USMEF), the 22nd World Me... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Convention Highlights

The 2017 Annual Nebraska Cattlemen Convention and Trade Show wrapped up Friday, Dec. 9 in Kearney. With well over 600 in attendance coupled with growing educational opportunities, this year's convention and trade show was a huge success. The ann... Read More

Wool Exports Increase 24 Percent

Wool exports increased 24 percent during the 2017 marketing year. Exports of U.S. wool increased 8.64 million lbs. to total more than 25 million lbs. for the year. The American Sheep Industry Association says work in conjunction with the Departmen... Read More

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Drops

The Food and Drug Administration began keeping records on antibiotic use in livestock animals in 2009. For the first time since then, the agency says antibiotic usage dropped. Sales of medically important antibacterials for livestock and poultry f... Read More

Contest Gives Cowboy Poets Opportunity to Win

Cattlemen and women with originality and a flair for poetry have a chance to win a trip to the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in New Orleans, La., by participating in a Cowboy Poetry Contest being held in conjunction with the 2... Read More

Growing Global Dairy Demand Sets Stage for US, EU, Oceania Competition

A growing global demand for milk, coupled with increased production in the U.S., the EU and Oceania, will create aggressive competition for new markets in the future, according to a new report from CoBank’s Knowledge Exchange Division. The regio... Read More

FDA REPORT NOTES REDUCTION IN LIVESTOCK ANTIBIOTIC SALES

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) this week issued its annual report on antibiotics sales for livestock agriculture. It showed the first decline in year-to-year sales since recording began. According to the Animal Health Institute (AHI),... Read More

Nebraska Leads Nation in Beef Exports to China

LINCOLN — Through October 2017, Nebraska exported more than half of the total share of U.S. beef to China, according to data recently released from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. Nebraska’s beef exports to C... Read More

Nebraska Leads Nation in Beef Exports to China

Through October 2017, Nebraska exported more than half of the total share of U.S. beef to China, according to data recently released from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. Nebraska’s beef exports to China were $8.... Read More

USDA to Revisit Standard for Beef Carcass Grades

The Department of Agriculture announced it will revisit the United States Standards for Grades of Carcass Beef, a move drawing praise from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. NCBA President Craig Uden says the updates to the beef standard... Read More