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Texas meat-lovers appalled over WeWork's meat-free policy

HOUSTON  — Texas meat-lovers are expressing outrage over WeWork's announcement that it won't serve beef, pork or chicken at work events in order to be more environmentally conscious. The Housto... Read More

Limousin Junior National Shows Continue in Denver

The Limousin enthusiasm continued Wednesday, July 18 in Denver, Colorado for the 2018 National Junior Limousin Show & Congress. In this second day of showing, 130 Limousin and Lim-Flex animals were paraded in front of Dr. Scott Schaake of Westmor... Read More

NCTA names new recruiter

CURTIS, Neb. - A college recruiter’s nationwide career in the cattle industry is a bonus at the “ag college” in Curtis. Cattle genetics, livestock shows and beef education for consumers create an ideal skill set in outreach and marketing for E... Read More

American Society of Animal Sciences honors K-State professor

VANCOUVER, Canada – Kansas State University animal science professor Joel DeRouchey has received the prestigious Extension Award from the American Society of Animal Science, recognizing his work at the university for the past 17 years. “The ASAS... Read More

Nebraska Grazing Conference is Aug. 6-8 in Kearney

Lincoln, Nebraska, July 19, 2018 – Beginning and experienced graziers, land managers, policymakers and those concerned with the utilization and conservation of grazing lands are encouraged to register for the 18th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference... Read More

Emergency Grazing of CRP CP25 Now Available in Some Kansas Counties

USDA has announced the additional authorization of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) practice CP25 (continuous practice) acres for emergency grazing only, for the remainder of fiscal year 2018 through September 30. This authorization covers the same... Read More

Gov. Ricketts Announces Furnas County as Newest Nebraska Livestock Friendly County

BEAVER CITY – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts announced Furnas County as the newest county in Nebraska to be designated a Livestock Friendly County (LFC). The Livestock Friendly County program is administered by the Nebraska Department of Agriculture... Read More

USDA Authorizes Emergency Grazing of CP25 Conservation Reserve Program Acres for Kansas

(Manhattan, Kansas)– U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Executive Director David Schemm today announced the additional authorization of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) practice CP25 acres for emergency grazing ... Read More

JBS USA Suspends Shipments from Kentucky Farm After Video

DENVER (AP) — JBS USA, the U.S. branch of the world's largest meat producer, says it has suspended shipments from a pig farm where workers were shown hitting, kicking and throwing pigs on undercover video. The Colorado-based company said it made... Read More

Wyoming Bull Breeders Provide Mini Bulls for Young Riders

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Clad in ornate chaps, protective vests and straw cowboy hats, little cowpokes crowded the Albany County Fairgrounds bucking chute return, anxiously eyeing the horned beasts to their left and right. Cowboys and cowgirls, aged... Read More

FIRST DAIRY FARM IN NEBRASKA, THIRD IN U.S., TO ADD TOP GRASSFED LABEL TO LEADING ANIMAL WELFARE CERTIFICATION

RAYMOND, NE--Davey Road Ranch is the first farming business in Nebraska--and the third in the U.S.--to become Certified Grassfed by A Greener World (AGW) for dairy cattle. Certified Grassfed by AGW is an optional, additional accreditation to Certi... Read More