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Heifers with Bottle Jaw

Question: I have several yearling heifers with a soft swelling below their jaws. A couple have swelling between the legs. I wormed them early spring and they get plenty of grass, so I don't think it'... Read More

Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo canceled for 2021

The Fort Worth Stock Show and Rodeo's executive committee voted unanimously last week to cancel the 2021 Show scheduled for January 15 through February 6. Event leadership says, “the challenges we face to create practical and enforceable protoco... Read More

Safety, design top priorities when designing cattle processing facilities

Many a rancher will say there is nothing that tests the bonds of a relationship more than processing cattle together. Between the quick movements of the calves and the short tempers of the humans it can be a trying experience for all. One way to hel... Read More

Amid turmoil, officials commit to future of Aksarben Stock Show

Questions have swirled on social media about the future of the Aksarben Stock Show following the termination of Greg Harder who served as the show director and livestock director for the Nebraska State Fair. On Wednesday, officials from the State ... Read More

Fischer introduces legislation for the safe transport of ag and livestock products

U.S. Senator Deb Fischer has introduced Legislation to extend hours of service exemptions in agriculture to year-round. The bill would amend the Moter Carrier Safety Improvement Act of 1999 to modify certain ag exemptions. Know as the Haulers o... Read More

Grand Island to host livestock show in place of National Western Stock Show

A Grand Island group is working to provide youth an opportunity to showcase their cattle following the cancelation of one the largest livestock shows in the county. The Grand Island Livestock Complex Authority, Grand Island Mayor Roger Steele, and... Read More

LIVE | 2020 Aksarben Stock Show underway in Grand Island | Sunday

The Rural Radio Network recently announced that it has partnered with the Aksarben Stock Show to provide livestream videos of the livestock shows. The show will take place Sept. 25-27, 2020.  WATCH: Find the full Aksarben Stock Show sho... Read More

Audio: September Cattle on Feed Report

According to USDA, all cattle and calves on feed in the United States in feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.4 million head on September 1, 2020. The inventory was 4 percent above September 1, 2019. This is the highest September 1... Read More

(AUDIO) UNL livestock judging team prepares for competition

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln livestock judging team is preparing to compete in the 2020-21 season, and second-year coach Blaine French is excited to work with this year’s team. French, an Arkansas native, said beyond knowledge of the indus... Read More

September Cattle on Feed Preview

Friday at 2PM CT the USDA will release the September cattle on feed report. Given the dry conditions that have plagued much of the Midwest since early August, placements in the September report are expected to be high. That would be the result of yea... Read More

Aksarben Purple Ribbon Auction rewards hard-working youth | Aksarben Stock Show Spotlight

The Aksarben Purple Ribbon Auction takes place at the culmination of the week's activities and serves as the fundraising vehicle for the Aksarben scholarship program. Annually, hundreds of youth participate in the Aksarben Stock Show from a 14-sta... Read More