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House Follows Senate, Introduces Emission Reporting Exemption

The U.S. House, following Senate action, has introduced a bill to stop an unintended regulation of farms. Introduced this week, ACRE, the Agricultural Certainty for Reporting Emissions Act, would a... Read More

Fly Management, Not Control, the Goal

There is no simple, one-trick fix when it comes to fly control. In fact, it's better to think in terms of fly management and IPM rather than control. IPM, or integrated pest management, is key because it allows producers to manage around resistance. ... Read More

What do cows think of daylight savings? 'Not receptive'

UNION BRIDGE, Md. (AP) — Fun bovine fact: Cows do not sleep in long, contiguous segments as do people and some other animals. "Cows sleep 10 to 15 minutes at a time," said dairy farmer Katie Dotterer-Pyle. Also, "Cow tipping is actually a myt... Read More

January Exports Show Solid Start to 2018 for U.S. Beef, Pork

January exports of U.S. beef were significantly higher than the large totals of a year ago while pork exports were steady in volume and increased in value, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). ... Read More

South Dakota Rancher Testifies Before U.S. Senate in Support of FARM Act

WASHINGTON  - Third-generation South Dakota rancher Todd Mortenson today testified in support of S. 2421, the Fair Agricultural Reporting Method (FARM) Act, which would prevent the federal government from regulating nearly 200,000 animal agricultur... Read More

Hiland Dairy Releases New Flavors of Milk

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.,  -- Just when you thought the best part of spring was flowers blooming and bunnies delivering baskets, Hiland Dairy is announcing the release of Spring Egg Nog and three new milk flavors sure to satisfy every indulgence-s... Read More

What's fresh at McDonald's? The beef in some burgers

NEW YORK (AP) — The Quarter Pounder is getting a fresh makeover. McDonald's said Tuesday that it is serving Quarter Pounders with fresh beef rather than frozen patties at about a quarter of its U.S. restaurants, a switch it first announced about... Read More

Group Calls for New Tariffs on Imported Cattle, Beef, Sheep and Lamb

Billings, Mont. - On Monday, the R-CALF USA Board of Directors voted unanimously to call upon President Trump to impose new tariffs on cattle, beef, sheep and lamb imported from countries that maintain substantial trade surpluses with the United St... Read More

Kansas State draws large crowd to annual Legacy Sale

MANHATTAN, Kan. – A standing-room-only crowd filled the Stanley Stout Center on Kansas State University’s campus March 2 for the 41st-annual Legacy Sale, an event that showcases the best of the university’s purebred bull and cow genetics.  ... Read More

Ranchers debate branding cattle

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — As beef prices rise, so do the number of conversations in the ranching industry about mandatory branding, said Michael Kelsey, Oklahoma Cattlemen's Association executive vice president. Oklahoma has no statewide standard for... Read More

Illinois Angus Farm Recognized for Historic Angus Herd

Deno Buralli and his father started their herd at Thread and Gage County Farm in Spring Grove, Illinois, in 1967 after purchasing the farm, which they named after their family’s manufacturing business. The American Angus Association® is proud to ... Read More