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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... Read More

SCOTUS Nominee Upheld Mandatory  COOL for Beef

Billings, Mont. - President Trump announced his nominee to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States, Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh currently sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. In 2014, Kavanaugh... Read More

Study looks at cow’s adaptability to drought, heat stress

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University researchers say they are making steady progress on a study that will help define how water intake relates to a cow’s ability to adapt to drought or heat stress. Megan Rolf, an assistant professor of anim... Read More

NCBA on Supreme Court Pick Kavanaugh:

WASHINGTON - National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Chief Environmental Counsel Scott Yager tonight released the following statement in response to President Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court: “President T... Read More

May Beef Exports Shatter Value Record; Pork Exports Trend Lower

U.S. beef exports set a new value record in May while also increasing significantly year-over-year in volume, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). May pork exports were lower than a year ago, tho... Read More

Montana livestock board went $8K over budget in kill claims

BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) — Montana officials say the payments to ranchers for livestock killed by certain wild predators exceeded budget but were not as high as projected. The Bozeman Daily Chronicle reports the Livestock Loss Board paid out $8,000... Read More

Wet Conditions and Skin Rashes in Cattle

QUESTION: Early spring, I had several calves born during a week of torrential rains. They developed a skin rash that resembled eczema or psoriasis. One calf had it all over his body; some even had it inside their ears and between their toes (hoofs).... Read More

Calves Could Be Bringing More Income

Four years of sales data, across 7,525 lots of cattle, reveals something interesting when it comes to heifer calves. Producers are leaving a lot of money on the table. That's based on Western Video Market data from 2014 through 2017. Average lot siz... Read More

(VIDEO) Junior National Hereford Expo Underway in Grand Island

The Junior National Hereford Expo kicked off last weekend in Grand Island, NE and has a week packed full of activities for participants. With a theme of "All Aboard the Hereford Express" this year's expo has kept competitors busy both in and out o... Read More

Kansas leads nation in new BQAT certifications

TOPEKA, Kan. — The checkoff-funded Beef Quality Assurance program launched a new training and certification initiative last fall for cattle transportation. Known as Beef Quality Assurance Transportation (BQAT), it provides cattle producers and haul... Read More

Sasse Introduces Farm Bill Amendment to Protect Livestock Haulers

Washington, D.C.-U.S. Senator Ben Sasse continued his work on behalf of Nebraska’s ranchers and haulers by filing the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act as an amendment to the Farm Bill. Sasse’s amendment would give American agricul... Read More