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Angus Genetics Showcased at 2019 National Western Angus Carload & Pen Show

Angus producers competed for top honors during the 2019 National Western Stock Show (NWSS) Angus Carload & Pen Show, Jan. 19 in Denver, Colo. Three carloads and 30 pens-of-three were showcased in ... Read More

Collaboration Needed to Achieve Sustainable Food Systems

Solutions from the Land (SfL) has reviewed the EAT-Lancet report released earlier this week in Oslo. The report calls for a "radical transformation of the global food system," including an overhaul of food production systems. In issuing the report... Read More

Meat Inspectors, Price Reporting Staff Still On The Job

In response to erroneous reports in the news and (mostly) on social media, the National Pork Producers Council is reminding pork producers and consumers that federal meat inspectors are working in meat packing plants despite the government shutdown. ... Read More

4-H horse judgers earn reserve champion

TORRINGTON, Wyo. - Local 4-H members, Kylie Carson, Cora Frederick, Kendall Haas, and Dally Wilkins earned Reserve Champion in the Western National 4-H Round-Up Horse Judging Contest held during the National Western Stock Show in Denver. The award wi... Read More

Top Five Ag Stories You Need to Know -- Friday Five

Rural Radio Network affiliate station KRVN might have a new mascot! Hyannis Veterinary Service shared a photo on social media of cow #880 with the letters KRVN shaved on her side.  Also this week, we'll take you to "The Big Easy" with Farm Broadcast... Read More

(Video) Farm Bureau Honors Woody as Farm Dog of the Year

Woody, an Australian shepherd owned by Texas Farm Bureau members Joe and Mary Sheeran, is the winner of the 2019 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year award. The American Farm Bureau Federation, with support from Nestlé Purina, recognized Woody and four ... Read More

Nebraska Dairy Princess Candidates Sought

Lincoln, NE – The Midwest Dairy - Nebraska Division is seeking candidates to participate in the State Dairy Princess contest scheduled Feb. 26, 2019, at the Ramada Inn in Columbus, NE. The event is held in conjunction with the Nebraska State Dairy ... Read More

Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association announces rodeo queen clinic

Entries are now being accepted for a rodeo queen clinic hosted by the Miss Rodeo Nebraska Association. The registration deadline is Feb. 15, and entries will be limited to 12 participants. The clinic is scheduled for 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Feb. 23 at... Read More

Trade war shifts feed for U.S. hogs away from ethanol byproduct

CHICAGO (Reuters) - A steep downturn in U.S. ethanol output linked to the trade war with China is raising costs for American farmers who feed a byproduct of the corn-based biofuel to hogs, cattle and chickens. Sales of the feed, known as distiller... Read More

Beef is Healthier and More Sustainable than Ever Before

Recent reports question beef's role in a healthy, sustainable diet. Beef is healthier and more sustainable today than at any point in time. History and well-established research have consistently shown that practical, balanced dietary patterns ground... Read More

Less beef, more beans. Experts say world needs a new diet

NEW YORK (AP) — A hamburger a week, but no more — that's about as much red meat people should eat to do what's best for their health and the planet, according to a report seeking to overhaul the world's diet. Eggs should be limited to fewer th... Read More