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Checkoff-Funded Masters of Beef Advocacy  Program Reaches Major Milestones in 2019

CENTENNIAL, CO (Sept. 9. 2019) -- Just 10 years after its inception, the Beef Checkoff-funded Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) program celebrated its 15,000th graduate in August. The program was created... Read More

Video Recap: 2019 Nebraska State Fair Livestock Shows

The 150th Nebraska State Fair is officially in the books. In addition to on-air broadcats, the Rural Radio Network streamed many of the 4-H and FFA livestock shows. Both 4-H and FFA officials were pleased with the 2019 fair.  Nebraska 4-H was ... Read More

LIVE: Nebraska State Fair - Monday Final Drive and Parade of Champions

The Rural Radio Network presents a livestream of the 2019 Nebraska State Fair. Watch the 4-H and FFA Final Drive and Parade of Champions. This broadcast is brought to you by Rods Power Sports. Visit them at the fair, right across from the swine... Read More

LIVE: Nebraska State Fair -  4-H Market Beef Show (Monday, Sept. 2, 2019)

The Rural Radio Network presents a livestream of the 2019 Nebraska State Fair. Watch the 4-H and FFA Livestock Shows for Monday, Sept. 2, 2019. Schedule: 7:30 AM - 4-H Market Beef Show 4:00 PM - Parade of Champions This broadcast is br... Read More

LIVE: Nebraska State Fair - FFA Market Beef Show (Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019)

The Rural Radio Network presents a livestream of the 2019 Nebraska State Fair. Watch the 4-H and FFA Livestock Shows for Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. Schedule: 8:00 AM - FFA Market Beef Show This broadcast is brought to you by Rods Power Sports... Read More

LIVE: Nebraska State Fair - 4-H and FFA Livestock Shows (Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019)

The Rural Radio Network presents a livestream of the 2019 Nebraska State Fair. Watch the 4-H and FFA Livestock Shows for Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019. This broadcast is brought to you by Rods Power Sports. Visit them at the fair, right across from t... Read More

This Weeks Edition of Trading Bits & Bytes

From looking at demand in the grains & how its going to be a focus through the end of the year and into 2020 along with the movement of cattle post Holcomb Kansas fire are talked about this week. Troy Nielson & Eric Kruegar of Smart Yield ... Read More

Cattle in ND and TX Test Positive for Anthrax; NDA Encourages Livestock Owners to Monitor, Protect Animals

With recent announcements from North Dakota and Texas of cattle testing positive for anthrax, the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) is encouraging livestock owners to protect their animals by watching for this disease and by consulting with ve... Read More

USDA: Probe launched over beef pricing after Kansas fire

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Purdue said Wednesday his department has launched an investigation to determine whether there have been unfair beef pricing practices after the fire at the Tyson slaughterhouse in Kansas. "As... Read More

NCBA Statement on Secretary Sonny Perdue’s Call For Investigation Into Cattle Markets Following Kansas Fire

WASHINGTON (Aug. 28, 2019) - National Cattlemen’s Beef Association President Jennifer Houston today issued the following statement regarding U.S. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue's call for an investigation into cattle markets following the recen... Read More

Secretary Perdue Statement on Beef Processing Facility in Holcomb, Kansas

(Washington, D.C. August 28, 2019) – U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue issued the following statement regarding the beef processing facility in Holcomb, Kan.: “As part of our continued efforts to monitor the impact of the fire at the... Read More