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Cattle producers concerned about effects from Tyson fire

HOLCOMB, Kan. (AP) — A fire which indefinitely closed a Tyson meat processing plant in Holcomb could disrupt already strained processing operations, sparking fears from cattle producers who braced f... Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis confirmed in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a case of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in a horse in Lincoln County. VS is a viral disease which primarily affects horses and cattle, but can also affect sheep, goats and swine. The disease i... Read More

Nebraska Beef Council will meet Aug. 19 & 20

The Nebraska Beef Council Board of Directors will meet at the NBC office located at 1319 Central Ave. on Monday, August 19, 2019 beginning at 8:00 a.m. CDT. and Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 7:30 a.m. CDT. The NBC Board of Directors will listen to p... Read More

Strong Finish to First Half for U.S. Pork, Beef Exports

U.S. pork and beef exports were above year-ago levels in both volume and value in June, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Led by a rebound in Mexico and China, pork export value was the highes... Read More

AFBF Accepting Farm Dog of the Year Nominations

Farmers are invited to submit nominations for the 2020 Farm Bureau Farm Dog of the Year contest, brought to you by Purina. This is the second year of the contest, which celebrates farm dogs who work alongside their people to bring nutritious food to... Read More

Hereford Juniors awarded scholarships

DENVER — Hereford youth were awarded numerous scholarships during the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Denver. More than $25,000 was awarded to deserving junior members to aid in their academic endeavors. This year’s recipi... Read More

Angus Foundation awards record scholarships

As higher education costs continue to rise, the Angus Foundation raises the bar on scholarship investment in young people. To help offset the cost of undergraduate and graduate degrees, 90 juniors received scholarships that totaled $226,700 at the 20... Read More

Minden, Nebr. Native Named Angus Regional Manager

Levi Landers, a Minden, Nebraska, native, has been selected as the American Angus Association® regional manager for Nebraska and Colorado. He joins the Association from American Hereford Association where he has been a field manager for Nebraska, S... Read More

Nebraska Grazing Conference is Aug. 12-14 in Kearney

Beginning and experienced graziers, land managers, policy makers, and those concerned with the utilization and conservation of our grazing lands are encouraged to register for the 19th annual Nebraska Grazing Conference Aug. 12-14 at the Ramada by W... Read More