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Nebraska Cattle on Feed up 8 Percent

LINCOLN, Neb. July 20, 2018 - Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.40 million cattle on feed on July 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Serv... Read More

Texas meat-lovers appalled over WeWork's meat-free policy

HOUSTON  — Texas meat-lovers are expressing outrage over WeWork's announcement that it won't serve beef, pork or chicken at work events in order to be more environmentally conscious. The Houston Chronicle reports that the New York City-based ... Read More


07-20-18 Central Valley Ag Elgin Corn - 325 Beans - 763 Humphrey Corn - 318 Beans - 769 Monroe Corn - 318 Beans - 773 Oakland E. Hub Corn - 314 Beans - 773 Royal Hub Corn - 313 Beans - 765 Wakefield Corn - 312 Beans - 769 West Point Corn - ... Read More

Perdue: Tariffs not the Ultimate Answer

“Tariffs are not the ultimate answer,” says Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. Speaking to the Washington International Trade Association, Perdue told the group tariffs are rather “a tool to get people’s attention” so both teams “play by... Read More

30 Years of Data on Optimum Plant Density and Yield gains for Corn Recognized in Scientific Reports

DES MOINES, Iowa – A collaboration between Kansas State University and DuPont Pioneer Agronomy analyzing 30 years of corn plant population responses shows that as agronomic optimum plant density increased, the range for maximizing yields also wide... Read More

(Video) Fridays in the Field- July 20, 2018

Chad Moyer hosts this week's Fridays in the Field. He visits with Nathan Schole from Hooper, NE. Click here to listen to the Midday audio. ...... Read More

Evaluating Carcass Quality at the NJAS

Understanding how Angus cattle perform beyond the farm or ranch is an important component of the carcass steer contest hosted during the National Junior Angus Show (NJAS). Forty-two steers were a part of the 2018 NJAS carcass steer contest, where jun... Read More

Cattle on Feed Cattle Inventory *AUDIO*

OMAHA  -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.3 million head on July 1, 2018, USDA reported on Friday. The inventory was 4 percent above July 1, 2017. Th... Read More

(Video) Top Agriculture News -- Friday Five

This week's edition of Friday Five, presented by the Nebraska Corn Board, is a review of five headline stories in agriculture from the past week. STORIES: 5) Unexpected Tornadoes in Iowa 4) Who Will Regulate Fake Meat? 3) Corn Congres... Read More

Ear Tag Tech Boom

Track Estrus, Health and Herd with an Ear Tag A group of high-powered, seedstock beef producers from across the country met in Bruning, Nebraska, to learn about a new type of ear tag from Allflex. Designed specifically for beef operations, this ba... Read More

Smith Welcomes Gothenburg, Sargent, and Ord FFA Students to U.S. Capitol

Washington, D.C. – Congressman Adrian Smith (R-NE) welcomed FFA students from Gothenburg, Sargent, and Ord to the U.S. Capitol on Thursday during their visit to Washington, D.C. Name, City Ryan Healey, Gothenburg Presley Wendelin, Gothen... Read More