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USDA Releases Bearish Cattle On Feed Report

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.0 million head on May 1, 2017. The inventory was 2 percent above May... Read More

China-U.S. Beef Import Discussions Moving Faster

The pace of talks to resume U.S. beef exports to China appears to be picking up. Final details are expected to be in place by early next month. The U.S. Department of Agriculture says it’s great news for American farmers who will be able to pursue ... Read More

KFB Young Farmers & Ranchers committee still accepting fire relief donations

Two months after the state’s largest wildfire, farmers and ranchers are still recovering and rebuilding. A fund organized by Kansas Farm Bureau’s Young Farmers & Ranchers (YF&R) committee and American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF) YF&a... Read More

Agricultural Economic and Technology Summit Coming to Kearney

LINCOLN, NE. – From global trade to the data and technology use, Nebraska farmers, ranchers, and agriculture professionals will get the information they need to develop strategies for not only this year’s growing and marketing season, but also to... Read More

JBS Scandal Grows in Brazil

OMAHA (DTN) -- The world's largest meatpacker -- and second-largest global food company -- is directly involved with a bribery scandal at the highest levels in its home country of Brazil, but there is no indication JBS S.A. is facing investigations i... Read More

USCA Requests Funding to Help Producers Fight Cattle Fever Tick

Today, the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) sent a letter to Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue urging the immediate funding of up to $6 million to help offset the costs associated with eradicating cattle fever ticks and preventing t... Read More

Beef Councils Boost Spring Beef Sales in the Northeast

Northeast and Mid-Atlantic consumers were encouraged to “Spring into Savings” for a five-week beef promotion campaign through the consumer mobile rebate app called Ibotta. The promotion launched in March. The campaign mirrored the national beef c... Read More

Lonesome River Ranch Gearing Up for 2017 Cattlemen's Ball

Jeff and Lisa Johnson of Anselmo are making final preparations on the Lonesome River Ranch in Custer County, NE as this year's Cattlemen's Ball approaches. The event is set to take place June 2 and 3. The 2017 theme—4 A Cure—celebrates Custer ... Read More

NCBA Joins Canadian, Mexican Partners in Presidential Letter: “Don’t Jeopardize Our Success Under NAFTA”

The National Cattlemen’s Beef Association today joined its cattle-industry partners in Canada and Mexico in sending a joint letter to the presidents of those two nations and to President Trump, urging the three leaders to not “jeopardize the succ... Read More

Cattle Production Risk Management Workshop Scheduled for June 7 2017

Nebraska Extension will be hosting a risk management workshop for cattle producers on Wednesday, June 7, 2017, from 1:15pm to 3:00pm p.m. in McCook at the Red Willow County fairgrounds community building. Cattle producers will learn how to reduce ris... Read More

Nebraska Beef Council Hosts Beef Experience Tour

Chefs, dietitians, bloggers and foodservice professionals were guest on the Beef Experience Tour hosted by the Nebraska Beef Council on May 9th and 10th. The tour attendees were visitors from states across the country including New York, Ohio, Tennes... Read More