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NC PAC the Pasture

Halsey- AL Ranch, north of Halsey has welcomed guests from around the world. On Friday, the family hosted the first ever ‘PAC in the Pasture’, an effort to bring awareness and funds to the politic... Read More

Angus Genetics Inc. Hires Geneticist

The American Angus Association® and Angus Genetics Inc. (AGI) welcome Dr. Duc Lu as a newly named research geneticist for the cattle industry’s leading genetic evaluation center.  In his position, Dr. Lu will analyze AGI’s delivery of weekly ... Read More

Flexibility for Livestock Haulers

Nebraska ag producers are good stewards of our state’s natural resources and responsibly manage 45.2 million acres of farm and ranchland. Because of our state’s landscape, we are home to a livestock industry that contributes $12.1 billion to the ... Read More

Tremendous First Half for U.S. Beef Exports; Pork Exports Still ahead of 2017 Pace

Strong June results capped a huge first half of 2018 for U.S. beef exports, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). June pork exports were lower than a year ago for the second consecutive month, but... Read More

Cattlemen Wrap Up Summer Business Meeting

More than 700 of the nation’s cattle industry leaders wrapped up another successful Summer Business Meeting in Denver today, with the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association’s board of directors formally adopting policy positions on issues like i... Read More

(AUDIO) Environmental Stewardship Highlighted at NCBA  Summer Meeting

Denver, CO- The National Cattlemen's Beef Association summer business meeting is underway in Denver this week. The NCBA's Environmental Stewardship Awards Reception kicked things off Wednesday night highlighting six different operations from across t... Read More

Cattlemen: Reducing Trade Barriers, Regulatory Burdens Will Ease Tariff Pain

WASHINGTON - Kent Bacus, Director of International Trade for the National Cattlemen's Beef Association, released the following statement in response to the Trump Administration’s announcement of trade aid for U.S. farmers and ranchers: “NCBA l... Read More

U.S. summer grilling tempers big meat supplies, trade headwinds

CHICAGO (Reuters) - Total U.S. pork and beef warehouse stocks unexpectedly declined last month versus May as seasonal grilling helped offset trade issues and abundant domestic meat output, analysts said after Monday’s U.S. government cold storage d... Read More

Large Livestock Loan Drive Rise in Farm Lending

The Federal Reserve’s Agricultural Finance Databook says lending activity in the agricultural sector increased slightly in the second quarter of 2018. The overall number of non-real estate farm loans was roughly two percent higher than at the same ... Read More

Kelly Products to Launch Beef Blockchain to Provide Complete Conception-to-Market Transparency for Georgia Beef

COVINGTON, Ga.,-- Recently celebrating its 25th year as a leading Georgia agribusiness enterprise, Kelly Products today announced that the company has started a blockchain system for tracking proteins in the Southeastern United States. The new blockc... Read More

Drought-Stressed Corn for Cattle

Corn struggling in drought-stressed growing areas this season, may be a good option for cattle feed--providing at least some salvage value for affected acres. There are, however, a few cautionary notes. Kansas State University beef systems specialis... Read More