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New Members Elected to Nebraska Beef Council Board

Kearney, NE (December 17, 2018) – The Nebraska Beef Council has announced the results of the 2018 Board of Director elections. Rosemary Vinton Anderson Rosemary Vinton Anderson, a cow-calf pr... Read More

2018 Nebraska Cattlemen Convention and Trade Show Wrapped Up Last Week

Another successful Annual Nebraska Cattlemen Convention and Trade Show was held last week in Kearney, Nebraska. Over 600 attendees participated in the many meetings, meals and social events that happened during the 2018 convention. The annual conv... Read More

The Wendy's Company Announces Major Advancement in Beef Sourcing

The Wendy's Company announced an industry-leading step that will allow the company to better understand and communicate how cattle for Wendy's fresh beef* hamburgers are raised, facilitating advancements in areas such as animal care, antibiotics and ... Read More

Beef Genetics Researchers Seek to Understand Technology Utilization

Beef cattle producers have a wide range of selection tools available for use in selection of breeding stock. These range from visual appraisal to EPD (expected progeny differences) and selection indexes that leverage genomic technologies. Adoption of... Read More

Sherman Co. is newest Livestock Friendly County

Governor Pete Ricketts designated Sherman County as Nebraska’s newest Livestock Friendly County (LFC). Sherman County, located in central Nebraska, is the 49th county in the state to apply for, meet the requirements, and receive the LFC designation... Read More

Now Live On Alexa, Chuck Knows Beef

In today's  world of smart devices the answer to almost any question is never far away. For consumers with beef questions they can now ask their Amazon Alexa device and Chuck will answer. The new Chuck Knows Beef function now is live on Amazon Alex... Read More

Time for a Breeding Soundness Exam

QUESTION: Do you have a suggested program to make sure bulls are ready for breeding season? ANSWER: Several months before your turnout date, you need to decide if any bulls should be replaced. Then consider whether you have enough bull power to ge... Read More

Undersecretary Ibach Hears  CattleTrace Update In Great Bend

    USDA Undersecretary for Marketing and Regulatory Programs Greg Ibach was in Great Bend last week for a meeting with collaborators and stakeholders of the CattleTrace pilot project for disease traceability. USDA is a partner in the project, whi... Read More

WSGA stays busy with local and international dealings

The Wyoming Stock Growers Association has had a busy year, as Jim Magagna, Executive Vice President told attendees Nov. 20, at the 2018 Southeast Wyoming Beef Production Convention in Torrington, Wyo. The organization has made new friends in Washi... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Host 2018 Annual Convention & Trade Show

The 2018 Annual Nebraska Cattlemen Convention and Trade Show will be held in Kearney at the Younes Convention Center December 4th - 7th. This year's convention schedule is packed full of industry leaders, speakers and educational opportunities for al... Read More

(Audio) Cattle on Feed with Jerry Stowell - November 21, 2018

OMAHA (DTN) -- Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.7 million head on Nov. 1, 2018. The inventory was 3% above Nov. 1, 2017, USDA reported Wednesday. List... Read More