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NCBA: KORUS

WASHINGTON (September 24, 2018) – Today National Cattlemen's Beef Association President Kevin Kester released the following statement in response to the signing of the modernized Korea-United States... Read More

Sept 21 Cattle on Feed - State Break-down

NEBRASKA CATTLE ON FEED UP 8 PERCENT Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.33 million cattle on feed on September 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service. This inventory was up 8 percen... Read More

Cattle on Feed Report *AUDIO*

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 11.1 million head on September 1, 2018. The inventory was 6 percent above September 1, 2017, USDA reported Friday. Lis... Read More

Livestock Losses Mounting after Florence

Recovery is underway in North Carolina after Hurricane Florence. The number of livestock lost to flooding is climbing in the aftermath. The North Carolina Ag Department says 5,500 hogs and 3.4 million poultry were lost due to the hurricane. In add... Read More

West Nile Virus Confirmed in Horses in Kansas

The Kansas Department of Agriculture Division of Animal Health has received notification of multiple confirmed cases of West Nile virus (WNV) in horses across the state over the past few weeks. Confirmed cases have been reported in Lyon, Seward, Neos... Read More

Cargill Meat Solutions Recalls Ground Beef Products Due To Possible E. Coli O26 Contamination

WASHINGTON– Cargill Meat Solutions, a Fort Morgan, Colo. establishment, is recalling approximately 132,606 pounds of ground beef products made from the chuck portion of the carcass that may be contaminated with Escherichia coli O26, the U.S. Depa... Read More

Farmers Under Pressure

Farmers are under more stress than ever -- and Ohio State is worried about them. At the university's annual Farm Science Review in London, Ohio, experts lectured farmers on a series of gloomy topics, from low commodity prices to the raging trade war... Read More

(Video) Nebraska Farm Bureau Works to Lower Health Costs for Farmers and Ranchers

For the first time, individual farm and ranch families in Nebraska will have the opportunity to join Nebraska Farm Bureau’s (NEFB) new large group Association Health Plan (AHP) and avoid the higher cost of premiums in the individual health insuranc... Read More

Freeland resumes NAFTA talks in Washington as Congress grows restless

Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is back in Washington — and back in search of a way to bridge the divide that's keeping Canada out of a new North American free trade pact. Freeland flew back to the U.S. capital Tuesday as a prominent ... Read More

Cattlemen's Association opposes proposed ban on strychnine to control gophers

EDMONTON - The Canadian Cattlemen's Association says Ottawa should continue to allow producers to use strychnine to kill prairie gophers. Health Canada is proposing to ban the use of the poison to control the rodents formally known as the Richards... Read More

Business Groups Criticize Strategy to Keep Upping the Tariff Ante Between US, China

OMAHA  -- In the latest round of tariffs, China responded Tuesday to the U.S. by announcing new 5% to 10% tariffs on $60 billion in U.S. goods after President Donald Trump late Monday announced similar tariffs on roughly $200 billion in goods from C... Read More