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Rotational grazing to be highlighted at conference

MANHATTAN, Kan. — Kansas State University and the Kansas Forage and Grassland Council (KSFGC) will hold its Winter Forage Conference and KSFGC Annual Meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2017, at the We... Read More

U.S. Poultry Groups Applaud WTO’s Indonesian Ruling

U.S. poultry groups are pleased the World Trade Organization confirmed Indonesia’s import restrictions for horticultural products and animals and animal products are against WTO rules. The WTO has rejected Indonesia’s appeal of the panel finding,... Read More

Family and individual recognized for service to ag and service to extension

Nebraska Extension in the Panhandle has recognized a Lakeside woman and a diversified family farm and ranch operation near Hay Springs for their years of service to agriculture and Extension in the Panhandle. Linda Andersen of Lakeside, who has sp... Read More

Emissions Rule Deadline Nears

OMAHA (DTN) -- With a new livestock emissions reporting rule set to take effect on Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency asked a federal court to stay the rule to allow the agency to help farmers prepare to comply. Back in April,... Read More

New Location for Nebraska Cattlemen Cattlemen's College

The 2017 Cattlemen's College, will kick off the 2017 Nebraska Cattlemen's Convention and Trade Show on Tuesday, December 5. The event this year will be held at the Buffalo County Fairgrounds Ag Pavilion. The college is sponsored by Zoetis. This prod... Read More

U.S. Pig Farmers Continue Focus on Antibiotic Stewardship

DES MOINES, IOWA – Nov. 14, 2017 – America’s 60,000 pig farmers continue to make progress in their quest for superior antibiotic stewardship to help protect people, pigs and the planet. On their behalf, the National Pork Board is pleased agai... Read More

DFA celebrates opening of new plant

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — Dairy Farmers of America (DFA), a national dairy cooperative owned by family farmers, recently celebrated the opening of DFA Garden City, a new, state-of-the-art dairy ingredients plant located in Southwest Kansas. DFA Garden... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen will Host Tour to Australia

LINCOLN, NE (Nov. 13, 2017) - Nebraska Cattlemen will again host an international tour and has selected Australia for its 2018 tour destination.  Nebraska Cattlemen Past President Jeff Pribbeno and his wife, Connie, of Imperial, will host the tour... Read More

Calving workshops at six locations in December

Ranchers who want to reduce calf loss at calving and to learn how to properly assist cows at calving should plan to attend “Assisting the Beef Cow at Calving” programs at six locations in December, with Dr. Robert Mortimer, a nationally known vet... Read More

Mexico Looks to Beef up Agriculture Trade with Russia

Russia says it wants to import up to 300,000 metric tons of beef a year from Mexico as the two countries strengthen bilateral trade in farm goods. With Russian beef production stagnating, and demand showing signs of recovery, other Latin American na... Read More

USMEF Lauds USTR for a Definitive WTO Win on Indonesia’s Beef Import Requirements

The  World Trade Organization (WTO) ruled in favor of the United States in a dispute with Indonesia over its complex and opaque import requirements for beef and beef products. The WTO report found that all 18 of Indonesia’s import measures challen... Read More