NCBA Condemns Flawed “Food Compass” Study

NCBA Condemns Flawed “Food Compass” Study

WASHINGTON (August 12, 2022) – Today, the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) condemned the flawed “Food Compass” study funded, in part, by fake meat promoter Bill Gates. “The idea that M&M’s, potato chips and cereal are somehow healthier than natural beef ignores scientific evidence and frankly doesn’t measure up to logic. These…
K-State updates info on feed safety sampling resources

K-State updates info on feed safety sampling resources

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University has released new recommendations for sampling feed that officials say will help meet the agricultural industry’s need to limit the presence of pathogens in feed mills.   The new feed sampling resources website can be found online at www.KSUFeed.org.  “The concept of feed safety -- or…
Congressional Research Office Details Ag Provision in Inflation Reduction Act

Congressional Research Office Details Ag Provision in Inflation Reduction Act

The Congressional Research Service this week published details of the Inflation Reduction Act regarding agriculture. The Senate passed the bill, which is considered a substitute to the House-passed Build Back Better Act, on August 7, and the House will consider the bill Friday (today). The legislation provides $19.5 billion for…
Communicating with Farmers Under Stress program set for August 16 in Cambridge

Communicating with Farmers Under Stress program set for August 16 in Cambridge

Stress seems to be prevalent in the agriculture sector, especially in areas where natural disasters or wildfires have occurred. When temporary stress turns into chronic stress, it can impact physical health and mental wellness. Nebraska Extension is facilitating a workshop, “Communicating with Farmers Under Stress,” Tuesday, August 16, 2022, from…
K-State beef stocker field day slated Sept. 29 

K-State beef stocker field day slated Sept. 29 

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Beef cattle economic outlook, ongoing issues surrounding the transportation and cattle industry, and improving efficiency through feeding strategies and cattle comfort are among topics planned for the 2022 Kansas State University Beef Stocker Field Day on Thursday, Sept. 29.  The conference will be hosted at the K-State…