Gov and U.S. Sen Slams 30 x 30 Report from Biden-Harris Administration Agencies

Gov and U.S. Sen Slams 30 x 30 Report from Biden-Harris Administration Agencies

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts issued a statement following the release of a new report by the Biden-Harris Administration on their 30 x 30 plan.   “Nebraskans have rightly been concerned about President Biden’s radical climate agenda and his 30 x 30 plan,” said Gov. Ricketts.  “To date, his plans…
Nebraska advances virus protections for meatpacking workers

Nebraska advances virus protections for meatpacking workers

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Nebraska lawmakers have given initial approval to watered-down coronavirus protections for meatpacking workers, but the measure faces opposition even though many plants are already following the proposed requirements. Senators on Thursday advanced the bill through the first of three required votes, but not with enough votes…
Biden Administration announces America the Beautiful Proposal

Biden Administration announces America the Beautiful Proposal

The Biden administration Thursday announced its so-called 30x30 plan, renamed America the Beautiful proposal. The plan seeks to collaboratively work to conserve and restore the lands, waters, and wildlife that support and sustain the nation. The recommendation report outlines a locally-led and voluntary nationwide conservation goal to conserve 30 percent…
Daily market commentary

Daily market commentary

As the week comes to an end the bulls are still in the driver seat across much of the market complex. Equities has moved higher through out the week. Inflation and taxation concerns though are nearby in Wall Street traders minds. The Bank of England joined Canada this week in…
“Give to Lincoln” contributions to support the Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

“Give to Lincoln” contributions to support the Nebraska Rural Response Hotline

Nebraska Farmers Union (NeFU) Foundation announced their “Give to Lincoln” contributions this year will once again be used to directly support the operation of the “Nebraska Rural Response Hotline”. All contributions are tax deductible and a portion of the contributions raised will be matched by “Give to Lincoln”. Last year,…
Livestock composting can be a beneficial practice

Livestock composting can be a beneficial practice

AMES, Iowa — Composting has long been an option for livestock mortality disposal. It generally can be done on farm, requires little in the way of equipment and additional supplies, and the end product may be used to enhance soil fertility. Although composting has not been standard operating procedure on…
Is there stability in the cash cattle market?

Is there stability in the cash cattle market?

This week's Cattle Call with Brad Kooima looks at the June hog futures higher than the June cattle futures, fundamentals in the trade, Saturday kill incentives & the political climate in the livestock industry. https://youtu.be/h5WWNSh52Fk