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AUDIO January Cattle on Feed Report

Cattle and calves on feed for the slaughter market in the United States for feedlots with capacity of 1,000 or more head totaled 12.0 million head on Jan. 1, 2020. The inventory was 2% above Jan. 1, 2... Read More

UNL Beef Roundup Webinars January 21 and 28

Nutrition, profitability, and health are the themes of the 2020 University of Nebraska-Lincoln Beef Roundup hosted by Nebraska Extension on Tuesday, January 21, and Tuesday, January 28, at 6pm MST (7pm CST). This series features topic experts from th... Read More

Nebraska rancher gets creative with feed wagon

A childhood dream became reality last Christmas. “I’ve been wanting to do this since I was a kid,” said David Schuler, a rancher near Bridgeport, Nebraska. “So even throughout my younger years, I would practice drawing it while feeding.”... Read More

Apply now for Nebraska Cattlemen scholarships

The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) is accepting applications for scholarships from qualified youth in Nebraska who have an interest in the beef industry. These scholarships will be awarded for the 2020-2021 academic year and are provided through... Read More

Cattlemen asssociation disappointed in lack of COOL in USMCA

The U.S. Cattlemen’s Association expressed disappointment last week because country of origin labeling was not included in the U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement. The group penned a letter to President Donald Trump following House passage of the USMCA im... Read More

Cattle on Feed Report Shows Big Placements *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 12.0 million head on Dec. 1, 2019. The inventory was 2% above Dec. 1, 2018, USDA NASS reported on Friday. Placements in ... Read More

2019 Nebraska Cattlewoman of the Year

Consumer Education and Promotion presented the Nebraska Cattlewoman of the Year Award, sponsored by Purina, to a well deserving individual on Thursday of the Nebraska Cattlemen Annual Convention and Trade Show. The NCW Nebraska Cattlewoman of the yea... Read More

Livestock Producers Applaud Skipwith Confirmation, Encourage Vote on Pending Nominees

WASHINGTON (Dec. 12, 2019) - National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) President Jennifer Houston and Public Lands Council (PLC) President Bob Skinner today issued the following statements in response to the U.S. Senate’s confirmation of Aurel... Read More

Campus Experiences Help Husker Launch Beef Enterprise

Husker Hannah Esch knows how to juggle priorities. She’s an ace at balancing classes, tests and projects – and running her own business. As a student enrolled in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Progr... Read More