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Years of progress for U.S. dairy genetics

Genetic progress on the nation’s dairy farms has been quite remarkable. Thanks to advanced reproductive technologies, over the past 30 years. From embryo transfer to in-vitro fertilization, the abil... Read More

U of Neb. Cow Symposium Aug. 20th & 22nd

The 20th annual University of Nebraska–Lincoln Gudmundsen Sandhills Laboratory (GSL) Open House will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. In addition, the University of Nebraska Cow Symposium will be held on August 20th in Ord and 22nd in Norf... Read More

Angus Juniors take center stage at LEAD Conference

From Aug. 1-4, more than 150 National Junior Angus Association (NJAA) members took part in the annual Leaders Engaged in Angus Development (LEAD) Conference held in Nashville, Tennessee. The four-day conference was packed with workshops, farm tours, ... Read More

Vesicular Stomatitis confirmed in Nebraska

The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) has confirmed a case of Vesicular Stomatitis (VS) in a horse in Lincoln County. VS is a viral disease which primarily affects horses and cattle, but can also affect sheep, goats and swine. The disease i... Read More

Nebraska Beef Council will meet Aug. 19 & 20

The Nebraska Beef Council Board of Directors will meet at the NBC office located at 1319 Central Ave. on Monday, August 19, 2019 beginning at 8:00 a.m. CDT. and Tuesday, August 20, 2019 at 7:30 a.m. CDT. The NBC Board of Directors will listen to p... Read More

NCBA and PLC Accepting Summer 2020 Policy Internship Applications

WASHINGTON (August 7, 2019) – The Summer of 2019 is going to keep the mercury rising for a while longer, but it's never too early to plan for next summer. That's why the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association and the Public Lands Council’s g... Read More

Strong Finish to First Half for U.S. Pork, Beef Exports

U.S. pork and beef exports were above year-ago levels in both volume and value in June, according to data released by USDA and compiled by the U.S. Meat Export Federation (USMEF). Led by a rebound in Mexico and China, pork export value was the highes... Read More

New ROI Study Measures Impact of CBB Activities on Beef Demand

CENTENNIAL, CO (Aug. 5, 2019) -- The combined benefit of all Cattlemen’s Beef Board (CBB) programs is 11.91 times more valuable than their costs. That is one major finding from a recent third-party, return-on-investment (ROI) study commissioned b... Read More

NCBA Hails Increased Access to European Markets for U.S. Beef

WASHINGTON (Aug. 2, 2019) — Jennifer Houston, President of the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), today joined President Trump and other NCBA officers at a White House signing ceremony for an agreement that will establish a duty-free q... Read More

Blew Partnership Wins  Regional Environmental Stewardship Award

Blew Partnership of Castleton, Kan., has been selected as one of seven regional finalists for the Environmental Stewardship Award Program (ESAP). The award, announced during the 2019 Cattle Industry Summer Business Meeting July 30, recognizes the ope... Read More

Hereford Juniors awarded scholarships

DENVER — Hereford youth were awarded numerous scholarships during the 2019 VitaFerm® Junior National Hereford Expo (JNHE) in Denver. More than $25,000 was awarded to deserving junior members to aid in their academic endeavors. This year’s recipi... Read More