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NPPC Statement on China Market Access

Friday morning, Chinese media reported that it was suspending the imposition of punitive tariffs on U.S. pork imports. The following is a statement from National Pork Producers Council President David... Read More

Gov. Ricketts: Let’s Stand Up for Nebraska’s Family Farmers

LINCOLN – Governor Pete Ricketts and Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) Director Steve Wellman issued statements following news that radical anti-agriculture groups had called for a moratorium on livestock production in Nebraska. “Let’s ... Read More

Checkoff-Funded Masters of Beef Advocacy  Program Reaches Major Milestones in 2019

CENTENNIAL, CO (Sept. 9. 2019) -- Just 10 years after its inception, the Beef Checkoff-funded Masters of Beef Advocacy (MBA) program celebrated its 15,000th graduate in August. The program was created to equip and engage beef industry advocates to co... Read More

Lamb industry requires further change, says American Lamb Summit

Outcomes from the inaugural American Lamb Summit were clear: all segments of the industry need to further improve lamb quality to keep and attract new customers and become more efficient to recapture market share from imported lamb. Yet, it wa... Read More

The Engler Journey: Roadblocks, Transitions Led to Success

A series of roadblocks and transitions led Amber Klassen (Burenheide) to a successful career and a powerful story. Amber founded ABChickens her freshman year of high school. She began with 200 broiler chickens and grew it to 1,800 broiler chickens... Read More

Nebraska hosts 2019 Range Beef Cow Symposium in November

The 2019 Range Beef Cow Symposium, the 26th iteration of this four-state educational event, will return to Nebraska with a Nov. 18-20 run at the Scotts Bluff County Fairgrounds Events Center in Mitchell. “Moving Science into Practice” is this y... Read More

British farm moo-ves into new tech with 5G collars on cows

SHEPTON MALLET, England (AP) — On the dairy farm of the future, the cows are going wireless. The bovine residents of a British agricultural technology research center are helping to test next generation mobile technology aimed at helping make da... Read More

2019 Elite Showman results

The Nebraska State Fair ended on a high note with one of the biggest livestock competitions of the season. 4-H and FFA champions from around the state came together to represent their counties and participate in the 14th annual Nebraska Elite Showman... Read More

Young Cattle Producers Can Get More Out of  2020 Cattle Industry Convention in San Antonio

A fun, rewarding and engaging opportunity is available for college students wanting to attend the 2020 Cattle Industry Convention and NCBA Trade Show in San Antonio, Texas, Feb. 2-7, 2020. A team of interns – who are vital to the success of the lar... Read More

Video Recap: 2019 Nebraska State Fair Livestock Shows

The 150th Nebraska State Fair is officially in the books. In addition to on-air broadcats, the Rural Radio Network streamed many of the 4-H and FFA livestock shows. Both 4-H and FFA officials were pleased with the 2019 fair.  Nebraska 4-H was ... Read More

LIVE: Nebraska State Fair - Monday Final Drive and Parade of Champions

The Rural Radio Network presents a livestream of the 2019 Nebraska State Fair. Watch the 4-H and FFA Final Drive and Parade of Champions. This broadcast is brought to you by Rods Power Sports. Visit them at the fair, right across from the swine... Read More