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U.S. Beef Gains Full Access to Japan

U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue today announced that the United States and Japan have agreed on new terms and conditions that eliminate Japan’s longstanding restrictions on U.S. beef expo... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation Announces Scholarship Recipients

The Nebraska Cattlemen Foundation (NCF) is pleased to announce it has awarded $56,200 in scholarships to students furthering their education goals in the 2019-2020 academic year. "The Foundation strongly believes in the importance of a sound educa... Read More

2019 Nebraska Beef Ambassador Contest

The Nebraska Cattlewomen are excited to announce the 2019 Nebraska Beef Ambassador Contest that will be held June 4th, 2019 at the River's Edge Convention Center, Columbus starting at 1:00 pm. The Nebraska Beef Ambassador Program provides an oppor... Read More

(Audio) Sasse Reintroduces Bill Giving Livestock Haulers Flexibility

U.S. Senator Ben Sasse has reintroduced the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act. The legislation is designed to give livestock haulers flexibility from the Electronic Logging Device Mandate and Hours of Service rules “Overly strict ... Read More

Kansas Mesonet launches Cattle Comfort Index

The harsh conditions in Kansas this past winter have prompted one of the state’s leading weather agencies to develop a tool that will help cattle producers in the future. Officials with the Kansas Mesonet, a Kansas State University-based network... Read More

Custard for a Cause, Beef Month and More! -- Friday Five (May 3, 2019)

Bryce and Alex have the ag news recap from the past week. Don't miss the latest! STORIES -- - Culver's Scoops of Thanks Day - Legislation for Livestock Haulers - 2019 Kansas Wheat Quality Tour - Trade Deal With China is Close - ... Read More

Deadline Extended to Apply for Funds from USDA to Help with Livestock Mortality

LINCOLN, NE May 2, 2019 – Nebraska farmers and ranchers impacted by the “Bomb Cyclone” and raging flood waters this spring are working hard on cleaning up and assessing the damages to their ag operations. One of the more significant losses ex... Read More

Beyond Meat goes public as sales of plant-based meats rise

Beyond Meat is ready for more. The El Segundo, California-based maker of plant-based burgers and sausages will make its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange Thursday. It's the first pure-play maker of vegan "meat" to go public, according to Renaissa... Read More

(Video) Gov. Ricketts Proclaims May as Beef Month in Nebraska

LINCOLN – Today, Governor Pete Ricketts was joined at the State Capitol by representatives from Nebraska’s beef industry to proclaim May as Beef Month.  Nebraskans celebrate Beef Month every May to highlight the importance of the cattle industr... Read More

(Video) Sasse Reintroduces Livestock Haulers Legislation

Washington, D.C. — U.S. Senator Ben Sasse reintroduced the Transporting Livestock Across America Safely Act. Sasse led a bipartisan group of Senators in introducing the legislation. Video: Senator Ben Sasse on ELD Requirement in Ag: "Strict regula... Read More

Senators Introduce the

(WASHINGTON) - Today, Senators Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Jon Tester (D-MT) introduced a bipartisan bill to provide livestock haulers with regulatory relief from the restrictive Hours-of-Service (HOS) rules. The bill, the Transporting Livestock Across Ame... Read More