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Texas meat-lovers appalled over WeWork's meat-free policy

HOUSTON  — Texas meat-lovers are expressing outrage over WeWork's announcement that it won't serve beef, pork or chicken at work events in order to be more environmentally conscious. The Housto... Read More

NCTA names new recruiter

CURTIS, Neb. - A college recruiter’s nationwide career in the cattle industry is a bonus at the “ag college” in Curtis. Cattle genetics, livestock shows and beef education for consumers create an ideal skill set in outreach and marketing for E... Read More

American Society of Animal Sciences honors K-State professor

VANCOUVER, Canada – Kansas State University animal science professor Joel DeRouchey has received the prestigious Extension Award from the American Society of Animal Science, recognizing his work at the university for the past 17 years. “The ASAS... Read More

Emergency Grazing of CRP CP25 Now Available in Some Kansas Counties

USDA has announced the additional authorization of Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) practice CP25 (continuous practice) acres for emergency grazing only, for the remainder of fiscal year 2018 through September 30. This authorization covers the same... Read More

FIRST DAIRY FARM IN NEBRASKA, THIRD IN U.S., TO ADD TOP GRASSFED LABEL TO LEADING ANIMAL WELFARE CERTIFICATION

RAYMOND, NE--Davey Road Ranch is the first farming business in Nebraska--and the third in the U.S.--to become Certified Grassfed by A Greener World (AGW) for dairy cattle. Certified Grassfed by AGW is an optional, additional accreditation to Certi... Read More

Livestock Groups Launch Media Campaign in Support of Barrasso Endangered Species Act Amendments of 2018

WASHINGTON  – The Public Lands Council (PLC) and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) today launched an online campaign to educate the public on the need for a modernized Endangered Species Act. The campaign, which focuses on the r... Read More

Arizona Farm Bureau President Urges Congress to Save Ranches, Federal Lands

WASHINGTON, – Arizona Farm Bureau Federation President Stefanie Smallhouse today urged Congress to streamline environmental regulation to preserve ranching as well as the land itself. The fifth-generation rancher told members of the Subcommitte... Read More

Cattlemen Press for USDA Oversight at Public Meeting on Lab-Grown Fake Meat

WASHINGTON  - Today Danielle Beck, director of government affairs for the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, used remarks at a public meeting to advocate for U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) oversight of lab-grown fake meat products. Ho... Read More

SCOTUS Nominee Upheld Mandatory  COOL for Beef

Billings, Mont. - President Trump announced his nominee to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States, Circuit Judge Brett Kavanaugh. Kavanaugh currently sits on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit. In 2014, Kavanaugh... Read More

Study looks at cow’s adaptability to drought, heat stress

MANHATTAN, Kan. – Kansas State University researchers say they are making steady progress on a study that will help define how water intake relates to a cow’s ability to adapt to drought or heat stress. Megan Rolf, an assistant professor of anim... Read More

NCBA on Supreme Court Pick Kavanaugh:

WASHINGTON - National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Chief Environmental Counsel Scott Yager tonight released the following statement in response to President Trump's nomination of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court: “President T... Read More