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CAB offers $40,000 in Colvin Scholarships

Certified Angus Beef LLC (CAB) is now accepting applications for its annual Colvin Scholarship, awarded to college juniors, seniors and graduate students committed to the beef industry. The Colvin ... Read More

Antibiotic Use in Livestock Drops

The Food and Drug Administration began keeping records on antibiotic use in livestock animals in 2009. For the first time since then, the agency says antibiotic usage dropped. Sales of medically important antibacterials for livestock and poultry f... Read More

Contest Gives Cowboy Poets Opportunity to Win

Cattlemen and women with originality and a flair for poetry have a chance to win a trip to the 2019 Cattle Industry Convention & NCBA Trade Show in New Orleans, La., by participating in a Cowboy Poetry Contest being held in conjunction with the 2... Read More

Nebraska Leads Nation in Beef Exports to China

LINCOLN — Through October 2017, Nebraska exported more than half of the total share of U.S. beef to China, according to data recently released from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. Nebraska’s beef exports to C... Read More

Nebraska Leads Nation in Beef Exports to China

Through October 2017, Nebraska exported more than half of the total share of U.S. beef to China, according to data recently released from the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Foreign Agricultural Service. Nebraska’s beef exports to China were $8.... Read More

USDA to Revisit Standard for Beef Carcass Grades

The Department of Agriculture announced it will revisit the United States Standards for Grades of Carcass Beef, a move drawing praise from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association. NCBA President Craig Uden says the updates to the beef standard... Read More

NCBA, PLC Statement on Confirmation of Joseph Balash to be Assistant Secretary of the Interior for Land and Minerals Management

(WASHINGTON - December 7, 2017) - Today Ethan Lane, Executive Director of the Public Lands Council and the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association Federal Lands, released the following statement on the confirmation of Joseph Balash to be Assistant ... Read More

Senators Calling for House-Passed ELD Mandate Delay

Republican Senator Jerry Moran of Kansas and North Dakota Democrat Heidi Heitkamp are spearheading a bipartisan effort to make sure the Electronic Logging Device mandate for livestock haulers is delayed one year. A group of Senators wrote to Major... Read More

FSIS Official Counters Brazil Talk of Reopening US market to Brazil Beef

A Brazilian meat executive caused a stir Nov. 28 when he told Reuters that his company Minerva, SA is getting ready to resume exports of fresh beef to the U.S. as early as the first quarter of 2018. USDA officials, however, have dismissed the idea a... Read More

Kansas Exercises Animal Disease Response Preparedness

MANHATTAN, Kan. — The Kansas Department of Agriculture held a tabletop exercise on Tuesday, Nov. 28, as the first stage of the state’s annual emergency preparedness exercise. This year’s exercise, named Phoenix, will continue Dec. 18–20, 201... Read More

Producers get paid for safety performance

GREELEY, Colo. — Colorado Livestock Association (CLA) members lead the livestock industry in their commitment to creating a safe workplace for their employees. Since the group’s inception in 2001, the CLA Safety Group Program has helped group m... Read More