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NDA Announces New App for Electronic Livestock Health Certificates

LINCOLN –The Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) recently initiated an easier, more convenient way for livestock health certificates to be completed. NDA's Animal Disease Traceability program ... Read More

Beef profit tips programs to be held in Nebraska

During the winter of 2019 Nebraska Extension will host 17 beef profitability workshops in Nebraska to help Beef Producers evaluate their operations to make them more profitable through the latest research information. Topics will vary depending on pr... Read More

NCTA to host “Ranching for Profitability”

A beef industry webinar and discussion will be hosted for viewing Thursday, Jan. 17 at the Nebraska College of Technical Agriculture. Efficiency and sustainability are important topics not only to cattle producers but to beef consumers. Nebrask... Read More

Nebraska Beef Council Announces January Meeting

The Nebraska Beef Council has announced the January meeting. The Nebraska Beef Council Board of Director's will meet at the NBC office located at 1319 Central Ave. on Monday, January 14, 2019 beginning at 1:00 p.m. CST. The NBC Board of Directo... Read More

New Meat Cuts, Breakfast Dishes, Top Expected 2019 Trends

New meat cuts and breakfast dishes are expected to lead the 2019 wave of food trends. The National Restaurant Association says alternative sources of protein, locally sourced meats and seafood, more veggie-carb substitutes, and globally inspired brea... Read More

Nebraska Cattlemen 2018 Year in Review

LINCOLN, Neb. (Dec. 31, 2018) - Nebraska Cattlemen (NC) once again reflects on membership and leadership happenings as another year passes. 2018 was anything but predictable. In terms of an essential element, moisture was as plentiful as any year... Read More

Judge Sides With White House on Packer Rules

Appellate Judges with the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals have sided with the USDA on packer rules. The judges ruled the agency was not “arbitrary and capricious” in withdrawing an interim final rule that would have made it easier for farmers and... Read More

Man Sentenced to 5 Years in Prison for $3 Million Stolen at Sale Barn

An Arizona man who stole $3 million worth of cattle sale proceeds from a sale barn has been sentenced to five years in federal prison and repaying the money he stole. On Dec. 18, Seth Nichols, 29, was sentenced to his prison time and restitution ... Read More

Vaccine May Not Work, as Clostridial Immunity Fails to Develop in Calves

I've rarely been to a cattle operation where a clostridial vaccine wasn't part of the health protocol. Turns out, giving that two-, four-, seven- or eight-way, along with an injectable IBR vaccine, might be a mistake. Vic Cortese, veterinarian w... Read More

Al and Mary Knapp Inducted into Gelbvieh Hall of Fame

Al and Mary Knapp of Basehor, Kansas, were inducted into the American Gelbvieh Association (AGA) Hall of Fame for 2019. The induction took place during the awards banquet at the 48th Annual AGA National Convention in Nashville, Tennessee.   Du... Read More

Livestock Haulers Freed From ELD Requirements

The U.S. Department of Transportation officially suspended the requirement that livestock haulers use electronic logging devices (ELDs) in their trucks. Back in 2012, the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Enhancement Act mandated that drivers of com... Read More