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Sept 21 Cattle on Feed - State Break-down

NEBRASKA CATTLE ON FEED UP 8 PERCENT Nebraska feedlots, with capacities of 1,000 or more head, contained 2.33 million cattle on feed on September 1, according to the USDA’s National Agricultural ... Read More

$1.5M settlement for Muslim workers fired in prayer dispute at packing plant.

DENVER  — A big U.S. meatpacker has agreed to pay $1.5 million to 138 Somali-American Muslim workers who were fired from their jobs at a Colorado plant after they were refused prayer breaks, a federal anti-discrimination agency said Friday. Car... Read More

R-CALF Asks CFTC to Investigate Packer Trades on Specific Dates That Led to Record Packer Margins

Billings, Mont. - On Monday, R-CALF USA asked the Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) to investigate packer trading activities on specific dates spanning the past six years. The group states it identified numerous anomalies in the cattle ... Read More

Kansas Cattle Traceability Project Moving Forward

The Kansas-based Cattle Trace pilot project is on track to begin testing a purpose-built infrastructure for cattle disease tractability by this fall. Tractability is a top priority for the cattle industry. The Cattle Trace pilot project will help kic... Read More

Legacy Fort Worth Family Ranch Hits The Market For $51 Million

Icon Global Group today announced the listing of the ranch of an iconic Texas family, the KB Carter Ranch in Oakwood, Texas. Located just two hours from Dallas and Houston, the almost 15,000-acre property, which includes a private airstrip, oil an... Read More

USCA Concludes Annual Meeting of Members

(BILLINGS) – On Wednesday, the United States Cattlemen’s Association (USCA) hosted its Annual Meeting of Members at the Big Horn Resort in Billings, Montana. In addition to USCA leadership, committee chairs, and members, senior staff members fro... Read More

Grizzly Bears Are Not Always Good Neighbors

I farm grain in Montana on the Rocky Mountain Front. Sixty miles to the west are mountains with gorgeous rolling hills, but the rest of our landscape is flat—not exactly prime grizzly bear habitat. However, someone forgot to tell the bears. The ... Read More

Japanese Governor, Alumnus to Speak at Nebraska

Lincoln, Nebraska, Aug. 29, 2018 – Ikuo Kabashima, University of Nebraska–Lincoln alumnus and governor of Japan’s Kumamoto Prefecture, will speak Sept. 7 at a forum of the university’s Clayton Yeutter Institute of International Trade and Fi... Read More

NDA CONGRATULATES 2018 ELITE SHOWMAN COMPETITORS

Showing livestock in Nebraska is very competitive and the best of the best proved that in Grand Island during the Nebraska State Fair.  4-H and FFA members from around the state competed in the 13th Annual Nebraska Elite Showman Competition at the ... Read More

Summer pasture burning is underway

K-State researcher says conditions are ripe for this new approach  Producers and land managers that canceled their prescribed pasture burning earlier this year could try burning now, especially if recent rains have moistened their land. KC Ols... Read More

NCBA Responds to Consumer Reports Article

DENVER (August 29, 2018) – Today’s Consumer Reports article “What’s Really in Your Meat?” is nothing more than sensationalist journalism. The article, which bases its findings on unconfirmed residue screening tests of meat, draws false an... Read More