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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

(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

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) 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

Beef Checkoff Launches New and Improved Veal Made Easy Website

The North American Meat Institute, on behalf of the Beef Checkoff, today unveiled a new consumer and industry-focused Veal Made Easy website that offers a simpler user experience, easy navigation and improved mobile performance. The extensive library... Read More

(Video) Governor Ricketts Goes Horseback to Declare Rodeo Week

Ahead of the 61st Annual University of Nebraska Rodeo, Nebraska Governor Pete Ricketts took to a horse to proclaim it rodeo week. Ricketts quoted Ronald Reagan, who said: "I've often said there's nothing better for the inside of a man than the out... Read More

New wagyu brand aims to attract health-conscious meat lovers

Some Japanese Black cattle in the western Japan prefecture of Wakayama, known for their distinctive fatty marbling, have been put on a diet. A new less-fatty wagyu brand has been launched there in hopes of attracting health-conscious meat lovers l... Read More

Cattle losses from flooding to be lower than first predicted

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Nebraska Department of Agriculture says cattle losses in Nebraska from devastating March floods will be much lower than previously reported. Director Steve Wellman tells the Omaha World-Herald that reports of up to a mil... Read More

(Video) Sundstroms Receive Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award

Russ, Angela, and Cheyenne Sundstrom are the recipients of the 2019 Nebraska Leopold Conservation Award®. The Sundstroms own and operate Broken Box Ranch in Moorefield, Nebraska. The prestigious award, given in honor or renowned conservationis... Read More

California's largest cattle-raising operation to be sold

COALINGA, Calif. (AP) — Harris Ranch Beef Holding Co., California's largest cattle-raising operation, is being sold. The company's 800-acre Central Valley feedlot, which can hold up to 250,000 cattle, and its slaughterhouse and processing facili... Read More