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Public Lands Council Kicks Off Annual Meeting in Flagstaff, Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, AZ (September 22, 2017) – Western ranchers and affiliates kicked off the 2017 Public Lands Council (PLC) Annual Meeting in Flagstaff, Ariz., with a Public Lands Endowment Trust board mee... Read More

ASI Accepting Nominations for Annual Awards

DENVER - "We have brilliant and dedicated people and organizations in the sheep business that do impressive things with sheep production or lamb and wool processing and marketing," said ASI President Mike Corn. "We wanted to test the interest in a ... Read More

Beef Cattle Contribute to Sustainable Food System

A recent study by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization says cattle raised for beef production play a key role in maintaining a sustainable food system. Meat industry publication Meatingplace reports that the research essentially... Read More

Tyson Foods Puts Plans for Kansas Poultry Plant 'On Hold'

Tyson Foods says its plans to build a $320 million chicken-processing plant near Tonganoxie are ``on hold.'' This after local officials in Kansas backed away from an incentives package to bring a Tyson Foods processing facility to the northeast c... Read More

Bonds for Kansas Tyson Plant on Hold

OMAHA (DTN) -- As opposition builds against a proposed Tyson Foods chicken processing plant near Tonganoxie, Kansas, the Leavenworth County Board of Commissioners voted Monday to rescind a resolution that would have been the first step in issuing abo... Read More

Chinese Beef Buyers Tour Central Ne Feedyard, Sample Beef

The first USDA beef buying mission from China was in Gothenburg yesterday to tour a feedyard and sample some quality Nebraska beef. The group toured the Hi-Gain feedlot south of Gothenburg, before returning to the operation's main office in to... Read More

Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion & Research Board Announces National CEO Search

The Cattlemen’s Beef Promotion & Research Board (CBB) announces a national search to fill the position of Chief Executive Officer after accepting the resignation of current CEO Polly Ruhland in late August. CBB’s primary function is to ov... Read More

Tyson Plant Opposition Grows

OMAHA (DTN) -- Rolling hills dotted with cattle paint the horizon to the north and south of I70 just west of Kansas City, Kansas. It's the place rancher Kirk Sours calls home. Tailgate Ranch Co.'s 2,000 acres sit atop some of the best-quality aquif... Read More

Trusted Rancher Recordkeeping Tool Soon Available for 2018

DENVER (September 18, 2017) - A pocket-sized recordkeeping tool used by cattle producers for more than 30 years will be available for the 2018 year starting October 2, 2017.  The Redbook from the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association helps catt... Read More

SHIC Rapid Response Corps Training Now Live

Ames, Iowa -- Memories of PEDv are never far from pork industry stakeholders’ minds. Anticipating another novel or transboundary disease will someday strike, the Swine Health Information Center (SHIC) took on creation of a Rapid Response Program in... Read More

Goshen County 4-H youth win state titles

TORRINGTON, Wyo. - Wyoming 4-H held its annual state 4-H Livestock Judging contest during the Wyoming State Fair in Douglas. Goshen County 4-H was well represented with 12 local members forming three teams: a senior team comprised of youth between... Read More